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ESi Named 2023 GLOBE Award Recipient

ATLANTAMay 18, 2023 – Today, Engineering System Inc (ESi) was officially announced a 2023 GLOBE Award recipient by the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD). Managed by the GDEcD International Trade team, this award program highlights Georgia companies that contribute to the state’s economic growth through global trade and export development. This is ESi’s first time to be recognized with the GLOBE Award.

ESi is honored by this recognition of the international outreach efforts driven by our Georgia office. “Many employees from across the company have been instrumental in introducing our services into new international markets, creating a wealth of opportunities for ESi, our partners, and our clients,” said ESi President and Chief Operating Officer Will Pinkston. “I would like to extend a special thank you to the following team members for their leadership in helping us build and scale these important opportunities to deliver our market-leading capabilities globally: 

  • Consultant and lead for Asia Pacific engagement, Jay Sohn and Principal and Sr. Director of Mechanics Matt Kenner, for their work in the Republic of Korea
  • Managing Consultant and Director of Automotive Technology Hernán Mercado-Corujo and Sr. Consultant Diana Estrada for their continuing efforts in Mexico and Central America
  • Principal Emeritus Bob Winn and Principal and Vice President Alfred Pettinger for leading our expansion in the UK, along with Principal Bill Broz, Sr. Director of Technical Services Chuck Fox, Sr. Managing Consultant and Director of Aviation Tim Jung, Sr. Staff Consultant Kara Greene, Business Development Director Heather Slatton, and Claims Relationship Manager Kate Champion
  • COL (Ret) Tony Dill, leader of our Security and Defense Services Group, for expanding the services and support we provide to our country’s allies and the defense companies who support them abroad

We’re also grateful to the staff at the Georgia Department of Economic Development and especially the GDEcD International Trade team. Their energy and partnership are invaluable to Georgia companies.” 

ESi provides on-demand engineering consulting and technical support services spanning nearly every engineering specialty, with clients in a diverse mix of industries, including construction, legal, industrial and manufacturing, insurance, oil and gas, pharmaceutical and medical devices, power and energy, security and defense, transportation, and more. Embedded in ESi’s services is a go-to-market approach which taps into industry, cross-industry, and technical expertise from across the company’s 20 offices to structure a team that’s tailored to the needs of the client or project, no matter what the size or complexity. 

In 2022, ESi began exporting services from its Georgia office to new markets in the Republic of Korea and expanding business development efforts in Mexico and the United Kingdom. 

The GLOBE Awards program began in 2014 to recognize local businesses contributing to Georgia’s economic growth through global trade. Since then, GDEcD has presented 323 GLOBE Awards to companies across 46 Georgia counties. ESi is proud to be recognized as an important part of this effort.

For the official list of this year's winners, click here. To view the announcement from the Georgia Department of Economic Development, click here

About GDEcD’s International Trade Team

The Georgia Department of Economic Development’s nationally recognized International Trade team works to bolster Georgia exports and brand the state as a competitive source of quality products and services. The team includes International Representatives located in 12 strategic global markets and assists Georgia companies with expanding their sales worldwide. The International Trade office provides Georgia businesses with the Global Insight and Global Connections they need to successfully diversify their international customer base.


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