Dewberry Hires Water Resource Department Manager
Maury Chatellier, P.E., will manage Dewberry's operations in the state of Louisiana
Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, has recently hired Maury Chatellier, P.E., as water resource department manager in the firm’s New Orleans office. In his new role, he will manage Dewberry’s operations in the state of Louisiana; oversee staff in the Baton Rouge and New Orleans offices; and. work closely with clients at the municipal, state, and federal level.
Chatellier has a vested interest in the Louisiana coastline as he was born and raised in the Baton Rouge area and has spent the majority of his career working to address coastal issues facing the state. He has 17 years of experience in water resources and coastal restoration.
Prior to joining Dewberry, Chatellier served as the chief of the engineering division for the Coastal Protection Restoration Agency where he managed all of the operations of the division and provided oversight of 35 contracts, with a combined value of more than $68 million.
“I’m looking forward to working for a company that supports my passion to restore the coast of my hometown,” said Chatellier. “My insight into the ongoing coastal difficulties that the state of Louisiana is facing will complement Dewberry’s ability to provide specific and targeted solutions for the affected coastal areas.”
Chatellier holds two bachelor’s degrees in psychology and civil engineering from Louisiana State University. He served two terms as the ASCE representative on the East Baton Rouge Parish Engineering Selection Board for the Department of Public Works and is a licensed professional engineer in Louisiana.