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5
Apr 2018

Robinette Achieves Professional Engineer Status


Charleston, SC – Hussey Gay Bell announces the achievement of Professional Engineer licensure status for Mr. Justin Robinette, PE.

Mr. Robinette joined the Charleston office as a Project Civil Engineer in 2014.  With more than 6 years of industry experience, his responsibilities with the firm include designing private development residential, commercial, and industrial projects.  Mr. Robinette is a graduate of The Citadel and holds two degrees – a Bachelor of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering and a Master of Science in Project Management in Civil Engineering and Leadership.  Mr. Robinette is a registered Professional Engineer in South Carolina.

“It has been a pleasure to watch Justin grow and hone his engineering skillset here at Hussey Gay Bell,” expressed Mr. Holmes Bell, IV, PE, CEO. “We commend him on this tremendous achievement and joining the ranks of over 50 licensed professionals within the firm.”

 

 

4
Apr 2018

Hussey Gay Bell Names Caudle Principal


Atlanta, GA – Hussey Gay Bell announces Mr. Christopher M. Caudle, AIA as a Principal and Officer for the architectural division of the firm.

An employee of Hussey Gay Bell since 2014, Mr. Caudle has more than 22 years of experience specializing in the planning and design of higher education, K-12, municipal, industrial, military, healthcare and liturgical projects throughout the southeast.  Mr. Caudle is currently leading Hussey Gay Bell’s architectural design efforts for Savannah-Chatham County Public School System’s new $55 million Jenkins STEM High School, Gwinnett County Public Schools’ new Meadowcreek Cluster Elementary School, renovations to Barrow County School System’s Apalachee High School, as well as DeKalb County School District’s 40,800 SF addition for Chamblee Charter High School and 600-seat auditorium for Cedar Grove High School.  Career projects of note include: Pooler’s new $18 million Municipal Complex, Richland School District Two’s $61 million Westwood High School and $27 million Dent Middle School, as well as Dorchester School District Two’s $37 million K-8 campus.

“Since Mr. Caudle joined Hussey Gay Bell, it has provided me with great satisfaction to watch him hone his leadership skills.  He has been instrumental in managing some of the firm’s largest K-12 projects secured to date,” said Hussey Gay Bell CEO, Holmes Bell. “It is with pleasure that we welcome him to the leadership team.”

As Principal, Mr. Caudle will continue to oversee the design efforts for Hussey Gay Bell’s Atlanta architecture studio with new duties extending to include executive strategy development and execution, as well as overall client relationship management.

A licensed architect in the State of Georgia, Mr. Caudle holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology, in addition to his abroad studies at Ecole d’Architecture de Paris de Lavillette.  Mr. Caudle is a member of the Knights of Columbus, provides pro-bono services to the National Historic Landmark Penn Center on St. Helena Island, South Carolina, and the not-for-profit Beaufort-Jasper-Hampton Comprehensive Health Services serving the Lowcountry of South Carolina.  Past and present volunteer and community commitments include:  former full-time employee for the youth and youth music ministry at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Beaufort, South Carolina, volunteer with the youth ministry programs at St. John Neumann and St. Oliver Plunkett Catholic Churches in Gwinnett County and serves or has served on various Parish Councils, Liturgy Committees, Music Ministries and Building Committees.

Mr. Caudle is a member of Prince of Peace Catholic Church and enjoys spending time with his wife, Trish and their four children.

 

 

17
Jan 2018

Hussey Gay Bell Expands Atlanta and Savannah Operations with Two Hires


Atlanta, GA – Hussey Gay Bell is pleased to announce the hire of Mr. Broderick D. Keown, EIT.  As a Transportation Engineer, he will design and manage certain aspects of transportation/traffic projects for state and local governments, including the ongoing support of our land development group in the preparation of traffic signal plans, traffic studies, safety analyses and signal warrant studies.  Mr. Keown has seventeen (17) years of experience designing multi-lane roadways, intersection and sidewalk improvements, as well as site development.  He holds a Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering degree from Florida A & M University and Level II Erosion & Sedimentation and GDOT Plan Development Process Certifications.

 

Savannah, GA – Mrs. Susan Kendryna joined the Savannah Water/Wastewater Division team as a Senior CAD Technician.  Her responsibilities include creation of designs under the direction of Project Managers for various municipal design projects including water, sewer and storm drainage utility layout.  Mrs. Kendryna has more than 20 years of industry experience and holds an Associate’s degree in Civil Engineering Technology from Savannah Technical College.

