Marcie joined BC&A in 1998 and manages the accounting responsibilities for the firm including accounts payable and receivable, invoicing, payroll and payroll taxes, project reporting and accounts reporting. She is extremely knowledgeable of many accounting software platforms and successfully converted BC&A’s financial systems twice as BC&A’s growth required improved software functionality. She works closely with our clients to ensure accurate project accounting.
Dan Barge III, P.E.
Dan Barge founded Barge Cauthen & Associates, Inc. in 1994 after nearly 20 years with Barge Waggoner Sumner and Cannon. Dan graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1980 with a B.S. in Civil Engineering and is registered as a Professional Engineer in the state of Tennessee. Dan has been an active member of ASCE, NSPE and TSPE as well as The Nashville Rotary Club during his professional career. Dan has built decades-long relationships with several of Nashville’s well-known businesses, educational, and government entities such as: H.G. Hill Realty, Vanderbilt University, Montgomery Bell Academy, Harding Academy, Metro Water Services, Metro Development and Housing Agency, and Metro Planning Commission.
Before joining BC&A in 2012, Heather worked in a variety of environments from business to advertising to education accumulating over 30 years of experience in office administration. She is the face of our front office and assists in providing day-to-day support.
Sr. Administrative Assistant
Alex Brockob, E.I.
Alex joined BCA as a Design Engineer during May of 2020 after graduating Magna Cum Laude from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, TN with a Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering. Alex has worked and assisted on a variety of residential and mixed-use urban projects around the Nashville area. Notable projects include: 12th South Ashwood, Albion in the Gulch, Peabody Union, and June Lake Flats. Alex plans to continue growing professionally and become a Professional Engineer in the near future.
Jeremy received his B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. As a student he was involved in many organizations and held leadership positions in the National Society of Black Engineers, TN Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation, and the National Society of Leadership and Success. During the summers, Jeremy would intern at TDOT and work different leadership camps for high school students. Upon graduating, he worked in public utilities and site design around the Middle Tennessee area, Michigan, and Ohio. Joining the BCA team in 2023, Jeremy is very excited to continue his career in site planning for developments around the Nashville area.
Mark Bulger, E.I.
Mark is a North Carolina native graduating from The Citadel in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering. After moving to Nashville in 2017, Mark joined the BC&A team as an engineer intern assisting the project managers on a variety of site design projects.
George Campbell, E.I.
George is an Alabama native graduating from The University of Alabama with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering with a minor in Environmental and Water Resources Engineering. After graduation, he moved to Nashville to work as an Engineer Intern in residential site design and planning in single-family home construction. Looking to pivot to commercial site development, George joined BC&A in 2022 to assist on a variety of diverse projects while continuing to work towards his P.E. licensure.
Bond Cantrell, E.I.
Bond received her B.S. in Civil Engineering from the Florida State University, where she attended the joint Florida A &M University-Florida State University College of Engineering. While in school, she was active in the ASCE and the Society of Women in Engineering chapters at her university and held several leadership positions such as the FAMU-FSU Student Liaison to the Florida Engineering Society, and the Vice-President of the FSU French Honors Society. She interned with a civil engineering firm in Tallahassee, where she worked on a variety of projects in North Florida, Georgia, and Alabama. Bond joined the BC&A team in 2021 to begin her journey in stormwater, civil site planning and design for various projects in the city of Nashville.
Beth Dean, P.E.
Beth achieved her B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Louisville in 2018. Already a registered Professional Engineer in Kentucky and Indiana, she recently obtained her Tennessee licensure. She has worked for the Kentucky Department of Transportation and for a General Contractor in Site Development, Construction Administration, Permitting and Project Management. Beth moved to the Nashville area to join the BCA team as a Project Manager working on site design and development.
Matt Ellenberger, P.E.
Matt is a graduate of Purdue University in Indiana earning his Bachelor’s of Science in Civil Engineering in 1996. Matt relocated to Nashville to join the BC&A team in 2002. He is a member of the American Society of Professional Engineers and the National Society of Professional Engineers. His expertise in sportsfield designs and turf products can be seen in stadiums and field renovations designed for the University of Notre Dame, Vanderbilt University, Duke University, as well as multiple track and field upgrades for Metro Nashville Public Schools. Currently Matt is the Project Civil Engineer for the Major League Soccer Stadium and the Fairgrounds Site Infrastructure Improvements.
