Alma Mater: The University of Texas at Austin Favorite thing about Austin: Jumping in the water at Barton Springs, then feeling the hot sun after getting out. I can’t get enough of: Mag mud (Queso at Magnolia Cafe)
Hence DistelSr. Project Manager
Senior Project Manager
Favorite thing about Austin: all the fun activities to do outdoors with my wife and three children. If I could have a super power: the ability to fly. Fun fact: my wife answered all of the above questions.
Christopher J. Sandt, P.E.Sr. Project Manager
Christopher J. Sandt, P.E.
Senior Project Manager
Favorite thing about Austin: microbreweries, limestone hills and bluebonnets. If I could have a super power: invisibility. Fun fact: call me “croissant,” I don’t know what my parents were thinking on the whole naming thing…
Seth Bonner, E.I.T.Project Manager
Seth Bonner, E.I.T
Alma Mater: Texas A&M Kingsville Favorite thing about Austin: The gorgeous landscape and all the wonderful activities this city has to offer. I can’t get enough of : good people, good food and good times. If I could have a super power: mind control (waves hand across reviewer’s face), “you will approve this project.”
Mario Castillo, E.I.TProject Manager
Mario Castillo, E.I.T.
Alma Mater: Texas A&M Kingsville Name a fun fact about yourself: Raised a grand champion turkey for the Travis County Junior Livestock Show in high school. I can’t get enough of: Central Texas BBQ/p>
Ambar Alexatos, E.I.T.Engineer Associate
Ambar Alexatos, E.I.T.
Alma Mater: University of Texas at Austin Favorite thing about Austin: Living close to running trails with beautiful views of Lady Bird Lake I can’t get enough of: Sandy’s custard
Alma Mater: Louisiana State University Favorite thing about Austin: The weather and natural beauty surrounding the city If I could have a super power: super speed Fun fact: I play rugby
Juan Mendoza, E.I.TEngineer Associate
Juan Mendoza, E.I.T.
Alma Mater: The University of Texas at Austin Favorite thing about Austin: There is always something going on in the city. Different events bring different types of people to the city. I can’t get enough of: The night life in Austin (Downtown, Rainey, local bars, etc.) and the numerous types of foods found across the city
Abby Stephenson Project Coordinator
Alma Mater: TBD I can’t get enough of: coffee, especially from Summermoon coffee (with moon milk!). If I could have a super power: super human intelligence, so I couldn’t lose an argument…not that I ever lose arguments… Fun fact: I’m a huge hockey fan. Let’s go, Red Wings!
Theresa HagoodOffice Manager
Alma Mater: Texas State University Favorite things about Austin: The lake is minutes away. When I meet new people, they look at me like I’m a unicorn, because I am actually born and raised in Austin. I can’t get enough of: Cheese When I’m not working at KBGE, I: cook, spend time with my son, friends and family.
Andrew IngramSr. Civil Designer
Sr. Civil Designer
Alma Mater: Austin Community College, AAS Recipient I can’t get enough of: High Fructose Corn Syrup If I could have a super power: Jedi Mind Tricks
Kenn WhittierSr. Civil Designer
Alma Mater: The University of Texas at Austin I can’t get enough of: time with my family If I could have a super power: time travel Fun fact: I’m a coach for a blind baseball team.
Sean McNulty Sr. Civil Designer
Senior Civil Designer
Favorite thing about Austin: I can pursue both of my chosen professions. I can’t get enough of: guitars! Fun fact: I was born between Apollo II and Woodstock. I’ve always been stuck between science and music. I can’t make up my mind between which is more important…
Chris HarnedCivil Designer
Alma Mater: I haven’t graduated yet but it will be Oklahoma State when I do. Favorite thing about OKC: There is always something to do here, and getting to watch this amazing city grow every day. If I could have a super power: The ability to fly.
James LargeCivil Designer
Alma Mater: Texas A&M Favorite thing about living in Austin: I enjoy the diversity of life in Austin. Everything from a simple shopping trip to the grocery store or an evening’s entertainment. There is such a broad spectrum to choose from it is hard to not find something you haven’t already tired. I can’t get enough of: My dog and quiet times at home.
Tommy BallardCivil Designer & Survey Technician
Civil Designer & Survey Technician
Favorite thing about Austin (or Oklahoma): Love Oklahoma, it’s my safe place where the people are friendly, the food is good and the skies aren’t cloudy all day. When I’m not working at KBGE: I am a GPA to as many of my 6 grandkids that I can be around. Your life is only as good the people you surround yourself with and they are as good as it gets. Fun fact: I am an adrenaline junkie. I like to long board, repel and water ski. If you have a wild hair and need a partner in crime, I’m your guy…
Anna RamirezCivil CAD Technician
Civil CAD Technician
Alma Mater: Austin Community College Favorite thing about Austin: Cultural diversity, a variety of things to do and meeting new people. If I could have a super power: the ability to see into the future. Fun fact: I love poetry and art.
Mark MercadoRegistered Professional Land Surveyor
Registered Professional Land Surveyor
Alma Mater: St. Edward’s University Favorite thing about Austin: Barbecue If I could have a super power: Teleportation. So I could go back to 1968 to see Hendrix Fun fact: From 1988 – 1990 I toured as a guitarist for Silent Partners and The James Cotton Band
Armando PortilloSr. Project Manager
Sr. Project Manager
Victor Seguin Chief Surveyor
Alma Mater: Douglas MacArthur I can’t get enough of: the beautiful weather. When I’m not working at KBGE, I: BBQ & spend time with family & friends. Fun fact: I am the descendent of a Texas hero.
Ethan HopkinSurvey Technician
Alma Mater: Austin Community College Favorite thing about Austin: The fact that it is a melting pot of several cultures and no matter the generation, there will always be lots of people from all over. If I could have a super power: invisibility. Fun fact: I play guitar.