 

 

13
Oct 2017

Hussey Gay Bell Expands Atlanta Operations with Hire of Wilson


Atlanta, GA – Hussey Gay Bell announces the hire of Mr. J. Gregory Wilson, PE as Senior Civil/Site Development Engineer.

Mr. Wilson has more than 35 years of experience in civil/site design, transportation, water resources, utilities, and construction management for commercial, industrial, residential, educational, military, airport, hospitality, and governmental projects. As Senior Civil/Site Development Engineer for the firm, his primary responsibilities include overseeing the design and development of construction documents for educational, institutional, commercial and industrial projects, as well as business development and execution of pursuit strategy for core markets. He is a Chattanooga native and earned a Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering degree from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Mr. Wilson is a licensed professional engineer holding registration in the states of Georgia, Tennessee, Florida and Texas.

15
Sep 2017

Regional Engineering & Architecture Firm Hussey Gay Bell Acquires Nashville-Based Stigall Engineering


Savannah, GA & Nashville, TN – G. Holmes Bell, IV, PE, Hussey Gay Bell CEO & Chairman today announced that they have acquired Nashville-based Stigall Engineering Associates, Inc.

The acquisition unites two regional companies with complimentary capabilities, cultures and relationships.  Stigall Engineering was founded in 1995 by Nashville native and Vanderbilt University graduate, Mr. Robert Stigall, PE, with a primary focus on local government infrastructure including water/wastewater engineering, natural gas, civil engineering, and construction phase services throughout Tennessee and southern Kentucky.

Hussey Gay Bell is a privately-held, 110-person regional firm comprised of six companies throughout the southeast including offices in Savannah, Statesboro and Atlanta, Georgia; Charleston and Columbia, South Carolina; and now, Nashville, Tennessee.   This geographic extension into Tennessee and southern Kentucky allows the firm to continue its nearly 60-year tradition of servicing local governments.  Nearly 80% of the firm’s work has and continues to be focused on local, state and federal governments.  Hussey Gay Bell offers exceptional service and expertise in a comprehensive range of engineering disciplines including civil, water/wastewater, transportation, environmental and structural. Hussey Gay Bell’s service offerings also include surveying/GIS, architecture, interior design, landscape architecture and planning services in addition to program management and construction phase services. Major markets include commercial and residential, education, government, healthcare, industrial, transportation and water.

“By increasing our industry reach and adding to our already extensive list of turnkey services, this acquisition enhances our value to our clients and bolsters Hussey Gay Bell’s position as a premier regional planning and design firm. Stigall brings to Hussey Gay Bell a talented, engaged team with capabilities and values that are very complimentary to our own. Together, we will bring more solutions and services to our clients,” said Bell.

“Hussey Gay Bell and Stigall Engineering’s leadership recognize that the firms’ complimentary cultures and shared values are at the heart of our businesses. It is with great pleasure that I join Holmes Bell’s leadership team, and that Hussey Gay Bell and Stigall Engineering will merge resources, services and cultures; we look forward to coming together as we work to realize the full benefits of a united team,” said Stigall.

Mr. G. Holmes Bell, IV, PE, will continue to serve as CEO & Chairman for all Hussey Gay Bell companies which will now include Stigall Engineering.  Mr. Robert Stigall, PE, will serve as President of the Nashville-based Hussey Gay Bell company while Ms. Jennifer Oetgen, PE, will be named Vice President.  Effective immediately, the firm name of Stigall Engineering will transition to Hussey Gay Bell.

14
Sep 2017

Hussey Gay Bell Formally Celebrates Addition of Statesboro Office


 

Statesboro, GA – Hussey Gay Bell formally celebrated the opening of its Statesboro office at 1100 Brampton Avenue on September 7th.  The firm has supported the growth of Statesboro and Bulloch County for over 50 years through major infrastructure, commercial, institutional, industrial and private development projects.  Ranked as an ENR Top 500 Design Firm for 16 years, Hussey Gay Bell offers expertise in a comprehensive range of disciplines including civil, water/wastewater, transportation, environmental, structural, surveying/GIS, architecture/interior design, landscape architecture and planning services in addition to program management and construction phase services. The firm employs more than 110 professionals with offices in Savannah, Atlanta, and Statesboro, GA; Charleston and Columbia, SC; and Nashville, TN.  This addition to the firm’s roster of locations will allow the firm to better serve the growing Southeast Georgia region.

