PES Welcomes Federal Studio Director Lawson

PES Welcomes Federal Studio Director Lawson

Scott_Lawson_PESPES Structural Engineers adds Scott Lawson, PhD, PE, LEED AP BD+C as Federal Studio Director

Addition Strengthens Federal Group and Increases Client Service

Atlanta, GA – PES Structural Engineers, Inc. announced today that Scott Lawson, PhD, PE, LEED AP BD+C has joined the firm to further develop their growing portfolio of regional and national accounts in their Federal Studio.

Scott brings a wealth of experience within the Industry, having spent over 12 years at Atkins North America (formerly known as PBS&J) where he led the Civilian Agency Sector of the Federal Business Unit, with a primary focus on the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Department of Transportation (DOT), and Department of Interior (DOI). In addition to his impressive work experience, Scott’s academic credentials include a Doctorate of Philosophy in Structural Engineering from Stanford University, and both a Master of Science in Civil Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering from Clemson University.

As Federal Studio Director, Scott will continue PES’s recent success providing design services to many government agencies including the DoD, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), General Services Administration (GSA), National Park Service (NPS) and many other Federal Agencies. Scott comments “I am excited to help grow the PES portfolio of work in the Federal sector and look forward to working with our clients to serve the needs of this important group of end users.”

Michael Planer, President of PES, said “Scott’s wealth of experience and industry knowledge will make him a key addition to PES. We view Scott’s hiring as a continuation of our mission to become the industry’s leading structural design firm and see it as another avenue to strengthen our commitment to serve and expand our Federal client base. Scott is a natural match at PES, where our culture of innovation led us to look for an addition to our team that fits in not only with our spirit of invention and improvement but also with one of exceptional client service.  We were fortunate to find someone of Scott’s caliber to fulfill this role. I have no doubt he will be instrumental in providing and implementing high quality solutions for our clients.”