ABOUT A+F ENGINEERING

Aran & Franklin Engineering Inc. is a leading windstorm and structural engineering firm and has served the Gulf Coast since 1998. We are prepared to work with you on any size job; from replacing a door to building new houses and commercial buildings. A+F is experienced and equipped to meet all city, local and windstorm codes and any “code plus” construction desired from the windstorm inspection to full architectural and structural design. Our engineering team is licensed to work in Florida, Louisiana, New Jersey, New York and Texas.

A+F Engineering was the Windstorm Engineer for Hurricane Ike’s Last House Standing and has already begun making a significant impact in the Hurricane Harvey recovery.

Our Engineering Team

Chandra Franklin Womack, P.E.

Owner and CEO

Chandra Franklin Womack, P.E., has performed the windstorm design on thousands of Gulf Coast structures and is available for expert testimony. READ MORE

Rachel Riley, P.E.

Engineer

Rachel Riley, P.E., is a 2009 graduate of the University of Houston, Downtown, with a BS in Structural Analysis and Design Technology, and a minor in Mathematics. READ MORE

Dmitri Chirtoca

Assistant Engineer

Dmitri Chirtoca is a 2011 graduate of the Technical University of Moldova, Republic of Moldova, with a BS in Construction and Civil Engineering. READ MORE

Leigh Ann Mata

Graduate Engineer & QC Specialist

Leigh Ann Mata is a 2017 graduate of the University of Texas at Rio Grande Valley, with a BS in Engineering Technology. 

 

A+F in the Media

Media Representatives: Need an expert? Chandra Franklin Womack, P.E., is available during hurricane events to offer expert testimony related to windstorm design, structural engineering and coastal construction.

Leaders In Windstorm

1998

Aran & Franklin Engineering, Inc. began as a partnership between Dan Aran & W. D. “David” Franklin as a home-based engineering consulting firm in Southeast Texas.

2002

David Franklin became sole owner of Aran & Franklin.

2004

Opened office in Galveston, Texas on Seawall Boulevard.

2006

Welcomed Chandra Franklin Womack into the firm as a graduate engineer.

2008

Moved office to mainland after Hurricane Ike.

2010

Chandra Franklin Womack became licensed Professional Engineer in Texas.

2012

Moved to a permanent home at 501 S. Noble Rd., Texas City.

2012

Founder Donna Franklin retired from A&F after 12 years of service.

2013

David Franklin resigned as President and Chandra Franklin Womack takes over as new Owner and President of A&F.

2013

Opened office in Beaumont, Texas, to serve the Golden Triangle.

2013

Welcomed Rachel Riley into the Firm as a graduate engineer.

2015

A&F Designs, a division of Aran & Franklin, opens to provide pre-engineered architectural drawings.

2017

Rockport office opens following Hurricane Harvey.

2019

Cape Coral office opened.

MAIN OFFICE, TEXAS CITY
501 S. Noble Road
Texas City, TX 77591
P: 409-935-5200
F: 409-935-5209

ROCKPORT RECOVERY OFFICE
621 S. Fulton Beach Rd., Ste. 160
Rockport, TX 78382
P: 409-935-5200 / 855-WIND-ENG

GOLDEN TRIANGLE OFFICE
7415 Eastex Plaza, Ste. #3
Beaumont, TX 77708
P: 409-239-5936

LEE COUNTY OFFICE
2930 Del Prado Blvd., Ste. D
Cape Coral, FL 33904
P: 239-268-1001

A+F DESIGNS
501 S. Noble Road
Texas City, TX 77591
P: 409-935-5200
F: 409-935-5209

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