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.
Warren Sugg is a graduate of North Carolina State University with a degree in Civil Engineering. Beginning his professional career in 2000, Warren has designed and managed various types of projects throughout North and South Carolina. His passion is seeing the project from early concept to completed construction. His forward thinking on possible outcomes, with a strong standard for problem solving, has fostered success for many projects. Warren is proactive with communication to keep the shareholders informed of the project status.
As a Project Manager, he adds value by working with the client and design team to evaluate the best design options for the specific project. Managing the production of the design document through careful consideration of permitting, construction techniques, and development cost to provide a final product that exceeds the client’s expectations.
Stephen Brown graduated from Appalachian State University with a Political Science degree. While working as a full time Youth Director at a large Methodist Church he earned a Master’s degree in Christian Education from Pfeiffer University. Stephen grew up in Western North Carolina and balances his love for this area with a desire to see it grow. From a young age Stephen realized that he had a penchant for working directly with people. He has always found a way in his professional career to be involved in the people business. Joining Civil Design Concepts 2015, Stephen serves as our Client Relationship Manager, where he spends his day doing what he loves, being a point of contact with our most valuable asset, our clients.