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Rushing was built from the ground up. Through dedication, strength, and putting humans first, a particular rush comes with putting together all of the pieces. We create, problem-solve, analyze, and eventually bring it all to life. We want to show people the Rushing difference in a way that makes an impact where people and the planet flourish.

Linda Coppa

For almost 30 years, Linda has been engineering HVAC and plumbing systems to enhance system efficiency and design systems that benefit the environment. Linda is a Seattle native and received her Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Washington. Linda has worked on various projects, including museums, hospitals, laboratories, schools, and multi-family residential….

Anthony Savedra

Anthony is a leader on Rushing’s Mechanical Studio and has contributed mechanical design on various project types along the west coast. He consistently provides quality systems design solutions on projects ranging from small-scale multi-family, low-income housing, and educational buildings. Anthony also enjoys designing cost-appropriate innovative HVAC solutions tailored to meet project, owner, and performance goals….

Austin Bonnes

As a project manager and engineer, Austin always strives to improve mechanical building design. Austin is experienced in design/build projects and has unique expertise in cross-laminated timber (CLT) modular and factory-built residential apartment buildings. He always aims to provide smart, sustainable, and cost-driven designs to ease the construction process. Austin has helped design and engineer…

Carlos Herrera

Carlos is a Seattle native who graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. While in school, he joined a mechanical design firm for an internship, where he learned the basics of mechanical and plumbing design. Carlos then joined full-time at the firm, gaining experience in designing mechanical systems for mixed-use…

“We understand that innovation and creativity are born through diverse design representation in problem solving.” – Rae Anne Rushing 

Diana Fisher

Diana brings her love of problem-solving and interdisciplinary collaboration to Rushing’s Mechanical Studio. She firmly believes that engineering is a creative process and enjoys being in an industry where solving puzzles and diving into new ideas is prevalent daily. Diana is a third-generation Mechanical Engineer and a 2016 graduate of Gonzaga University with a Bachelor…

Don Koberg

Don received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering at Washington State University. A licensed engineer in the State of Washington, he brings over 10 years of mechanical engineering experience. Originally from Richland, Washington, many of Don’s family members and friends worked at the Hanford nuclear site, immersing him in science and engineering from a…