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About Us

We are a full service, consulting engineering firm that provides a broad range of professional engineering services. Our multi-disciplined staff has served state and local governments as well as industrial and commercial clients with a particular expertise within the wood products industry. Mid-South is an Arkansas based corporation with offices in Hot Springs, Arkansas, Cary, North Carolina, and Orono, Maine.
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Executive Leadership

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Marc Stewart

|  President

Marc has been with Mid-South for over 20 years, most recently holding the positions of Vice President-Administration and Chief Financial Officer. Marc received his BSME from Louisiana Tech University and he earned an MBA from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Before joining Mid-South, Marc held engineering and product management positions with a manufacturer of  water circulation/filtration equipment and was a design engineer in the aerospace industry.

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Chris Brown, PE

| Vice President

Strategic planning for new plant facilities and existing mill operations in the building products industry. Over 23 years of experience in project engineering and management in the building products industry.

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Lee Murphy, PE

| Senior Project Consultant

Project management experience in Pulp and Paper, Wood Products and Engineered Wood industry sectors. Present duties include corporate management and business development. Active in numerous industry trade organizations and industry support groups.

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Dylan DeMacy

| Director of Operations, Cary, North Carolina

Over 15 years of experience that covers various industries and markets. Experience in both Greenfield & Brownfield projects, with a heavy concentration in Wood Pellets and OSB facilities.

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Walter Goodine

| Director of Operations, Orono, Maine

Over 20 years industrial experience in pulp and paper, energy, sawmills, and molded fiber. Walter has held leadership positions in operations, maintenance, reliability, engineering and project management.

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Gary Sihota, PEng

|  Director of Operations, Richmond, B.C.

Gary has been with Stolberg/Mid-South for 11 years and is a licensed P.Eng with a PMP certification. His established industry connections and focus on business development help to see continued growth for the Richmond office. Gary started his career as a design engineer, progressing to project manager, and now works in engineering consulting with Mid-South. His engineering experience ranges from sawmills and planermills to pellet plants and veneer plants.

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Rod Gronlund

|  Director of Engineering, Richmond, B.C.

Rod has been with the Stolberg Group for 51 years, starting with Stolberg Construction in 1968. Rod worked up through the ranks to project superintendent in charge of all construction disciplines on projects up to 250 workers. 1975, he became Manager of our Prince George office managing all facets of construction management. Stolberg Engineering was formed in 1980, and from 1982 until 1994 Stolberg preformed many projects on a “Design-Build” platform which Rod became heavily involved in, and advanced to V.P. of Project Planning and Development. From 1984 to present Rod has been involved in 113 major projects, plus numerous smaller forest related projects including sawmills, planermills, wood rooms, plywood plants and pellet plants.

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Cody Chisholm, PE

| Director of Operations, Roger, AR.

Cody is responsible for talent acquisition, growth, and day-to-day operations implementing strategies and procedures to achieve goals within the structural engineering department. As a Structural Engineer Cody executes and designs for a diverse range of projects, comprising of retrofits/modifications and new construction, across multiple industrial process facilities, primarily those involved in the production of wood products. A licensed Professional Engineer in 9 states, Cody’s design expertise is centered around reinforced concrete and steel structures, with a particular emphasis on equipment support structures and foundations, as well as pre-engineered building foundations. Cody is active in multiple technical and professional societies.



Mid-South Engineering Company was founded in 1969 by four engineers with a common vision – to be a complete engineering service provider focused on total dedication to the client. The path to their goal was simple: work with good clients, select and train good employees, delegate authority, and allow room for the proper execution of the job.

  • Licensures

    United States
    New Hampshire
    New Mexico
    North Carolina
    South Carolina
    West Virginia


    British Columbia
    New Brunswick
    Newfoundland and Labrador
    Nova Scotia
    Prince Edward Island


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