Gillespie Engineering Inc.
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Valerie K. Gillespie, PE, CME

Valerie Gillespie has worked on large Commercial, Industrial, Historic Restorations and Research & Development projects throughout her career.

She was recruited upon college graduation to work for CUH2A, the largest Architectural & Engineering company in New Jersey in 1985. As a Senior Project Engineer and Associate of the firm, she was responsible for the design and construction oversight of new buildings for clients such as Schering Plough, Merck, Pfizer, Eli Lily, & Hoffman
LaRoche. 

In 2001, Ms. Gillespie joined T&M Associates as the Supervising Engineer for the Structural Engineering group in their Building Design Services Division.  Ms. Gillespie was responsible for supervision and management of structural engineering as well as authoring contracts with clients, estimating and maintaining project budgets, scheduling, and communication with the client’s representative estimating and maintaining manpower, providing quality control, and supervising all production of structural engineering contract documents and construction phase services. some projects include The Orange Main Street Elementary School in Orange New Jersey, Historic Restoration of The Paramount Theater  in Asbury Park, and The Spring Lake South Pavillion in Spring Lake.

In 2003, Ms. Gillespie founded Gillespie Engineering and has been providing clients with the same high quality structural engineering ever since. Some of her recent projects with Gillespie Engineering includes the historic restoration of The Park View Inn in Ocean Grove, the new retail shopping mall The Hinds Road Plaza in Toms River, and the historic restoration and new addition at Holy Cross Church in Rumson. 


Ms. Gillespie 
earned a Bachelor of Architectural Engineering - Structures Option from The Pennsylvania State University in 1985.

Ms.Gillespie is a member of several professional organizations including:

  • The American Institute of Steel Construction
  • The National Association of Professional Engineers, Professional Engineers in Private Practice
  • The American Institute of Architects - Jersey Shore Chapter 
  • LeTip International - Wall Chapter 
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