Hayward Baker has opened a new office in Charleston, S.C., and newly hired Dan Holley will lead it.

Holley will serve as project manager and the office will support projects and clients in South Carolina and surrounding states.

“Dan is a great addition to our team,” says Joe Persichetti, vice president of Hayward Baker’s Southeast Region. “He is an experienced and well-respected local professional engineer with years of consulting, project management, design, and QA/QC experience. Dan heading up our new office will help expand HB’s geographic presence, providing clients with better service throughout the coastal Carolinas and Georgia market.”

Holley has lived and worked in Charleston for more than 13 years as a practicing professional geotechnical engineer. He’s been responsible for the design of a variety of geotechnical solutions for slope stability, excavation support, spread footings, deep foundations and liquefaction mitigation.

In the past, Holley , served as a project manager with SM&E, where he prepared detailed geotechnical investigations and recommendations for commercial, industrial and transportation projects. He received his bachelor’s degree in geological engineering from the University of Mississippi and serves as an active member of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Hayward Baker has worked in ground modification and site improvement for 60 years, and offers a range of foundation support and rehabilitation services. For more information, visit www.haywardbaker.com. For more information on the services offered by the new office, contact Holley at dwholley@haywardbaker.com.