Michelle Macauley: New Director of Entitlements

July 31st, 2017

LeCraw Engineering is pleased to announce the addition of Michelle Macauley as the new Director of Entitlements for the firm.

Michelle MacCauley
Michelle MacCauley
Director of Entitlements

Macauley previously served as the Interim Director for the City of South Fulton Development and Community Services Department, overseeing the day-to- day operations of planning and zoning services, engineering and site development, and building and permitting divisions. Prior to that appointment, Macauley served as the Interim Director of Planning and Community Services with Fulton County.

In her 23-year tenure with Fulton County, Macauley gained considerable experience managing the entire land development process from comprehensive planning and zoning through final platting to the issuance of certificate of occupancies. Most importantly during her time with Fulton County, Macauley built important and lasting professional and community relationships. Macauley’s primary role at LeCraw Engineering will be using her extensive knowledge of local government to proficiently navigate the entitlement process, helping clients get to the engineering phase of projects quicker and more efficiently.

Macauley holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin and a Masters of City Planning from San Diego State University. She is currently a candidate for the Certified Public Manager Program with the Carl Vinson Institute of Government at the University of Georgia.



Gwinnett Chamber Names LeCraw Engineering as IMPACT Regional Business Award Winner

Gwinnett Chamber Names LeCraw Engineering
as IMPACT Regional Business Award Winner

News Release - May 2013

Named top organization in the Small Business Category at awards celebrating premier organizations in Gwinnett & metro Atlanta

Gwinnett County (METRO ATLANTA) GA – May 13 – The Gwinnett Chamber recently recognized LeCraw Engineering as the top organization in the Small Business Category at the inaugural IMPACT Regional Business Awards, presented by BB&T, on Wednesday, May 13 at the Gwinnett Center.

"I'm thrilled that a group of our peers named LeCraw Engineering one of the top organizations in the region," said Mark LeCraw, President of LeCraw Engineering. "We are honored and humbled to be included in such an accomplished group, and look forward to continuously improving our services to help our clients grow and succeed.”

Designed to be reflective and unique to Gwinnett and across the metro Atlanta area, the Chamber honored more than 100 finalist organizations across ten industry categories from over 500 nominations. The awards luncheon celebrated premier organizations in critical industries that are driving economic development and job creation, while also enhancing our quality of life.

"These risk-takers and innovators are the ones who create jobs and provide much-needed services for our community, creating a better quality of life for everyone,” said Randy Dellinger, District Manager at Jackson EMC and 2015 Gwinnett Chamber Board Chair. "These are the leaders who are laying the foundation for a bright future of opportunity.”

LeCraw Engineering, Inc. provides a wide range of civil engineering, landscape architecture, and surveying services to clients throughout the country. From project planning and due diligence to construction documents, permits and construction phase services, LEI offers complete civil engineering services with outstanding client service and high quality results.

"The winners of the IMPACT Awards represent the creativity, determination, and engagement of our business community and are examples of the enormous contributions of Gwinnett and metro Atlanta businesses and their employees,” said Dr. Dan Kaufman, President & CEO of the Gwinnett Chamber.

For more information, please visit IMPACTBusinessAwards.com or GwinnettChamber.org.

Drive for success kept us afloat

North Atlanta Business Post - October, 14 2014

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - In 2013, downtown Atlanta gained a new attraction called the SkyView Atlanta Ferris Wheel.

North Atlanta Business Post

This was the first of its kind in the area and draws people from all over into the city.

Mark LeCraw of LeCraw Engineering, the business responsible for bringing SkyView to Atlanta, says his company has worked with the wheel's owners before, so when the owners wanted to move the wheel from Pensacola, Florida to Atlanta, they called them.

While being responsible for one of the hottest downtown Atlanta attractions, LeCraw has other reasons for wanting to be an engineer...

Click here to read more at the North Atlanta Business Post website.



Big Firm Expertise, Hands-on Service

Gwinnett Business Journal - April 2013

Mark LeCraw and Jeff Wilkerson formed LeCraw Engineering, in 2010, based on shared values and a commitment to grow smart and grow intentionally. This civil engineering firm’s flexibility offers clients a streamlined design process that has garnered an overwhelmingly positive response.

Taking the risk Engineers Mark LeCraw and Jeff Wilkerson were on the same team for about four years at a national civil engineering firm. Having survived seven rounds of layoffs over a two-year period, LeCraw, Wilkerson’s supervisor, approached him about venturing off on their own...

Click here to read more at the Gwinnett Business Journal website.



Atlanta Skyview Observation Wheel

Atlanta Business Chronicle - Apr 22, 2013

SkyView Ferris wheel

The latest attraction in downtown Atlanta came from Paris, France, via Pensacola, FL. At nearly 200 foot tall, the new observation wheel with fully enclosed gondolas will be located directly adjacent to Atlanta's Centennial Olympic Park...

Click here to read more at the Atlanta Business Chronicle website.

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