Hardeman (Hardy) Seaborn is the Managing Director of Thomasson Industrial Services and leads the day to day strategic planning and project development efforts and operations of TIS. He has over 35 years of experience in the utilities and consulting engineering field, serving the process, power and industrial sectors, as well as large commercial and institutional clientele. Seaborn is a licensed professional engineer and certified project management professional (PMP). He also serves as an adjunct professor in engineering project management. Seaborn holds an MBA degree in business and finance from the University of Alabama-Birmingham, and a B.S.M.E. degree in mechanical engineering from Tennessee Technological University. His other post-graduate studies include industrial engineering—plant layout; warehouse planning, design and operations; and advanced engineering economics. His continuing education includes project management and business management training and engineering workshops and seminars. He is senior member of the Association of Energy Engineers and a member of the Project Management Institute. He is a founding member and past president of the local (Middle TN and Nashville) chapters of these two organizations.