Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, announced that Chris Cook, PE, and Adam Hayes, PE, have joined the firm’s mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) group based in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Cook joins the firm as a project engineer with more than 13 years of experience. As a fire protection engineer, he has worked on various facility types, including commercial buildings, K-12 schools, higher education facilities, civil structures and healthcare facilities. Cook earned his bachelor’s degree in architectural engineering from North Carolina A&T State University (2008) and is a member of the American Society of Plumbing Engineers and the Society of Fire Protection Engineers.

Hayes joins the firm as a senior project engineer and has more than 13 years of structural engineering experience in heavy industrial projects. He has a background in various project types, including chemical structures, utility bridges, equipment support, tank support, open structures, warehouses and structural ductwork. Hayes earned his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from North Carolina State University (2005).