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Blue Bell, PA, May 7, 2024 -- Mainstay Engineering Group, Inc. (, a national, award-winning engineering firm with a focus on Mission Critical, Pharmaceutical, Life Sciences and Advanced Technologies, recently announced the appointment of Matthew Barton, PE, LEED Green Associate, as Director of Civil Engineering for its Raleigh, North Carolina office. In this role, Barton will join the North Carolina structural engineering lead, Mark Paige, Structural Project Manager, in the leadership and continued growth of the Raleigh team, delivering innovative solutions tailored to the region’s evolving needs, and furthering Mainstay’s commitment to servicing its clients in the Southeastern U.S.

With a proven track record of leadership and expertise in civil engineering and business development in the Southeast region, Barton brings a wealth of experience to Mainstay Engineering Group. His background in sustainable design and project management aligns seamlessly with the company’s mission to provide solutions that prioritize environmental stewardship and community resilience.

Barton’s appointment underscores Mainstay’s dedication to serving the Research Triangle area and its burgeoning industries, including the rapidly expanding fields of mission critical facilities and life sciences/biotech/pharmaceuticals. As the region continues to attract a growing number of companies in these sectors, Mainstay remains at the forefront of providing critical infrastructure solutions that support their operations and facilitate their growth. 

Commenting on Barton’s appointment, Mainstay Engineering Group’s CEO, Laura Hughes, emphasized the significance of this new leadership appointment in advancing the company’s strategic objectives:

“North Carolina is a global leader for biotechnology and life sciences. As Mainstay continues to expand our presence in the Carolinas, we recognize the importance of having strong leadership in place to spearhead our efforts in delivering exceptional and innovative solutions to our clients, and I am excited to have Matthew leading those efforts. Matthew’s appointment signifies our continued commitment to delivering exceptional value to our clients across the Research Triangle area and the Carolinas, and providing unparalleled expertise and support to the businesses driving the region’s growth, particularly the pharmaceutical, life sciences/biotechnology and other mission critical sectors.”

Mainstay Engineering Group’s Raleigh-Durham office is located at 9121 Anson Way, Raleigh, NC 27615.
About Mainstay:
Mainstay Engineering Group, Inc. is a nationally-recognized leader in providing civil and structural engineering solutions to high-tech, mission critical companies in the pharmaceutical, life sciences, semi-conductor, data center, battery and sustainable energy industries. With its corporate headquarters in the Philadelphia suburb of Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, the award-winning company has completed over 4,000 successful projects since its founding in 2002. Mainstay currently serves its partners and clients in 44 states across the U.S., and internationally. For more information visit

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