Principal | Owner

Director of Business Development
Principal-in-Charge of Municipal, Industrial, and Government Projects

Joe has 32 years of experience as a civil engineer. In addition to leading Sain’s business development efforts, he also serves as Principal-in-Charge of many of Sain’s municipal, industrial, and government projects. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, and Mississippi.

Specialties:
  • Business Development
  • Industrial Park Planning and Design
  • Site Engineering – Retail, Educational Facilities, Municipal/Government, and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects
Memberships | Awards:
  • Manufacture Alabama, Environmental Committee Member
  • CCIM Institute, Associate Member
  • American Council of Engineering Companies of Alabama, 2011-2013 Birmingham Area Vice President
  • American Society of Civil Engineers
    • 2004 Alabama Section President and two-time President of Birmingham Branch
    • Legislative Committee Chair
  • Alumnus Award for Distinguished Achievement, UAB Civil & Environmental Engineering Advisory Board, April 2002
  • National Association of Industrial and Office Properties
    • 2004 Alabama Chapter President
  • NAIOP Alabama Chapter Member of the Year, 2008
  • Economic Development Association of Alabama
    • Retail Committee Member
    • Associate Advisory Council Chair
  • Institute of Transportation Engineers
  • Executive Committee of Greater Shelby Chamber
  • International Council of Shopping Centers
  • “Top 40 Under 40,” Birmingham Business Journal, 2000
About Joe:

Joe enjoys developing relationships with clients and partnerships with other companies. He believes in a balance of work, family and spiritual life. He is married with two children. He is a deacon, Sunday School Leader and Chair of the Missions Committee at McElwain Baptist Church. He has participated in and led many local, national and international missions trips, including building churches in Brazil the last few years. He is co-chaplain of the Birmingham Barons Baseball team and on the Board of Directors of Fellowship of Christian Athletes. He also enjoys playing golf and fishing with his children.