New at M&S
In this section, we want to highlight and welcome our newest additions to the M&S team. We are currently hiring for a number of positions. If you are interested click here to visit our career page for more information.
Bret was born and raised in Taft, Texas, just north of Corpus Christi. Bret has a Bachelor of Science from Texas A&M University in Agribusiness Management, Class of ‘87. Masters of Science from Capella University in Human Resources Management. He is a former member of the Texas Aggie Corps of Cadets and Fightin’ Texas Aggie Band. Bret will serve as the Human Resources Manager at M&S. He has over 15 years of experience in Operations Supervision and Management and 10 years Human Resources experience. He has been an active Volunteer Firefighter and EMT-Intermediate for over 30 years and has also served as a Fire Fighting Instructor. He enjoys gardening and doing weekend home canning projects with his wife. Whenever he has time, he loves to hunt and fish. But, his favorite hobby is spending time with his wife and 3 grandchildren, ages 5, almost 2, and almost 1.
Kipp was born and raised in Nebraska. He attended Texas A&M Kingsville, and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. He has worked as an electronics technician for the US Navy and a wireline engineer at Halliburton. Kipp will be part of the M&S Power Services team, working on commissioning of power/switch stations and testing. His hobbies include working out, and doing outdoor activities.
Derek was born and raised in the Dever Metro Area of Colorado. He attended The University of Colorado at Boulder as an undergraduate in Architectural Engineering and earned a graduates degree in Civil Engineering. Derek has worked at CT Lighting Sales in Denver and HLB Lighting Design in Los Angeles. He has joined the MEP department as a Lighting and Controls designer. Derek mostly enjoys hiking and urban exploration.
Chris was born in Southwest Arkansas, but grew up in Athens, Texas. He has a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Texas A&M University, and a Masters of Business Administration for the University of Texas at Tyler. Chris worked at Roy F. Weston, Inc., Alan Plummber Associates, and Velvin & Weeks Consulting Engineers. He has joined our Civil Engineering Department where he focuses on Water and Sewer Utility Design. Chris enjoys hiking, gardening, and traveling to new places, pretty much he prefers to spend his time out of doors.
Richard was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri where he attended the St. Louis Community College for a degree in Commercial Art and Graphic Design. Richard has been working in this industry since 1988. He started as a Plumbing Draftsman after winning a district wide drafting competition in High School. Then he worked in St Louis until 2008 when his family to San Antonio, where he worked for Barker & Associates. Richard works in the MEP department where he designs Air Conditioning systems in AutoCAD and Revit. Richard mostly enjoys spending his free time tinkering on old cars.
Chris was born in Gainesville, but raised in Palmetto, Florida. He earned a degree in Civil Engineering at the University of South Florida. Chris worked a year each with Manatee and Sarasota County. After that he switched over to the private sector working 10 years at Stantec before joining M&S. He has joined the Civil Engineering department where he is a project engineer for water and wastewater design. Chris enjoys fishing in his spare time and admits he is a college sports nut.
Jeremy was born in Boulder, Colorado and raised in Sulphur, Los Angeles. He achieved a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering at McNeese State University in Lake Charles, Los Angeles. Jeremy has experience working six years at Entergy Texas Inc. as a Distribution Design Engineer. He now works with the Electrical team in our Houston Office where he focuses on Electric Utility Design. Jeremy enjoys spending time with his family, most in his spare time.
Jeff was born and raised in San Diego, California. Before joining the Civil Engineering team at M&S, he worked at LJA, Carter & Burgess, Brown & Gay, and R.G. Miller. Jeff enjoys golfing and sailing in his spare time.
Logan has joined the team in our Houston, TX office. He is a CAD/Designer Technician working with Steve, Mike and Jeremy. Logan is from the Woodlands area and graduated in May 2014 with a Mechanical Engineering Degree from Texas A&M University. When not at work he enjoys working out, running obstacle courses, Rugby and hunting.