May Sustaining Members

May’s sustaining member firms are: High Plains Contractors, HNTB, Huitt Zollars, IEA Inc., ITSI Gilbane, Jacobs, James DeOtte Engineer, KBR, Kiewit, LBL Architects, and Leetex Construction. Please join us during our next monthly lunch on May 5 when we will have an opportunity to hear from each of the above sustaining member firms.

Kiewit-116c_highKiewit has sustained for nearly 130 years as an organization built on honesty and truthfulness. Our success allows us the opportunity to help others achieve their goals. We are committed to helping our communities by involving Disadvantaged Business Enterprises, Minority Business Enterprises and Women-Owned Business Enterprises on our projects.  Kiewit’s ethical, forward-thinking workforce continues to build upon the company’s reputation of safe, high-quality engineering. Consistently ranked among the top five of the Engineering News-Record Top 400 Contractors, our company is a leader in a variety of market sectors throughout North America and, most recently, Australia.  As an employee-owned company, Kiewit’s assets are managed by the people who know our work best. For us, business is personal. As our own stakeholders, we are invested in every project we take on. We continuously strive to build high-quality work at the lowest cost.  Our philosophy on safety is simple: Nobody Gets Hurt. Knowing that one lapse in judgment can lead to catastrophic events, the safety of the men and women on our job sites and the community that surrounds our projects is always first.  Kiewit never stands still. Just as our founders relentlessly chased their dream, we continue to chase new and exciting opportunities. For more information visit us at or contact: Jim Poe (817) 319-0104 (Kiewit Infrastructure Group)

HNTB_2ColorEstablished in 1914, HNTB has served the U.S. government and military with distinction since World War II. HNTB is consistently named among the industry’s Top 25 Design Companies by Engineering News-Record and ranks in the top 3 in Roads and Bridges’ Go-To Firms within the architectural, engineering, planning, program management and construction administration firms in the country. With more than 3,600 professionals in 60 offices, HNTB is a multidisciplinary organization with nationwide resources including the key border states of Texas, Arizona, California, Michigan, Minnesota, New York and Washington. Our services include: Infrastructure Solutions, Program Management, Facilities and Sustainable Design, Water Resources, Border Infrastructure and Security.  For more information, contact Mike Hegarty: (972) 661-5626

HZ LOGO 124-Thicker Huitt-Zollars, Inc. is a full-service multidiscipline engineering and architecture design firm with 18 offices in eight states, offering partner-like relationships based on trust, integrity, collaboration and communication.  Huitt-Zollars has provided planning, design and construction services for more than 500 federal government projects over the past 30 years. We provide large firm resources combined with small firm attention to detail to all of our federal clients, many of whom have secured our services through long-term indefinite delivery, task order contracts. Notable recent projects include the Maneuver Systems Sustainment Center, a $70M project being built in three phases at Red River Army Depot, the Love Field Modernization Program, and the structural design for the new Calatrava Bridge in Dallas.  The firm is ranked among the nation’s Top 150 Design firms, according to Engineering News Record. Currently we provide the following services: Architecture, Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Engineering, Civil Engineering and Site Development, Structural Engineering, Landscape Architecture, Facilities Master Planning and Programming, Program and Construction Management, Construction Administration and Construction Management Services, Cost Estimating/Value Engineering, and Surveying.


IEAIEA, Inc. is a multi-disciplinary, full-service firm offering a wide range of engineering, construction, management and technology services. Our success is built on a foundation of providing innovative and valuable services to our clients and our community. IEA is certified as 8(a) by the SBA. IEA’s services include: A-E services, asset management, condition assessment, project management, program management, infrastructure management, environmental asset management, and construction.  Recent projects include: Facility Maintenance, Repair, and Operations (MRO) Consultant, A/E Services for the Customs and Border Protection; Facilities Condition Assessment, Fort Hood, Texas; Maintenance and Asset Management Consultant, North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA); Horseshoe Design/Build Project, Dallas, Texas, Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT); Grand Parkway Design/Build Project, Houston, Texas, TxDOT.  Contact: Shakeel Ahmed, PE,


James DeOtte Engineering, Inc. (JDEI) is a full service civil engineering and land surveying firm. The firm is a Veteran Owned Small Business whose principal, James DeOtte, is a retired Colonel from the United States Marine Corps Reserve.  The firm provides responsive and cost-effective engineering solutions to its clients by teaming talented, creative people with the most current software, hardware and technology. With over 30 years of experience in the Fort Worth/Dallas Metroplex, JDEI has developed an extensive resume with municipal and private clients alike.  For more information, contact Jim DeOtte, PE, RPLS at 817.446.6877 or visit us at

Gilbane Federal, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Gilbane Building Company, provides innovative solutions and services for global construction, environmental, fuels, and energy in support of federal government clients. With over 50 offices worldwide and 2,500 multidisciplinary personnel, we’re able to rapidly mobilize anywhere in the world. Gilbane Federal executes projects of any size including work in remote, hostile, and austere locations.  Celebrating 20 years as a proven provider, Gilbane Federal holds 12 prime contracts under USACE, including a Fort Worth District Multiple Award Task Order Contracts (MATOCs) with a ceiling capacity of $935 million for executing design-build (D-B), construction, remediation, demolition, and force protection services. Under the FW MATOC, we have delivered simultaneous work for Little Rock, Tulsa, Seattle, Hawaii and Fort Worth Districts.  Gilbane Federal is currently executing a $26 million D-B project for the new 62,400 square-foot Warehouse, Joint Base Fort Lewis McChord in Washington, $36M Border Patrol Station in Comstock, TX a $11.8M Access Control Point at Fort Sam Houston and a $11.8M for Airport Improvements for Customs and Border Patrol at Saipan and Rota of the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas. Gilbane Federal has completed $85 million total in task order work to support the Fort Worth MATOCs and continues to demonstrate and deliver high quality, cost effective solutions.


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