Brian E. Trimble


Director of Industry Development and Technical Services

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Brian Trimble




Brian is a professional engineer who has worked in the masonry industry for over 30 years, assisting design professionals in the design of masonry structures. He speaks frequently to local, regional, and national construction industry groups.

His career began with a brick manufacturer and he worked for the Brick Industry Association for over 20 years. For the International Masonry Institute he coordinates activities in the Western PA and Western NY areas. In addition to owners, contractors, architects, engineers, and craftspeople, he promotes masonry to a wide range of audiences. 


Member, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) 

Member and Fellow, ASTM International

Member, Technical Committees, C12, C15, C18, E5, E6, E60, F13  

Member, Construction Specifications Institute (CSI)

Member, Green Building Alliance (GBA) 

Member, International Brick Collectors Association (IBCA)

Member, International Code Council (ICC)

Member, International Standards Organization (ISO) 

Board Chair, TC 328 Engineered Stone

Member, National Council of Structural Engineers Association (NCSEA)

Member, Rainscreen Association in North America (RAiNA) 

Member, Structural Engineers Association of New York (SEAoNY)

Member, The Masonry Society (TMS)

Member, TMS 402/602 Masonry Code


Professional Engineer


Pennsylvania State University 

Bachelor of Architectural Engineering (Structures)


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