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EXPERTISE IN STRUCTURAL DESIGN

OUR COMPANY

With more than 150 years of combined engineering experience and licensed in over 30 states, we have the expertise and knowledge to handle the most demanding design challenges involved with any project. Each member of our staff offers his or her own skills and experience to form an award winning team of professionals. This allows us to offer innovative and economical solutions to each of our clients.

We encourage and support our engineering staff to seek professional licensure and continued education. This ensures we have the capability of applying the latest engineering design solutions to best serve our client's needs. Our reputation is well known and highly respected among those in the engineering and construction communities.

The staff collaboration, advanced technology and sustainable approach to the way we do business creates a very positive work environment for everyone. We have found a family atmosphere at Willett Engineering that is rarely found in the workplace. With our experience and expertise, we excel at complex projects and solving challenges to meet and exceed client demands. No matter what the project, Willett Engineering will provide the most practical and economical engineering solutions available.

At the forefront of engineering technology, we invest in each employee the training and education that will tap into that individual's strengths and further develop his or her technical skills.

OUR TEAM MEMBERS

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

At Willett Engineering we know there's a lot more to life than just work. That's why we go out of our way to make sure we're having fun both in and out of the office.

Throughout the year we arrange for company sponsored events where employees and their families can take part in various activities. These events bring employees and their families closer and help to provide a better work environment. From baseball games, to weekend getaways, to holiday dinners, there's always something in the works.

Our employees also join with family and friends to participate in a variety of causes to help others, including charity work, community outreach, and educational programs.

ORGANIZATIONS WE HELP

  • Tornado Assessment Team
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Girl Scouts of America - Relay for Life Cancer Walk
  • Preparing Future Engineers
  • United Methodist Children's Home
  • Metro-Atlanta YMCA
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • DeKalb History Center
  • Lilburn Food Co-op
  • The Salvation Army
Mac Willett is given recognition for his contributions to the Parkview High School Basketball team
Abby Caballero spoke to the UGA American Society of Civil Engineers chapter (ASCE)
Mac Willett, Volunteer Scorekeeper for a Basketball Tournament in Walton County, GA
Dan Vines volunteered at Braelinn Elementary Career Day in Peachtree City, GA
Mac Willett, Groundbreaking for new YMCA, Wade Walker Park, Stone Mountain, GA
Willett Engineering participated in the Stone Mountain Color Vibe 5K fun run in Stone Mountain
Abby Caballero attended Engineering Day at Fernbank, inspiring the future engineers of Georgia
Mac Willett, a Georgia Bulldog for his birthday
Willett Engineering participated in the assessment of historic homes at Pleasant Hill in Macon, including Little Richard's original home

CAREERS AT WILLETT ENGINEERING

INTERESTED IN CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AT WILLETT ENGINEERING?

Having experienced growth since our inception, Willett Engineering is continuously seeking qualified professionals looking for a unique and comfortable work environment. Please feel free to send us your resume: hr@willettengineering.com. We offer an exciting fast-paced environment with an opportunity to define one's own career path and determine one's own success. We place as much value on the person as we do on his or her skills.

At the forefront of engineering technology, we invest in each employee the training and education that will tap into that individual's strengths and further develop their technical skills. Exciting new projects create an opportunity for experienced engineers, CAD operators and support staff. The staff collaboration, advanced technology and sustainable approach to the way we do business creates a very positive work environment for everyone to enjoy.

Click here to learn more about careers at Willett Engineering

J. Mac Willett, P.E. J. Mac Willett, P.E. 
President & Principal Engineer

As President & Principal Engineer, Mac's primary responsibility is the review and management of all structural consulting services offered to Willett Engineering Company clients. Mr. Willett's design profile includes the design of structures ranging from single level commercial complexes to multi-level office structures. In addition, his work encompasses consulting to the pre-cast and concrete industry, analysis of existing structures, plans review, design of concrete formwork, design of special structures, specification preparation and construction observation.

Mr. Willett has also been involved with many projects requiring the investigation of existing structures for modifications and/or repairs. He is familiar with an array of construction methods used in the past and has analyzed structures over 100 years old. Some of these projects have required the development of new methods of structural problem solution and retrofit techniques.

Mac is involved in his community and enjoys surfing, exercise, reading and Parkview High School Basketball.

