Civil Engineer Chris Tralmer Honored With HCI Outstanding Volunteer Award

January 9, 2024

Halff's Erik Verduzco presenting the HCI Outstanding Volunteer Award to Chris Tralmer
Production Manager Erik Verduzco (left) presented the HCI Outstanding Volunteer Award in person to Chris Tralmer during the 2023 End of Year State of the Company 2023.

Civil Engineer Chris Tralmer was announced as the 2023 winner of the HCI Outstanding Volunteer Award, which recognizes an individual who goes above and beyond to support Halff Community Initiative, Halff’s non-profit organization. Chris is a project manager on a Water Resources team in Houston.

Senior Vice President/Operations Leader and HCI Steering Committee member Leigh Hollis  announced the award during Halff’s End of Year State of the Company presentation on Dec. 13, 2023. “He is described by his coworkers as a person who is always willing to go above and beyond to assist anyone who asks for his help,” said Leigh.

In 2023, Chris participated in every single volunteer event that was available to him. Whether it was inside or outside of the office, Chris was ready to serve others. He is a wonderful example of the heart of HCI.

Leigh Hollis announcing HCI award at Halff's 2023 End-of-Year State of the Company live broadcastSenior Vice President Leigh Hollis announced Chris Tralmer as the 2023 recipient of the HCI Volunteer Award during Halff’s State of the Company.

The award, created in 2022, goes to an exemplary individual who not only supports HCI but embodies it. They are a leader who loves to serve others, representing the heart of HCI. Awardees are nominated by the steering committee and selected by the board.

The Halff Community Initiative (HCI) began in 2017 as a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization. Halff’s employees run HCI, which is designed to give back to the communities where we live and work. Helping people and changing lives is the mission of HCI. In 2023, HCI donated to more than 110 organizations in communities throughout Halff’s footprint.


Previous HCI Award winners include:

(2022) Transportation Project Manager Adam Kane



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