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Vines is a graduate of Auburn University, School of Engineering, receiving his Bachelor of Civil Engineering in 1991. Vines is a Registered Professional Engineer in the States of Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama and Georgia, and a Registered Structural Engineer in the State of Illinois.
Vines has 24 years of experience in structural engineering design of steel, concrete, masonry and wood structures. He has consulted in the area of residential construction for more than 21 years and is considered an expert in building science and best construction practices.
Vines has a license for general contracting in the State of Tennessee and is a Professional Member of the International Code Council.
Wall is a graduate of Tennessee Technological University, College of Engineering, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, receiving his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering in 1995.
Tyree is a graduate of Tennessee Technological University, College of Engineering, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, receiving his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering in 2007.
Harvill is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University, College of Liberal Arts, Department of Geosciences, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Geology with a Minor in Biology. Harvill is a Licensed Home Inspector in the State of Tennessee. He is responsible for inspection of new construction for compliance with local building code requirements as well as inspections for new home quality control.
McDonald is a licensed general contractor and former business owner. McDonald has worked for and with several local home builders over the years. He is responsible for inspection of new construction for compliance with local building code requirements as well as inspections for new home quality control.
Leigh T. Vines
Vines is a graduate of Auburn University at Montgomery with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication. She worked for Alabama Public Television as an associate producer/reporter until she married and moved to Georgia. While in Athens, Georgia, she was the Conference Facilitator at the University of Georgia organizing the University’s career fairs. She remained in this position until her two boys were born. She then switched gears to become a full time mom. Shortly after her two boys were born, Vines and her husband, Michael, had an opportunity to move to Tennessee. “It’s a place I had always dreamed of living,” said Vines. Now that her boys have grown and are now teenagers, she enjoys working as Public Relations Specialist for SE&I.
Vines's boys are active in their high school band, Vines finds herself volunteering for band activities. She also enjoys watching movies with her family and gardening.
Julie L. Peirce
Peirce is a seasoned professional, having worked in the administrative field for over 35 years. She has worked with property and construction managers both locally and nationally. She has worked in a variety of organizations including banking, law, and horse boarding operations. In 1992, Peirce moved to Nashville and served as Executive Assistant at Seigenthaler Public Relations, a leader in crisis communications. Prior to joining SE&I in 2009, she was Director of Administrative Services at a non-profit boys ranch ministering to teenage violent offenders. She is responsible for scheduling our engineer's daily appointments, coordinating the delivery of reports and many other administrative duties. It is her voice that you will first hear when you call our office.
Peirce loves horses, race cars and is an active member of her church. Her favorite past times include cooking, writing and spending quality time with her college-age daughter.
Couleas is a graduate of Murray State University, Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Accounting in 2002, and a Masters of Professional Accountancy in 2003. Couleas is responsible for the accounting and tax preparation for the business.
King is a graduate of the University of California - San Diego receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology in 1984. King is responsible for greeting our clients and scheduling appointments with our engineering staff.