Press Releases 05-09-2016
TYLER, Texas – Halff Associates, Inc. (Halff), one of the nation’s leading engineering/architecture consulting firms, announces today that the firm has opened an office in Tyler, Texas, at 1121 ESE Loop 323, Suite 117. The firm is expanding its reach to better serve its public and private clients in the East Texas region. Currently, Halff is providing transportation design, surveying, right of way, environmental, and water resources services to clients in the region such as the Texas Department of Transportation and Enbridge.
Bill Hicks, PE, joins Halff as Vice President and Branch Manager of the new Tyler office. He is an 18-year veteran of the engineering industry, having served in both the public and private sectors. Mr. Hicks started his career at the Texas Department of Transportation in the Tyler District Design Office and later joined a private consulting firm in Tyler where he continued to manage transportation projects as well as site development projects for municipal, commercial, and military clients.
“The characteristic that makes Bill a perfect fit for Halff is that he is a big picture thinker. As a long-time resident of East Texas, he thinks strategically about the long-term development needs of the region. He will elevate Halff’s full range of planning, engineering, and architectural capabilities to serve the clients who shape the region’s environment,” says Halff’s President Patrick Kunz.
Mr. Hicks received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering at Louisiana Tech University and is a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Texas. He is an active member of the Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce Surface Transportation Committee and a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers. He also serves on the Board of Directors for a non-profit organization and volunteers at his local church.
About the Firm
Halff is a Texas-based, employee-owned, diverse and multi-disciplined professional services firm. For 66 years, Halff has provided innovative solutions for clients in Texas and throughout the United States, offering full-service planning, engineering, architecture, landscape architecture, environmental, oil and gas, right of way, visualization, and surveying services. Halff has 16 offices in Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana. For more information about Halff, visit www.halff.com
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