DESA, Inc. is a professional services firm based in Columbia, South Carolina. It is important that the work we do has a positive impact on our world. We do this by being committed to our clients and our community, and by trying to make each life we encounter better.


  • DESA, Inc. has recently expanded its engineering team with the hiring of Antonio Shuler as Engineering Associate. Shuler, a registered Certified Stormwater Plan Reviewer, comes to DESA with more than 15 years of civil engineering experience. His primary responsibilities include transportation design, project specifications, plan review, permitting and utility coordination.

    DESA’s president and CEO, Diane Sumpter, says, “We are proud to bring Antonio aboard the DESA team. His experience and track record add another facet to our skillset and broaden the scope of projects DESA can take on.”

    Shuler is a graduate of South Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering Technology. Prior to DESA, he was an encroachment inspector with South Carolina Department of Transportation in Beaufort.

    To congratulate Shuler, reach him directly at or at (803) 743-1147.