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Welcome to SEC, Inc. - Innovative Design Solutions

For over 36 years SEC, Inc. has been providing Civil Engineering, Land Surveying, Land Planning and Landscape Architecture services to clients in Tennessee and the surrounding communities. Our professional and knowledgeable staff maintains an accessible atmosphere for all of our clients. While many other firms use the same templates time and again, we approach each project and client with original ideas that are tailored to fit their needs and vision creating innovate and sustainable designs. We take a customer oriented approach to everything we do and from Subdivision Plats and Site Design Layouts to Boundary Surveys and Flood Elevation Certificates, we are committed to making sure your every goal is met.

Who We Are

SEC, Inc was formed in 1979 originally under the corporate name Logan Hickerson and Associates. Shortly thereafter, it was merged with Hickerson’s brother’s architectural firm and renamed Burkhalter-Hickerson. In 1987 Mr. Hickerson along with partners Steve Harrison and Ken Hayes separated from the architectural firm and became Hickerson, Harrison and Hays but were soon purchased by Smith, Seckman and Reid out of Nashville. In 1993 the firm was again separated and renamed SEC, Inc as it remains today under the leadership of Steve Harrison as CEO, Jamie Reed as President, Matt Taylor Vice-President, Tom Rosenthal Vice-President, and Mark Lee as partner. SEC is proud to have celebrated its’ 36th anniversary in 2015

Awards and Recognition

  • Jamie Reed was a guest speaker as the Design Engineer for Arrington Vineyards as one of the Premiere Design Wastewater Plans in Williamson County TN by National Onsite Wastewater Association.
  • Award for Engineering Excellence for the Design of Decentralized Sewage Treatment presented by American Council of Engineering Companies of TN (2007).
  • Steve Harrison – Business Legends of the year awarded by Murfreesboro, TN Chamber of Commerce 2014 and recipient of a “Proclamation” from the State of Tennessee, House of Representative stating such.
  • Steve Harrison – Nashville Journal’s Impact Award 2008
  • Steve Harrison – Suntrust Humanitarian of the Year 2003

Charitable Affiliations

Professional Affiliations


SEC, Inc. offers an expansive variety of Civil Engineering and Design, Land Surveying, Land Planning and Landscape Architecture Services to meet any and all of your needs. With state of the art equipment and a well trained staffed with years of experience, we are well equipped to make your vision a reality. We design for Single Home and Multi-Family Residential Developments, Commercial, Industrial, Medical and Education properties.

  • Civil Engineering
  • Boundary & Topographical Surveys
  • ALTA Surveys
  • Subdivision Plans
  • Roadway Construction Surveys
  • FEMA, LOMA & LOMR Documentation & Filing
  • Elevation Certificates
  • Design Layouts
  • Landscape Architectural Design Services
  • Landscape Plans
  • and more!

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Look and see what exciting designs we have created for our clients and what we can do for you.

  • MTSU Mass Communications Building
  • MTSU Mass Communications Building
  • Amazon Fulfillment Center
  • Amazon Fulfillment Center
  • Amberton Subdivision
  • Auxin Westside Downtown Development
  • Enclave at Dove Lake
  • Kedron Road
  • Sherwood Green Estates
  • Murfreesboro Medical Clinic
  • North Mississippi Medical Center
  • Main Street Renovation
  • Main Street Renovation
  • Murfreesboro Airport
  • StoneGate Corporate Center
  • Career Center Murfreesboro
  • Gateway Village
  • Embassy Suites
  • Northridge Apartments
  • Triple Crown Mt Juliet
  • Winslow Park Murfreesboro
  • CreeksBend Murfreesboro


We offer our clients a relaxed but professional environment in which our staff of 5 Licensed Professional Engineers and 2 EIT’s, 6 Registered Licensed Surveyors, 12 Survey Crew members, 5 CAD Draftsmen, 1 Landscape Architect 1 AI’s and 2 Clerical personnel can purposely assist them with their Professional Service needs.


CEO/Registered Land Surveyor

Mr. Harrison has 40+ year of experience in all aspects of surveying and project management. His duties as CEO of SEC include overseeing the day to day operations of the firm and its financial structure. Mr. Harrison is heavily involved in all marketing and client relationship maintenance. He also sees that SEC is a participant in local and national charities as a way to give back to our community and encourages all employees to do the same.


President/Civil Engineer/Registered Land Surveyor

Mr. Reed has 20+ years of experience in project management, planning, design and coordination of various types of projects. In addition to his duties as President of the firm where he oversees the day to day operations of SEC, Mr. Reed is involved in all aspect of civil Engineering specifically, in the areas of design and planning of subdivisions, site planning, site grading plans, STEP system design water & sewer utility design, roadway construction plans and specifications and drainage studies.


Vice President/Civil Engineer/Engineering Operations Manager

Mr. Taylor has 11+ years of experience in project management, planning, design and coordination of various types of projects. In addition to supervising the Engineering Department he is involved in most all aspects of Civil Engineering. Specifically, in the areas of site planning, site grading plans, water and sewer design, drainage studies, residential subdivisions, commercial subdivisions, mixed-use projects including LEED projects. He especially enjoys zoning and entitlement projects including neighborhood meetings and citizen interaction and LEED projects.


Vice President/Registered Land Surveyor/Survey Operations Manager

Mr. Rosenthal has 30+ years of experience in all aspects of surveying and project management. In addition to supervising the Survey Department, he is involved with project planning and quality control for boundary and control surveys, topographic and route surveys. ALTA/ACSM Land Title Surveys, construction layout, research and FEMA LOMA, LOMR documents and elevation certificates.


New Business & Engineering Development/Civil Engineer

Mr. Lee has 30+ years of experience in project management, planning, design and coordination of various types of projects. Specifically, in the areas of site planning of office buildings and campuses. Mr. Lee also has experience designing downtown areas. His skills include site, grading and plans, stormwater management designs, parking lots, water and sewer utility designs and roadway construction plans and specifications.


Landscape Architect

Mr. Molchan has 14+ years of experience in Landscape Architecture, land planning, project management, site design, streetscaping and coordination of various types of projects. Specifically, in the areas of Mixed-Use Developments, Traditional neighborhood Developments (TND), zoning and entitlement, landscape design, site planning and residential subdivisions.


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SEC, Inc.
850 Middle Tennessee Blvd
Murfreesboro, TN 37129


Office Hours

Monday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Phone: 615-890-7901

Fax: 615-895-2567

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