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Michael Norton, PE

Shallotte Office Manager

Michael Norton brings more than 25 years of extensive engineering experience and leadership to the McGill Associates team. His training and skills in both the public and private sector have allowed him to succeed in engineering, planning and design, project management, and budgeting for municipal clients and coastal developers. With the Shallotte office conveniently located between Wilmington, North Carolina, and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Mr. Norton’s expertise in coastal-specific engineering and permitting services adds great value.

A native of Brunswick County, Mr. Norton is heavily involved in his community, having served on a variety of community boards and committees, such as:

  • Brunswick Community College Board of Trustees
  • Brunswick Community College Engineering Advisory Committee
  • Brunswick County Health and Human Services Advisory Board
  • Brunswick County Schools WATCH D.O.G.S (Dads of Great Students)
  • Brunswick County Schools Parent Advisory Council

Michael previously served on multiple committees, including:

  • Brunswick County Small Business Advisory Commission
  • Brunswick County Board of Equalization and Review
  • Brunswick County Unified Development Ordinance Review Committee
  • Brunswick County Schools Academically and Intellectually Gifted Strategic Task Force Committee
  • South Brunswick Business Development Committee
  • Brunswick County Education and Workforce Development Citizen Action Team

Mr. Norton strives to enrich lives within the coastal Carolina communities through quality engineering solutions and service.