Jay Garth, P.E., M.ASCE is a structural engineer for Progressive Architecture & Engineering (PAE) in Grand Rapids, MI designing various types of structural building systems for healthcare, senior living, retail, housing, and industrial clients. He was named a 2021 New Face of Civil Engineering by ASCE.
In his community Jay serves various roles such as Board Vice President for United Methodist Community House (a non-profit organization). He actively mentors students & young professionals through ASCE’s Mentor Match and Wayne State University’s College of Engineering Industry Mentor Program. Jay works with various organizations to provide STEM education programs teaching students structural engineering topics to increase involvement in STEM careers for African Americans & other underrepresented groups. Jay is a champion of the cause to make engineering more equitable & diverse and serves on the PAE DE&I committee. Outside of his career & activism Jay loves to play basketball, read, barbecue, and create and edit videos.