Our Team

Kirby Hartle, PE

Kirby Hartle, PE

Principal
Virginia Tech
B.S. Civil Engineering; Structural Emphasis
Kirby Hartle founded Top Level Engineering, LLC in 2016, with the goal of providing a creative approach to structural design.
Austin Doughty

Austin Doughty

Structural Designer
Marshall University
B.S. Engineering; Civil Emphasis; Minor in Mathematics
Austin Doughty started at Top Level in October of 2018 with project scopes that range from structural repairs to brand new commercial buildings.
Justin Fox

Justin Fox

Structural Designer
Marshall University
B.S. Engineering; Civil Emphasis
Justin joined the Top Level Team in 2019 and works closely on construction plans with clients, leveraging his creativity in developing innovative design solutions.
Laura Butler

Laura Butler

Operations
George Mason University
B.A. English
Mrs. Butler joined the TLE Team in 2019 as Operations Lead.