Sepi Asefnia To Serve As Keynote Speaker At Garner Chamber Of Commerce Women In Business Luncheon

From: MMI Public Relations
Published: Mon May 17 2010

Sepi Asefnia, president of SEPI Engineering & Construction (, a firm which provides civil engineering and planning services to private and public sector clients across the southeast, will serve as the keynote speaker at the Garner Chamber of Commerce’s Women In Business Luncheon, scheduled for Thursday, May 27 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Grand Marquise Ballroom, located at 225 New Fidelity Court in Garner. Asefnia will speak about her experiences as a woman business owner, as well as her experiences serving as chair of the board of directors for the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce.

"I am honored to serve as the keynote speaker for the Women In Business Luncheon," said Asefnia. "Women business leaders are a powerful force, and I look forward to connecting with the luncheon attendees."

- For more information on the Garner Chamber of Commerce Women In Business Luncheon, visit or contact Faye Gardner at (919) 772-6440 or

- Asefnia serves on the board of directors for TrustAtlantic Bank and is immediate past chair of the board of directors for the International Affairs Council.

- She is a member of the Cary Chamber of Commerce, the Cardinal Club, and the Regional Transportation Alliance, and she maintains memberships in national organizations such as the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE), and the Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO).

- Cary Magazine honored Asefnia as one of its Women of Western Wake recipients in 2009, and in 2007 she was named one of the Enterprising Women of the Year honorees by Enterprising Women magazine. In 2004, she was recognized by Triangle Business Journal among the "Top 25 Women Business Owners in the Triangle," and received the YWCA 2004 Academy of Women Award in Science & Technology. Asefnia was named the 2006 North Carolina Small Business Person of the Year by the United States Small Business Administration, and she represented North Carolina at National Small Business Week in Washington, D.C.

Established in 2001, SEPI Engineering & Construction provides engineering and planning services to private and public sector clients. As a full-service civil engineering services firm, SEPI is 8(a) certified with the Small Business Administration and is a certified Women Business Enterprise (WBE) in North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. SEPI was founded on the principles of honesty, integrity, ethics, and the highest quality of service to clients. The firm’s goal is to not just meet a client’s expectations but to exceed them. Due to the extensive and varied engineering industry experience of the professionals at SEPI, the firm is able to provide its clients with site/civil design, environmental planning, traffic engineering and operations including traffic and noise analysis, construction management, roadway and structural design, water resources, natural resources/permitting, wetland/stream mitigation, public involvement and surveying services. SEPI has a corporate office located in Raleigh and a branch office located in Charlotte, N.C. For more information about SEPI Engineering & Construction, call (919) 789-9977 or visit

Jill Mastrangelo
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