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• Sam Basharkhah, PE

As the chief executive officer of BEI, Mr. Basharkhah is involved, not only in the day to day operation of the company, but also in the design and production phases of nearly every project.

Mr. Basharkhah is a registered Professional Engineer with over 25 years of experience in the fields of consulting engineering and mechanical contracting. His extensive hands-on experience gives BEI an edge; specifically in renovation projects requiring survey of existing conditions, in cost estimating, and in construction administration. His list of project experience include projects in the fields of: health care, residential, commercial office and retail, educational, correctional, municipal, high tech, and food service.

Mr. Basharkhah is a graduate of Southern Methodist University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering.

E-mail: samb@beitexas.com

• Catherine Basharkhah
Ms. Basharkhah is a 1979 graduate of The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration. From 1980 to 1991, she worked in the oil and gas marketing field as a contract administrator. In 1991 she helped her husband develop and operate Basharkhah Engineering Inc., an engineering firm which has grown to approximately a 45 person company.

Starting 2008, Ms. Basharkhah, has led the company as its President, and in this capacity is responsible for matters including but not limited to, reviewing and executing contracts for the company, purchasing, heading the Human Resources, Invoicing, and Account Receivable/Payroll Departments, managing and directing the day to day operations of the company, and directing the financial affairs of the company.

Ms. Basharkhah also serves on the Board of Directors for the Dallas Contemporary Art Center, Dallas, Texas.

E-mail: cbasharkhah@beitexas.com

• Jerry N. Nicholson
Mr. Nicholson, a Project Manager at BEI. is responsible for management and production of various projects.

Mr. Nicholson has nearly 30 years of experience in the field of consulting engineering.

His project experience includes:

  • Renovation of The Hill County Courthouse
    Hillsboro, Texas
  • Trans Pacific Center
    600,000 s.f. office building
    Oakland, California
  • MEP Prototypical Restaurant Design
    Brinker International in various locations throughout the US
  • MEP Design for Funeral Homes in various location throughout the US
  • Several historical renovation/restoration projects.

E-mail: jnicholson@beitexas.com

• Henry Q. Santos, PE

Mr. Santos is a project mechanical engineer and quality assurance manager for BEI, and has over 30 years of experience in the fields of consulting and plant engineering.

Mr. Santos has designed HVAC systems, up to 2000 ton capacity, for commercial, industrial, and institutional projects and has performed numerous engineering and energy calculations & studies.  He is familiar with the most state-of-the-art temperature controls and energy management systems.

Mr. Santos is a graduate of Mapua Institute of Technology in Manila, Philippines with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering and is a Professional Engineer registered in several states.

A list of his projects include:

  • Richardson Independent School District
    Various Projects
  • Greenhill School Sports Complex
    Dallas, TX
  • 2000 GPM low conductivity water system for cooling the magnets at the Superconducting Super Collider
  • Incredible Universe - Several Locations
    185,000 s.f. electronic super stores throughout the U.S.A.
  • Weyerhauser Paper Testing Laboratory
    Valiant, OK
  • P.C. Dynamics Manufacturing Plant
    Frisco, TX

E-mail: hsantos@beitexas.com

• Roman Sek

Mr. Sek is a project manager at BEI. Roman has over 25 years of experience in the fields of consulting engineering and manufacturing. He holds a Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering from Technical University of Warsaw.

His recent projects include:

Richardson Independent School District
Various renovation/addition as well as new projects at various RISD facilities
(nearly 50 projects in the last 5 years)

  • Greenhill School Sports Complex
    Dallas, TX
  • Brookshire's Bakery Facility
    Tyler, TX
  • Veranda Retirement Community
    Dallas, TX
  • P.C. Dynamics Manufacturing Plant
    Frisco, TX
  • Golden Living Village
    Various Locations

E-mail: rsek@beitexas.com

• Mario Arredondo

Mr. Arredondo functions as the Project Manager for most of the firm’s K-12 Educational Facility Projects. Mr. Arredondo has developed long lasting relationships with many Architectural firms throughout Texas. Mr. Arredondo maintains professionalism and accuracy while adhering to stringent schedule deadlines. His day-to-day activities include supervision of project progress, technical support and training of junior engineers and designers, development of bid and construction documents including drawings and specifications, and quality control monitoring. He is heavily involved with the construction administration of projects for which he managed. His list of project experience includes K-12 education, commercial office, retail, municipal and food service.

His recent projects include:

  • Kaufman ISD Bond Program
  • Terrell ISD
    Terrell, TX
  • Crandall High School
    Crandall, TX
  • Royce City ISD Bond Program
    Royce City, TX
  • Greenville ISD Bond Program
    Greenville, TX
  • Hector Garcia Middle School
    Dallas, TX
  • Anna High School
    Anna, TX
• Stephen M. Wells

Mr. Wells is a plumbing designer for BEI. He has 12 years of experience in the fields of consulting engineering and manufacturing. His experience includes preparation of contract documents for the design of plumbing systems and preparing specifications for institutional, commercial and industrial projects. Mr. Wells has been involved with numerous types of projects, including commercial, hotel, educational, medical and correctional. Mr. Well’s areas of technical expertise include commercial plumbing design. His experience also includes construction administration on various projects.

His recent projects include:

  • Richardson Independent School District
    Richardson, TX
  • Greenville Independent School District
    Greenville, TX
  • Corsicana Independent School District
    Corsicana, TX
  • Bridgeport Independent School District
    Bridgeport, TX
  • Maybank Independent School District
    Maybank, TX
  • Plano Independent School District
    Plano, TX
  • Solara Hospital
    Brownsville, TX
  • Staybridge Suites
    Plano, TX
• Ron Schriner

Mr. Schriner is a Project Manager with over 24 years of experience in the field of consulting engineering. He is a registered LEED professional and has participated in the design and production of several LEED certified projects. His daily responsibilities include coordination of efforts between the BEI design team and other professionals involved in the project. He also manages his team of professional engineers and designers at BEI to assure a smooth progress during the production schedule. Mr. Schriner and his team specialize in the design of project in the multi-family and senior living, and have completed more than 100 such projects in the past ten years. His knowledge of construction techniques and applicable codes used in multi-family construction makes him a valuable manager for such projects. His involvement in each project begins at early SD phase and will continue through the completion of the construction phase.

His recent projects include:

  • Stoneleigh Residences
    Dallas, TX
  • Gleann Loch Farms Assisted Living
    Houston, TX
  • Time Square
    McKinney, TX
  • Cypress Creek Apartments
    Pasco County, FL
  • Broadstone Galleria
    Dallas, TX
  • Cypress Creek Apartments
    Pasco County, FL
  • Cinco Ranch Assisted Living
    Houston, TX
• Tony Backman

Mr. Backman is an Electrical Project Manager for BEI. His day to day responsibilities include the monitoring and electrical design of multiple projects, client contact and MEP Project Management.

Mr. Backman has over 24 years of experience in the field of Consulting Engineering. He is also a member of the American Jail Association (AJA).

His recent projects include:

  • Renovation of the Lew Sterrett Justice Center Main Tower
    Dallas, TX
  • Travis County Courthouse
  • Rockwall County Justice Center
  • Hunt County Justice Center and County Courthouse
  • Guadalupe County Justice Center and County Courthouse
  • Kaufman County Jail
  • Rowlett Fire Stations #1 & #4
    Rowlett, TX
  • Frisco Central Fire Station
    Frisco, TX
  • City of Temple Building Services Center
    Temple, TX
  • Harlingen TSTC Library
    Harlingen, TX
  • West Love Field Municipal Library
    Dallas, TX