Senior Project Manager
Matt Galvin, E.I.
Matthew is a 2021 graduate of The University of Tennessee Knoxville with a B.S. in Civil Engineering. During college, he served as the Lead Designer on his Senior Design Project which entailed designing a modular wall system for the construction of an indoor testbed facility using steel stud framing and in accordance with SSMA guidelines. For two years following graduation, he was an Engineer Intern at TDOT gaining valuable knowledge in transportation/roadway design. At BCA, he has worked on a diverse list of projects including the long-awaited Mixed-Use development at the Nashville Fairgrounds.
John Gore, P.E., LEED AP
John joined BC&A in 2001 a few years after graduating from Tennessee Tech University with a B.S. in Civil Engineering. John has been involved in some of Nashville’s most notable projects such as: 225 Polk Avenue, Peabody Union, and Peabody Plaza downtown and all of the region’s Hill Centers including the largest Hill Center located in Brentwood. Walkability and thoughtful urban development are important to John. He served as Chair on the Mayor’s Bike and Pedestrian Advisory Committee, and is active in the Nashville chapter of Urban Land Institute serving as Committee Chair for the ULI Civic Leadership Forum. In 2018, John became a Shareholder in the firm and continues to excel in his commitment to our clients. In 2020, John Gore received Engineer of the Year Award from the Nashville Business Journal’s Commercial Real Estate Leadership Awards committee for his outstanding contributions to development in the city.
Sarah is 2020 graduate of Tennessee Tech University with B.S. in Civil Engineering. While there she held leadership roles in numerous collegiate design teams such as AISC Steel Bridge Team and the campus chapter of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) utilizing programs Autocad, Revit and Solidworks. Moving to Nashville to join BC&A as an Engineer Intern, she is eager to be involved in a variety of projects while working towards her goal of becoming a licensed P.E.
Matt joined BC&A in 1996 as a civil designer and also tinkered with the computers in the office. His aptitude and passion for computer sciences were welcomed at BC&A and led him into creating the position of IT Systems Manager. Matt is wholly responsible for the equipment, systems, servers, communication and software being utilized by the firm.
Jeff Hooper, P.E.
Jeff graduated from Tennessee Technological University in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and joined BC&A in 2000. In 2003, Jeff was selected by his peers to receive the prestigious “Young Engineer of the Year” Award by the Tennessee Society of Professional Engineers. He has taken active rolls TSPE, ASCE and was past-President of Engineers Association of Nashville and the Nashville branch of ASCE. Jeff is extremely adept at collaborating with Design/Build team members for large-campus projects such as Metro Nashville Airport Authority’s New Garage and Terminal Building completed in 2019, and the TopGolf Recreational Facility completed in 2017 (an 18-acre development sited amongst several engineering design challenges). Jeff was named a Principal of the firm in 2018.
Sara Hooper, P.E.
Sara graduated summa cum laude in 2001 from Auburn University. In 2007, she joined BC&A and is a project manager for a variety of municipal, institutional, and commercial projects. Sara’s projects include site layout, grading, geometric design, safety improvements, storm water management plans, drainage design and stormwater quality design. In addition, she has experience with both new and reconstructed roadway projects encompassing pedestrian and bicycle facilities, traffic calming, signage, and pavement markings, parking, and traffic management plans.
Alyson Hutterer, E.I.
Alyson graduated from The University of Alabama in 2019 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Civil Engineering with a minor in Environmental and Water Resources Engineering. After graduation, she worked as an Engineer Intern in the Huntsville, Alabama area. Alyson moved to Nashville to join the BC&A team and is pursuing her P.E. license while working in civil site planning and design for various projects.
Suzanne Jackson, P.E.
