Stephen Meyer Named Branch Manager With Alfred Benesch & Company

Sunday, January 12, 2014
Stephen Meyer
Stephen Meyer
Professional Engineer Stephen Meyer has joined national engineering firm Alfred Benesch & Company. Mr. Meyer will serve as branch manager and senior project manager for the company’s Chattanooga office.

A graduate of Central High School, Mr. Meyer earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and his Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Minnesota.

Mr. Meyer has more than 40 years of experience in the engineering industry, focusing on transportation engineering, systems designs and implementation of transportation strategies. He has been published in several professional international journals.
He is a registered professional engineer in 15 states and Washington D.C.

Mr. Meyer spent years working in the public sector for the city of Minneapolis, Mn., as well as for Hamilton County. He also served as vice president of engineering for Geologic and Environmental Services and as assistant vice president for Volkert, Inc. 

Mr. Meyer has served in advisory roles on a number of professional boards, including the Air Pollution Control Board and the UTC Civil Engineering Advisory Board. He was also the program manager for the design of Chattanooga’s Intelligent Transportation System (ITS). 

Additionally, Mr. Meyer is a member of several professional organizations, such as the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Chattanooga/Hamilton County Regional Health Council and the Institute of Transportation Engineers.

“My entire career has been about progress through collaboration,” said Mr. Meyer, who specializes in large-scale program management. “I am honored to work with a company who shares my professional vision.”

Established in 1946, Alfred Benesch & Company provides civil and structural engineering services to clients in transportation and infrastructure development. The company is headquartered in Chicago, and has offices throughout the United States.

Chattanooga Business Calendar Aug. 30 - Sept. 6

Tuesday, Sept. 2 Member Orientation 8 to 9:30 a.m. Chamber Board Room: 811 Broad St. Learn more about how the Chamber can benefit you and your business. For members and non-members. Free. Light breakfast. Tuesday, Sept. 2 Ribbon Cutting for Gander Mountain     9 a.m. Gander Mountain: 5756 Highway 153 Join the Chattanooga Chamber ... (click for more)

BlueCross BlueShield Of Tennessee Foundation To Endow WGU Tennessee Scholarship

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Foundation will endow $10,000 in scholarship funds to WGU Tennessee, the state-endorsed, nonprofit online university launched last summer as part of Gov. Bill Haslam’s “Drive to 55” initiative, officials announced. “There’s a gap in the health care industry when it comes to medical analytics and nursing analytics professions in Tennessee,” said ... (click for more)

General Motors To Invest $185 Million In Engine Plant, Build New Cadillac SRX In Spring Hill

  General Motors will invest $185 million to make small gas engines at its Spring Hill manufacturing complex, officials said Wednesday.  GM also identified the next-generation Cadillac SRX as a future mid-size vehicle to be produced at Spring Hill. “We want to congratulate GM on this important investment in its future in Spring Hill and Middle Tennessee,” Governor ... (click for more)

Reception Honors County's 2nd-Longest Serving Employee

General Sessions Court Judge Clarence Shattuck, at a County Courthouse reception, asked anyone who was working at the courthouse in 1966 to raise their hand. Only Circuit Court Clerk Paula Thompson was able to do so. Judge Shattuck said he believes only Edna Camp of the Criminal Court clerk's office, has been at the courthouse longer. Ms. Thompson did not seek re-election, ... (click for more)

Vote No On Health Insurance Changes Affecting County Teachers

Our Hamilton County School Board will vote on insurance changes effecting both active employees and retirees, who are not on Medicare at this time.  HCEA strongly objects to changes being made at this time and urges a “No” vote.  Insurance had been frozen three years by negotiations.  Since the Educators Professional Negotiations Act was nullified by the 2011 Legislature, ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Al Sharpton’s Wise Remarks

I’ll admit I paid little more than scant attention to the Monday funeral of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old who was shot and killed by police bullets in Ferguson, Mo., after he allegedly was involved in strong-armed robbery. There are too many tawdry details and, in my way of thinking, there is nothing under God’s sun, absolutely nothing, that gives others the right to riot, burn ... (click for more)