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JUNE 06, 2019 – Aguirre & Fields Transportation Services Director JOHN MUTCHLER, P.E., has announced the following leadership roles:

EUGENE J. LEE, P.E. will serve as the Structures Group Lead for Aguirre & Fields.  In this role, Eugene will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Structures Group across all Aguirre & Fields’ offices.

Eugene joined the company in 2008, performing structural engineering production, design, and management on design-build projects such as the SH 130 Toll Road, President George Bush Turnpike (SH 161 Phase 4), North Tarrant Express (Segments West & 3A), and the Southern Gateway. He has worn many hats on a variety of challenging TxDOT PS&E, TxDOT Schematic & Environmental, Corridor Development Studies, and municipal projects. Eugene also currently serves as the Office Manager for the Fort Worth office. 

“I’m inspired by the opportunity to serve a group of talented people who have grit and character.” Eugene said. “Aguirre & Fields continues to provide innovative infrastructure solutions to enable our communities to prosper and grow; this growth creates opportunities for our people to be leaders.”

“Eugene is go-getter and has a strong bias for action.  He has a sense of urgency that gets things done.  Eugene’s desire to be the best, the way he inspires others, and his passion for our business makes us excited about the future of this company, our work, and the impact we make on our communities,” said John Mutchler.

An alumnus of The University of Texas at Austin, Eugene actively supports the engineering industry by serving on the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Tarrant County Education Committee and The Infrastructure Advancement Institute (IAI) Technology Development and Implementation Committee. Outside of the office, Eugene’s Longhorn family includes his wife, Kristen, and son, Austin. He is an avid traveler and enjoys playing tennis, golf, bowling, and hiking.

ROBERT S. DOTY, P.E. will serve as the Roadway Group Lead for Aguirre & Fields.  In this role, Robert will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Roadway Group across all Aguirre & Fields’ offices.

Robert joined the firm in 2016 as the Assistant Director of Transportation (Roadway).  His work includes the planning and design of roadways and bridges and includes a wide range of projects including the Cullen Boulevard Roadway and Storm Sewer Replacement (Harris County/City of Houston/University of Houston), US 83 Traffic Control Plans, Tree Mitigation, and Culvert Design (TxDOT), SH 161 Traffic Control Plans (TxDOT) and the Forest Hill Bridge Replacement (HCFCD).  

“Joining Aguirre & Fields was one of the best decisions I’ve made,” said Robert.  “This is a place where leaders can grow their careers, enjoy their work, and help others succeed.  This is a company where we can truly serve and make an impact on the communities where we live and work, and help those communities grow and flourish.”

“Robert is a natural leader; he builds the kind of teams that people want to join.  He is the consummate team player.  He strives for collaboration, finding common ground and is someone people like working with.  We are thrilled he is on our team,” John said.

Robert has an undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering from Vanderbilt University and a master’s degree in Civil Transportation Engineering from the University of Virginia.  Robert strives to serve his community by creating a sustainable environment and by growing the next generation of engineers. He enjoys spending valuable time with his family, and being the team player, he enjoys sports, including tennis.  He also holds the current title of Corn Hole Champion for Aguirre & Fields.

TODD KATTELMAN will serve as the CADD Group Lead for Aguirre & Fields.  In this role, Todd will oversee the day-to-day operations of the CADD departments across all offices, providing support to the CADD Office Leads and ensuring they are properly equipped and staffed.  Todd joined the firm in 2018 as the CADD Manager for the Fort Worth office.  Todd has worked in the transportation and civil engineering industry for over 25 years and has experience in Microstation, Geopak, OpenRoads, and AutoCAD Civil 3D.  Todd’s recent projects include the FM 664 Widening (TxDOT), and Airport Boulevard (City of Austin) projects, as well as multiple others.  

“I am thrilled to be part of a purpose driven company that is committed to delivering innovative services and serving our communities,” said Todd.  “Joining Aguirre & Fields and being able to work with so many talented people has been one of the best opportunities I have ever had,” said Todd.

“Todd is a new addition to our team.  He brings many years of experience and knowledge.  We are excited that he joined us and has been promoted to CADD Group Lead position, “said John. 

Todd is active in his church and seeks out opportunities to help those in need in his community.  He enjoys perfecting his BBQ pit master skills and getting out on his Harley Davidson.

John noted, “In these roles, Eugene, Robert, and Todd will provide technical advice, ensure quality assurance, lead office staff through monthly projections, and support our Communities and R&D groups while providing a fun and professional environment that promotes innovative thinking.”

About Aguirre & Fields

Celebrating their 20th Anniversary this year, Aguirre & Fields is a team of engineering innovators with grit and character, united by a passion to serve communities where they live and work and a determination to see those communities grow and flourish. Aguirre & Fields is entrusted by communities across Texas and Oklahoma to create and implement solutions for community planning, transportation engineering, construction engineering inspection, and civil engineering, making life better for everyday citizens. The company employs 120 people and has offices in Sugar Land, Austin, Fort Worth, and Oklahoma City, and construction engineering professionals across Texas and Oklahoma.

For inquiries, please contact Jane Ellen Carter.

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