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Our Team

Our People Are Our Business.

Engineering Department

 
Bill Flowers - President   Bill has served as President of CEC since May 2015. Part of CEC for over 35 years, Bill has been an integral part of the history and growth of CEC. Bill assists clients in preliminary design, land studies, and regulatory involvement. Bill also oversees the day to day operations of the business. Bill is a native of West Virginia, and is a proud husband, father, and grandfather. When away from the office, Bill enjoys writing and volunteering at his church.

Bill Flowers - President

Bill has served as President of CEC since May 2015. Part of CEC for over 35 years, Bill has been an integral part of the history and growth of CEC. Bill assists clients in preliminary design, land studies, and regulatory involvement. Bill also oversees the day to day operations of the business. Bill is a native of West Virginia, and is a proud husband, father, and grandfather. When away from the office, Bill enjoys writing and volunteering at his church.

Josh Rabon, PE - Vice President   Josh has served as Vice President of CEC since May 2015. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in South Carolina, North Carolina, and Georgia. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of South Carolina and a Master of Business Administration from Southern Wesleyan University. Josh has over 12 years of industry experience in both the public and private sector. Josh oversees engineering operations and assists in oversight of day to day operations of the company. Josh is from Cayce, South Carolina. When away from the office, he enjoys spending time with his family and volunteering at his church.

Josh Rabon, PE - Vice President

Josh has served as Vice President of CEC since May 2015. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in South Carolina, North Carolina, and Georgia. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of South Carolina and a Master of Business Administration from Southern Wesleyan University. Josh has over 12 years of industry experience in both the public and private sector. Josh oversees engineering operations and assists in oversight of day to day operations of the company. Josh is from Cayce, South Carolina. When away from the office, he enjoys spending time with his family and volunteering at his church.

Dustin Johnson, PE, LEED AP - Project Manager   Dustin has served as project manager at CEC since October 2015. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and a Master of Engineering from the University of South Carolina. Dustin has over 12 years of industry experience in private consulting and construction. Dustin also co-manages the Information Technology for the company. Dustin is from Prosperity, South Carolina, and enjoys traveling, spending time with family, and volunteering at his church when away from the office.

Dustin Johnson, PE, LEED AP - Project Manager

Dustin has served as project manager at CEC since October 2015. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and a Master of Engineering from the University of South Carolina. Dustin has over 12 years of industry experience in private consulting and construction. Dustin also co-manages the Information Technology for the company. Dustin is from Prosperity, South Carolina, and enjoys traveling, spending time with family, and volunteering at his church when away from the office.

Mike Dinkins - Project Manager   Mike serves as a project manager at CEC and has been with the company for over 37 years. Mike has a diploma in Industrial Technology from Midlands Technical College, and has extensive experience in residential and commercial development. Mike lives in Lugoff, South Carolina and is a proud husband, father, and grandfather. When away from the office, Mike is very active in his church and enjoys playing golf and spending time with his family.

Mike Dinkins - Project Manager

Mike serves as a project manager at CEC and has been with the company for over 37 years. Mike has a diploma in Industrial Technology from Midlands Technical College, and has extensive experience in residential and commercial development. Mike lives in Lugoff, South Carolina and is a proud husband, father, and grandfather. When away from the office, Mike is very active in his church and enjoys playing golf and spending time with his family.

Penny Kimrey, PE - Special Projects Engineer   Penny has been with CEC for over 8 years and serves as a special projects engineer. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and a Master of Engineering from the University of South Carolina. She is a licensed Professional Engineer in the state of South Carolina with over 25 years experience in both the public and private sector. A native of Columbia, South Carolina, Penny enjoys spending time with her family away from the office as well as watching her husband and son coach high school football.

Penny Kimrey, PE - Special Projects Engineer

Penny has been with CEC for over 8 years and serves as a special projects engineer. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and a Master of Engineering from the University of South Carolina. She is a licensed Professional Engineer in the state of South Carolina with over 25 years experience in both the public and private sector. A native of Columbia, South Carolina, Penny enjoys spending time with her family away from the office as well as watching her husband and son coach high school football.

Paul Flowers - Project Manager   Paul has worked with CEC for over 9 years beginning in 2000 and returning most recently in 2018 after 3 years in managing Land Development for a local homebuilder. He earned his degrees in Russian and English at the University of South Carolina. Paul has held various roles with CEC over the years including work on Project Management, Stormwater Compliance, Site Work Observation and coordinating As-Built drawings. Paul grew up in the Irmo area. He is a proud father and husband. Outside of work Paul enjoys time with family and friends, he is a multi-instrumentalist and is active in his church.

Paul Flowers - Project Manager

Paul has worked with CEC for over 9 years beginning in 2000 and returning most recently in 2018 after 3 years in managing Land Development for a local homebuilder. He earned his degrees in Russian and English at the University of South Carolina. Paul has held various roles with CEC over the years including work on Project Management, Stormwater Compliance, Site Work Observation and coordinating As-Built drawings. Paul grew up in the Irmo area. He is a proud father and husband. Outside of work Paul enjoys time with family and friends, he is a multi-instrumentalist and is active in his church.

