Our team of talented professionals span across the U.S. with multiple locations. Together, we provide comprehensive development services to meet every development challenge.


355 Oneta Street
Suite D200
Athens, GA 30601

(762) 728-9205

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Leadership Team

Jon Williams, ASLA, PLA
President and CEO

Jon Williams founded W&A Engineering in November 1999 and the Better Communities Collaborative in 2021. He is a member of the Georgia Board of Landscape Architects and the Extra Special People Board of Directors. He was named the 2021 ASCE Entrepreneur of the Year, as well as the 2021 Go Beyond Profit Champion and a 2022 Georgia 100 Titan of Business. Under Jon's leadership, members of the BCC team has been serving communities and providing holistic services to clients all across the country for over 20 years.

Martha McJilton, MBA
Chief Financial Officer

Martha joined the Better Communities Collaborative team with 35 years of experience in the finance, engineering, and construction industries. Prior to joining the Better Communities Collaborative, McJilton served as the CFO of numerous successful businesses and was a practicing professional engineering. In these roles, she was recognized for her financial analysis and project management expertise, as well as her work in improving both short- and long-term financial performance and enhancing internal controls.

Amy Clark, JD, SPHR
Chief People Officer

Amy brings decades of experience to the BCC, having maintained client satisfaction and retention for clients with over 1,500 employees and managed Human Resource departments of firms with more than 450 employees in 11 states. As the Chief People Officer, she works to make the BCC an even better place to work, from one-on-one meetings with team members, leading conversations for career development, creating policies for the betterment of the team, and more!

Clayton Washburn, PE
Mergers and Acquisitions

Clayton is a passionate, highly disciplined executive leader and champion of leaders with over 30 years of experience managing nearly $200 million in revenue and $30 million in acquisitions annually, as well as growing new branch offices from zero to $18 million in the first year of operations. In addition to leading Mergers and Acquisitions for the BCC, Clayton also leads the W&A Engineering Nashville office which has already grown threefold and expanded into new market sectors under his leadership.

Vaibhav Swami, MBA, PE
Director of Global Operations

Swami joined the BCC with nearly 20 years of leadership and strategic planning experience. In previous operations and management positions for multiple large national firms, he lowered firm expenses by 15%, increased annual revenue by 28%, and procured 9% gains in productivity. A driving force behind ensuring operations align with mission and values, Swami works with the entire BCC team to oversee the planning and implementation of strategic action, business development, and budget management.