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    October  
       
    McKim & Creed announced that it has acquired Matchpoint Water Asset Management, the largest water loss/recovery/leak detection company in the U.S. The acquisition was finalized October 16.  Read more
       
    September  
       

    Bobby Lewis joins HNTB as vice president in new national Advisory practice.  Read more...

       
    Dewberry has announced that Jeffrey J. Wing, PE, LEED AP, has joined the firm as the water/wastewater market segment leader for the Raleigh, North Carolina, office. Read more....
       
    Summit Design and Engineering Services announced the naming of two new Vice Presidents, Ginny Kirk Andrews (VP -Communications and Marketing) and Chris Sweat (VP-Emerging Markets).  Read more...
       
    KCA jumped 30 places from 179 to 147 in the 2020 Business Observer's Top 500 Companies! http://ow.ly/d5Gw50BfXl8
     
       
    Join WithersRavenel in welcoming Brian Starkey, PLA, ASLA, to WithersRavenel! Brian brings 24 years of experience to his new role as Director of Parks and Recreation. Read more about his background here: https://bit.ly/3bmbc4w
    #WRLife #ParksandRec #Welcome
       
    Kleinfelder has completed the acquisition of Garcia and Associates (GANDA), adding integral #environmentalplanning and #permitting services to our West Division. Read the full #pressrelease: https://bit.ly/31so45v
    #acquisition #aecnews #growth
       
    August                             
       
    Stewartship - Willy Stewart's mother's push engineered his immigration to North Carolina, launching a sterling corporate and civil career.  Read more....
       

    Congratulations to Tina Sekula, AICP, PWS, CEP, who recently received her certification as an American Institute Certified Planner (AICP). Ms. Sekula has over 18 years of experience and works in JMT’s Raleigh office supporting transportation planning efforts as well as natural resources investigations and permitting. 

       
    We are thrilled to announce that @Lidarforum and @lidarmag have named our firm as the 2020 Outstanding Enterprise Achievement in Lidar award recipient! Click for details: http://ow.ly/5dEl30r4MlE
     
    #geospatial #lidar #GIS #mapping #DigitalElevationModel #remotesensing
       
     Sepi announces the acquisition of two Florida-based firms.  Read more.....
       

    Sandra Prince Jennings, P.E. is joining the LaBella Associate's Solid Waste Team in Charlotte, NC.  Jennings has an accomplished career as a civil engineer with a strong academic background. Read more....

       
    Today we are celebrating the 15th anniversary of Tom Murray, a program manager in our Raleigh office. Tom has been an important leader in our watershed services group and has been an active member of ACEC, PENC, and APWA-NC. #WKDrockstar   https://twitter.com/wkdickson/status/1292797909231120385
       

    Congrats to James Mason on receiving his Professional Wetland Scientist certification! See more
    #PWS #professionalwetlandscientist #wetlands
     

       
    We can’t stop obsessing with biophlic design! That’s why we’ve designed our spaces to encourage our team to reconnect with nature. 
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    #BiophilicDesign #BringTheOutsideInside #GarageDoorsUp #InspirationalWorkspace #InnovativeDesign #ConnectWithNature 
    #NaturalLighting 
    #WeLovePlants #LifeAtLynchMykins #DowntownRaleigh
     
       

    CLH design staff recently had the honor of participating in Wake Education Foundation’s "Connecting Industry to Math Instruction (CIMI)" project which....read more
     
       
    Charlotte, North Carolina-based Sugar Creek WWTP wanted to expand to increase capacity. Due to unanticipated groundwater issues, tank slabs for the clarifiers were floating. Read more....
       
    As COVID-19 budget cuts loom, there is now a need to do more with less. MBP's Todd Creekmore provides five low cost/no cost ideas to consider in order to save much needed facility operations dollars. New on the blog here: https://bit.ly/2ERZdiF
     
       
    July

     

       

    Congratulate to Maser Consulting P.A. ("Maser") on their sale of majority stake to Colliers International. Colliers International, a leading global commercial real estate services and investment management firm, has closed its previously announced acquisition of a controlling interest in Maser. The business will be re-branded as "Colliers Engineering Services" by the first quarter of 2021.  Click here for more information.

       

    RKA is coming in hot! They are ranked #33 on the Zweig Group 2020 Hot Firm List! #comegrowwithus #greatplacetowork 

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    DAVENPORT is pleased to announce Don Bennett, II, PE, has joined our Wilmington office. He will be an integral part of our team, leading DAVENPORT’s traffic engineering work in the region.

    Bennett is locally well-known and respected for his expertise in traffic engineering. During his tenure as the City Traffic Engineer for the City of Wilmington, he prepared and reviewed hundreds of Traffic Impact Analyses (TIAs); developed and reviewed traffic signal plans; and developed and implemented traffic signal system timing. Additionally, he reviewed Traffic Impact Studies as part of the Metropolitan Planning Organization TIA review committee.