Evan Lusk, EIT - Project Engineer   Evan joined CEC as an Engineering Associate in May 2016. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of South Carolina where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. Evan works with project managers on residential, commercial, and utility design projects. A native of West Columbia, South Carolina, Evan enjoys golfing, volunteering at his church, and spending time with his wife when away from the office.

Evan Lusk, EIT - Project Engineer

Evan joined CEC as an Engineering Associate in May 2016. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of South Carolina where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. Evan works with project managers on residential, commercial, and utility design projects. A native of West Columbia, South Carolina, Evan enjoys golfing, volunteering at his church, and spending time with his wife when away from the office.

Benjamin Bass, EIT - Engineering Associate   Benjamin has served as an engineering associate since 2015. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Clemson University. Benjamin works with project managers on residential, commercial, and utility design projects. A native of Kershaw, South Carolina, Benjamin enjoys spending time with family and Clemson athletics when away from the office.

Benjamin Bass, EIT - Engineering Associate

Benjamin has served as an engineering associate since 2015. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Clemson University. Benjamin works with project managers on residential, commercial, and utility design projects. A native of Kershaw, South Carolina, Benjamin enjoys spending time with family and Clemson athletics when away from the office.

Scottie Newman - Engineering Associate   Scottie joined CEC in December of 2017, after obtaining his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from The University of South Carolina. Currently an engineering associate, Scottie works alongside project managers on residential, commercial, and utility design projects. Born and raised in West Columbia and is a proud Gamecock. Scottie enjoys the outdoors with an emphasis on boating and golfing.

Scottie Newman - Engineering Associate

Scottie joined CEC in December of 2017, after obtaining his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from The University of South Carolina. Currently an engineering associate, Scottie works alongside project managers on residential, commercial, and utility design projects. Born and raised in West Columbia and is a proud Gamecock. Scottie enjoys the outdoors with an emphasis on boating and golfing.

Kyle Dorn - Engineering Associate   Kyle joined CEC as an engineering associate in May 2017. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from The Citadel. Kyle works with project managers on residential, commercial, and utility design projects. A native of Chapin, South Carolina, Kyle enjoys time with family, friends and spending time on Lake Murray when away from the office.

Kyle Dorn - Engineering Associate

Kyle joined CEC as an engineering associate in May 2017. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from The Citadel. Kyle works with project managers on residential, commercial, and utility design projects. A native of Chapin, South Carolina, Kyle enjoys time with family, friends and spending time on Lake Murray when away from the office.

Daniel Mosher - Project Engineer

Daniel Mosher - Project Engineer

Elissa Filson, Design Associate   Elissa joined CEC as a Design Technician in 2016. With prior experience studying architecture and civil engineering, Elissa works with project managers and engineers in the design phase of residential, commercial, and utility projects. Elissa is a native of Columbia, South Carolina and enjoys spending time with family when away from the office.

Elissa Filson, Design Associate

Elissa joined CEC as a Design Technician in 2016. With prior experience studying architecture and civil engineering, Elissa works with project managers and engineers in the design phase of residential, commercial, and utility projects. Elissa is a native of Columbia, South Carolina and enjoys spending time with family when away from the office.

Justin Addy - Design Associate   Justin has served as a Design Technician since November 2015 after previously working for CEC in 2005. Justin has over 10 years of experience in construction, and works with project managers and engineers in the design phase of residential, commercial, and utility projects. Justin is from Irmo, South Carolina and enjoys spending time with family and carpentry projects when away from the office.

Justin Addy - Design Associate

Justin has served as a Design Technician since November 2015 after previously working for CEC in 2005. Justin has over 10 years of experience in construction, and works with project managers and engineers in the design phase of residential, commercial, and utility projects. Justin is from Irmo, South Carolina and enjoys spending time with family and carpentry projects when away from the office.

John Gresham, Design Associate   John joined CEC as a Design Technician in October 2017, coming from a background in advertising and publishing. John assists in the pre and post-design phases of residential and commercial land development projects. A native of Irmo, South Carolina, John enjoys spending time reading, camping, and spending time with family during his time away from the office.

John Gresham, Design Associate

John joined CEC as a Design Technician in October 2017, coming from a background in advertising and publishing. John assists in the pre and post-design phases of residential and commercial land development projects. A native of Irmo, South Carolina, John enjoys spending time reading, camping, and spending time with family during his time away from the office.

Nicholas Flood, IT Administrator/Design Technician   Nicholas joined CEC as a Design Technician in 2016 with prior experience in computer programming and data management. Nicholas assists in the design and post-design phase of residential and commercial projects, as well as administers network and Information Technology for the company. A native of Michigan, Nicholas enjoys spending time with his family and volunteering at his church when away from the office.

