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Henderson Engineers Opens Nashville Office


Aug. 1, 2019

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Henderson Engineers, a national building systems design firm with more than 800 employees nationwide, officially opened an office in Nashville under the leadership of Russ Carter, PE, who will serve as director of Nashville operations. The Nashville location opened Aug. 1, becoming Henderson’s 12th office in the U.S.

The office will include staff from both Henderson Engineers and Henderson Building Solutions, a subsidiary of Henderson Engineers that focuses on turnkey engineer-led design-build and commissioning. Carter joins Mike Harvey, construction manager for Henderson Building Solutions. Henderson has been serving clients in Tennessee since 1992.

“We are thrilled to expand our nationwide presence with an office in Nashville where we have longstanding client relationships,” said Rich Smith, president and CEO of Henderson Engineers. “Nashville is a great fit for our culture and will provide a lot of growth opportunities for our firm. Russ has a fantastic reputation in the industry and brings the right mix of technical expertise and client service focus we wanted to lead our local team.”

Carter is a local AEC veteran who brings two decades of leadership and project management experience to his new role. Carter was a senior mechanical engineer for I.C. Thomasson Associates, Inc. for 18 years, specializing in mechanical, plumbing, and medical gas design for healthcare, commercial, education, and institutional facilities. Most recently, he served as a senior project manager and chief mechanical engineer for Edmonds Engineering. Carter is LEED AP BD+C accredited and an active member of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), ASHRAE Nashville Chapter, and National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE).

“I am excited to join Henderson Engineers and help lead the team in Nashville,” said Carter. “This is a tremendous opportunity to continue working in a city I love with a company I admire. Henderson is known for innovative system solutions and collaboration across the industry. I’m excited to continue the momentum Henderson has built in the region.”


Henderson Engineers is a national building systems design firm. We like to say our systems bring buildings to life. Our partners appreciate being able to utilize all our design services under one roof, with one point of contact. Together with our wholly-owned subsidiary, Henderson Building Solutions, we are truly your partner for the life of the building. Founded in 1970, we have more than 800 employees including 215 PEs across 12 offices, including New York, Philadelphia, Tampa, Nashville, Bentonville, Dallas, Houston, Kansas City (Lenexa, Kansas headquarters and downtown Kansas City, Missouri), Phoenix, Las Vegas, and Los Angeles. Visit our website at www.hendersonengineers.com.

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Henderson Building Solutions – a wholly-owned construction management subsidiary of Henderson Engineers – focuses on engineer-led design-build projects and commissioning. Backed by the Henderson national network, we use real-time data, leverage invested capital, offer investment-grade budgets, and deliver a functioning system. We offer single-source solutions for turnkey building systems projects.

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