OUR LEADERSHIP

Earl Harrison, PE

President

Earl Harrison is President and founding partner of Hg Consult, a certified DBE firm in nine states. Earl has been successfully managing transportation projects around the Midwest for more than two decades, ranging from small municipal level street design projects to large DOT system-to-system interstate interchange projects, transportation corridor studies that encompass both preliminary and final roadway design. Earl has been involved in streetcar planning and design, and several large-scale design-build projects around the State of Missouri. Some recent projects include the Kansas City International Airport improvements, I-435 Missouri River Bridge Rehabilitation improvements, I-35 & Route 152/Kansas Street Improvements in Liberty, Missouri and I-470/Route 291 Bridge Rehabilitation project. He is actively involved on the KCK Chamber Board of Directors and ACEC-Missouri and Kansas chapters as well as other professional organizations. Outside of work, Earl enjoys coaching youth wrestling, playing golf and spending time with his wife and 3 children.

Bob Goodwillie, PE

Senior Vice President

Bob is a civil engineer with 40 years of engineering and management experience that includes directing complex projects from concept to fully operational status, and managing staff of 50 multi-disciplined professionals. He has a client-oriented approach to project management and leadership, and proven ability to interface with clients and owners to maximize project success. Bob has specialized in the management of multi-disciplined projects of all types and is a former CEO of an engineering company. As such, he has been project manager or principal-in-charge of a great variety of projects ranging from regional correctional facilities to research laboratories to automation and control of wastewater treatment facilities.

Stephen Wells, AICP

Vice President

Stephen Wells is a partner and Vice President at Hg Consult. Steve has extensive project management experience on transportation planning projects throughout the nation, including environmental impact studies; transportation feasibility studies; multi-state high priority corridor studies; traffic impact evaluations; community and neighborhood plans; state, regional and local transportation master plans; state and regional freight plans; as well as transportation economic evaluations. Steve's portfolio includes the I-229 Double Decker Bridge EA in St. Joseph, the I-70 Truck Only Lanes Supplemental EIS between Kansas City and St. Louis, the I-80 Location Study and EA in the Quad Cities, and the Whitton Expressway EIS in Jefferson City. Steve has been actively involved in a number of professional societies and was the Chair of ACEC/MO for the 2019/2020 session.

Jerry Mugg, PE

Vice President

Throughout his career, Jerry Mugg has successfully served as the overall leader for multi-office transportation practices and has served as client service leader for several major clients. In addition, he has effectively delivered several major programs and projects for transportation infrastructure owners, including both highway and transit agencies. Jerry has successfully served as Project Director on many major highway/bridge design-build projects and program management assignments. He has managed complex highway corridor planning and engineering design projects, major investment studies, environmental impact statements, toll feasibility studies, general engineering consultant services for toll agencies, major interchange design projects, and transit studies. Most recently, Jerry has completed several Planning and Environmental Linkage studies in Iowa, Colorado and Missouri.

Rachel Lunceford

Vice President
Rachel Lunceford is focused on securing and managing interstate, highway and roadway projects and growing Hg’s practice in Texas. She has extensive experience in implementing major projects and programs throughout the country, both on design-builds and public-private partnerships, as well as standard design-bid-build. She has served both owners and contractors; either as the general engineering consultant for transportation agencies or as the lead designer for contractors. Rachel managed over $4 billion of transportation infrastructure projects throughout the country, including oversight of the procurement and development of the $1.4 billion IH 35E Express Lanes Design Build project in Dallas and Denton Counties, TX. Some of her recent projects including serving as Project Manager overseeing the potential expansion of I-35 through Austin, and heading up HG activities on the Ports to Plains Corridor Study, the Austin to San Antonio Corridor Plan, National Highway System Review, Southeast Connector GEC, as well as the Sonora and Jacksonville Bypasses.

