Purpose Driven Practices through Traditional Principles

Our Story

Atlas Design Services (Atlas) was founded in January 2007 with an ownership change in 2015 when Jonathan Thompson became majority owner. In 2021 Mr. Tommy McClung joined Atlas as Vice President in charge of Technology and Business Development. Atlas has continued our growth with the addition of Ms. Jennifer Paisley, P.E. in 2022 as Vice President in charge of Land Development.  Atlas’ leadership team now provides more than 90 years of engineering and construction experience in the Austin and Central Texas region.

Our services are built on purpose driven design that is supported by traditional Civil Engineering principles. Atlas certifications and resources include Licensed Professional Civil Engineers in Texas, as well as ATSSA certified Traffic Control Design Specialists and LEED Accredited Professionals. Atlas Design Services is certified by the City of Austin as a Hispanic Owned Business, and by the State of Texas as a HUB firm with pending certifications in the city of Houston and Texas State Department of Transportation.

Our firm is an active member of the Texas Section of the American Water Works Association, the Texas Chapter of the American Public Works Association, American Water Works Association, Austin Civil Engineering Association (ACEA), the American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA), and members of several Chambers in the central Texas Region.

Driven by our strong company values


Atlas strives to deliver quality for clients in all areas of project design and delivery


Atlas approaches our relationships with the utmost integrity and transparency


Our experience, competence and ethical approach to client projects sets the standard for quality and professional conduct

Health & Safety

Atlas does not compromise principles of safety in design or delivery, partnering with clients to ensure the protection of people and property

Green Infrastructure

Atlas commitment to the environment and societal concerns is paramount in our approach to design and delivery

Customer Focus

Atlas’ commitment to value realization is built on first understanding our client’s expectations for project success

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An Integrated Team Dedicated to
Exceeding Our Client’s Expectations

People, Planning, Perspective
We are committed to fully resourcing your needs.

Our Team


President and Managing Partner

With 30+ years experience in the Central Texas design and construction industry, Mr. Thompson is proficient in site design, temporary traffic control, drainage and water quality design, site permitting, construction inspection, and utility design for both private development and municipal projects.

Tommy McClung

Vice President - Business Development / Technology

With over 30 years of professional experience as a Water Industry Executive, Airline Senior Manager, Non-Profit Executive and Naval Officer. Tommy has served as the subject matter expert and engagement lead on projects across the United States that impact C-level suite decision making in organizational transformation projects.

Doug Slauson P.E.

Project Engineer

Mr. Slauson has over 30 years of experience in civil and environmental engineering, including public and private sector projects and clients. His hands-on planning, field engineering, and construction management skills, combined with traditional engineering fluencies like design, permitting, cost estimating, and program management.

Adrianna Morrow E.I.T.

Graduate Engineer

Mrs. Morrow moved to Austin to begin her career in civil engineering after working as a construction project coordinator in Houston for two years. Through her work in construction, Mrs. Morrow gained valuable experience working in the field and office on a variety of projects for non-profit organizations, local government, and hospitals.

Laura Roy

Project Coordinator

Ms. Roy joined Atlas to further expand her career in Civil Engineering after working as an Engineering Associate with the City of Austin Transportation Department for two years. Laura’s unique experience has developed her into an outstanding Project Manager with superb communication and leadership skills.


Joshua Berrier

CAD Designer

Mr. Berrier is proficient in multiple CAD software programs as well as microsoft office.