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Who We Are

CERA (Creative Engagement Responsive Action)


CERA Solutions is a minority-owned engineering firm that prides itself in being a “Solutions Company,” bringing innovation and efficiency to our clients in the Energy, Utilities, Transportation and Construction Services Industries. Our team believes in building collaborative relationships with our clients through Creative Engagement and Responsive Action (CERA), which is demonstrated through our engineering processes and translated through continuous communication in all phases of the project.  You will find us at the intersection of infrastructure and technology.

Six Years Already!

In the blink of an eye, six years have passed since CERA's inception. Our journey, marked by growth, challenges, and success, has transformed us into a recognized professional services firm. We owe our progress to the trust and support of our clients, partners, and team members.

Starting in 2018, we've made our mark in multiple industries with our innovative, sustainable engineering solutions. Our dedicated team shares our vision of service excellence and commitment to a sustainable future. We've fostered a culture that values innovation, collaboration, and learning.

As we reflect on our journey, we're excited about the future. We remain committed to pushing the boundaries, leveraging latest technologies, and catering to our clients' needs in this dynamic world.

As we celebrate this milestone, we want to extend our heartfelt thanks to everyone who has been part of our journey. We eagerly look forward to the next chapters, confident in our continued growth, innovation, and success."


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Meet Our Leadership Team

Meet the dynamic individuals steering CERA. Each leader brings unique expertise, driving our vision of sustainable, innovative engineering solutions forward.
Stephen Vaugh, President

Stephen Vaughn


Graig Neville, Vice President

Graig Neville

Vice President, Transportation

Scott VanDerAa

Scott VanDerAa

Senior Project Manager

Joedy Musick, Senior Project Manager, Energy Group

Joedy Musick

Senior Project Manager

Kelley Elwood, Marketing Manager

Kelley Elwood

Office Administrator & Marketing Manager

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