Press Releases 05-18-2015
RICHARDSON, Texas (May 18, 2015) – Halff Associates, Inc. (Halff), one of the nation’s leading engineering/architecture consulting firms, has announced the promotion of Mark Edwards, Halff’s Vice President of Oil and Gas Services, to the firm’s leadership team. Halff’s board of directors, with the support of the leadership team, appointed Mr. Edwards to the leadership team as Executive Vice President.
“Mark has proven himself to be an instrument of growth for Halff. He thinks strategically and innovatively about ways to move Halff forward,” said Chairman of the Board Walter Skipwith. “Mark is also highly invested in the guidance and development of our greatest asset, our people. He is the second graduate of Halff’s Leadership Development program to move into a position on the leadership team.”
Mr. Edwards has been instrumental in expanding Halff’s oil and gas service line. In 2014, under his leadership, Halff acquired TriTex Technologies, Inc., a Dallas-based oil and gas engineering design firm. This acquisition formed Halff TriTex, LLC, and added 20 employees to strengthen and expand Halff’s oil and gas industry capabilities.
In Mr. Edwards’ role on the leadership team, he will continue to oversee the oil and gas teams in Richardson and Oklahoma City; the surveying teams in Richardson, Midland, and Huntsville; the environmental teams in Richardson and Austin; and the startup of Halff’s Oklahoma City office. He will also assume oversight of the building services teams.
The inclusion of Mr. Edwards on Halff’s leadership team will create a four-person team. The other members include President Pat Kunz, Chief Operating Officer Roman Plugge and Executive Vice President Russell Killen.
Mr. Edwards joined Halff Associates in 1990. He earned his Bachelor of Science in geology from Louisiana State University. He is a Registered Professional Geologist in the states of Texas and Wyoming. He served as a board member of the North Texas Gas Processors Association from 2011-2013.
About the Firm
Halff is an award-winning, employee-owned, diverse and multidiscipline professional engineering and architecture firm. For more than 70 years, Halff has provided innovative solutions for clients throughout the United States. Halff is committed to the purpose of improving lives and communities by turning ideas into reality by continuously investing in its employees and fostering a culture of collaboration.
Halff has 28 offices in Arkansas, Florida, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Texas. The firm is ranked No. 97 by Engineering News-Record. Halff is the No. 10 Top Workplace nationally in 2022 as ranked by Energage for businesses with 1,000 to 2,499 employees.
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