Brown and Caldwell announced Erin Williams has joined the firm as vice president and leader of its growing Mid-South business. The hire emphasizes the firm’s focused expansion to better serve clients in the region’s water, wastewater and stormwater sector.

Williams brings over 17 years of extensive rehabilitation engineering design and supervising experience in public- and private-sector engineering and management roles. Her expertise encompasses separate and combined sewer collection system design, rehabilitation design utilizing trenchless technologies, stormwater management and condition assessment. 

As Mid-South area leader, Williams will direct Brown and Caldwell’s Atlanta, Nashville, Chattanooga and Memphis offices. She will diversify and align the firm’s environmental engineering and construction services portfolio, helping municipal and private clients meet challenges related to capital program implementation, infrastructure reliability, and effective utility management. A key responsibility includes recruiting and mentoring top talent and strengthening its brand as the place to work on the most complex environmental engineering projects as it continues its regional expansion.

“I am delighted to welcome a highly experienced leader of Erin’s stature,” said Brown and Caldwell East Leader Chris Peluso. “Her client focus and first-hand knowledge of local and regional market drivers will be a great asset in helping our clients do more with less.”

Based in Atlanta, Williams holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.