Our leadership team, with its diversity of infrastructure design expertise and professional experience, drives transformative change across the heart of the Southeast with a can-do culture of collaborative excellence and entrepreneurial passion.

The team fuels CRANSTON’s long legacy of success with talented and dedicated employees, as well as long-term partner relationships built on financial and environmental stewardship, honesty, respect, fairness, and transparency. Our mission: to empower communities to thrive.

Meet the Team

Dennis Welch, Sr, PE, MBA

President and CEO

Mitchell Murchison, PE, MBA

Vice President & Director of Civil Engineering; Transportation Lead

Rob Still, SE, PE, LEED AP

Director of Structural Engineering

Lance Cheely, RLA, MBA, LEED AP

Director of Landscape Architecture

Carrie Morgan

Finance & HR Lead

David Clark

Technology & Facilities Lead

Daniel Bates, MPPM

Strategic Relations Lead
Tom Robertson

Thomas Robertson, PE

Retired President & Civil Engineering Consultant

James Dean, PE

Survey Lead & Private Development Manager

Hilary Peterson

Business Development Manager

John Attaway, PLS

Survey Manager

Tom Dunaway, PE, MBA

Public Development & Water Resources Manager
Joy Lester

Joy C. Lester, MPA

Capital Funding Program Manager

Megan Smith, PE

Charleston Civil Manager

Matthew Randall, PE, LEED AP

Hilton Head Civil Manager