What sets us apart is easy to state but difficult to accomplish. We think differently about our role in your project. Unlike others, we extend our responsibility to clients far beyond that of mere engineers and into one of project partnership, leveraging relationships with government, construction, local resources and our own experience as developers to ensure client success.
With over 1,700 site development projects completed throughout the Western North Carolina, East Tennessee, and upstate South Carolina, Civil Design Concepts is widely considered the expert in the region. With nearly a century of combined experience spread over billions of dollars of development projects, our staff is equipped to make your vision a reality.
Licensed in several states throughout the southeast, our firm has the context, creativity, and expertise to support a broad range of projects and a variety of dynamics. While each project is unique, what remains consistent are our outcomes -- consistent success for our clients.
Patrick Bradshaw is a graduate of North Carolina State University with a degree in Civil Engineering, beginning his professional career in 1994 and joining Civil Design Concepts in 2008 as Principal and Managing Partner of the Waynesville Branch office. His cross-section of experience includes civil engineering design experience in both the Charlotte and Asheville, North Carolina markets as well as serving as the Civil Engineering Director for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians – Housing Infrastructure Program. Patrick has developed relationships with a number of government and regulatory agencies, developers, contractors and utility providers, giving Civil Design Concepts a recognized and established presence in the site development market west of Asheville.
Chris Day is a graduate of North Carolina State University with a degree in Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering. Beginning his professional career in 1998, Chris brings design experience from a variety of project types throughout the southeast. He is a fact finder by nature and this allows him to incorporate the design team’s objectives while remaining grounded in realisms that hold true in every project. As Senior Project Manager, he works with the client and design team from start to finish by navigating through the appropriate agencies to ensure that expectations are exceeded. Positive communication skills permit him to be an advocate for clients while fostering strong relationships with the regulatory personnel.
Jason Pass is a graduate of Appalachian State University. Beginning his professional career in 2002, Jason has worked for municipalities, engineering consulting firms, and contractors. Jason`s responsibilities have ranged from Equipment Operator to Senior Project Manager. Jason brings attention to detail in projects ranging from small local developments to complex multi tier international design build installations, overseeing every aspect of the project from initial development through project completion.
In his current role as Construction Manager, Jason is adept at working with the design team and the client from project inception. Jason acts as a knowledgeable and resourceful team member for the benefit all vested parties. Drawing on his years of experience, Jason helps guide the project team in navigating complex rules, regulations, and ordinances. He prides himself in working with contractors and municipalities to ensure that projects meet deadlines, budget constraints and compliance requirements.
Lori Greenwald serves as the company’s Director of Finance and is a graduate of Appalachian State University with a degree in Business Management. Lori has been with the firm since it opened in 2001. Lori directs and oversees the firm’s financial and budgetary activities.
Lori manages the firm’s day to day financial operations including payables, receivables, payroll and investments. She compiles and analyzes financial statements, effective utilization reports, and other performance indicators. Lori is an integral part of the company’s management team and ensures the firm’s compliance with all financial requirements.