We would like to welcome our new board members!

    Scott Hinesley

    Derek Clyburn



    Kraig Kern



    Eric Olsen

    We are pleased to announce that Scott Hinesley will serve as our new board president and former board president Derek Clyburn will serve as the National Director. Also, Kraig Kern and Eric Olsen have joined the board as directors. They will both serve a 2 year term.

    Scott Hinesley is the President of REI Engineers, a firm specializing in building enclosure science.  Scott has been with REI since 1998.  His responsibilities include the overall administration, organization and management of the firm, its 7 offices and more than 90 employees.  Scott works with a team of managers to develop technical and administrative standards to be implemented companywide.  He provides technical insight, peer review, engineering analysis and support on projects managed by REI personnel and assists with business development efforts and marketing strategies.  He actively advocates for building code, procurement and legislative reform on matters that affect the engineering community. He is also currently serving as the President of the International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants (IIBEC).  Scott graduated from North Carolina State University with a degree in Civil Engineering, and for several years prior to joining REI, worked with a geotechnical engineering firm performing field and laboratory testing of soils and concrete.  Scott currently resides in Charlotte with his wife (Sharon) and two sons (Will and Ben).  In his free time, he enjoys golfing, traveling, bumming around Lake Tillery and serving as an assistant scoutmaster with his sons’ boy scout troops.

    With more than 25 years of experience, Derek Clyburn is a Principal Engineer at ECS and currently serves as the Chief Executive for ECS Southeast, LLP. He is responsible for the business strategy, financial management, training, business development, and quality of service for offices across NC, SC, TN, GA, AL, KY, and LA. Derek has experience as a geotechnical engineer and as a construction engineer. He has managed numerous construction testing and geotechnical engineering projects including troubleshooting problems with soils, deep foundations, shallow foundation, high strength concrete, masonry, pavements, and roofing systems, as well as seismic engineering.

    Eric Olsen is a Project Manager / Construction Administrator for The Wooten Company. With over 35 years of experience in the industry, he is eager to contribute as a member of the ACEC/NC board. Before his role with Summit, Eric was a resident engineer with NCDOT and worked in construction as a Highway Contractor and Public Utilities Contractor. Eric is the former President of the North Carolina Utility Contractors Association and also served on board of Hillsborough Chamber of Commerce.

    Kraig Kern has served on the Board of Directors in 2014 – 2016. He was involved in the Marketing & Public Relations committee (not combined with Business Practices). Kraig is a Certified Professional Services Marketer at WK Dickson. His duties involve strategic planning, corporate branding, firm-wide data coordination, development of the firm's online presence, special event planning, skills training, and multi-level market research. Kraig has been very active in the engineering industry having founded the Climb for Water organization. 


    Board of Directors 2020-2021

    Executive Committee

    Scott-Hinseley Paul Meehan Elizabeth Phipps Mike Slusher, PE
    Scott Hinesley, P.E.
    REI Engineers, Inc.
    1927 JN Pease Pl. Ste. 201
    Charlotte, NC  28262
    Tel: (704) 595-0331 x 222
    Paul Meehan, P.E.
    555 Fayetteville St., Ste 900
    Raleigh, NC 27601
    Tel: (919) 232-6611
    Vice President
    Elizabeth Phipps, P.E.

    KCI Associates
    4601 Six Forks Road, Ste. 220
    Raleigh, NC 27609
    Tel: (919) 783-9214
    Mike Slusher, P.E.
    & Associates, Inc
    6415 Old Plank Road
    High Point, NC 27265
    Tel: (336) 886-4821


    Derek Clyburn Iona Thomas, AICP Colin Davis Jason Peterson PE CCM

    National Director
    Derek L. Clyburn, P.E.
    ECS Southeast, LLP
    9001 Glenwood Avenue
    Raleigh, NC 27617
    Tel: (919) 861-9910

    Iona Thomas, AICP
    McAdams Company
    2905 Meridian Parkway
    Durham, NC 27713
    Tel: (919) 361-5000
    Colin Davis
    6200 Harris Technology Blvd
    Charlotte, NC 28269
    Tel: (704) 598-1049
    Jason Peterson, P.E., CCM
    8601 Six Forks Rd., Forum 1. Suite 700
    Raleigh NC 27615
    Tel: (919) 878-9560
    Stephen Greene, P.E.
    Stephen Greene, P.E.,
    Ramey Kemp & Associates
    5808 Faringdon Place, Ste. 100
    Raleigh, NC 27609
    Tel: (919) 872-5115
    Kraig Kern
    New 2-year term
    WK Dickson & Co., Inc. 
    1213 W Morehead St., Ste. 300
    Charlotte, NC 28208
    Tel: (704) 334-5348

    Eric Olsen
    New 2-year term
    The Wooten Company
    120 North Boylan Ave. 
    Raleigh, NC 27603
    Tel: (919) 828-0531


    Executive Director
    James Smith, P.E.
    150 Fayetteville St. Ste.1340
    Raleigh, NC 27601
    Tel: (919)781-7934