Sepi Asefnia, president of SEPI Engineering & Construction , a firm which provides civil engineering and planning services to private and public sector clients across the Southeast, has announced the addition of Van W. Sands as a federal program specialist. In his position, Sands will use his 17 years of experience to strategize company policies and procedures, as well as analyze federal project opportunities.
Sands spent his childhood in various locations in the United States and abroad, including Colorado, Alabama, Oklahoma, Texas and Spain. After graduating from Stanford University in Stanford, Calif., with his bachelor’s degree, he received his master’s degree in business administration from the University of Colorado Boulder. Prior to joining SEPI Engineering & Construction, Sands served as company treasurer and president for a consulting firm specializing in federal contracting issues, as a contract administrator and small business liaison officer for a large engineering company, and as a federal contract manager for a large federal engineering and environmental remediation firm. Sands is the chairman of the Elbert County Economic Development Commission in Kiowa, Colo., and is a member of the Lion’s Club, a secular organization focused on meeting the needs of communities domestically and abroad. He resides in Elizabeth, Colo., with his wife Christine.
About SEPI Engineering & Construction:
Established in 2001, SEPI Engineering & Construction provides engineering and planning services to private and public sector clients. As a full-service civil engineering services firm, SEPI is 8(a) certified with the Small Business Administration and is a certified Women Business Enterprise (WBE) in North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. SEPI was founded on the principles of honesty, integrity, ethics, and the highest quality of service to clients. The firm’s goal is to not just meet a client’s expectations but to exceed them. Due to the extensive and varied engineering industry experience of the professionals at SEPI, the firm is able to provide its clients with site/civil design, environmental planning, traffic engineering and operations including traffic and noise analysis, construction management, roadway and structural design, water resources, natural resources/permitting, wetland/stream mitigation, public involvement and surveying services. SEPI has a corporate office located in Raleigh and a branch office located in Charlotte, N.C.