B+P Celebrates King Guinn’s 50th Anniversary

King Guinn celebrated their 50th Anniversary at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte on October 19th. Clients from past and present enjoyed an evening strolling through the museum, food and drinks, and each others company. Thanks to all who attended. Here's to another 50 years! Read More »

B+P is the BEST Place to Work!

Bennett & Pless was recognized by Zweig Group as Best Firms to Work For in the AEC industry! The Best Firms to Work For award recognizes the top architecture, structural engineering, civil engineering, environmental, geotechnical engineering, landscape architecture/planning, and multi-discipline firms in the US and Canada based on workplace practices, employee benefits, employee retention rates, and much more. Read More »

B+P Receives ABC Pacesetter Award

Bennett + Pless was honored on April 27th as Atlanta Business Chronicle's Pacesetter Award recipient! We were recognized as one of Atlanta's 100 fastest-growing privately owned companies of the past year. Hundreds of executives and employees packed the Buckhead event venue Flourish for the awards. We are humbled to share this award with our employees and colleagues. Read More »

Bennett & Pless Announces Addition of New Principal

October 1, 2016 – Bennett & Pless, one of the largest, longstanding, consulting structural engineering firms in the Southeast, recently promoted Thomas F. Ireland, PE to Principal. Ireland, who joined Bennett & Pless originally in 1985, has been instrumental in the firm’s growing practice as well as managing the Chattanooga office, where the firm established its presence in 1969. Ireland’s career began as a designer and he joined the Bennett & Pless team in 1985 after graduating Read More »

Passing of Moe Bennett, Bennett & Pless co-founder

The Bennett & Pless family would like to share the passing of co-founder E.M. Bennett known affectionately as “Moe”.  Rex Pless, COO of Bennett & Pless, commented “I have not only lost a good friend and long-time business partner, but the engineering community has lost a highly respected and talented structural engineer.  Moe will indeed be missed”. For those who would like to make a donation in memory of Moe, the family has suggested a donation to Global Missions Peachtree Road Read More »

Chattanooga Structural Engineering Firm Celebrates 45th Anniversary

September 18, 2014 - Chattanooga, TN More than 75 Industry leaders from Chattanooga and throughout the Southeast celebrated a locally owned, internationally known engineering firm’s first 45 years in Chattanooga. Bennett & Pless, a consulting structural engineering firm, claims a bevy of local landmarks as being products of their engineering design: The Chattanooga Convention Center, Erlanger hospital, many buildings at the UTC campus and The Chattanoogan Hotel where the event was held to Read More »

Atlanta Business Chronicle Showcases Bennett & Pless

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Atlanta Structural Engineering Firm Celebrates 50th Anniversary

February 21, 2014 – Atlanta, GA More than 100 industry leaders from throughout the Southeast last night celebrated a locally owned, internationally known engineering firm’s first 50 years.  Bennett & Pless, a consulting structural engineering firm, started in Atlanta in 1964 and claim a bevy of local landmarks as being products of their engineering design:  The Atlanta Financial Center, Colony Square and Cobb Galleria to name a few; as well as other national and international projects Read More »

Rex T. Pless, PE announces Tommy F. Ireland, PE as new Associate

Mr. Rex T. Pless, PE, COO of Bennett & Pless, Inc. is pleased to announce that Mr. Thomas F. Ireland, PE has been appointed as a new Associate of the firm.  Tommy joined Bennett & Pless in 1991 and has been instrumental in the firm’s growing practice in Chattanooga, TN.  Mr. Ireland is regarded as one of the top structural engineers in Chattanooga.  He is continually recognized by his clients as developing creative solutions to their project challenges and providing exceptional client Read More »

Rex T. Pless, PE announces Edward A. Gazzola, P.Eng as new co-owner and CEO as part of succession plan.

Mr. Rex T. Pless, PE, founder of Bennett & Pless, Inc. is pleased to announce that Mr. Edward A. Gazzola, P.Eng., has joined Bennett & Pless as its new CEO and co-owner.  As a highly-regarded and internationally recognized consulting engineering executive, Mr. Gazzola brings over 20 years of executive leadership to the business. He was a long term partner of the Canadian engineering firm, Morrison Hershfield, where under his leadership Gazzola expanded their business into the U.S. Read More »