Thompson Engineering Names Mack McCarley Director Of Operations

Thursday, July 21, 2011
Mack McCarley
Mack McCarley

Thompson Engineering has named Mack McCarley its director of Tennessee Operations. In his new post at Thompson Engineering, Mr. McCarley will direct a staff of 40 and be directly responsible for quality management of the company’s Tennessee projects.

With more than 40 years of experience in the engineering profession, Mr. McCarley has managed a wide variety of projects. He was the construction manager for the building of Chattanooga’s Volkswagen Training Center, a 156,000 square-foot assembly plant, considered the benchmark for the German automaker.

His portfolio includes a variety of industrial and commercial construction projects including two large parking garages for Unum Company in Hamilton County, construction of schools in Hamilton and Bradley Counties, medical facilities at Erlanger in Chattanooga, and Hamilton Medical in Georgia.

“Mack’s experience is hard to match. He’s managed a 2,100 person staff, state-of-the-art designs and historically sensitive projects,” said John Baker, president of Thompson Engineering. “We want him at the forefront of our Tennessee projects because of his proven record of quality management and client service.”

Mr. McCarley is currently involved in the enhancement of Crest Road, which runs along historic Missionary Ridge and is surrounded by Civil War sites.

“Everyone is affected by transportation engineering, from bike paths to turn lanes,” he said. “It’s a vital infrastructure, so it demands the best in skill and strategy.”

Mr. McCarley’s career began in transportation, with a job at the Alabama Department of Transportation.

Thompson Engineering is headquartered in Mobile, Ala., and has offices in five states. For almost 60 years, Thompson Engineering has provided services to the industrial, federal, transportation, state and local government, institution and commercial markets.

Some of the company’s clients include ThyssenKrupp USA, Volkswagen, USACE and Departments of Transportation in Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi and Georgia.



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