Carnahan Elected to Merrick Board of Directors

Aurora, CO – January 30, 2010 – Douglas E. Carnahan, Jr. has been elected to Merrick & Company’s board of directors, it was announced by Ralph W. Christie, PE, chair and chief executive officer.  Carnahan  has been with the firm for the past seven years, and upon retiring in late 2009, was elected to the board to continue his contribution to the firm.

“We’re pleased to have Doug continue supporting Merrick.  He’s had a significant influence on our employee-owned company during his tenure and the continuity of his input into our strategic plans will help to support our continued growth,” said Christie.

Carnahan has been located in the firm’s Oak Ridge office for the past two years, where he was program manager on a major design project for the Department of Energy at the Y-12 National Security Complex , Tennessee.  Prior to that he was chief operating officer for Merrick from 2005 until 2008. During his tenure at Merrick, he’s also been involved in projects over $100 million in size at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory, the Los Alamos National Laboratory, and the Argonne National Laboratory.  Prior to joining Merrick, Carnahan served as a senior vice president for Washington Group International and Raytheon Engineers & Constructors.  He’s a graduate of Louisiana Tech University.

Merrick & Company, an $85 million engineering, architecture, design-build, surveying, and geospatial solutions firm, serves domestic and international clients in the energy, security, life sciences, and infrastructure markets.  Through client focused project delivery teams, the firms specifically serves the fuels and energy, life sciences, military and government, nuclear technology, infrastructure, and geospatial technology and mapping markets. The firm maintains an active Corporate Social Responsibility program serving the environmental, social, and economic aspects of the projects they’re involved in and the communities they serve.  Merrick is committed to sustainable design and construction practices through its 50+ LEED-accredited professionals and is continually expanding its in-house resources to serve tomorrow’s needs.  Headquartered in Aurora, Colorado, the employee-owned company maintains eight offices in the U.S. as well as offices in Canada and Mexico.

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