David J. Atkins, PE Named President of NuTec Design

YORK, PA – NuTec Design Associates, Inc. announces a time of transition and transformation for the 32-year-old company. Effective May 15, 2018, the board of directors has accepted the resignation of Andrew L. Shakely, PE, LEED AP as president of the firm as he pursues new opportunities. In turn, the board of directors has elected David J. Atkins, PE, as president of the company. Atkins is the fourth president in the history of the firm.
 
Atkins joined NuTec Design in 1998. He most recently served as executive vice president, director of operations, and project manager. He also previously served as vice president and manager of the NuTec Design structural engineering department.
 
Atkins holds a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering with Structural Emphasis from The Pennsylvania State University, from where he graduated in 1996. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in 17 states.
 
Active in the community, Atkins has been a coach for Craley Baseball for more than seven years, and he has served as vice president of the organization for the past three years. He is a former member of the Building and Site Selection Committee for York Habitat for Humanity. In the profession, Atkins is a past president of the Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers, Lincoln Chapter, and he chairs the Scholarship Awards Committee for the organization.
 
Atkins is thrilled about his new challenge: “NuTec Design was founded on the belief of utilizing technology, and I am excited for the ever-changing future of our profession,” he states. “Working with the next generation of clients, our talented staff continues to incorporate new technologies, combined with the lessons learned from our historic project experiences, to provide creative and transformational solutions to our clients.”
 
Contact Dave Atkins at 717-434-1505 or datkins@nutecgroup.com with any questions.

NuTec Design Associates, Inc. is a professionally-owned architectural and engineering practice with a long history of excellence in design.  The firm serves clients throughout the eastern United States and beyond from its headquarters in York, PA and is part of the Nutec Group of companies.