25
Aug 2017

Hussey Gay Bell Expands Statesboro Team With Hire of Bowers


Statesboro, GA − Hussey Gay Bell is pleased to announce the hire of Mr. Will Bowers.  Mr. Bowers will serve out of the firm’s Statesboro office as Survey Project Manager and will be responsible for overseeing and coordinating survey projects from field to finish.  Mr. Bowers has 19 years of experience and attended Middle Georgia College.
7
Aug 2017

Hussey Gay Bell Hires Williams as Department Head of Structural Programs


Columbia, SC – Hussey Gay Bell announces the hire of Mr. Vince Williams, PE, SE, as Department Head of Structural Programs.  Mr. Williams has more than 28 years of experience in the design of steel, concrete, masonry and wood structures. As Department Head of Structural Programs for the firm, his primary responsibilities include overall management of the firm’s structural engineering teams, structural engineering design for various project types, overall project management, business development and client relationship management. He is a graduate of The Citadel and holds a Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering with Emphasis in Structural Design degree.  Mr. Williams is a licensed Professional Engineer and Structural Engineer holding registration in the States of Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia.

4
Aug 2017

Hussey Gay Bell Announces Hire of Marianne Moseley, PE


Charleston, SC – Hussey Gay Bell announces the hire of Ms. Marianne Moseley, PE, as Senior Civil Engineer. A native of Charleston, Ms. Moseley has 9 years of experience in land planning, site development and civil engineering for commercial and residential clients.  As Senior Civil Engineer her primary responsibilities include overall land development and civil engineering for various public and private developments, project management, business development and client relationship management. She is a graduate of Clemson University and holds a Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering degree.  Ms. Moseley is a licensed Professional Engineer holding registration in the States of South Carolina, North Carolina and Texas.

28
Jul 2017

Hussey Gay Bell Continues Growth With Hire of Six


Columbia, SC – Hussey Gay Bell announces the hire of Ms. Rebecca Connelly, CIT, as Utility Coordinator, Mr. Lesley Joseph, EIT, as Project Engineer and Ms. Meghan Perhacs at Civil Engineering Designer.

Ms. Connelly has 21 years of experience.  As Utility Coordinator, her responsibilities include overall utility systems coordination for the firm’s transportation-related projects for DOTs, counties and their municipalities.   Ms. Connelly’s expertise extends to include project management, team coordination, civil design, cost estimating, plan production, project scheduling and BIM coordination. Ms. Connelly is a graduate of the University of South Carolina and holds a Bachelor of Science, Biology degree.  She holds various OSHA, CEPCSI, CIT and NIH certifications and is a Past President of NAWIC.

 

Mr. Lesley Joseph, EIT, has joined the firm’s Columbia Water/Wastewater division as Project Engineer.  Mr. Joseph has 4 years of experience primarily including risk assessments, municipal and industrial water/wastewater treatment, distribution and collections systems, solid waste management and hydraulic modeling.  Mr. Joseph is a registered EIT in the State of Texas.  He holds two degrees from the University of South Carolina including a Master’s degree and Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering as well as a Master’s degree in Environmental Engineering from John Hopkins University.

 

 

Ms. Meghan Perhacs has joined the Columbia team of Hussey Gay Bell as Civil Engineering Designer. Her responsibilities will include development of preliminary design reports, engineering calculations, technical reports, permitting, construction drawings and project specifications for the firm’s public and private design projects in the firm’s water and sewer market sectors. Ms. Perhacs is a graduate of the University of South Carolina, Columbia and holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering degree.

 

 

Charleston, SC – Hussey Gay Bell announces the hire of Mr. Rob Dzurenda as Civil Designer and Mr. Kyle Wiegand as Project Representative.

Mr. Dzurenda has 16 years of experience in the design of commercial and residential projects.  As Civil Designer, Mr. Dzurenda is responsible for the design of various public and private projects in the firm’s municipal, commercial and industrial markets.   He holds an Associate’s Degree of Architectural Drafting/Design from Lincoln Technical Institute and is well-versed in Civil 3D and associated design programs.

 

Mr. Wiegand has 5 years of experience.  As Project Representative, Mr. Wiegand is responsible for construction observation of Water and Sewer Piping, Pump Stations, Grading, Paving and Storm Drainage projects for the firm.  Mr. Wiegand holds a Bachelor of Science, Civil & Environmental Engineering degree from The Citadel.  He is currently a Captain in the 218th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade of the SC Army National Guard where he has provided relief response for Hurricanes Joaquin and Matthew.  He holds various OSHA, PMP and Stormwater, Erosion and Sediment Control certifications.

 

 

Savannah, GA – Mr. David Boney, EIT, has joined the firm’s Savannah Water/Wastewater division as Project Engineer.  Mr. Boney has 5 years of experience primarily serving as a Process Engineer for industrial and municipal-related water/wastewater systems.  Mr. Boney is a registered EIT in the State of Georgia.  He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering from Georgia Tech and is a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.