March Sustaining Members

Jan 2014 SM_001Thank you to April 2014’s sustaining member firms (you carry the world…or at least the very least, the Post, on your shoulders):


Farnsworth_blue_black copy (2)  Farnsworth Group, Inc. is a century-old, full-service engineering and architecture firm that offers more than 370 employees located throughout a nationwide network of offices, including our most recent office addition in Frisco, TX.  In addition to the Company’s core engineering and architecture services, Farnsworth Group is recognized as one of the pioneers in sustainable design, building commissioning, energy and LEED consulting.  We are especially proud of the services we provide to the federal government.  Our firm’s roots have grown deep into the federal marketplace, where we apply our full-service capabilities and offer the ability to mobilize project teams quickly and efficiently to any region of the country. For instance, the Company is participating in a multi-installation contract conducting energy infrastructure assessments throughout the South Atlantic and Midwest. Public and private sector clients also rely on Farnsworth Group for everything from commercial development and oil and gas engineering services to asset management, civil engineering and surveying. Farnsworth Group’s Frisco office includes Marv Fisher, F.SAME, Julie Fisher, F. SAME, and Dennis Yates, F.SAME.  For more information on Farnsworth Group, contact Julie Fisher, Director of Business Development at 214.407.7354, or visit Farnsworth Group’s website at

22806 HDR Logo Cleanup.aiHDR is an employee-owned architectural, engineering, environmental, and consulting firm that helps clients manage complex projects and make sound decisions.  As a firm with a diversified suite of services, HDR is structured in a way that facilitates our ability to deliver the total spectrum of services for our clients.  Our staff professionals represent hundreds of disciplines located in offices throughout North America and abroad, providing solutions beyond the scope of traditional A/E/C firms.  HDR regularly partners with small businesses to ensure we deliver the highest possible level of services to our clients and Jackie Hacker of HDR was honored with the 2012 SAME Industry Small Business Advocate Award.  History and Size: Founded in 1917; More than 8,500 professionals; More than 185 offices worldwide; Full-service, multidisciplinary staff mix.  Business Indicators: Ranked No. 11 among ENR’s 2013 “Top 500 Design Firms”; Ranked No. 1 in the ENR Texas/Louisiana 2013 “Top Design Firms”; Ranked as the No. 1 healthcare design firm by Modern Healthcare’s 2013 list (has held that position for the last 9 consecutive years); Projects in all 50 states and in 60 countries.

G&AI Logo-01Gorrondona & Associates, Inc. (G&AI) is a Texas Corporation with offices in Fort Worth, Dallas, Austin, Houston, San Antonio, and Lubbock providing full service professional land surveying, aerial photogrammetric mapping, LiDAR, geotechnical engineering, and construction materials testing. G&AI’s sole ownership is held by the original founder, Brad Gorrondona, RPLS. Established in 1990, the company maintains a staff of nearly 100 people; including four licensed professional engineers, two engineer in training, three construction materials testing project managers, 22 field and laboratory technicians, one certified photogrammetrist and licensed surveyor/photogrammetrist, 18 survey field crews, 14 registered professional land surveyors, and two accredited laboratories (Houston and Fort Worth).  G&AI is certified by the North Central Texas Regional Certification Agency as a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE); the South Central Texas Regional Certification Agency as a Hispanic American Business Enterprise (HABE), Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), and a Small Business Enterprise (SBE); Texas Department of Transportation Small Business Enterprise (SBE), City of Houston Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), and the State of Texas as a Historically Underutilized Business (HUB).

Logo 301C_only_newGHD is one of the world’s leading engineering, architecture and environmental consulting companies. Established in 1928, GHD employs more than 5500 people across five continents and serves clients in the global markets of water, energy & resources, environment, property & buildings, and transportation. GHD has been providing services for more than 80 years and we are committed to delivering projects to the Federal Government in the highest standard.  GHD provides civil, mechanical, electrical, structural, coastal, waterfront, environmental, transportation, W/WW treatment plant design, fire protection and asset management for federal clients in locations including mountainous, coastal, desert, urban and sensitive habitat areas.

Halff_LogoHalff Associates is an employee owned, full-service engineering and architecture consulting firm that provides services to public and private clients throughout the Region.  Halff has 14 office locations in Texas and New Mexico. As a full service firm, Halff has licensed engineers, architects, planners and certified program management professionals who provide services on a wide variety of planning, design and program management projects.  We have experience in multiple project delivery methods including Design-Bid-Build, Integrated Design-Build, Design-Build, and CMAR. Please contact Greg Kuhn, PE, F.SAME at (214) 346-6252 or for additional information on Halff’s capabilities or if you have interest in teaming with us. Learn more at

Small_LogoAs a global, employee-owned organization with over 50 years of experience, Golder Associates is driven by our purpose to engineer earth’s development while preserving earth’s integrity. We deliver solutions that help our clients achieve their sustainable development goals by providing a wide range of independent consulting, design and construction services in our specialist areas of earth, environment and energy. For more information, visit

Garver LogoGarver is a full-service A-E, planning, and environmental services firm with experience and capabilities to provide outstanding design and project management. With 17 offices throughout Alabama, Arkansas, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas, Garver delivers high-quality architectural, civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection design; surveying, and construction administration for various vertical, heavy civil, military construction, civil works, and design-build projects. Garver provides design teams with substantial aviation, energy, facility, federal, industrial, pavement management, training ranges, transportation, water, and sustainable design experience. For more GARVER information, visit

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