Charles S. Hocking, PE, Joins CHA Board

March 03, 2022

CHA Holdings, Inc. (CHA) announced today that Charles S. Hocking, PE, has joined the CHA Board of Directors. Charlie is the Founder and President of CSH Strategies, LLC, an executive management and strategy consulting firm, focused on helping engineering companies create and realize value for their stakeholders. Prior to founding his own firm, Charlie was CEO with Hazen and Sawyer, a leading national water engineering firm with over 1,300 employees. Charlie brings more than 30 years of progressive executive management and strategy development expertise to the CHA Board. 

"Charlie is a proven leader and strategist who will help take CHA to the next level," said Michael Carroll, Chairman. "His deep experience in executing strategies that lead to value creation will be a great asset to the Company and Board alike."

"Charlie is a great addition to the Board, bringing decades of proven and relevant leadership in the AEC industry. He will bring tremendous value, and I look forward to working alongside him to achieve our vision and to advance our strategic growth initiatives," said Jim Stephenson, CEO.

"I'm honored to be joining CHA as an Independent Director," said Charlie Hocking. "CHA is one of the premier engineering firms in the industry, and I'm excited for this opportunity to meaningfully contribute to CHA's continued success."

Prior to founding CSH Strategies, LLC, Charlie spent 24 years at Hazen and Sawyer, DPC, the last ten years serving as President, CEO and Chairman. He earned civil engineering degrees from the University of Washington and Northeastern University and is a licensed professional engineer in New York and Washington.