Barge Design Solutions, Inc. Hires Harry Hawkins

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Harry Hawkins has joined Barge Design Solutions, Inc. as a client service leader in the firm’s Chattanooga office.

Mr. Hawkins has nearly 35 years of experience in civil engineering and commercial construction, including more than 20 years of serving clients in the Chattanooga and north Georgia region. He earned a bachelor of civil engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology.  Mr. Hawkins previously served as Chattanooga office manager for Terracon Consulting. 

Mr. Hawkins is an active member of the Chattanooga community, volunteering for several local groups and clubs, including the Chattanooga Engineers’ Club, E-week Planning committee and the Chattanooga Chamber’s Enterprise Gateway Council, where he serves as a board member. 

His professional organization involvement includes the East Tennessee Safety Council, Tennessee Building Construction Institute Executive Committee, Tennessee River Valley Association board of directors and various Green Initiative Grant committees. 

"Barge strives to provide their clients with an exceptional experience through their Client Service Leader model," officials said.  'Hawkins’ relationships and years of experience in the Chattanooga area will enable him to serve Barge’s clients with the same responsiveness and accessibility that they are accustomed to."

John Hunter, vice president and client service leader says, “Harry will make a great addition to the Barge Chattanooga team. His years of experience and dedication to the Chattanooga area will prove valuable to our clients and projects.”


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