EXCELLENCE

Striving for excellence since 1975. Since our founding, BGE has benefited from four generations of leadership—a legacy of excellence that has been carried onward with a great enthusiasm. At the top, our executive management subscribes to a servant-leadership model.

We are a privately owned company guided by our core values of integrity, commitment, respect and a reputation for excellence. Whether it’s for our clients or our communities, we are here to serve with unreserved dedication.

Lee C. Lennard, PE, F. SAME

President and CEO

In his role as president and CEO, Lee Lennard leads strategic initiatives; promotes a culture of entrepreneurialism, respect and appreciation; and encourages employees to make a difference for their clients, communities and throughout the world. Under his leadership, the firm upholds the core values established by its founders, serves clients with value-added excellence, and creates a future filled with opportunity and vitality.

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William D. (Doug) Dillon, PE, MBA

North Texas Region Operations Leader

Doug Dillon joined BGE to help the firm grow and diversify into new geographic markets and has been instrumental in establishing the firm’s presence in North and Central Texas. In his current role as operations leader for the North Texas region, he oversees the day-to-day operations of three offices in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex, as well as the firm’s Waco office and two offices in Arkansas. His main areas of focus are on market positioning and leadership development within the region.

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Charles R. (Rob) Harris, PE

Central Texas Region Operations Leader

Rob Harris leads BGE’s operations in Central Texas, including offices in Austin, San Antonio and Yoakum. In his role, he focuses on operations and growth within Central Texas, as well as key strategic initiatives for the company overall. Under his leadership, he has made a significant impact on the firm’s expansion in the region and continues to bring a unifying spirit to his work each day.

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Rodney R. Heisch, PE

Houston Region Operations Leader

With more than 30 years of civil engineering experience, Rodney Heisch is responsible for the Houston region operations – which includes offices in Houston, Katy and The Woodlands. In addition to providing operational guidance to the regional directors, he is also active in client engagement and public service. He is currently serving on the City of Houston Planning Commission, a 26-member board responsible for reviewing and approving subdivision and development plats.

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Randy N. Randermann, PE

Southeast Region Operations Leader

As operations leader for the Southeast region, Randy Randermann leads the firm’s geographic expansion efforts outside of Texas into the southeastern United States. Since 2017, he has successfully opened offices in North Carolina, Florida and Georgia. His day-to-day responsibilities are focused on business development efforts, attracting new team members and leading operational initiatives across the region. He also provides leadership and oversight for the firm’s real estate and facilities group company-wide.

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PRINCIPALS

While our principals are diverse in their expertise, geographies and tenure, they share a few common attributes that are essential to their ownership and leadership role at BGE. First and foremost, they uphold the core values of the firm – integrity, commitment, respect and excellent reputation. Secondly, each is a significant practice builder in his or her areas of expertise, and in turn, attract business to the organization. They are leaders not only in the firm, but also the business community. And finally, they live out our “One Team” attitude, always working in the best interest of BGE.

Jaime Beard
Jaime Beard, PE

Senior Director, Land/Site
Frisco, TX
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Matt Brannen, PE

Managing Director, Transportation Systems
Houston, TX
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Todd Calvin, PE

Managing Director, Public Works 
Houston, TX
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BGE Bryan Caswell
Bryant Caswell, PE

Director, Public Works
Frisco, TX
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Chad Criswell, PE

Director, Transportation Systems
Katy, TX
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BGE David Crysup
David Crysup, PE

Director, Transportation Program Management 
Frisco, TX
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Doug Dillon, PE, MBA

North Texas Region Operations Leader
Frisco, TX
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Jason Ellison, PE

Director, Transportation Design
Houston, TX
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Michael Fitzgerald, PE, F.SAME 

Managing Director, Land Development
Houston, TX
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Michael Franklin, PMP

Managing Director, Information Technology 
Katy, TX
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BGE Mike Garrison
Mike Garrison, PE

Managing Director, Transportation Systems
Frisco, TX
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Gary Gehbauer, PE

Director, Program Management 
Houston, TX
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Kevin Gilligan, PE

Director, Land Development
Houston, TX
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BGE Erin Gonzales
Erin Gonzales, PE, CFM

Senior Director, Transportation Systems
San Antonio, TX
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Jim Gregory

Director, Environmental Services
Houston, TX
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BGE Roman Grijalva
Roman Grijalva, PE, PMP

Senior Director, Public Works
South Austin, TX
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Kip Guthrie, PE

Senior Project Manager, Construction Management
Monticello, AR
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Will Gutowsky, PE

Director, Land Development
Katy, TX
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Eric Hampton, PE

Managing Director, Land/Site
Charlotte, NC
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Rob Harris, PE

Central Texas Region Operations Leader
North Austin, TX
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Ronnie Harris, PE, LEED AP

Senior Director, Site Development
Houston, TX
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Rodney Heisch, PE

Houston Region Operations Leader
Houston, TX
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BGE Scott Hutchins
Scott Hutchins, PE

Director, Construction Management
Frisco, TX
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BGE Chris Jacob
Chris Jacob, PE

Managing Director, Construction Management
Houston, TX
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BGE Wes Jasek
Wes Jasek, PE

Senior Director, Business Development
North Austin, TX
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BGE Lindsay Kovar
Lindsay Kovar, PE

Director, Public Works
Houston, TX
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BGE Carl Kongness
Carl Krogness, PE

Senior Director, Public Works
Fort Worth, TX
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BGE Chris Kuykendall
Chris Kuykendall, PE

Senior Director, Program Management 
Dallas, TX
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Donald Lange, PE

Director, Public Works
Fort Worth, TX

Lee Lennard, PE, F.SAME

President and CEO
Houston, TX
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David Lowe, PE

Director, Business Development 
Houston, TX
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Brett Mann, PLA

Director, Planning & Landscape Architecture   
Frisco, TX
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BGE Seth Mearig
Seth Mearig, PE

Managing Director, Land Development
South Austin, TX
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Tricia Mosier

Director, Environmental Services
North Austin, TX
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Larry Mueller, PE

Director, Construction Management
Katy, TX
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Jonathan Nobles, PE, RPLS

Director, Surveying
North Austin, TX
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BGE John Obr
John Obr, PE

Managing Director, Construction Management
Frisco, TX
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Randy Randermann, PE

Southeast Region Operations Leader
Houston, TX
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Brian Reinhardt, PE

Director, Transportation Planning 
Frisco, TX
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BGE Clay Russell
Clay Russell

Director, Environmental Services
Frisco, TX
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Jeff Safe, PE

Director, Land Development
Katy, TX

Benton Schmaltz, PE, LEED AP

Senior Project Manager, Site Development
Houston, TX
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Keli Schroeder, PE

Director, District Services 
Houston, TX
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BGE Nick Vann
Nick Vann, RPLS

Senior Director, Surveying
Houston, TX
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BGE Brian Willams
Brian Williams, PE

Senior Director, Land Development
North Austin, TX
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Tracy Youngblood

Director, Land Planning & Platting
Houston, TX
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