Nicholas Flood, IT Administrator/Design Technician

Nicholas joined CEC as a Design Technician in 2016 with prior experience in computer programming and data management. Nicholas assists in the design and post-design phase of residential and commercial projects, as well as administers network and Information Technology for the company. A native of Michigan, Nicholas enjoys spending time with his family and volunteering at his church when away from the office.

 

Surveying Department

 
Clay Walsh, PLS, LEED AP - Vice President   Clay has served as Vice President of CEC since May 2015. Clay has over 20 years of experience in residential and commercial design as well as land surveying. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Media Arts from the University of South Carolina. Clay is a 2nd generation Principal of CEC as his father, Harry Walsh, was one of the founding partners of the company. Clay is from Chapin, South Carolina, and enjoys spending time on Lake Murray with his family and volunteering with JDRF when away from the office.

Clay Walsh, PLS, LEED AP - Vice President

Clay has served as Vice President of CEC since May 2015. Clay has over 20 years of experience in residential and commercial design as well as land surveying. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Media Arts from the University of South Carolina. Clay is a 2nd generation Principal of CEC as his father, Harry Walsh, was one of the founding partners of the company. Clay is from Chapin, South Carolina, and enjoys spending time on Lake Murray with his family and volunteering with JDRF when away from the office.

Charles Meeler, PLS - Surveying Director   Charles serves as Director of Surveying at CEC. He is a licensed Professional Land Surveyor in the state of South Carolina. Charles has over 40 years of surveying experience including boundary, topographic, and ALTA surveys. Charles is a proud husband, father, and grandfather. Charles is from York, South Carolina but has resided and worked in the Columbia area for the past 28 years. Charles enjoys spending time with his family and playing golf when away from the office.

Charles Meeler, PLS - Surveying Director

Charles serves as Director of Surveying at CEC. He is a licensed Professional Land Surveyor in the state of South Carolina. Charles has over 40 years of surveying experience including boundary, topographic, and ALTA surveys. Charles is a proud husband, father, and grandfather. Charles is from York, South Carolina but has resided and worked in the Columbia area for the past 28 years. Charles enjoys spending time with his family and playing golf when away from the office.

Nick DeLoach - Surveying Manager   Nick serves as surveying manager at CEC and has been with the company for over 15 years. Nick has extensive experience in field surveying, drafting, and courthouse research. Nick is from Irmo, South Carolina, and enjoys relaxing when away from the office.

Nick DeLoach - Surveying Manager

Nick serves as surveying manager at CEC and has been with the company for over 15 years. Nick has extensive experience in field surveying, drafting, and courthouse research. Nick is from Irmo, South Carolina, and enjoys relaxing when away from the office.

Hugh Ebert - Engineering Associate   Hugh serves as an engineering associate at CEC and has been with the company for over 15 years. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Geology from Louisiana State University. Hugh has experience in surveying and drafting, and coordinates as-built drawings on most projects. When away from the office, Hugh enjoys traveling, spending time with family, and LSU athletics.

Hugh Ebert - Engineering Associate

Hugh serves as an engineering associate at CEC and has been with the company for over 15 years. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Geology from Louisiana State University. Hugh has experience in surveying and drafting, and coordinates as-built drawings on most projects. When away from the office, Hugh enjoys traveling, spending time with family, and LSU athletics.

 

Administration

 
Myra Grimes - Office Manager   Myra joined CEC in March of 2018 and assists with the daily administrative responsibilities of the office. Myra is a native of Pennsylvania but has called Columbia home for 19 years. When away from the office she enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 daughters, family, friends and participating in church activities.

Myra Grimes - Office Manager

Myra joined CEC in March of 2018 and assists with the daily administrative responsibilities of the office. Myra is a native of Pennsylvania but has called Columbia home for 19 years. When away from the office she enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 daughters, family, friends and participating in church activities.

Holly Keech, Office Administrator   Holly has served as office administrator at CEC since June 2013. Holly oversees administrative and account operations in the office. Holly is a native of Cayce, South Carolina and enjoys traveling and spending time with her children when away from the office.

Holly Keech, Office Administrator

Holly has served as office administrator at CEC since June 2013. Holly oversees administrative and account operations in the office. Holly is a native of Cayce, South Carolina and enjoys traveling and spending time with her children when away from the office.

Laura Smith - Administrative Assistant   Laura joined CEC in March 2017. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Culinary Arts from the Art Institute of Charlotte. She holds her certificate in Event and Wedding Planning as well. Laura manages day to day office operations including incoming and outgoing submittals, client inquiries, and production quality control. Laura enjoys cooking and entertaining with friends and family when away from the office.

Laura Smith - Administrative Assistant

Laura joined CEC in March 2017. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Culinary Arts from the Art Institute of Charlotte. She holds her certificate in Event and Wedding Planning as well. Laura manages day to day office operations including incoming and outgoing submittals, client inquiries, and production quality control. Laura enjoys cooking and entertaining with friends and family when away from the office.