Eight New Faces Bring Unique Talents and Expertise

28 November 2023
Jennifer Kindard is wearing a red dress in a brightly lit lobby.

We are happy to welcome eight new faces from six different offices across the 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, served as President of Houston CREMM, enjoyed hockey, and discovered smart speed bumps and more.

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.”

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.

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.”

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.

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.”

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.”

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.

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.

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