Personnel

Joe B. Hutcherson III, P.E.

President/Principal-In-Charge

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
Tennessee Technological University,
1974

Mr. Hutcherson has thirty-eight years of diversified experience in civil/structural engineering and is a licensed professional engineer in twenty-six states. He currently provides overall company management and engineering oversight for the firm’s civil and structural projects. Mr. Hutcherson’s civil experience includes extensive work with the development of site grading plans, storm water drainage and detention, and water, sewer and gas utilities. His work with structural projects includes a variety of engineering studies and reports that range from structural capacity of trusses, floor systems and foundations to expert witness testimony. He has designed structural systems for commercial and heavy industrial projects to support building superstructures and process equipment. Mr. Hutcherson is also experienced in the design and analysis of numerous single and multi-story buildings using a range of structural systems. He has been involved with the structural design of commercial, industrial and municipal buildings and has extensive experience in seismic design. Some of his projects include shopping malls, hospital structures and a 12,000 seat column-free enclosed sports arena. Projects also range from office structures to municipal buildings such as fire halls, convention centers and interstate rest areas using active and passive solar energy systems.

Email Joe at: joe.hutcherson@marchadams.com


Thomas L. Miller, Jr., P.E.

Principal/Chief Operating Officer

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
Mississippi State University, 1973

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Mr. Miller has accumulated over forty years of engineering experience in designing, installing and maintaining electrical systems for commercial and industrial projects. He is a licensed professional engineer in twenty-three states. His career includes engineering design and management experience in power utility transmission and distribution lines, manufacturing plant electrical distribution and control systems and manufacturing plant energy supply systems including coal fired field erected steam boilers.  In the area of pollution abatement, he has modified, operated and maintained boiler dust collectors and wet scrubbers. He has provided the electrical design for secondary waste treatment facilities and air monitoring equipment and has experience with design and programming of PLC control systems. Mr. Miller has extensive experience in both manufacturing plant and commercial building design in the electrical power, lighting and control disciplines.  Included in that expertise is fire alarm, communication and control system design. Prior to joining the staff at March Adams in 1983, Mr. Miller served as a design engineer and supervisor for a major power utility company, as a staff electrical engineer for a fibers and textile manufacturing company, and as a plant utility engineer for a fibers and textile manufacturing plant in Georgia. He serves as chief electrical engineer and is the production coordinator and supervisor for the firm.

Email Tom at: tom.miller@marchadams.com


Lead Project Managers

RetseckThomas Retseck, P.E.

Senior VP of Industrial Engineering

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering Purdue University, 1973

Email Tom at: tom.retseck@marchadams.com

 

 

MarandiEhsan Marandi

Vice President of Industrial Applications

Master of Science -Mechanical  Engineering

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 1985

Bachelor of Science – Mechanical Engineering

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga,

1980

Email Ehsan at: ehsan.marandi@marchadams.com

 

Scott McKenzie, P.E., LEED AP

Principal/Vice President of Special Projects

Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering

Georgia Institute of Technology, 1983

Email Scott at: scott.mckenzie@marchadams.com

 

 

 

Michael Hutcherson, P.E.

Principal/Civil Department Head

Bachelor of Science

Civil Engineering

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 2006

Email Michael

Michael.hutcherson@marchadams.com

 

Brian Adams, P.E.

Structural Department Head

Master of Science in Civil Engineering

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 2001

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

Tennessee Technological University, 1994

Email Brian at: brian.adams@marchadams.com

 

Jeff Westbrook, P.E., LEED AP

Principal/Commercial Mechanical

Department Head

Master of Business Administration

Georgia State University, 1999

Bachelor of Science in

Mechanical Engineering

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 1986

Email Jeff at: jeff.westbrook@marchadams.com

 

Gary EllisGary Ellis

Electrical Department Head

Bachelor of Science

Electrical Engineering

University of Tennessee at Knoxville, 1984

Email Gary at: gary.ellis@marchadams.com

 


Administration

Scott Hudson Scott Hudson

Project Coordinator

Email Scott at: scott.hudson@marchadams.com

        Jan TrousdaleJan Trousdale

Director of Marketing & Business Development

Email Jan at: jan.trousdale@marchadams.com