Our History

60 Years of Excellence

With more than 60 years of experience, multiple offices, a commitment to sustainable design and an enthusiastic embrace of leading-edge technology, TLC ranks among the largest and most respected engineering firms in the nation.

In 1955, a young structural engineer by the name of John Tilden, the T in TLC, joined forces with structural engineer Earl Wolpert and the rest is TLC history.  The mission has never wavered from practicing quality engineering that is creative, functional and cost effective; to serve as a strategic partner in support of our clients' mission and service; and to be a service and solution oriented team member.  Today TLC is a workplace of quality individuals cultivating future generations of engineers. Click below to view our video of TLC's 60 years of excellence.

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​John Tilden, P.E.

​Edward A. Lobnitz, P.E.

​J. Travis Cooper, P.E

 

On Sustainability: "I had a profession, but now I have a cause... We have it in our ability to save mankind. If a building is just a little bit green, it's better than not doing anything at all." 

Kim Shinn, Corporate,
TLC Team Member

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Architecture Challenge

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400
LEED-Certified
Projects