Licenses: 
Registered Professional Engineer 
Registered in 18 states including Georgia, Florida, Alabama, North Carolina, Virginia and Kentucky

Professional Affiliations: 
Coalition of American Structural Engineers 
American Society of Civil Engineers 
Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute 
American Concrete Institute

Education:
Southern College of Technology: Bachelor of Engineering

Laura Leah Moore, P.E. LEED® AP Laura Leah Moore P.E. LEED® AP
Project Manager and Structural Engineer

As Project Manager and Structural Engineer, Ms. Moore's responsibility is to bring each project from the schematic phase to the production phase. Ms. Moore has served as Project Manager and Structural Engineer on projects ranging from historical courthouse renovations to the design of Presidential Libraries, schools, office buildings, recreational venues, park facilities, warehouses and resorts.

Ms. Moore has experience in designing steel, timber, masonry and concrete structures for a multitude of building sizes and complexities.  In addition, she has overseen numerous projects requiring the analysis of existing historic structures for renovations, additions and/or repairs.  Since 2009 she has also been lead engineer for the design and analysis of the prototype for Chick-fil-A stores.  And, she has led the Willett team in the site-adapt design of Chick-fil-A stores located in the southeast, southwest, central and northeast regions of the US, the most notable of these being a two-story, steel framed store located in historic Cameron Village in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Laura has been with WEC since September 1995.   She is training for half-marathons and enjoys Boot-Camp, Yoga, reading and sewing.

Licenses: 
Registered Professional Engineer 
Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, South Carolina, Wyoming & Tennessee
LEED® Accredited Professional

Professional Affiliations: 
Light Gauge Steel Engineers Association Association of Builders & Contractors 
Southern Building Code International American Institute of Steel Construction

Education: 
Bachelor of Civil Engineering (1984); Master of Engineering (1992), Georgia Institute of Technology

Lelia Conlin, P.E. Lelia Conlin, P.E. 
Project Manager & Structural Engineer


Lelia has been with Willett Engineering since March 2011.  She is responsible for the design, analysis, coordination and management of projects from start to finish and has successfully completed projects ranging from stadiums and arenas to schools and high-end homes.  

She has experience in steel, timber, masonry and concrete structure.  She is also on the team for the design of the Chick-fil-A prototype stores and site-adapt stores.   In her free time, she enjoys hiking, biking, skiing and swinging with her daughter. 

License: 
Registered Professional Engineer 
Colorado, Georgia, New York

Education: 
B. S. Civil Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

Brandon Hoffman, P.E. Brandon Hoffman, P.E.
Structural Engineer

Mr. Hoffman joined Willett Engineering in May of 2009. He is responsible for the design and drafting of new construction as well as structural modifications, expansions, and renovations of existing buildings.

In addition to nationwide medical facilities he has served as structural designer on projects such as multi-story hotels, warehouses, education (K-12), commercial, industrial and historic restoration both internationally and across the US.

Education:
Bachelors of Civil Engineering, Structural Concentration, Georgia Institute of Technology

Licenses: 
Registered Professional Engineer 
Georgia, North Dakota, and Nebraska 

Professional Affiliation: 
Structural Engineers of Georgia YMG

Chris Bryant, E.I.T Chris Bryant, E.I.T.
Structural Designer

Chris joined Willett Engineering in October 2011.

Chris’ responsibilities include the design and drafting of a wide range of structural projects from schools to warehouses to metal buildings.  

His hobbies are Fantasy Baseball/Football, video games, reading and model trains.

Education: 
B.S. Civil & Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

 

 

Moumita Ganguly, E.I.T. Moumita Ganguly, E.I.T.
Structural Designer

Moumita joined Willett Engineering in October 2013.

Moumita collaborates with architects and engineers to create construction documents.  She also performs structural analysis & designs of steel, masonry, concrete and timber buildings and foundations.  

In her free time, she makes jewelry, hikes, camps and likes to learn about & cook cuisine from around the world.

Education: 
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, B.E. Civil Engineering & M.S. Civil Engineering (Structural)

 

Justin HammondJustin Hammond
Designer and CADD Coordinator

Justin joined Willett Engineering in March 2013.

Justin prepares drawings and documents, coordinating between architecture and other engineering systems.  He also analyzes, designs and details structural elements of steel, masonry, wood and concrete buildings.  

