February 27, 2017 | Atlanta, Ga. | People
Gresham, Smith and Partners is pleased to announce that Rebecca Clay, P.E., ENV SP, and Wendy Creek, P.E., ENV SP, have joined the firm as senior water resources engineers. Both will work from the firm’s recently opened office in Suwanee, Ga. and will serve as resources to firmwide staff. Clay will focus on project execution while leading business development and strategic growth initiatives for the firm in Georgia, Tennessee and South Carolina. Creek will provide leadership and project management for projects predominately located in Gwinnett County, Ga.
“I am excited about the added strength that Rebecca and Wendy bring to the team,” commented Joe Whitson, P.E., executive vice president, Gresham, Smith and Partners. “As we continue to expand our presence and grow our water and wastewater expertise, it’s important that we add the right staff that share our commitment to client service, technical leadership and quality project delivery. These two complement our existing team and add a level of energy that will help us to continue to push the mark forward.”
Clay noted, “GS&P puts a clear focus on client relationships, working together with client teams to make certain their needs are fully understood and then appropriately met. That dedication to client service translates directly into the delivery of great projects. I look forward to working in this collaborative environment with people who have fun helping clients succeed and communities thrive.”
“I truly enjoy working behind the scenes to create solutions that solve highly technical and complex infrastructure issues and improve our daily lives. Working with great clients and building a team of talented staff through mentorship and coaching, it’s what makes it all worthwhile. I am proud to be a part of the GS&P team and am excited about the opportunities ahead,” added Creek.
Clay has more than 13 years of experience with focused expertise including treatment plant rehabilitation, chemical storage and feed systems, treatment of emerging contaminants, and pipeline assessments. She is a licensed engineer in six states, a Georgia Qualified Water Loss Auditor and a Level II Certified Design Professional under the Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, a Master of Science in Civil Engineering with an Environmental focus from Auburn University, and is currently working towards a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.
Creek has nearly 18 years of experience in delivering large water and wastewater treatment and public works facility projects as a project and program manager. She excels at project management, leading project teams to fully understand a client’s needs and then executing on the delivery of solutions in a smooth and efficient manner. Her utilization of new technologies in engineering services and project designs, including extensive work in membrane technology, has been instrumental throughout her career. Creek earned a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Texas at Austin.