August 24, 2016–An engineering project manager and a senior geomatics manager from McKim & Creed, Inc., are among 17 professionals from throughout North Carolina who have completed the Future Leaders program sponsored by the American Council of Engineering Companies of North Carolina.
McKim & Creed’s Jacob VandenBosch, PE, ENV SP, project manager, and Jamie Davis, PLS, senior geomatics project manager, attended a variety of classes over a seven-month period to complete the program. Topics included team building, legislation, business development, contract law, and work/life balance. The Future Leaders Class of 2016 graduated on August 5 during ACEC/NC’s Annual Summer Conference in Asheville.
Jacob joined McKim & Creed in 2007 and serves as a project manager in the Wilmington office. He has been involved in such projects as the Water Street Infrastructure Improvements project for the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority; the award-winning Catawba River Water Main in York County, South Carolina; and the Village of Bald Head Island’s reclaimed water system and wastewater treatment plant process improvements.
Jamie came to McKim & Creed in 2005 and works in the company’s Charlotte office. He provides a variety of services—including boundary, topographic, route and solar farm surveys, as well as subsurface utility engineering —for such clients as Duke Energy, Piedmont Natural Gas and Charlotte Water.
“ACEC/NC’s Future Leaders program is a good investment for companies like McKim & Creed that are focused on building our next generation of industry leaders. Investing in our people will always be one of our top priorities,” said Matthew Daves, PE, business unit leader with McKim & Creed.