Additionally, Justin serves as the CADD/BIM Coordinator.

His hobbies include basketball, running, woodworking, traveling, chess, drawing and painting.  

Education: 
B.S. Civil Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

Cathy BurnsCathy Burns
Office Manager

Cathy has been with Willett Engineering since July 2003. 

She is a classical pianist and enjoys walking, classic movies, cooking and gardening.

Education: 
Del Mar College, Liberal Arts Degree

Professional Affiliations:  
American Society of Administrative Professionals

 

 

Debra Clark Debra Clark
Accounting Clerk

Debra has been with Willett Engineering since October 1993.

She enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, sailing and training her dogs.

Education: 
Attended Mercer University Atlanta

 

 

 

Kathy NawarKathy Nawar, P.E.

A licensed professional engineer with 10 years’ experience, Kathy joined the Willett team in 2018. She holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering and an M.S. in Structural Engineering.

Her current responsibilities include analysis and design of Chick-fil-A stores.

Outside the office, Kathy enjoys spending quality time with her husband and two sons, as well as pursing her passions for photography and travel.

Education:
B.S. in Civil Engineering, University of Texas at Austin
M.S. in Structural Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

Licenses:
Registered Professional Engineer, Georgia
LEED® Green Associate

Affiliations:
Structural Engineering Association of Georgia

Carver Westendorff, E.I.T.
Structural Designer

Having joined Willett Engineering in 2018, Carver’s responsibilities include the design, drafting and management of a variety of projects.

His professional highlights at WEC include the Avid Hotel, the Parkview High School Addition, and the Cambia Hills residential treatment facility.

In his spare time, Carver is often hiking and camping with his wife, and he never turns down an opportunity to go deep-sea fishing.

Education:
B.S. in Civil Engineering, Georgia Southern University

License:
Engineer-in-Training

Affiliations:
AM. ASCE

Jennifer DuhonJennifer Duhon, E.I.T.
Structural Designer

Jennifer joined the Willett team in 2019, bringing valuable experience in engineering cold-formed metal framing in various structural applications, from small portions of buildings to the entire structure.

Her current responsibilities include the drafting and design of a wide variety of building types.

Outside the office she pursues a variety of athletic and cultural endeavors, from rock climbing and hiking to cooking and travel.

Education:                    
B.S. in Civil Engineering with a Structural Emphasis, Clemson University

License:
Engineer-in-Training

Henry AcuffHenry Acuff, E.I.T.
Structural Designer

Henry joined Willett Engineering in spring of 2019 and hit the ground running with projects such as the Benefield Elementary and Oak Grove Elementary additions.

An E.I.T. since 2017, Henry’s current responsibilities include drafting plans, general design, and structural design of footings, baseplates, beams and columns.

After hours you’ll likely find Henry outdoors exercising, taking in the fresh air and supporting all the Atlanta home teams.

Education:
Bachelor of Science, Kennesaw State University

License:
Engineer-in-Training

 

Matthew BottsMatthew Botts
Designer

Matthew joined Willett Engineering in spring 2019, bringing 13 years engineering experience to the team.

His responsibilities include design, analysis, coordination and management of projects involving steel, concrete, masonry and timber.

When he’s not working, Matthew stays well-rounded pursuing a range of interests that include bowling, golf, crossfit, guitar, camping and drawing.

Education:
B.S. in Civil Engineering, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

 

Brad Brannon
Controller

A longtime friend of Mac Willett and WEC team member of many years, Brad brings 46 years of professional accounting expertise to our business.

Education:
Bachelor’s in Accounting, Auburn University, 1971

 

Jillian WaltersJillian Walters
Communications Coordinator

Jillian joined Willett Engineering in January 2019. She brings five years of professional communications experience, including web management, corporate messaging, email marketing and social media.


Jillian’s responsibilities include preparing proposals and reports on behalf of Mac Willett, overseeing the WEC webpage and social media accounts, and creating bi-monthly email marketing campaigns to update our clients and friends on our latest goings-on.


As a part-time employee, Jillian spends the rest of her hours at home, teaming up with her husband to teach her two-year-old son how to talk, dress and generally avoid hurting himself.

Education:
B.A. in English, Mercer University, 2009