June 12, 2017

Michael V. Horton Named SC Civil Engineer of the Year

Michael V. Horton, Chief Engineering Officer

Michael V. Horton, Chief Engineering Officer

Davis & Floyd, Inc. is pleased to announce that Michael V. Horton has been named 2017 Engineer of the Year by the South Carolina Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

Each year, this award is presented to the engineer that has demonstrated the most outstanding contribution to the profession in South Carolina. Horton was presented the award last week during the ASCE annual meeting of its South Carolina Section in Myrtle Beach, SC.

Horton is the chief engineering officer for Davis & Floyd and has been with the firm for more than 20 years. In this role, he oversees the technical delivery of professional services and leads the project management and project delivery programs. His specialty is hydraulics and hydrology where he continues to serve as a senior technical advisor in the study and design of projects that involve stormwater management and flood control facilities.

Active in his profession, Horton is the past president of the American Council of Engineering Companies of South Carolina (ACEC-SC) board of directors, past president of the ASCE-SC, and past chairman of the advisory board for the Glenn Department of Civil Engineering at Clemson University.

Horton obtained his Master of Engineering in applied fluid mechanics and Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from Clemson University.

About Davis & Floyd
Davis & Floyd, a multi-discipline professional engineering firm, works collaboratively with its clients to design and build innovative projects that improve the lives of the communities and residents it serves. With over 60 years of continuous operation and service to its clients, the privately-owned business has more than 175 employees located in five offices across South Carolina including Charleston, Columbia, Greenville, Greenwood, and Florence. The firm focuses on the market sectors of transportation, water resources, industrial, federal government, local government, and private development. For more information about Davis & Floyd’s services and team, visit