Our Leadership

Our associates are what makes us different. We are energetic, passionate, and personable – not quite your typical engineers and designers. Not only are we technically knowledgeable, but also we’re pretty fun to be around. We encourage you to get to know us a little better, and we look forward to working with you.

Erik Johnston, PE
President

Erik S. Johnston is President and founding principal of Foresite Group, Inc. He brings over 17 years of experience as an engineer, project manager, and program manager in his role as COO to the firm. Erik grew up in Pennsylvania and then graduated with a degree in civil and environmental engineering from Virginia Tech. Erik has designed and managed projects nationwide with a focus on structured development programs and comprehensive design coordination for both Civil Engineering and Telecommunications projects around the country. He is a 2014 graduate of the Leadership DeKalb, which brings together current... [read more]

Brett Basquin, PE
Chief Engineer

Brett C. Basquin is Chief Engineer and founding principal of Foresite Group, Inc. He is a proud graduate of Georgia Tech where he majored in civil engineering while playing football for the Yellow Jackets. In 2006, Brett relocated his family from Atlanta to Auburn to lead our Alabama branch office. Since then, he has been highly involved with the local community including the City of Auburn, Leadership Lee County, and the Auburn Chamber of Commerce. He is also a member of ICSC (International Council of Shopping Centers), the Georgia Tech Alumni Association, and the Georgia Tech Letterwinner’s Club... [read more]

Brant Aden, PE, LEED GA
Vice-President

W. Brant Aden, PE, LEED GA is Vice-President and founding partner of Foresite Group, Inc. Since 2003, Brant has provided development support services to public and private clients throughout the Southeast, with an emphasis on Land Development, Parks & Greenspace, and Transportation projects. He maintains 12 Professional Engineering (P.E.) licenses across the U.S. and is a LEED Green Associate through the U.S. Green Building Council. Brant is a native Floridian, and graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and then moved on to earn a Masters in Business Administration from the... [read more]

Meet the Team