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February was book drive month for our Charity of Choice, Books for Keeps! In the spirit of friendly office competition, four members of our leadership team competed to see how many books they could collect within the W&A family. In three short weeks, we more than doubled our goal! The competition is still going strong … Continued

As part of our employee wellness program, W&A Engineering hosts an annual health screening for our employees. During this health screening, W&A welcomes in the wonderful nurses of Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center to provide our employees with fundamental health information between regularly scheduled doctor’s visits. “W&A’s Annual Employee Health Screenings provide us with a … Continued

Meet Patrick Waylor from W&A Engineering’s Athens office! Patrick Waylor has been with W&A Engineering since September of last year, though he has been practicing landscape architecture for over twenty years. A project manager in the Planning Department, Patrick assists both the Planning and Landscape Architecture teams on various planning and design projects. Above all, … Continued

Meet Adam Bledsoe, RLS at W&A Engineering Nashville! Adam is the Director of Surveying for our W&A Engineering Nashville office, and we are so pleased to have added him to our W&A team. With the Nashville addition being W&A Engineering’s most recently established office, Adam is inspired by the potential for growth he sees in … Continued

Today, January 28th in our parking lot, family and friends gathered for a socially distanced celebration of W&A Engineering’s first twenty years with the long-awaited unveiling of our vicennial anniversary sculpture. This newest addition to our headquarters in Athens, Georgia has stood under a tarp for the past several weeks, building anticipation for what lay … Continued

Meet Emily Grube, one of the newest additions to the W&A family, operating as the Chief of Talent Acquisition & Retention! Emily came to W&A Engineering with extensive experience working in talent acquisition, having recruited engineering candidates for firms all across the United States throughout her career. In fact, W&A was her very first client! … Continued

W&A Engineering is delighted to announce that CEO and President, Jon Williams, ALSA, PLA has recently been appointed to the Georgia Board of Landscape Architects by Governor Brian Kemp. The Georgia General Assembly created the Georgia State Board of Landscape Architects in 1958 for the purpose of protecting the public health, safety, and welfare by … Continued

Effective January 11th, people age 65 and older and first responders – including law enforcement – will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Previously, the vaccine was only available to healthcare workers and residents of long-term care facilities. Due to the limited quantity of vaccines, the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has … 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

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W&A is proud to partner with Envision Athens as the Visionary Sponsor of their year-long campaign, The Year of the Good Neighbor! The goal of this community outreach campaign to inspire all Athenians to be Good Neighbors, united under one vision to better the community’s future through its four core values— unity, equity, prosperity, and compassion. What better way … Continued

W&A has enjoyed participating in MLK Day of Service volunteer efforts and supporting our community partners in the memorial of Martin Luther King Jr. throughout the years on this special day. We are grateful for the opportunity to volunteer in two communities this year! In Athens, Georgia we will be volunteering at the historic Brooklyn … Continued

W&A Engineering is pleased to announce our 2021 Charity of Choice Partners! Beginning in 2018, it has become a company tradition to select local nonprofit partners each year to provide charitable donations and in-kind services in lieu of corporate gifts to our clients.  Within our corporate headquarters, the Athens staff has selected Books for Keeps, whose mission is … Continued

W&A was thrilled to be apart of the ESP Miracle League Complex Groundbreaking Ceremony on Friday! Projects like these bring our team great joy. We are grateful for the opportunity to work with such an amazing organization like ESP that continues to work to even the playing field for individuals with disabilities. LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS PROJECT

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