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GWA History

1972: Guy White founded Tectonics Engineering Consultants, Inc., a multidisciplinary engineering firm with partners Wayne Mabry (structural engineering) and Zach McGhee (mechanical engineering)

1977: Guy White wrote the Electrical Engineering section of the South Carolina State Guidelines for Public School Construction

1984: Tectonics Engineering Consultants, Inc., became the Tectonics Group with member organizations: Guy White & Associates, Mabry Engineering and Zach McGhee & Associates

1987: The Tectonics Group reorganized into three separate engineering companies

1991: Guy White & Associates was reorganized from a sole proprietorship to a South Carolina Corporation

1995: Dickson O’Brien joined the firm

2001: Dickson O’Brien became the sole stockholder in Guy White & Associates, Inc.

2005: The company’s offices were relocated to its present location at 168 Laurelhurst Drive,  Columbia,  SC  29210

2005: The firm name was changed to GWA, Inc.

2010: Guy White retired from the company