Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Shear Structural

Atlanta, Georgia

Malory co-founded Georgia’s only all women-owned and managed structural engineering firm in 2017.  Malory leads a firm that is not only successful, but also endeavors to inspire young women and minorities to consider a career in engineering.  Malory and her firm are intent on evolving the profession by positively impacting their community and influencing the built environment for the next generation.  Malory is also involved in improving her community, serving on a number of committees and professional organizations to promote greater diversity in the AEC industry.


• Creation of Shear Structural Women in Structural Engineering Fellowship at Georgia Tech

Public/Professional Service: Urban Land Institute (Atlanta Chapter) Board of Advisors, Management Committee, Women’s Leadership Initiative, UrbanPlan Facilitator, etc. SPIKE Studio Board Member, US Green Building Council (Georgia Chapter), Technology Association of Georgia, Society for Marketing Professional Services

Education: BS in Building Construction, Georgia Tech, MBA, Georgia State University

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