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Ware Malcomb Announces Promotion of Chris Strawn to Vice President, Civil Engineering

Oversees Firm’s Land Development Civil Engineering Practice and Leads Expansion of Civil Services Across the Americas

DENVER (June 11, 2024)Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm, today announced that Chris Strawn, P.E., has been promoted to Vice President, Civil Engineering. In this role, he oversees the firm’s land development civil engineering practice and leads the expansion of its civil services across the Americas.

“Chris is an accomplished civil engineer who has made substantial contributions to the firm through his leadership of our civil engineering practice and as a member of our executive team,” said Matt Brady, Executive Vice President, Ware Malcomb. “We congratulate him on this well-deserved promotion.”

Strawn brings more than 25 years of experience in all facets of civil engineering and land surveying, including project management, site planning and development and entitlement procurement. In his ten years with Ware Malcomb, he has been instrumental in business development, fostering client relationships, leadership development and oversight of civil engineering teams across the country. Prior to joining the firm, Strawn ran a successful Denver-based civil engineering firm for more than ten years.

A Registered Professional Engineer, Strawn’s project resume includes a variety of public works, roadway projects, commercial land developments, infrastructure master planning and design, site design and entitlement processing efforts. He has provided significant leadership heading up the firm’s Civil Advisory team, and as a member of the firm’s internal planning and facilitation of leadership trainings.

Strawn earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering degree from Colorado State University, and an MBA from Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver. He has been involved in many industry associations, including NAIOP, ULI, and ACEC, and always strives to lead and stay involved in many of the community service initiatives that the company pursues.

Today, Ware Malcomb’s Civil Engineering practice includes 18 civil engineering leaders, more than 80 technical team members and has grown into 16 offices while completing civil engineering design for numerous projects in 25 of its offices.

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Established in 1972, Ware Malcomb is a contemporary and expanding full-service design firm providing professional architecture, planning, interior design, civil engineering, branding and building measurement services to corporate, commercial/residential developer and public/institutional clients throughout the world. With office locations throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Brazil, the firm specializes in the design of office, industrial, science & technology, healthcare, multifamily, retail, and public/institutional projects. Ware Malcomb is recognized as an Inc. 5000 fastest-growing private company and a Hot Firm by Zweig Group. The firm is also ranked among the top 15 architecture/engineering firms in Engineering News-Record’s Top 500 Design Firms and the top 25 interior design firms in Interior Design magazine’s Top 100 Giants. For more information, visit

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