About EWP

John Saggiani

With over 35 years of experience, John Saggiani is a professional in the sales and marketing of innovative structural products to owners, developers, architects, engineers and contractors. Those years spent in Southern California market has resulted in a vast array of exposure to a broad spectrum of decision makers in all sectors of design and construction industry.

Previously, he completed both Business Development and Recruitment assistance to VCA Structural, in order to develop the technical resources required to grow the business at an optimum rate. He was also involved  with promoting the evolution of a custom engineered and plant fabricated high strength structural shear wall along with a strategic alliance of a complementary product line manufacturer.

Currently, he is involved with the evaluation of the existing multifamily market and its use of engineered lumber in floor systems up to 5 stories. This position requires structural, fire, acoustic and energy knowledge, along with the economic challenges associated with the integration of these systems.

Bruce Hess

Bruce Hess is a P.E. and has over 40 years of experience in all phases of construction. Many of those years was as Senior Engineer with Trus Joist and Weyerhaeuser Company.

From the pounding of nails to the forensic investigation of building collapse, Bruce's engineering experience has extended throughout the world including Asia, Europe, and all of North America. This includes manufacturing, research and development, product design, professional presentations, product application, computer application design, and code approval work all within the Engineered Wood industry.

Bruce enjoys helping others use wood and engineered wood efficiently, productively, and profitably. This includes the interactions of wood with other building materials and professional design and concept with on the job application.