Department Directors

Martin Bandy, PE
Director of Military & Federal Programs

Mr. Bandy joined the firm in 2000 and oversees all things military for the firm’s projects throughout the region. He holds a Master of Science, Civil Engineering degree from Tennessee Tech.

Nathan Brown, PLS
Director of Surveying & SUE, Savannah

Mr. Brown joined the firm in 2000 and oversees all Georgia survey projects in addition to overseeing all 3D Scanning and SUE activities for all Hussey Gay Bell companies. He is a licensed Registered Land Surveyor in Georgia.

C.J. Chance, PE
Principal Engineer & Deputy Director of Private Civil

Mr. Chance joined the firm in 2005 and oversees the firm’s private civil work in Georgia including industrial, commercial and residential. He holds a Bachelor of Science, Civil & Environmental Engineering degree from Georgia Tech.

Stephanie Dammen-Morrell
Director of Marketing

Ms. Dammen-Morrell joined the firm in 2013 and oversees all things marketing for all Hussey Gay Bell companies. She holds a Bachelor of Arts, English degree from the University of Northern Iowa.

John Eden, PE
Environmental Department Head

Mr. Eden joined the firm in 2001 and oversees all things related to environmental engineering for projects throughout the region. He holds a Bachelor of Science, Environmental Engineering degree from Mercer University.

Patrick Hajes, PLS
Survey Manager, Charleston

Mr. Hajes joined the firm in 2014 and oversees all survey projects in the Charleston office. He is a licensed Professional Land Surveyor in South Carolina.

Hal Kraft, PE, PLS
Principal Engineer & Director of Civil Development

Mr. Kraft joined the firm in 1983 and currently serves as a Vice President in the Savannah office. He holds a Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering degree from Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering of Technology, now Kennesaw State University.

Jennifer Oetgen, PE
Principal Engineer & Director of Water/Wastewater

Ms. Oetgen joined the firm in 2000 and oversees all things related to water/wastewater infrastructure for projects throughout the region with an emphasis in plant design. She holds a Master of Science, Environmental Engineering degree from the University of Iowa.

Clint Parker, PE, PMP
Transportation Department Head

Mr. Parker joined the firm in 2015 and oversees all things related to transportation infrastructure for projects throughout the region. He holds a Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering degree from Prairie View A&M University.

Joddie Porth, PLS
Principal Surveyor & South Carolina Director of Surveying

Mr. Porth joined the firm in 1998 and oversees all South Carolina survey projects, notably in the Midlands and Upstate. He is a licensed Professional Land Surveyor in South Carolina.

Mike Snare
Construction Management Department Head

Mr. Snare joined the firm in 2016 and oversees all things related to construction management for projects throughout the region. He holds a Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering degree from the University of North Florida.

Forest Suggs III, PE
Water/Wastewater Department Manager, Charleston

Mr. Suggs joined the firm in 2016 and oversees all things related to water/wastewater infrastructure for projects throughout South Carolina with an emphasis in water distribution. He holds a Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering degree from Clemson.

Brad Taylor, PE
Civil Department Manager, Charleston

Mr. Taylor joined the firm in 2003 and manages all things civil engineering related in the Charleston office. He holds a Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering degree from Virginia Tech.

Vince Williams, PE, SE
Director of Structural

Mr. Williams joined the firm in 2017 and oversees all things structural for the firm’s projects throughout the region. He holds a Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering with Emphasis in Structural Design degree from The Citadel.