Employee Spotlight

Hannah Bryant, PMP joined the W&A Engineering team in June of 2021 as one of the very first employees in our Birmingham office. Part of the Program Management department, she is both a Project Manager and Senior Project Coordinator building relationships with some of our largest and longest-term clients to provide national support with a … Continued

Behind some of the most complex engineering projects, renderings, and plans is a group of engineering assistants and civil drafting professionals working to make the design plan into a reality. One such draftsmen is W&A Engineering’s Brian Swem. Brian Swem, 51, is a senior civil draftsman working with W&A Engineering’s Athens Program Management team. Utilizing … Continued

While some prioritize finding a career without limits, for surveyors Jim and Lori Fisher it’s exactly the limits they’re interested in. Jim and Lori Fisher, W&A Engineering Nashville’s Assistant Director of Surveying and Surveying Project Coordinator respectively, have been performing a wide variety of land surveys since 1986. Having held every position the industry has … Continued

One of the newest members of our Civil Engineering team, Lauren Garren, PE has joined W&A Engineering Atlanta as a Senior Project Manager. Before joining W&A, Lauren earned her Masters of Science in Civil Engineering and Construction Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2015 and brings nearly 10 years of experience to the … Continued

The newest member of our Athens team, Greg Wilson joined W&A Engineering this month as the Director of Operations for our headquarter office. Greg joins the team with over 40 years of experience in Civil Engineering design and management, as well as a passion for W&A’s core values and corporate culture. Having started his career … Continued

Not only is W&A Engineering excited to announce the opening of our new Atlanta office, but we are also thrilled to introduce Brant Aden, PE, LEED GA, MBA. Brant will be leading W&A’s expansion into Metro Atlanta as the Director of Operations for our Atlanta office. Brant is a seasoned engineering professional, joining the W&A … Continued

Bethany Rooney joined W&A Engineering in March of 2021 with over 20 years of experience working with multi-family, financial institutions, commercial, retail, and single-family projects.

We are delighted to announce that Andrew Walker has officially joined W&A Engineering as a project engineer at our headquarter office in Athens, Georgia. Later this month, he will be graduating from the University of Georgia with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and will be an official member of our civil engineering team. Andrew … Continued

Chris Oliver, PEProject Engineer at W&A Engineering Meet Chris Oliver, PE, Project Engineer at W&A Engineering with seven years of experience in the planning and design of multiple residential and commercial land development projects. As a member of the Civil Engineering Department, Chris has supported multiple transportation and roadway projects including intersection and roundabout enhancements, … Continued

EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT OUR TEAM– Get to Know Jerry Hairston! Jerry started at W&A on June 1, 2020, as the new Chief Operating Officer. Starting as COO in the middle of a pandemic, you might think Jerry’s a sucker for punishment, but nothing could be farther from the truth. He just loves a challenge. Jerry’s experience … Continued

EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT Rising to the challenge amidst COVID-19 f there’s one thing COVID-19 has taught us, it’s that innovation, kindness, and compassion are fundamental to prevail during times of crisis. Much like what most companies experienced in March when most communities faced an initial disruption in the availability of personal protective equipment, the W&A management … Continued

2020 has been a busy year so far at W&A! As we continue to pursue our commitment to expanding our reach, the firm’s rapid growth has resulted in several new additions to our roster. Hannah Fisher- Landscape Architecture Intern Attending University of Georgia with dual majors in Landscape Architecture and Civil Engineering, Hannah will be … Continued

Joe Perloff, PLA, Landscape Architect at W&A Engineering, is celebrating his five-year anniversary with our firm this month. Joe joined the W&A team fresh out of graduate school, after completing his master’s degree in landscape architecture at the University of Georgia. “Back in 2014, the job market was not quite what it is today. Many … Continued

Scott Poag, W&A’s Director of Business Development since 2017, has been involved in economic development in the southeast for almost 10 years. During that time he has announced over $1,600,000,000 in new capital investments and over 6,800 net new jobs in the communities he has served. He was named as a 40 Under 40 Rising … Continued

Austin Hewatt, a Survey Manager with W&A, is the father of two, and, as with most parents, Austin thinks a lot about how to make the world a better place for them. In December of 2018, W&A Engineering kicked off a program giving employees the opportunity to present a charity they care about for support … Continued

EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT – GIVING BACK TO THE COMMUNITY Engineers to the Rescue!   CLINT CAMP, W&A’s Director of Nashville Operations, is a roll-up-your-sleeves kinda guy, and his favorite way to give back to the community is to use his professional skills in a volunteer capacity. In 2013, Clint was on the ground floor of an … Continued

EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT – GIVING BACK TO THE COMMUNITY See how my garden grows.   SCOTT HAINES, W&A’s Director of Landscape Architecture, has turned a personal dream into a reality. This past January he pitched the idea of starting a communal garden to Oconee Presbyterian, his family’s church, and was overwhelmed by the positive response.In June … Continued