100+ Years Experience

In structural design, remodeling and renovation

Award Winning

Structural Engineering

Michael J. Goss

Mike is President of the firm, oversees the day-to-day financial and staffing operations, while also managing design and construction of commercial, educational, religious and data center projects. Mike co-founded Rathgeber/Goss Associates in 1991 after 14 years of practice in the metropolitan Washington area. During his 35 plus years of experience, Mike has designed or been the structural Principal-in-Charge of more than 1,000 projects. His experience includes both new structure design and designs related to existing building structures, including many that are historically significant. Projects have included all of the currently used structural systems, have been as high as 14 stories, had floor areas up to 580,000 SF, and construction values up to $100 million.


Capital One Headquarters Office Building and Parking Garage
McLean, VA

Dupont Fabros ACC4, ACC5, ACC6 and ACC7 Data Centers
Ashburn, VA

440 First Street, NW office building renovation and three story vertical expansion
Washington, DC

11141 Georgia Avenue, six story office building conversion to residential with six story vertical expansion
Wheaton, MD

Replacement church for Our Lady of Mercy parish
Bethesda, MD

Renovation and additions to Sargent Shriver Elementary School
Silver Spring, MD

Conversion of British Aerospace buildings to America Online Headquarters in 1997, construction of five new office buildings and parking structures for AOL 2000-2006, and renovation/tenant fit-out of four office buildings following acquisition by Raytheon, 2010
Dulles, VA

Twin ice rinks and team offices for Washington Capitals above existing Ballston Commons Mall Parking Garage
Arlington, VA


With Rathgeber/Goss Associates since 1991

Previous experience from 1976 – 1991


Bachelor of Science – Civil Engineering
University of Maryland – 1975

Chi Epsilon Civil Engineering Honorary


Member of American Society Of Civil Engineers

Member / Past Chairman of Structural Engineers Association of Metropolitan Washington

Member of the Post-Tensioning Institute

Member of the Structural Engineering Institute

Member of National Society of Professional Engineers


Email: mjg@rath-goss.com
Direct: 301.637.6898
Main: 301.590.0071 x 100

Rathgeber/Goss Associates
15871 Crabbs Branch Way
Rockville, Maryland 20855


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