G. Holmes Bell, IV, PE

Chairman & CEO

Holmes

Since becoming Chairman and CEO, Mr. Bell, a registered Professional Engineer, has expanded the firms’ presence in the Southeast and has enthusiastically embraced and championed the firm’s core values of client service, innovation, initiation of ideas, collaboration, and the development of the most important aspect of the firm, the people.  Mr. Bell has been instrumental in restructuring many aspects of the firm by growing internally, as well as hiring key leaders for expansion.

Mr. Bell provides strategic direction and leadership throughout the firm’s different market sectors, from Savannah, Atlanta and Statesboro, Georgia to Charleston and Columbia, South Carolina and Nashville, Tennessee.

Mr. Bell has been recognized as one of Georgia Trends’ Notable Georgians and included in their 40 Under 40 for business.  He is a graduate of both Hampden-Sydney College and Mercer University, where he serves on their National Engineering Advisory Board, as well as a graduate of Leadership Savannah and Leadership Georgia.  In addition, Mr. Bell serves on the Georgia Chamber of Commerce Board, the ACEC Georgia Board, SAGIS Savannah Board and is active in Young President’s Organization (YPO), and previously has been active in the Savannah Chamber of Commerce Board, United Way of Savannah, Memorial Hospital Foundation, and numerous other civic and community boards.  Mr. Bell is married with 3 children and is a member of Independent Presbyterian Church.