The leadership of our firm strikes a balance between experience and innovation.
Marco Cano, PE.
President and CEO
According to Marco's career aptitude test counselor, Marco's results towards a career path were the strongest she had ever seen; The career was engineering. Since then Marco has taken steps in education and experience to achieve his goals. Marco now holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Monterrey Tech in Mexico, a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Master of Engineering in Membrane Structures from the Anhalt University of Applied Sciences in Germany. He has over 10 years of experience and is licensed to practice engineering in Texas, Mexico and Germany. When he is away from work Marco enjoys playing the guitar, woodworking and photography.
Oscar Valdez, LEED AP.
Oscar showed great interest in building design and construction since very early in his education. He now holds a Professional Bachelors in Architecture with a specialty in Structural Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago. Oscar had a brief experience working in an architecture firm early in his career but has dedicated the last eight years working as a structural engineer in the Houston market. During those eight years Oscar has spent time working on projects in a variety of sectors, some of which include residential, industrial, office and medical. He enjoys solving the unique challenges that each project presents and strives to make it a successful project for the entire team. Outside of the office Oscar enjoys watching a great movie and spending time with his family and friends. Always in his mind are the challenges that lie ahead and opportunities that each provides.
Lilian Rizk Director of Marketing
Lilian has always been a creative force. With great imagination, creativity and drive, Lilian has become an essential part of Fractal. A graduate of the school of Economics of the University of Illinois, Lilian is responsible for marketing, accounting and office management. In her time off, Lilian enjoys Zumba and spending time with her family.