Goodwyn, Mills and Cawood hires Fred Hanna as energy practice leader in South Carolina

Fred Hanna, PE, has joined Goodwyn, Mills and Cawood as Energy Practice Leader in South Carolina.

Goodwyn, Mills and Cawood (GMC) is pleased to announce Fred Hanna has joined the firm as Energy Practice Leader in Columbia, S.C.

Hanna has more than 38 years of experience in natural gas engineering, management and consulting, including executive management of gas operations, engineering and customer service functions as an operator. He has successfully managed numerous integrated engineering services projects as a consultant to Fortune 500 corporations, private, municipal and public gas systems, coordinating multiple engineering and environmental disciplines and subconsultants for pipeline and facilities projects.

“We are excited to add Fred to the GMC team. He brings new capabilities to GMC in the natural gas market that will greatly benefit our clients,” Kevin Laird, GMC Regional Vice President of South Carolina, said. “Fred’s experience, coupled with GMC’s multi-disciplined practice, will provide natural gas clients an integrated delivery system which is unique in our market.”

Hanna will lead and direct the Energy Practice of GMC. The Energy Practice, or natural gas division, includes gas system transmission and distribution projects. His responsibilities include business development, gas pipeline design oversight, project management, strategic direction and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) permitting oversight, among others.

Hanna is a registered professional engineer in South Carolina and North Carolina. He graduated from Clemson University with a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Engineering.


Goodwyn, Mills and Cawood, Inc.
Goodwyn, Mills and Cawood (GMC) is one of the largest architecture and engineering firms in the Southeast, with local offices in Columbia and Greenville, S.C., and additional locations throughout Alabama, Florida, Georgia and Tennessee. Whether designing schools, parks, hospitals and other commercial developments, or providing clean water, safe streets and protecting endangered environments, GMC takes great pride in serving our communities through the transformative work we do. Every project is guided by the foundational concept that communities are built by people, not companies, and we strive to serve our communities with quality, integrity, creativity and care. One of the Southeast’s most comprehensive multi-disciplined firms, GMC is equipped to provide all of the services associated with architecture, electrical, engineering, environmental, geotechnical, interior design, landscape, planning, surveying and transportation.

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