Suzanne graduated magna cum laude with her Bachelor of Engineering degree in 1993 and a Master of Science degree in 1995, both in Civil Engineering from Vanderbilt University. She is a licensed P.E. and has worked in Chicago and Nashville on projects involving urban and transportation planning and traffic engineering. She joined the BC&A team in 2017 and enjoys working on a wide variety of site design projects that include educational facilities and campuses, industrial warehouses, office and commercial developments, and recreational/sporting venues.
Caleb Kleindienst, E.I.
Caleb graduated from Tennessee Technological University in May of 2023 with a B.S. in Civil Engineering. A native Tennessean, he spent summers working at a local steel fabricator as a project management intern which led to an interest in site design and development. Upon graduation, Caleb passed his F.E. exam and joined BCA to work on civil site planning and design.
A graduate of Murray State University with a B.S. in Civil Engineering Technology in 1995, Shelley is highly dedicated to working with design teams toward a common design goal. Shelley has worked nearly exclusively for Vanderbilt University since joining BC&A in 2000 on some of the industry’s most notable projects including Ingram Commons, Warren & Moore Residential Colleges, E. Bronson Ingram Residential College and is continuing with two additional Residential Colleges for Vanderbilt to be constructed in the upcoming years. She is savvy with large-campus projects such as these residential colleges as well as the Oak Hill School / Church Masterplanning and Design and the First Presbyterian Church Addition.
Senior Civil Designer
Anna Maddox, P.E.
Anna’s career with Barge Civil Associates began in 2007. Anna graduated in 2004 with a degree in civil engineering from Vanderbilt University. She returned to her hometown of Las Vegas for a short time but made her way back to Nashville to become part of the BC&A team. Anna is an active member of ASCE and has been a member of the Metro Stormwater Management Committee since 2013. With experience in commercial, institutional and industrial development, Anna has been involved in a variety of projects such as Kenect Nashville, Virgin Hotel Nashville, Vanderbilt University’s Engineering and Science Building, and MDHA’s Cayce Place and Kirkpatrick Park multi-family homes.
Senior Project Manager
Emmy Melchert, E.I.
Emmy graduated from Virginia Tech in 2022 with a Bachelor of Science in Construction Engineering and Management (CEM) and a minor in Spanish. Throughout her college career, she interned with a general contractor in her hometown Richmond, Virginia and on the Virginia Tech campus. Her love of live music and Southern hospitality brought her to Nashville after graduation, where she worked as a Project Engineer for a general contractor before joining BCA in May 2023. She is looking forward to applying her construction background to civil site planning and design while pursuing her licensure.
Emane Menad. E.I.
Emane graduated in 2022 from the University of Tennessee with a B.S. in Civil Engineering with a focus on water resources and environmental engineering. While there she gained experience with water utility design/ hydrology, wastewater treatment design, and stream remediation. Emane joined the team in 2022 as an engineering intern and will assist on multiple civil site planning and design projects while pursuing her licensure.
Barry is a native Tennessean with extensive knowledge in the civil engineering industry having decades worth of work experience in surveying and computer aided design and drafting. Barry brings valuable knowledge of land descriptions, plats, deeds, ALTA, boundary and topo surveys, construction plans and as-built documents when he was employed by a surveying company prior to joining our firm in 2005. Since 2005, Barry has enjoyed a successful supportive role assisting all of the project managers with their project submittals and deadlines.
Senior Design Technician
Rachel is a graduate of Miller Motte Technical College and joined the BC&A Team in 2015. She has assisted in the design and development of numerous residential, commercial and government projects for several project engineers. She is highly-proficient in AutoCAD and Civil 3D software and her attention to detail produces useful, legible construction documents for our clients.
Senior Design Technician
Kathryn Nix, E.I.
Kathryn graduated from the University of Alabama in 2021 with a B.S in Civil Engineering and a minor in Construction Engineering. While there she was involved in multiple research projects testing aggregates and concrete mix designs for the university’s Department of Civil Engineering testing . She also served as President of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) chapter. Kathryn began her career with BCA in 2022 working on stormwater and site design projects while pursuing her P.E. license.
Jonathan Payne, E.I.
