Employee Spotlight – Hayden Overby

Name: Hayden Overby, P.E.

Title: Project Manager

Hometown: Puckett, Mississippi

Family (married, kids, dogs, cats, etc.) Girlfriend, Abby, who’s graduating law school in December & golden doodle Harper  

Last book you read? Chase the Lion by Mark Batterson 

What’s in your coffee/tea? Caffeine  

What do you enjoy doing in your free time outside of work? Golfing

What do you like most about working at Waggoner? The people at Waggoner makes coming to work easy.

What project has had the biggest impact on your career? It’s hard to pick one project because all of the projects have contributed in one way or another. Civil projects transform communities, and I take great pride in being a part of the transformations. However, to date, the most transformative project of my career has been the Lake Harbour Drive Extension.

If you didn’t work in your current job, what would you be doing? I come from a long line of educators, so I would probably be in education as a teacher or principal.  

What’s your secret talent? I grew up helping my dad in his custom furniture business, so I picked up some rough second-hand carpentry skills.