Leadership Restructuring Promotes Long-Time Employee to Key Leadership Role

Cawood Tim

Tim Cawood, PLS

Raleigh, NC—McKim & Creed CEO John T. Lucey, Jr., PE, has announced a restructuring of McKim & Creed’s leadership team that includes promoting Tim Cawood, PLS, to president of geomatics. In this new role, he will oversee geomatics services companywide.

He began his career at McKim & Creed in 1985, when he joined the firm as a survey crew member. With his ability to understand and embrace new technology, and his aptitude for predicting the “next big thing,” Mr. Cawood quickly assumed a leadership position within the company. Under his guidance, McKim & Creed has become the #1 survey and mapping firm in the Southeast, the seventh largest surveying company in Texas, and one of the largest and most comprehensive geomatics firms in the U.S.

“This promotion supports our continued growth as well as recognizes the tremendous contributions that Tim has made to the firm. He has been with McKim & Creed for over 30 years, progressing from an entry-level position and has been a great example of our core values of respect for people, client satisfaction, continuous improvement, ownership and safety,” said Mr. Lucey in an announcement delivered to employees.

In the past five years, McKim & Creed has grown from a $50 million/year to a $116 million/year employee-owned firm with 22 offices in North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Virginia, Texas and Pennsylvania. The company has been named by Engineering News-Record magazine as one of the country’s largest 200 engineering and environmental firms. There are 75,600 engineering firms in the U.S., according to selectusa.gov.

About McKim & Creed
McKim & Creed is an employee-owned engineering and surveying firm with more than 500 staff members in offices throughout the U.S., including Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, Texas, and Pennsylvania. McKim & Creed specializes in civil, environmental, mechanical, instrumentation, plumbing, and structural engineering; industrial design-build services; airborne and mobile LiDAR/scanning; unmanned aerial systems; subsurface utility engineering; and hydrographic and conventional surveying services for the energy, transportation, federal, land development, water and building markets.  The company celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2018. For more information about McKim & Creed, visit www.mckimcreed.com.