WK Dickson expands regional operation to Augusta, Ga.

New office in Augusta, Ga., opened to better support its growing client base in the region and is a continuation of a recent southern expansion that added to the firm's service reach in north-central Georgia and the South Carolina coast, including new offices near Hilton Head Island, S.C., in early January...

Apr 7th, 2005

CHARLOTTE, NC, April 5, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- WK Dickson & Co. Inc. has announced the opening of a new regional office in Augusta, Ga. The engineering consultant opened the office to better support its growing client base in the region and is a continuation of a recent southern expansion that added to the firm's service reach in north-central Georgia and the South Carolina coast, including new offices near Hilton Head Island, S.C., in early January.

"The Augusta branch office is the perfect extension of WK Dickson's growth," said David L. Peeler, WK Dickson's President and Chief Executive Officer. "We recognize the value of this expansion as an important achievement to the firm's overall strategic objectives for continued growth in that region of the country. We believe the Augusta office will continue to build on our strong foundation of total community and municipal infrastructure services," added Peeler.

The new Augusta office will be managed by William "Trey" Wingate, PE. Originally from the Augusta area, Wingate has been the Branch Manager of the firm's Hickory, North Carolina office for the past nine years. He is a registered Professional Engineer who specializes in the design and management of municipal water resources and transportation infrastructure as well as site design for private developers and municipalities.

WK Dickson will continue its rapid growth with plans to expand to Tennessee, Virginia and Florida in the near future. "We've developed a successful formula and we plan on becoming a major force in the industry all across the southeast," said Peeler.

WK Dickson (www.wkdickson.com) is a multi-disciplined consulting firm specializing in total community infrastructure solutions including: Transportation Planning & Design; Environmental and Water Resources Engineering; Community Planning and Development; and Geospatial Technology. The firm has been headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina since its founding in 1929. It has grown to operate eight regional offices totaling 200 employees located throughout the Southeastern United States. The company maintains offices in Charlotte, Hickory, Raleigh and Wilmington, North Carolina; Columbia, and Hilton Head Island, South Carolina; Augusta and Atlanta, Georgia.

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