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W&A is excited to be recognized as a recipient of the University of Georgia’s 2021 Bulldog 100 Awards which recognizes the 100 fastest-growing businesses owned or operated by UGA alumni.  Each year, Bulldog 100 applicants are measured by their business’s compounded annual growth rate during a three-year period. The 2021 Bulldog 100 list is based … Continued

Interview with W&A’s COO Discussing Firm’s Recent Acquisition W&A Engineering’s Chief Operating Officer, Jerry Hairston, recently sat down for an interview with Athens CEO to discuss our recent acquisition of John F. Brewer and Associates. Watch his interview to learn more about this expansion and our firm’s plans for future growth. WATCH INTERVIEW

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

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE W&A Engineering is pleased to announce the expansion of Land Surveying Services to the Tennessee area! In-house land surveying assures our clients that all site information gathered by our surveyors is shared with our project engineers efficiently and accurately to save time and reduce project cost. Based out of our Nashville office … Continued

W&A Engineering has been working with the nonprofit Extra Special People to develop a masterplan and provide civil engineering and landscape design services to develop an all-accessible baseball park located inside an existing park facility, Harris Shoals, located in Watkinsville, GA. As of September 16th’s council meeting, we are one step closer to breaking ground … Continued

W&A Engineering’s Chief Operating Officer, Jerry Hairston, sat down with Athens CEO to talk about his new role at W&A and his passion for helping to grow high professional teams. Learn more about Jerry by reading his bio. OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE WATCH INTERVIEW

We are excited to announce that one of W&A’s projects, the Emmanuel Episcopal Church Expansion, located in Athens, Georgia has earned a 2020 AIA Aspire South Atlantic / Woodworks Wood Design Award! Awarded to our project partner, Houser Walker Architecture, W&A Engineering is grateful to have provided civil engineering, transportation and traffic engineering, landscape architecture, … Continued

The second quarter of 2020 was like none most of us have ever seen. Over 90% of W&A’s employees started working remotely in mid-March, and that continued until mid-June as we adapted to the safety needs of COVID19. Despite these hurdles, W&A looked for opportunities to support local businesses and nonprofits hit hardest by the … Continued

W&A Engineering recently celebrated the ribbon cutting of its Monroe, Ga., office. The Athens-based company acquired John F. Brewer and Associates and established the Monroe office as a regional hub. Read More OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE

Interested in cool sustainable office space? If you missed the live version of the EarthCraft Light Commercial Lunch N’ Learn hosted by the Southface Institute, we now have an on-demand copy available on W&A Engineering’s YouTube Channel. The webinar features a virtual tour of W&A Engineering’s new EarthCraft certified corporate headquarters, located in the historic … Continued

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Walton County-Monroe, GA: W&A Engineering, Inc., a rapidly growing multidisciplinary engineering firm headquartered in Athens, Georgia, is excited to announce the acquisition of John F. Brewer and Associates. For more than 50 years, John F. Brewer and Associates has been a cornerstone of the community, providing land surveying services within Walton County … Continued

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAthens, GAJune 24, 2020 W&A Engineering Inc., a rapidly growing multidisciplinary engineering firm headquartered in Athens, Georgia, announced today that F. Jerry Hairston, Jr., PE has been named Chief Operating Officer. Brad Tucker, who has been acting as Interim Chief Operating Officer over the past six months and led the search for this … Continued

Historic Athens recently announced this year’s preservation award winners live from Historic Hot Corner. W&A Engineering is thrilled to be the recipient of the Historic Athens 51st Annual Preservation Award for Outstanding Rehabilitation for our firm’s newly renovated headquarters located in the early-twentieth century Southern Mill complex adjacent to the historic Boulevard neighborhood. The Outstanding … Continued

For the past 20 years, W&A Engineering and Donald W. Hansford Law have teamed up to host their Annual BBQ as a way to give thanks to the communities that support them. They invited friends, family, clients, business partners, local and state community leaders and partners, and the many people who crossed their paths over … 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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATHENS, GEORGIA: This year at W&A we’ve been celebrating our 20th anniversary by highlighting local businesses, in celebration of entrepreneurship throughout the community. We’ve established a Local Business Partnership and each month, we name a business and encourage the community to support them. In turn, we’ve been making donations of $500 to … Continued

W&A Engineering has been closely monitoring the developments related to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Our company operates with the goal of ensuring: the safety of our employees; the availability of our services; and compliance with public health and other government authority guidance. We wanted to take a moment to let you know that we have … 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