Stewart Engineering Names Don Brown Construction Services Department Manager

Brown to Manage Geotechnical Engineering, SI / CMT and CEI

Raleigh, NC, August 22, 2012 --( Robert Macia, PE, LEED AP, president of Stewart Engineering (, has announced that Don Brown, PE LEEP AP, has been named the firm’s construction services department manager. In this position, Brown will manage Stewart’s three service lines within the firm’s Construction Services department – geotechnical engineering, construction materials testing (CMT) / special inspections (SI), and construction engineering and inspection (CEI). He will also lead the firm’s material testing laboratory, a 3,000 square-foot facility located at 2201 Brentwood Road. This new facility has 14 employees working on-site, including four professional engineers, who are responsible for testing soil, concrete, asphalt, spray-applied fireproofing material and a variety of other materials.

Most recently, Brown served as Stewart Engineering’s geotechnical services manager. He has applied his geotechnical engineering expertise to a wide variety of building, transportation and infrastructure projects. He most recently served as the geotechnical engineer for both the N.C. Department of Corrections Medical Center and Progress Energy’s new North Operations Center, in addition to being selected by NC State University for its Broughton Hall Addition and Renovations project. Prior to joining Stewart Engineering in 2008, he worked for a national geotechnical and testing provider in the Carolinas.

“Don has provided our clients with excellent service over the past four years, and we are looking forward to his contributions in his new role,” said Macia. “The expansion of our material testing laboratory will add to the capabilities that our construction services department can offer, and we are confident that Don will help this department continue to grow.”

- Brown is a member of North Carolina Economic Developers Association, American Council of Engineering Companies and Deep Foundations Institute.

- He received a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from UNC Charlotte.

- A Raleigh native, he resides in his hometown with his wife and son.

About Stewart Engineering:
Based in Raleigh, Stewart Engineering provides engineering, technical and design services in the areas of structural, civil, geotechnical and transportation engineering, landscape architecture, surveying, construction services and greenway design. With a corporate office located in Raleigh, N.C., and a branch office in Charlotte, N.C., Stewart Engineering is well-positioned to serve its diverse client base, which includes area architects, private developers, contractors, municipalities, universities, hospitals, community colleges and the North Carolina Department of Transportation. The firm’s accolades include an EDGE award from Triangle Business Journal, the Pinnacle Award for Growth and Stability from the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, and multiple awards from the American Council of Engineering Companies of North Carolina including the 2012 Grand Conceptor Award. Stewart Engineering employs 90 people and is certified as a Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) owned and controlled by minority, women, disabled or disadvantaged owners. For more information, visit

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