Drew Fagent, SE


Drew is a graduate of UCLA and a licensed structural engineer in California and Hawaii. Since joining ZFA’s Santa Rosa office in 2012, Drew has enjoyed serving various local sectors, including hospitality, industrial, and residential, with extensive experience in multi-story light-frame podium structures. Understanding the common challenges faced in single- and multi-family projects, Drew has contributed to ZFA’s growing knowledge and experience in emerging technologies such as carbon capturing concrete, mass timber, panelized wall systems, and volumetric modular construction on projects often aimed at meeting the community’s urgent housing needs and sustainable design priorities.


    • Promotes innovative and economic solutions to realize the Client’s vision
    • Pursues diligent communication and coordination across disciplines
    • Prioritizes constructability in every plan and detail
“A structure in harmony with the building’s form and function not only makes for a beautiful design but is the result of great teamwork!”
18 years
BS in Civil Engineering
University of California, Los Angeles
American Concrete Institute (ACI)

AIA, Redwood Empire Chapter

Cal OES Safety Assessment Program
Outside of ZFA, you might find Drew at a local soccer field coaching one of his children’s teams, running the trails of Annadel state park, or kite-surfing along Bodega Bay’s Doran Beach.