Jonathan graduated from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 2020 with a B.S. in Civil Engineering. During college, he assisted his Senior Design team in the structural redesign of a marina docking system located in Hawkins County, Tennessee. Following graduation, he joined the Safety team at TDOT as a Transportation Project Specialist where he gained valuable knowledge of construction and maintenance operations within the transportation industry. Jonathan joined the team at BCA in 2023 to pursue a career in civil site planning/design and ultimately gain his P.E. license.
Barry Quinn, P.E., CFM
Barry Quinn achieved his B.S., cum laude in Civil Engineering from Tennessee Technological University in 1984. He is a Professional Engineer registered in Tennessee and is also a Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM). Barry began his employment with BC&A in 2007 as Vice President. Prior to that, he was employed by Barge Waggoner Sumner and Cannon, Inc. in the Nashville and Ohio offices from 1978 through 2007 in various positions. His most recent experience was as the Tennessee Business Unit Leader for Transportation with AECOM, prior to re-joining BC&A in 2019.
Senior Project Manager
Tracey Reagan, E.I.
Tracey is an East Tennessee native and graduated from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in 1997 with a B.S. in Agricultural Engineering and a B.S. in Animal Science. After graduation and passing the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam, she relocated to the Nashville area and gained a variety of experience in the civil engineering field, some of which included industrial and recreational site design, bridge replacements, floodplain management and traffic assessments. Tracey took several years off to homeschool her two daughters but has now returned to civil engineering and joined BCA in 2023. She will be involved with stormwater design and other areas of civil engineering.
Liza has enjoyed a successful career in office and business management in the civil engineering industry that expands over three decades. She joined BC&A two weeks after its formation in 1994 as “Employee No. 4” and has had the honor of participating in the success and growth of the firm ever since. In 2018, she was named a Partner of the firm and continues to coordinate with the project management team on higher-level administrative tasks that impact the flow of information, communication and productivity.
Preston is a veteran CAD Designer with a diverse background in civil, utility, and environmental engineering design. He earned an Associates of Science in Civil Engineering Technology from Nashville State Technical Institute in 1990, where he was later asked to become a member of the Adjunct Teaching Staff due to his aptitude in computer aided design and drafting. Preston was also part of the teaching faculty for Metro’s Nashville Adult Continuing Education program offered by MNPS. Since joining BC&A in 2000, he has been involved in many types of GIS and mapping projects as well as AutoCAD design for private and public sector projects.
Senior Design Technician
Seth Sparkman, RLS
Seth earned a B.A. from the University of Tennessee in 1995 and a M.A. from MTSU in 1999. Since joining BC&A in 2008, he has been the project designer on a multitude of land development projects collaborating from the conceptual/preliminary planning through as-built survey phases. Seth has participated in the design of a diverse plate of projects including the Sewanee Inn, First Baptist Church, Nashville, the award-winning Madison and Smith Springs Community/Fitness Centers, and Mars Petcare U.S. Headquarters located within the acclaimed “Ovation” project in Franklin TN (10-year buildout of 500 acres) that which Seth has been involved with since the preliminary stage of design.
Senior Civil Designer
Richard Williams, P.E.
A graduate of Tennessee Technological University, Richard earned a Bachelor's of Science in Civil Engineering in 1987. Richard joined BC&A in 2015 and has exclusively managed a five-year IDIQ contract for Metro Water Services Division of Stormwater. These projects include working closely with staff at Metro Water Services, investigations of stormwater complaints, discussions with property owners, stormwater calculations, creation of preliminary plans and construction plans, attending community meetings, and project management.
Senior Project Manager
Ryan Woodson, P.E., CFM
Ryan graduated Cum Laude from Auburn University with a B.S. in Civil Engineering in 2012. After graduation, he spent a year overseas as an intern with Engineering Ministries International. In 2014, he moved to Nashville to began his career as a civil engineer, and joined the BC&A team in 2018. Ryan is a licensed P.E. in Tennessee and a Certified Floodplain Manager designing a variety of projects including the new Asurion headquarters downtown, the Nashville Warehouse Company mixed-use project and many contemporary, single-family townhomes and condos in downtown and East Nashville.