|TOMAS CARDENAS, P.E.- Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Cardenas has over 41 years of experience in the field of civil engineering, construction management, and project management. Tom has been at the helm of ECM since its founding in 1983 and has created an industry reputation for excellence and a philosophy of protecting the owner's interest while creating tangible value within the organizations we serve.
|MELCHOR HERRERA, P.E., PMP, LEED AP - President
Mr. Herrera has over 19 years of experience in the field of civil and environmental engineering, program, project, and construction management. As principal-in-charge, he has provided project and construction management services to multiple clients in a variety of sectors. As President of ECM International, Mel is responsible for supervising various projects, as well as managing overall daily operations of the company.
|CARMEN OCHOA-CARDENAS, P.E. - Chief Financial Officer
Mrs. Ochoa-Cardenas is a civil engineer with over 34 years in the engineering and construction fields. She currently serves on the board of several organizations including the Catholic Properties of El Paso, Inc., the Catholic Diocese Environmental Committee, La Paz Language Academy, and the Junior League of El Paso. Congruently, Carmen has been the Table Captain for the YWCA for 21 years. Her prior service includes serving on the boards of the Child Crisis Center’s Christmas in April, as well as PTA President for 6 years and School Board President for 5 years with St. Patrick School.
|BRENDA JENKINS. - Senior Vice President
Mrs. Jenkins brings over 31 years of experience in all phases of capital improvement projects to her role as Director of ECM's office in San Marcos, Texas. She is experienced in executive-level management of large organizations and complex projects in both the public and private realms and multiple market sectors. Brenda serves on multiple planning and economic development groups in the area.
|JOHNNY HARRIS, CCPM, CCC - Mexico Operations Leader
Mr. Harris has over 37 years of experience in the engineering and construction fields ranging from facility planning to preparation of construction documents, construction oversight, and scheduling. Johnny has a unique depth of knowledge in the manufacturing sector and has built a long list of satisfied clients including, Bombardier, Bosch, Cummins, LG, Nissan, Phillips, Vesta and many others.
|ARTURO GONZALEZ, RA - Vertical Sector Leader
Mr. Gonzalez has over 40 years of diverse construction experience in the fields of architecture, project management, and project controls. As a program manager, he handles large and complicated assignments, often with multiple and simultaneous projects. Arturo has tackled a wide range of projects including education, parks & recreation, municipal, headquarters and operations facilities and multi-family housing.
|JAIME GALLO, P.E., CCM - Infrastructure Sector Leader
Mr. Gallo has over 17 years of project management experience within the infrastructure and utility arena and his areas of expertise include: contract negotiations, value engineering, construction management, civil design, cost accounting and cost analysis. Jaime thrives in heavy civil projects and has experience with TxDOT, Camino Real Regional Mobility Authority, El Paso Water, USACE, El Paso Electric, and the City of El Paso.
|TERRY WHITMAN - Higher Education Sector Leader
Mr. Whitman has over 32 years of comprehensive knowledge in the field of construction and has developed an impressive resume in Higher Education. His experience includes large programs involving academic, athletic, classroom, dining, healthcare, laboratory, library, parking and residential facilities. Terry’s client list includes Sam Houston State, Sul Ross, Texas Tech, Alamo College, Lamar and the Texas State University System.
|SCOTT OLESON - Director of Business Development
With over 25 years in the architecture, engineering and construction industry, Mr. Oleson has a diverse background in marketing, client relations, research, and strategic planning across multiple sectors and geographic regions. Scott has a well-honed ability to discover client needs and build an effective and high-quality team to provide solutions based on his experience in working with owners, developers, architects, engineers, general contractors and many others.