Bill Lockwood Named 2017 Jack L. Wood Excellence in Service Award Recipient

8 / May / 2017

Barge, Waggoner, Sumner and Cannon, Inc., recently named Paul W. (Bill) Lockwood, ASLA, its 2017 Jack L. Wood Excellence in Service Award recipient at the firm’s annual employee banquet.

The Jack L. Wood Excellence in Service Award recognizes an employee who has over time provided superior service to our firm, displaying dedication and loyalty. The firm honors employees who share the same passion and drive that elevates their communities, team, and themselves to make their surroundings better. Recipients are nominated by their peers and selected by the Board of Directors.

Over his 40-year career with the firm, Lockwood has been involved in some of the most transformational projects in the region. He has served on numerous boards, non-profits, community action groups, and professional associations and was most recently presented with an Emeritus Certificate by the State of Tennessee for his eight years of service on the Tennessee Board of Architectural and Engineering Examiners.

Nashville Land Resource Group Manager Charlie Smith adds, “Bill exhibits the qualities of our values. His honesty, integrity, and trustworthiness are what have made him so valuable to clients and the firm. He collaborates with everyone, he takes responsibility for our services and the success of our clients, and he has done it all with consistent kindness and humility every day. Bill’s consistent pursuit of our corporate purpose has led directly to the success of our Nashville Land Resources team in living out our vision—we are the team known for being selected when it matters most to our best clients.”

Lockwood’s service in the community includes the board of directors for The TMA Group, regional leader in customizing environmentally-friendly, multimodal transportation solutions, and the Nashville Civic Design Center. He has previously served on the Board of Directors for the former Brentwood Chamber of Commerce and the Nashville Civic Design Center. Lockwood’s professional memberships include the American Planning Association and American Society of Landscape Architects.

The University of Georgia graduate is a Registered Landscape Architect in Tennessee and in five other states.

Barge, Waggoner, Sumner and Cannon, Inc. creates a better life for its clients and communities as a professional services firm. It includes engineers, architects, landscape architects, planners, and surveyors employed in offices throughout Tennessee, Alabama, Ohio and Georgia. Barge Waggoner has been consistently ranked inside Engineering News-Record’s (ENR) Top 500 Design Firms list.