OUR TEAM

Mike Alexander, PE

Mike Alexander, PE

Water Resources Department Manager
Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, University of Missouri - Rolla
Licensed in KS and MO


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Mario Cancilla, PE

Mario Cancilla, PE

Roadway Engineer

Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, University of Missouri - Kansas City, Licensed in KS

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Josh Castor, PE

Josh Castor, PE

Project Manager
Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, University of Missouri
Licensed in KS, MO, OK, TX, NE

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Matthew Castor, PE

Matthew Castor, PE

Project Manager
Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, University of Missouri - Rolla, Licensed in IA

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Chad Charest, PE

Chad Charest, PE

Project Manager
PE, Env Sp, Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, Kansas State University, Licensed in KS

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Evan Dolan

Evan Dolan

Construction Engineer/Inspector
ATSSA Certified Instructor, DSIII Water License, PACP

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Brenda Durbahn, MA

Brenda Durbahn, MA

Iowa Business Practice Leader - Project Manager, Planning
Master of Arts, Biology, University of Northern Iowa

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Brittany Ford

Brittany Ford

Civil Designer
Associates of Arts, Drafting & Design Technology, Ozarks Technical Community College

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Earl Hacker

Earl Hacker

Site Civil Designer
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, University of Missouri-Kansas City  


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Terry Hood, PE

Terry Hood, PE

Structural Department Manager, Bridge Design
Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, Kansas State University
Licensed in KS, MO, VA


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Kellen Huffman, EI

Kellen Huffman, EI

Water Resources Engineer
Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, University of Missouri

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Jennifer Johnson, JD

Jennifer Johnson, JD

Transportation & Environmental Planner
Masters of Urban and Regional Planning/Juris Doctorate, University of Iowa
Licensed Attorney in KS


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Sean Kellar, PE, PTOE

Sean Kellar, PE, PTOE

Traffic Engineering Project Manager
Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, Arizona State University
Licensed in CO, MO, KS, WY, AZ 


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Dave Kocour, CEP

Dave Kocour, CEP

Planning Department Manager
Bachelor of General Studies, Environmental Science, University of Kansas
Certified Environmental Professional, EnvisionTM Sustainability Practitioner


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Richard Michael

Richard Michael

Civil Designer
Bachelor of Science, Computer Aided Drafting and Design Technology, University of Central Missouri

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Tricia Petersen, EI

Tricia Petersen, EI

Roadway Engineer
Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, Kansas State University

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Oubon Phongsavath, PE

Oubon Phongsavath, PE

Roadway & Water Resources Engineer
Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, University of Kansas
Licensed in KS and MO


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Jake Potter, APR

Jake Potter, APR

Public Engagement
Bachelor of Science, Communications Studies, University of Missouri Kansas City
Certified Public Relations Professional


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Eric Reinkemeyer, PE, PTOE

Eric Reinkemeyer, PE, PTOE

Roadway & Traffic Engineer
Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, University of Missouri-Kansas City
Licensed in KS, MO and IA
Professional Traffic Operations Engineer


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Patrick Rhoads, EI

Patrick Rhoads, EI

Roadway & Traffic Engineer
Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, University of Iowa

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Barbara Smith

Barbara Smith

Senior CADD Designer
AAS, Muskingum Technical College

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Matt Spencer, PE, MBA

Matt Spencer, PE, MBA

Transportation Design Department Manager
MBA Finance, Rockhurst University, Kansas City, Missouri
Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, University of Missouri


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Kevin Sterrett, PE, PLS

Kevin Sterrett, PE, PLS

Site Development Department Manager
Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, University of Missouri-Kansas City
Licensed in KS, MO and LA
Licensed Professional Land Surveyor in MO


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Chris Thomas, PWS

Chris Thomas, PWS

Sr Ecologist
Bachelor of Arts, Natural Sciences, Avila University Certified Professional Wetland Scientist

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Melanie Townsend, PE

Melanie Townsend, PE

Bridge Engineer
Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, University of Kansas
Master of Science, Civil Engineering, University of Illinois
Licensed in KS


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Steve Ward

Steve Ward

Site Civil Designer

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Tom Westerman, PE

Tom Westerman, PE

Sr Structural Engineer
Master of Science, Engineering Management, University of Kansas Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, University of Missouri - Rolla Licensed in KS, MO, IA, NE, CO, AR, MN, SD, SC, NM, NY, WA, and UT

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Steve Wilton, PE

Steve Wilton, PE

Structural Engineer
Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, Kansas State University
Licensed in KS and MO


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Brian Wrisinger

Brian Wrisinger

Civil Designer
Associates in Engineering – Metropolitan Community Colleges of Kansas City

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