Doug Suess, P.E.Executive Vice PresidentDoug Suess, P.E., who joined WBCM shortly after its inception in 1977, is a Principal and Executive Vice President with over 30 years of experience in the design of building and marine structures.As Executive Vice President, he oversees the architecture, building structures and marine/industrial divisions at WBCM.He is an active design Principal in waterfront engineering projects, having managed over $180 million in projects for Lafarge Gypsum in Palatka, Florida, and Silver Grove, Kentucky.Mr. Suess has designed and managed projects for marginal wharfs and piers, reefer terminals, tieback bulkheads, the rehabilitation of existing marine structures, and building support facilities.He has completed numerous projects for the Maryland Port Administration, including work at the Dundalk Marine Terminal, Locust Point, Seagirt and Farfield Marine Terminals.
Outside of Maryland, Mr. Suess
has designed port facilities and terminals for the Port of Wilmington, Portsmouth Naval Yard and Hobelman Imports in Jacksonville, Florida. Mr. Suess
was an integral part in the creation of the new marine/industrial division at WBCM
.The development of this division creates a "one stop" shopping service by combining the design of waterfront structures with site development and industrial engineering.Notable local projects include the development of Harborview and Canton Crossing in the Canton area of Baltimore City. Mr. Suess was served as past presidents of both ACEC of Maryland and ASCE and was recently named a Fellow in ACEC.He has also taught P.E. Review Courses for the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.Mr. Suess is a graduate of the University of Maryland with both Bachelors and Masters degrees in Structural Engineering.