Carrie Bailes

    PHOENIX, ARIZ.  (August 2, 2021) – Pangolin Structural, a majority woman-owned, full-service structural design and consulting firm, is pleased to announce the growth of its team with the addition of Carrie Bailes as Director of Business Development.

Bailes, who possesses 20 years of industry experience, will be responsible for fostering relationships with potential clients and project partners across multiple industries. She will also be responsible for pursuing strategic project opportunities for Pangolin.

Bailes brings a proven track record of facilitating long-term business relationships, along with a strong focus on customer satisfaction that make her known in the industry as a creative industry leader.

“Marking our eight-year anniversary, we felt that Pangolin was at the right place in our growth to bring on a dedicated business development leader to facilitate our strategic growth,” said Pangolin Principal | Managing Partner Crystal Blanton, PE, SE, LEED AP. “We are very pleased to have Carrie join the Pangolin team in this role, leveraging her experience and forward-thinking mindset. Carrie’s focus will be to showcase and promote Pangolin’s quality-focused, innovative and collaborative services to our prospective clients.”

Established in 2014, Pangolin Structural is committed to providing a higher level of structural engineering services to architects, build partners and owners. Its services include adaptive reuse; assessment and repair; building addition; construction engineering; ground-up and greenfield; renovation and remodel; Services During Construction (SDC) and Special Structural Inspection (SSI).

“Pangolin is going to look back a couple of years from now and recognize the addition of Carrie as one of the best transitional pivots we made in our company,” said Pangolin Principal | Partner Tony Polusny, PE. “She is professional, knowledgeable, ethical and just an all-around great person who cares about the work she does and the success of the people she works with. We are elated she has joined our team.”

A native of Tucson and graduate of Northern Arizona University, Bailes is a member of CASHE, AAED, ULI Arizona and NAIOP Arizona. Away from the office, she enjoys strength classes at the gym, playing golf, road biking, volunteering at her church and spending time near the ocean.

“I love making connections,” Bailes said. “I’m so excited to be part of such a talented team that performs fantastic work and goes the extra mile for its clients.”

About Pangolin Structural, LLC

With over 90 years of combined experience across a gamut of significant architectural building projects, Pangolin Structural partners Crystal Blanton, Pamela Singleton, Jeff Novak, and Tony Polusny make it their mission to deliver the most appropriate and cost-effective structural solution to their clients. Their accomplished engineering careers have led them to a higher understanding and a shared passion: the structure is only one small part of the building as a whole. Believing that streamlined process and team mindset present the best solutions, Pangolin Structural employs leading-edge collaborative technologies, state-of-the-art design practices and superb design talent.  The firm understands the value of Building Information Modeling (BIM) and is committed to fully integrated and implemented Revit modeling. For more information, visit