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Georgia congressman visits Burns & McDonnell-Southeast

Firm shares decade of continuous, positive growth; congressman shares news from Washington

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 6, 2013

Congressman Tom Price (R-Ga.) visits top-rated engineering firm Burns & McDonnell-Southeast. Pictured from left to right, Burns & McDonnell-Southeast Vice President Arnold Olender, Oko Buckle, Rep. Price, Mike Talboy and Victoria Peacock.

ATLANTA — Before heading back to Washington, Congressman Tom Price (R-Ga.) visited the offices of top engineering firm Burns & McDonnell in north metro Atlanta. During the May 2 meeting he met with the firm's leadership and learned more about how this private sector company has managed 10 years of positive growth through a culture of employee ownership, collaboration and commitment to client success.

Rep. Price met with the Burns & McDonnell Southeast's growing team of professional engineers and staff to share updates from Washington, including the current sequester and budget issues.

Recognized as one of Georgia's Best Places to Work by the Atlanta Journal Constitution and Best Engineering Firm by the Atlanta Business Chronicle, the accolades reflect the company's dedication to all of its employee-owners and to its clients. Additionally, Burns & McDonnell was ranked 18th on FORTUNE magazine‘s annual list of 100 Best Companies to Work For (up from 26th last year), the 2012 ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) Company of the Year from the ESOP Association, and for the past three years, Burns & McDonnell has been selected as one of eight architecture, engineering and construction firms nationwide to receive the Premier Award for Client Satisfaction from the Professional Services Management Journal. The Southeast regional office is part of the full-service engineering firm Burns & McDonnell, based in Kansas City, Mo.

About Burns & McDonnell
Founded in 1898, Burns & McDonnell is a 100 percent employee-owned, full-service engineering, architecture, construction, environmental and consulting services firm. Burns & McDonnell is currently the 23rd largest A/E/C firm in the Engineering News-Record Top 500 ranking. With the multidisciplinary experience of more than 3,700 professionals in more than 30 regional, national and international offices, Burns & McDonnell plans, designs, permits, constructs and manages facilities worldwide with one mission in mind - to make our clients successful. For more information about Burns & McDonnell, visit www.dataconservation.com.

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