Craig Thompson has been a project engineer with Naismith Engineering, Inc., now Hanson Professional Services, Inc., in Corpus Christi since 1999 and became a partner in the firm in 2007. His professional experience is in general civil engineering and includes projects for private and public clients in water, wastewater, stormwater and roadways. Recently, Craig has led Hanson’s team for county and municipal stormwater master plans, numerous commercial and residential development projects, county and municipal parks, and regional facility master plans.
Craig has been active in ASCE since he was the Newsletter Editor for the Corpus Christi Branch in 1999. In the subsequent years, he progressed through the Branch leadership positions to be President from 2003-2004 and continued his service as Section Director from 2004-2006. He was asked by the Section to serve as the Vice President – Education from 2007 – 2009.
Craig’s initial involvement with the Section meetings came when he helped the Corpus Christi Branch with the Spring 2003 Texas Section-ASCE Meeting as the Special Events and Golf Tournament Committee Chair. He also went on to be a Co-Chair for the Spring 2008 Texas Section-ASCE Meeting and the Budget and Hotel/Meeting Arrangements Committee Chair for the Spring 2013 Texas Section-ASCE Meeting (Centennial Year).
Craig received the Nueces Chapter TSPE Young Engineer of the Year Award in 2006 and the Texas Section ASCE Professional Service Award in 2013.
Craig serves on the City of Corpus Christi Landmark Commission (2004-2012, 2014-Present) and is proud graduate of the Leadership Corpus Christi – Class 33.
Craig holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the Texas A&M University. He has been married to his wife Kathryn since 2003 and they have 2 boys – Jack and Evan.