Gresham Smith’s Brian McKeehan Honored by ASCE for Industry Service

October 14, 2019

Gresham Smith is proud to announce that Senior Civil Engineer Brian McKeehan, P.E., F.ASCE, was honored by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) as a recipient of the 2019 William H. Wisely American Civil Engineer Award. He was recognized for his leadership in researching and developing recommendations for how ASCE may leverage credentialing to advance the profession. The award celebrates individuals who have exhibited continuing efforts to better the history, tradition, developments and technical and professional activities of the Society. McKeehan accepted the award at the ASCE 2019 Convention on October 12.

“Brian leads by example, actively committing his time to advancing the industry and, by extension, adding value to the work we do for our clients,” said Wilson Rayfield, AIA, LEED AP, executive vice president, Gresham Smith. “We are proud that ASCE has recognized his leadership and service.”

McKeehan has consistently been recognized for his leadership within the Society and to the industry. He is an ASCE Fellow, a prestigious honor held by three percent of ASCE members. McKeehan currently serves on the Board of Direction and has held previous positions including president of the Transportation and Development Institute, conference chair, technical committee chair and task committee chair. He was also involved in the 2013 and 2017 development of ASCE’s  Report Card for America’s Infrastructure.

For more than a decade, McKeehan has brought tremendous value to Gresham Smith, planning, designing and managing construction for major aviation projects. Most recently, he has been working on the terminal expansion and renovation project at Charlotte Douglas International Airport. He has made significant contributions to engagements with Richmond International Airport, Tampa International Airport and Fort Lauderdale International Airport as well as lent engineering expertise to a number of the firm’s cross-disciplinary projects.