Bernie A. McGraw, P.E., HFDP | President
President of the firm since 2014, Bernie is licensed in five states and holds the Healthcare Facility Design Professional (HDFP) certification. Bernie is an avid hiker having hiked all of the trails in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and enjoys gardening and beekeeping as well.
David Blakney, P.E. | Vice President
Vice-President of the firm, David earned his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering at Tennessee Technological University. He started working at the firm in 2005 and obtained his P.E. license in 2009. He is proficient at energy modeling and is responsible for commissioning projects in our office. Outside the office David spends the majority of his time with his wife and two little boys. He also enjoys weightlifting, martial arts, and hiking.
Albert F. G. Bedinger, P.E., LEED AP | Secretary
Al is licensed in four states. He is a member of the Rotary Club of Knoxville and is the Secretary of the Great Smoky Mountains Conservation Association. Al enjoys playing with his grandchildren, hiking, mountaineering, fly fishing, cross country and telemark skiing and vegetable gardening.
Stephen Cherry | Mechanical Designer
Stephen earned his Bachelor of Mathematics at St. Vincent College. He started working for the firm in 2009 and became a BIM operator in 2013. In his spare time, Stephen enjoys many sports and staying active through working out, hiking, ultimate frisbee, and running in the Tennessee State Parks Running Tour. He also coaches wrestling at Webb School of Knoxville.
Jean S. McGraw, CPA
Jean assists with the bookkeeping side of the business. Recently she has learned how to use AutoCAD & helps us out when our work load peaks. She is an avid hiker and has hiked all the trails in the Great Smokey Mountains National Park with Bernie. She & Bernie have been married over 40 years and she loves to spend time with their 10 grandchildren in addition running a CPA office out of their home.
Steven Zimny, PE
Steven grew up in nearby Powell, TN and has live in the Knoxville area his whole life. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 2008. He has P.E. licenses in Tennessee (2012) and Virginia (2015). Steven spends most of his free time with his wife and two dogs. He enjoys hiking, weightlifting, reading up on history, and working on the house.