Perry assumes duties as CEO
by Emanuel County Live | October 30, 2006 12:00 am
Former Swainsboro resident Charles E. Perry, Jr., P.E. assumed the duties President and CEO by the Board of Directors of EMC Engineering Services, Inc. on Oct. 17. He was elected to that position on Sept. 20.
Perry began his career with EMC in 1993 as a project engineer and site designer following graduation from Georgia Southern University with a degree in Civil Engineering Technology. In 1996, he was promoted to a department head position for site development engineering and then accepted the Branch Manager position for EMC’s first branch office in Statesboro in 1998. Perry was the project manager for civil design for Georgia Southern University’s $34 million 17-acre re-development of Southern Pines and Southern Courtyard student housing apartments on campus. Most recently, Perry was the principal-incharge of Melaver, Inc.’s $30 million renovation at Abercorn Common in Savannah. The project is the first shopping center in the nation to receive Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver Certification. The project also included the design of the first ever McDonald’s Restaurant to receive a Gold LEED Core and Shell rating. Since 1998, Perry has overseen the growth of EMC’s South Georgia Division from the Statesboro office with five employees to six offices throughout Georgia and over 60 employees. His leadership and management skills were instrumental in growing EMC through four acquisitions and two new office start-ups during the last eight years.
Perry is a veteran of the United States Army, a past president of GSPE/Savannah, a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers, ACEC/Georgia,
the Rotary Club of Statesboro, the Statesboro Homebuilders Association, and Statesboro First United Methodist Church. He is married to Renee Toole Perry and they have two sons, Hunter, 8, and Jackson, 2. His wife worked as a counselor at Swainsboro Primary School and testing coordinator with the Emanuel County Board of Education before relocating to Statesboro.
Larry M. Stuber, P.E. will step down as President and CEO but will remain an active member of EMC’s Board of Directors until 2008. Stuber will be available to the firm to assist with leadership training and special engineering projects. He has also joined the staff of PSMJ Resources, Inc., a leading management training and consulting firm headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts. Stuber’s specialty will be leadership development, strategic planning and ownership transition.
EMC Engineering Services, Inc. is a consulting engineering firm headquartered in Savannah, Georgia with production offices located in Brunswick, Statesboro, Augusta, Atlanta, Albany, Valdosta and Columbus and field administrative offices in Panama City, Florida and Mobile, Alabama. EMC, with a staff of 180 employees, offers a wide range of environmental, civil, marine, survey and construction management services to municipalities, governmental agencies, industries, commercial investors and developers in the Southeastern United States.