Charlotte, NC, November 28, 2016 — To better serve clients in the North Carolina Piedmont region, Thomas & Hutton is excited to announce the addition of a new office in Charlotte, North Carolina, led by our new Regional Director, J. Michael Barnes, PE, LEED AP. Barnes has the right mix of experience for this area and is a NC State graduate, holding both Master and Bachelor of Science degrees in Civil Engineering and Construction Management. He has 21 years of experience in project management for both public and private entities throughout the State. His background includes site development, water and wastewater, as well as management of institutional and commercial projects.
Joining Barnes in Charlotte are Designers, Matthew Kiker and Bradley Langley. Both are UNC Charlotte graduates with Bachelor of Science degrees in Civil Engineering. Kiker and Langley will assist Barnes providing services of Thomas & Hutton on the local level. This Charlotte team has extensive experience throughout both Carolinas and have worked on projects from Cherokee County to Brunswick County, NC.
“Having been a partner in a multi-disciplined firm, I’m excited about the opportunity to focus my efforts on the civil side of projects. My previous background of leading full architectural teams will allow me to better understand our clients’ needs.”
It is an exciting time for Thomas & Hutton as it expands to the Charlotte region. President and CEO, Sam McCachern states, “Thomas & Hutton’s expansion into North Carolina is an important part of our growth strategy. Charlotte is a dynamic region that offers different economic drivers. We believe North Carolina will continue to have strong job and population growth. We look forward to making a difference in the community.”
Thomas & Hutton’s Charlotte office is located at:
1414 South Tryon Street, Suite A
Charlotte, North Carolina 28202
A grand opening/ribbon cutting ceremony will be posted at a later date.
About Thomas & Hutton
Thomas & Hutton celebrates 70 years of creating transformative communities. Founded in 1946 in Savannah, GA, Thomas & Hutton is a privately held, professional services company providing engineering, planning, surveying, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and consulting services to public and private clients. Thomas & Hutton ranked No. 7 in the 2016 Best Places to Work in South Carolina, a program from SC Biz News and No. 6 in the 2016 Best Places to Work in Georgia, a program developed by Georgia Trend Magazine. In addition to Charlotte, Thomas & Hutton has offices in Charleston, Columbia, Greenville, and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; Savannah and Brunswick, Georgia; and Nashville, Tennessee. For more information, visit www.thomasandhutton.com