July 26, 2018

Gresham, Smith and Partners announces that Nathan Somerville, P.E., has joined GS&P as a senior project manager in the Industrial market. He brings more than 13 years of experience in project management, engineering, commissioning and construction management, having led efforts on industrial facilities in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic U.S., as well as internationally in Canada and South America. Somerville will focus on client service and success, adding leadership to the continually growing Industrial team.

“Nathan is a proven leader in his field, with dedication to exceptional client service that aligns well with GS&P’s core mission,” said Michelle Harris, P.E., division vice president at Gresham, Smith and Partners. “He has worked closely with contractors, consultants, clients and operators in the past and he’s able to apply that broad view to his projects, keeping the lines of communication open and placing quality and consistency as a top priority. We are very proud to welcome Nathan to GS&P.”

“The people part of my career – building and sustaining relationships – has always been my biggest motivator because it’s at the foundation of any successful project,” commented Somerville. “I believe in sticking to true project management principles, even as the industrial sector evolves. Honesty, reliability and respect are essential, and I pride myself on being someone who is easy to talk to and work with. It’s an honor to join GS&P and get to work for our Industrial clients.”

Prior to joining GS&P, Somerville served as a project manager at Progressive Design, Inc., in Richmond, Va. During his tenure there, he successfully led a variety of large and small multi-discipline projects and created custom performance-tracking tools for engineering spending. Somerville has also served as a mechanical engineer with HATCH in Tampa, Fla., a project engineer with Guardian Industries in Auburn Hills, Mich., and a project manager with LENNAR in Tampa, Fla. An Oklahoma native, Somerville is a graduate of the University of Tulsa with a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering degree.

GS&P’s Industrial market creates innovative and cost-effective solutions for process-driven manufacturing clients. The firm’s experienced designers and engineers have practical backgrounds in their diverse fields of expertise, which enables them to understand the critical balance of current needs and long-term flexibility. GS&P provides comprehensive engineering and architectural services across a wide range of industry segments including automotive, aerospace, equipment manufacturing, consumer goods production, metals and paper products.