Plymouth, MI, November 01, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- SME President and CEO Mark K. Kramer, PE announced the promotion of Chuck A. Gemayel, PE to Director of Group Operations and Timothy J. Mitchell, PE to Director of Regional Operations. Both will continue to support clients in a technical capacity on projects, and along with other members of the SME leadership team, will work to strategize for the future.
The announcement comes as SME implements several changes to its business structure, including a realignment of service areas into Business Units designed to focus on client needs, as well as the addition of new service groups and promotions across all of the firm’s offices in Indiana, Michigan and Ohio.
“This is an exciting time for SME and we are pleased to have Chuck and Tim performing in these new roles,” said Kramer. “Their contributions are important to SME’s future growth and our clients’ continued success.”
In his strategic role as Director of Group Operations, Gemayel leverages his nearly 30 years of experience to focus on improving technical, project management and service delivery capabilities; risk management and quality control; and helping to grow and improve client relationships. Gemayel also serves as Project Manager and is an expert in pavement design, management and evaluation. He manages projects throughout the United States including highways and airfield pavements. He specializes in nondestructive evaluation of pavement structures.
As Director of Regional Operations, Mitchell’s new focus is on developing SME’s regional office capabilities and performance; growing local and regional clients into global clients, and facilitating resource-sharing and client satisfaction between all SME’s offices across the Midwest. Mitchell is well-known for providing geotechnical engineering expertise and superior service to SME’s clients. With over 30 years of engineering and construction experience, he provides senior technical review and project management for complex geotechnical and foundation construction projects.
About SME: For more than 50 years, SME has provided engineering and scientific services for over 85,000 projects in the Great Lakes region and beyond. Whether developing a new site or redeveloping an existing brownfield site; constructing or rehabilitating infrastructure including roads and bridges and other utilities; or acquiring, rehabilitating or managing existing facilities, SME can help. SME specializes in geotechnical, environmental, pavement, building and construction materials, building enclosures and metals and coatings consulting and design services. The tougher the challenge, the more SME can help. For more information, visit www.sme-usa.com.