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Three GMC employees attain professional licensure

August 7, 2017

GMC is pleased to announce Cameron Weldy, Susan McGallagher and Matt Thomason have attained professional licensure in their respective fields.

Cameron Weldy ArchitectArchitects Cameron Weldy and Susan McGallagher achieved National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) Certification upon completing all of the requirements to become a registered architect. To become NCARB-certified, candidates must have a professional degree from a National Architectural Accrediting Board-accredited program, complete the Intern Development Program training requirements, pass all divisions of the Architect Registration Examination® and receive a license to practice from one of the state registration boards.

Weldy is an architect in GMC’s Birmingham office. He has worked on several notable projects since joining GMC, such as Pelham Ridge Elementary School, Athens High School, currently under construction, and the new entrance for the Birmingham Zoo, also under construction. He graduated from Auburn University with a Bachelor of Architecture in 2013.

Susan McGallagher ArchitectMcGallagher is an architect in the GMC Mobile office. She has been instrumental in the development of key projects in the area, including the Mobile County Government Plaza Renovations and Government Center Annex Additions; Graham Creek Interpretive Center; University of South Alabama Simulation Laboratory, Commons Renovations and Glass Blowing Shop; Citronelle Community Center; Merchants Bank in Mobile and Semmes, Ala.; and Orange Beach Water Authority Office Building. She earned her Bachelor of Architecture from Louisiana State University.

Airport planner Matt Thomason attained his professional engineering license upon passing the Principles and Practice of Engineering (PE) exam. To become licensed, engineers must earn a four-year degree from an accredited engineering program, pass the Fundamentals of Engineering exam, complete four years of progressive engineering experience under a professional engineer and pass the PE exam.

Matt Thomason Airport PlannerThomason is a member of GMC’s Airport Planning & Engineering Division. He earned his American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) Certification in 2016 and is also a Certified Member of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE). An integral part of the firm’s in-house airport division, his expertise includes development of airport master plans, airport layout plans and capital improvement plans; airport system planning; agency and public coordination; airport planning design; airspace analysis; safety management systems; and terminal programming studies.