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Jeff Ellis is the Director of Codes & Compliance for Simpson Strong-Tie Company Inc. and manages the company codes and compliance efforts. He was a practicing design engineer for commercial, residential and forensic projects for more than 9 years prior to joining Simpson at the end of 2000. Additionally, he is involved in research and development and provides support for existing product lines, including technical guidance for connectors, fastening systems, and lateral force resisting systems. He currently serves on the ICC-ES Board of Managers and has served as SEAOSC President, SEAOC Secretary, CALBO Structural Safety Committee member, AISI Committee on Framing Standards (COFS) Lateral Design Subcommittee Chairman, and Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) President.