Gainesville, Florida, January 3, 2013– Causseaux, Hewett, & Walpole, Inc. (CHW), a leading civil engineering and land surveying firm, announced today the promotion of Robert J. Walpole, PE to President, expanding his current responsibilities of overseeing engineering, land planning, and construction engineering inspection services to include leading the company’s overall operations. He will continue to report to Chief Executive Officer, Rory P. Causseaux, PE, and the move will be effective immediately. This follows his promotion to Vice President in 2003.
“Robert’s leadership will be instrumental as we continue to build upon our 25-year history as a Company, our current success, as well as embarking on a new era of targeted expansion and retention,” said Causseaux. “He brings in-depth experience and proven success. I couldn’t be more pleased to have his committed leadership in place to oversee our Company’s continued maturity and innovation.” Vice President Kevin Hewett said, “Robert embodies the core values and culture of CHW Professional Consultants. I am excited about our future and know in his Presidency that he will continue to provide strong leadership and growth that CHW has experienced over the past 25 years.”
Walpole brings more than 15 years of engineering and business management experience to his role as CHW’s President. He is a 1997 graduate of the University of Memphis and lives in Gainesville, Fl with his wife Marlo and three children.