Jordan Yeiser, Owner, Professional Engineer
Originally from Owensboro, Jordan Yeiser attended University of Kentucky and graduated with his bachelor’s & master’s in Civil Engineering. Jordan began working in structural engineering in 2003 and had worked for five different engineering firms before starting Yeiser Structural in 2016.
He is currently serving on the Housing, Building, & Construction Advisory Committee for the state of Kentucky, is the former treasurer of the Structural Engineer’s Association of Kentucky, and a member of the 2014 class of Leadership Kentucky. Jordan also served on the Henry Clay Estate junior board.
The Yeiser’s have lived in Lexington for fifteen years and have three children, Claire (7), Hawkins (5), & Rush (3). They are members of Second Presbyterian Church in Lexington, where Jordan has served as a deacon and was most recently on the pastoral search committee. The Yeiser’s stay active with their three children’s many activities.
Dave Mills, Professional Engineer
Dave Mills grew up in Lexington and attended Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, IN. Dave graduated with his Bachelor’s of Science degree in Civil Engineering in 2012 and moved back home to pursue his career. After working with several structural engineering firms in Lexington, Dave found a home with Yeiser Structural in September 2017. Dave received his Professional Engineering licensure in April 2017.
While not working, Dave and his wife, Kristine, stay active with recreational sports leagues and house renovations, which they perform themselves. An important aspect of their life is their pets. Dave and Kristine are the proud parents to (2) dogs: Ray and Evee, (2) cats: Hexie and Neska, and a miniature pig: Ham Solo.
Clay Gatewood, Professional Engineer
Originally from Frankfort, Clay Gatewood attended Centre College and the University of Kentucky and graduated with his bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in structural engineering. Clay has been working in the structural engineering field since 2002 where he worked at a structural engineering firm for 16 years before joining Yeiser Structural in June of 2018.
Clay has worked with a wide variety of clients ranging from single home owners to government entities. He has been the lead design engineer on many prestigious projects around the state, including Wrigley Elementary in West Liberty, City Center in downtown Lexington, and Kentucky Proud Park (baseball stadium) at the University of Kentucky.
Clay and his wife, Nancy have been married since 2006 and reside in Lexington with their three children, Cody (7), Victoria (5), & Drake (1 ½ months). The Gatewood’s stay active with their three children’s many activities. Clay also enjoys playing tennis and softball, helping coach his oldest son’s sports teams, and cheering on the University of Kentucky basketball and football teams.
Blake Clark, Engineer in Training
Originally from Pikeville, Kentucky, Blake Clark moved to Lexington to attend the University of Kentucky. While pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Blake gained experience in the Construction Industry through Co-ops and worked as a Resident Advisor and Assistant Resident Director during his 5 years at the University. In 2017, he joined the Yeiser Structural team part-time while finishing his Bachelor’s Degree. In 2018, he graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering and began full-time at Yeiser Structural. Blake has passed is Fundamentals of Engineering Exam is currently studying to take the Principles and Practice of Engineering Exam.
Blake and his wife, Kaylin Clark, are members of Commonwealth City Church and are actively involved. Kaylin serves in Children’s Ministry and Blake serves in college-aged men’s ministry. Blake and Kaylin love to serve others and relax while they have no children.
Lincoln Wainscott, Office Assistant
Lincoln was born and raised in Frankfort, Kentucky and moved to Lexington to attend the University of Kentucky. In December of 2018, Lincoln received her Bachelor's Degree in Family Sciences with an Emphasis in Education.
Lincoln grew up inspired by stories of her grandfather, a civil engineer, designing the Bluegrass Parkway, the Western Kentucky Parkway, and the Purchase Parkway, among various other major projects around the United States. Thus, the decision to take a position at Yeiser Structural only felt natural to her.
When she's not working, Lincoln loves to spend her time traveling, going to concerts, spending time with her friends and family, making a difference in the lives of children, and enjoying Kentucky traditions, such as Keeneland.