    Not only does Don bring his stellar reputation, he brings to the firm his knowledge, skills, and insight of 30 years of experience in traffic engineering and signal design in the region. He will contribute to the success of DAVENPORT and further enhance our position as a leading source of expertise while continuing to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients.

    “For the last 14 years I have served as the Division Manager for the Traffic Engineering Division for the City of Wilmington, NC”, says Bennett. “When I decided to enter the private sector, I had many options and opportunities. DAVENPORT was always first on my list, and I could not be happier to have joined such a well-respected company and passionate team.”

    More information on DAVENPORT’s capabilities can be found at www.davenportworld.com or by directly contacting Don Bennett at dbennett@davenportworld.com.  

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/don-bennett-pe-820493b1/

    Ramey Kemp Associates Announces Zweig Group Award Wins – selected as a 2020 Best Firms To Work For?  For more information click here.

     

       
    June  

            

    Congratulations to Ramey Kemp’s Michael Bywaletz for being inducted into Ashe  National’s Board of Directors. For more information click here.

     

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
       
    Statistics show the impact of traditional and non-traditional diversity on #recruiting#retention, and your #bottomline. Our CEO, @cstorrusten sat down with @jurbanchuk from @ACEC_National’s #engineeringinfluence to discuss the topic. Download the podcast here: bit.ly/acecpoda
       
    We're so excited to receive the 2020 Best Employers in North Carolina award! We wouldn't be where we are today without our incredible #LMFamily ⁠— let's celebrate https://lnkd.in/e99jfBQ
       
    Freese and Nichols, Inc., has significantly expanded its expertise on environmental issues facing public and private clients with the addition of Jason Steele, PWS, in North Carolina. A Senior Environmental Scientist based in Winston-Salem, Steele has spent more than 13 years managing projects involving stream and wetland restoration, environmental compliance and other natural resources-related work. 
       
    Jake Carpenter, PE has joined SEPI as the Charlotte Traffic Operations Manager to grow and expand the traffic engineering services. Jake’s leadership within the traffic engineering service line will significantly contribute to the overall Transportation Department.
     
    Ramey Kemp announces new leadership! As part of our company’s recent reorganization, we have expanded the roles of various employee-owners to better reflect the needs of our clients. Check out our website for more info! https://www.rameykemp.com/company-news/ownership-our-culture-your-success
       
    May  
    Stanford White announced today that it has joined Salas O’Brien, creating a combined firm of 35 offices with more than 825 team members, and 190 registered professionals.  https://twitter.com/StanfordWhite1/status/1262427770518409217
       
    McAdams has been chosen by PENC as “Outstanding Employer of the Year!” Thank you for this recognition of the people at McAdams who truly are outstanding in their work each and every day. #grateful #creatingexperiencesthroughexperience.  https://twitter.com/McAdamsCo/status/1266119404464615428
       
    HDR has once again been named to the Top 10 Design Firms by ENR  https://twitter.com/HDR_Inc/status/1260610513454731265
       
    April  

    ECS Southeast, LLP is pleased to announce Tony Fiorillo has been promoted to President of the ECS Group of Companies effective as of April 15, 2020. We talked to Tony his vision for the future and what inspires him. https://www.ecslimited.com/blog/field-technician-president

       

    Congrats to 2xPresident Scott Hinesley! https://cutt.ly/DulLXIC  #building #Engineering

       
    Happy 28 years @RameyKemp! We are grateful for our #clients and #employees and look forward to #movingforward with you! https://twitter.com/RameyKemp/status/1245383097270575105
       
    March  

    ECS is proud to partner with Little for the Boy Scouts Explorer Post. Our Charlotte office has provided hand-on learning and tours of our soils and concrete laboratory. Thanks to our Geotechnical Department Manager Laura Hill and Group Manager Trey Hendrick for their involvement.  https://twitter.com/ECSlimited/status/1242516007920504832

       
    February   
    HDR is excited to welcome Curt Finfrock back to HDR – reuniting one of the industry’s most well respected "Big Science" architects with the No. 1 Science and Technology firm. https://bit.ly/2uhcEnA   https://twitter.com/HDRarchitecture/status/1230617134130180096
       
    January  
    As a recipient of the ACEC of North Carolina’s 2020 Engineering Excellence Award, we spoke with Principle Engineer Marc Plotkin, PE, D.GE about our work for the Tumbling Creek Road Repair.  https://twitter.com/ECSlimited/status/1222263179813818376
       
    NEW | Meet the new Regional Manager for our Hickory, NC office, Slade Harvin, PE. Slade has been part of The Wooten Company family since 2008. We're excited for the future of our Hickory office with Slade at the helm!  https://twitter.com/TheWootenCo/status/1216829576103571464
       
    A huge THANK YOU to Clarence Lockamy for his 22 years of commitment & service to @TheWootenCo. Not only did Clarence open the Hickory office, but he successfully led as the Regional Manager. Clarence, We wish you the best of luck in retirement. You will be missed!  https://twitter.com/TheWootenCo/status/1214303086329634819