Brelje & Race Consulting Engineers announces the appointment of a new president and a succession plan for the past president.

Paul Bartholow has been named as President of Brelje & Race, succeeding David Long. Paul has 38 years of experience in the Civil Engineering field, including 8 years with the firm. A Senior Principal since 2017, Paul most recently served as Vice President. In addition to his leadership role, Paul manages several of the firm’s key business areas, including engineering services for site development of K-12 schools, colleges and universities, and residential and commercial projects, and oversees the survey division.

David Long is stepping down as President and will remain with the firm in the capacity of Senior Principal and a member of the firm’s Board of Directors, continuing to foster the success of the firm and its client relationships as he transitions towards retirement. During his 27-year career with Brelje & Race, David has specialized in the water, wastewater, and recycled water arenas; winery and vineyard site development; and winery water and wastewater facilities. David has made significant contributions to the growth of Brelje & Race through his strategic business operations, employee mentorship, and many long-lasting client relationships with local public agencies and wineries.