January 19, 2017 | Nashville, Tenn. | People
Gresham, Smith and Partners announces Bryan Tharpe, P.E., has been named division vice president of the firm’s Building Engineering (BE) division. In this role, Tharpe will be focused on providing efficiencies to our design approach and operational leadership for GS&P’s structural, mechanical, plumbing and electrical engineering disciplines.
“Bryan has shown a passion for efficiency and practicality in his approach to design over the years,” commented Al Pramuk, chairman and CEO, Gresham, Smith and Partners. “I look forward to Bryan’s leadership, which will provide professional growth opportunities for employees and build trusting relationships with clients.”
“I am proud to be a long-standing employee of GS&P and am honored to take on the role of division vice president of the Building Engineering division. There is tremendous opportunity for staff in this division and across the firm as we seek to increase the collaboration among our markets and push ourselves to continue to provide value to our clients through innovation and quality design solutions.”
Tharpe most recently managed GS&P’s Structural department where he focused on QA/QC, manpower assignments and deadline management. His more than 20 years of experience includes design and analysis of structural systems of all sizes and complexities, with a specialty in healthcare and aviation projects. Tharpe is a member of the Tennessee Structural Engineers Association and the American Institute of Steel Construction. He is active in his community and teaches a graduate-level course at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. Tharpe earned a Bachelor of Engineering from Vanderbilt University.
“Bryan has shown a passion for efficiency and practicality in his approach to design over the years. I look forward to Bryan’s leadership, which will provide professional growth opportunities for employees and build trusting relationships with clients. ”
Al Pramuk, chairman and CEO, Gresham, Smith and Partners