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Engineering Firm Hires Four Employees

By Staff Reports, posted Mar 26, 2024
Gavin Cunningham (clockwise from top left), Cole England, Mac Richardson and Jamison Ruoff are recent additions to Andrew Consulting Engineers. (Photos courtesy of Andrew Consulting Engineers)
Andrew Consulting Engineers hired four employees to provide engineering services to meet the growing demands of current and new projects.  

The employees at the Wilmington-based firms are Gavin Cunningham and Cole England as structural engineers, Mac Richardson as a structural technician and Jamison Ruoff as senior structural designer, according to a news release.
"Their skills and expertise have already made a positive impact on our company," stated Neal Andrew, president of Andrew Consulting Engineers, in the release. “All four are huge assets to our project management. We are celebrating our 20th anniversary this year and we are looking forward to the projects on the horizon."

England joined Andrew Consulting Engineers in August 2023. As structural engineer, his responsibilities include the analysis and design of low to mid-rise buildings, marine construction and the structural evaluation and repair of existing buildings and marine structures.  England is a graduate of the University of East Tennessee State with a bachelor's degree in construction engineering and technology.  England is originally from Marion.

Cunningham, from Clayton, joined ACE in September 2023. As a structural engineer, his responsibilitiesinclude the analysis and design of low to mid-rise buildings, marine construction and the structural evaluation and repair of existing buildings and marine structures.  Cunningham is a graduate of the University of North Carolina Charlotte with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering.

Ruoff, from Edinboro, Pennsylvania, is not new to ACE.  He returned in 2024 to resume his position as senior structural designer, a position he held for nearly 20 years. Prior to rejoining the firm this year, Ruoff worked as a project manager at Tongue & Groove, a Wilmington based design-build firm, the release stated.  Ruoff is a 1999 graduate of the University of Notre Dame where he received a bachelor degree in liberal studies and computer applications.  He also studied architecture at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, according to the release. 

Richardson is a Wilmington native and has his associate's degree in architectural technology from Cape Fear Community College.  He has prior construction experience with Crossroads Custom Homes and logistics experience with the StarNews, the release stated.
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