“I am passionate about helping others succeed. Clients and employees define success in different ways and I enjoy helping people attain their goals.”
Chief Executive Officer and President, Sam is responsible for the company’s strategic plan, which has led to our expansion to Greenville, South Carolina, Charlotte, North Carolina, and Nashville, Tennessee. A licensed Professional Engineer, Sam began his career with Thomas & Hutton in July 1985 upon graduation from North Carolina State University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Civil Engineering. He was elected President in 2013 and later as Chief Executive Officer in 2015. A dedicated business and community leader, Sam serves organizations including Isle of Hope Methodist Church(Church Council Chair), Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce (Chair 2017), Rotary Club of Savannah (President 2011-2012), NC State Engineering Foundation, Savannah Technical College Foundation, and was the 2013 United Way of the Coastal Empire Campaign Chair. With a passion for educating future engineers, Sam served on advisory boards at NC State University – Civil Engineering Department, Georgia Southern University College of Engineering and Information Technology, and University of Georgia – Department of Civil Engineering.