MoorePEOPLE: New Faces & Changing Places at Walter P Moore

MoorePEOPLE: New Faces & Changing Places at Walter P Moore

November 28, 2023

Walter P Moore welcomes eight new faces from six different offices across the firm! Additionally, we would like to recognize one significant promotion within our firm.  

Get to know these spectacular individuals who bring unique talents and expertise to our team. Find out who would have become a prosecuting attorney, designed a man-made mountain, serves as President of Houston CREMM, enjoys hockey, discovered smart speed bumps, used to race go-karts and stock cars, and MOORE…

Kendra Billhartz  /  Senior Marketing Specialist  /  Infrastructure, Dallas
Roots / Alma Mater: Waterloo, Illinois / Lindenwood University
2nd career choice: A prosecuting attorney.  
Best advice: “Do what is right, not what is easy.”
ForteMoore about Kendra…

Eduardo Gil, PE  /  Senior Engineer /  Structures, San Diego
Roots / Alma Mater(s): San Diego, California / California State University, Long Beach and University of California, Los Angeles
Aha moment: “I have always enjoyed physics and mathematics, so I wanted to pursue a career that would allow me to utilize applied science to solve the problems of society; this led me to Civil Engineering.”
Outside the office: He enjoys hiking, traveling, and weightlifting.
ForteMoore about Eduardo…

Patrick Kavanaugh, PE  /  Project Manager  /  Structures, Orlando 
Roots / Alma Mater(s): Bernardsville, New Jersey / University of Delaware and Rutgers University
Proudest accomplishment to-date: Designing a man-made mountain that weaved multiple uses throughout including a walkway, show spaces, water rides, and dining venues.
Hobbies: “I enjoy golfing, mountain biking, running, drumming, and improv.”
ForteMoore about Patrick…

Jennifer Kinard  /  Senior Marketing Specialist  /  Infrastructure, Houston
Roots / Alma Mater: Houston, Texas / Oklahoma State University
Why Walter P Moore: “As I learned more about Walter P Moore, I recognized their adaptability to change. I knew I wanted to work for a firm that was not only embracing change but also providing an environment that encourages professional and personal growth.”
Little-known tidbit: She proudly serves as the President of Houston CREMM, a professional women’s organization in commercial real estate.
ForteMoore about Jennifer…

George Marshall, PE, CFM  /  Senior Engineer  /  Infrastructure, Dallas
Roots / Alma Mater: Corinth, Texas / University of Vermont
Making a difference in the world: Engineering allows the public to have safe, efficient, and reliable infrastructure.
Outdoor activities: “I enjoy spending time with my family, hockey, volleyball, gymnastics, boating, and traveling.”
ForteMoore about George…

Mohammed Rajani, PE, PTOE, RSP2I  /  Team Director  /  Infrastructure, Houston
Roots / Alma Mater(s): Mumbai, India / University of Mumbai and The University of Texas at Arlington
Proudest innovation: “I discovered the idea of smart speed bumps that allow vehicles traveling within the speed limit to pass over without feeling a bump and deploy only when the vehicle is at or above the speed limit.”
Best advice: “Never stop learning, you become outdated the day you stop.”
ForteMoore about Mohammed…

Doug Ventura  /  Senior Project Manager  /  Structures, Los Angeles
Roots / Alma Mater: Los Angeles, California / California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Work satisfaction: The ability to help and teach others to be better at their job.  
2nd career choice: A fine craftsman for furniture and homes.
ForteMoore about Doug…

Rachel Wilde, PE  /  Project Manager  /  Structures, Denver
Roots / Alma Mater: Plano, Texas / Texas A&M University
Aha moment: “I loved visiting my father’s office in downtown Dallas as a child. I admired all the tall buildings and knew right away I wanted to be part of that one day.” 
Hidden talent: She played the trombone in the Texas A&M basketball band.
ForteMoore about Rachel…

CHANGING PLACES

Chad Snyder  /  Managing Director of Parking Consulting  /  Structures, Houston
Roots / Alma Mater: Muscatine, Iowa / University of Phoenix
Making a difference in the world: “The best part about being a parking consultant is helping people solve complex challenges.”   
Fun fact: He raced go-karts and stock cars for 15 years.   
ForteMoore about Chad…