With more than 40 CLC chapters across the country all serving the same purpose, the CLC steering council was formed to introduce young construction professionals to AGC. We, the steering council for the CLC Austin Chapter, are excited to keep the organization going with your support and participation. A little bit about each of us is listed in the following:
Robert is a Senior Estimator for Hensel Phelps and has been a part of the Austin based Pre-Construction team since 2013. He has worked on multiple projects throughout the state of Texas with a focus on higher education, healthcare, and transportation projects. Additionally, he is a graduate from The University of Texas at Austin with a B.S. in Civil Engineering. In his spare time, Robert enjoys Zilker Park visits with his sidekick, Zoey the puppy dog, exploring Austin’s thriving culinary scene, and international travel.
Blake, originally from El Campo, TX, graduated from Texas A&M University – Kingsville in 2010 with a B.S. in Civil Engineering. After his internship, he was hired by SpawGlass Contractors, and worked 3 years in the Rio Grande Valley before transferring to the Austin office in 2013. As Project Manager, Blake manages a variety of different projects, but mainly specializes in healthcare and retail construction. In his free time, he enjoys hunting, fishing, and floating the great rivers around Austin.
Vanessa is an Outside Sales Representative for Ram Tool Construction Supply. She has been involved with the AGC activities committee since 2015. Vanessa hold a Bachelors degree in Public Health with a minor in Education from Central Washington University. In her spare time she enjoys hunting, fishing, golfing and traveling the world.
REBECCA LYNN GOMEZ
Marketing & Networking Chair
Rebecca Lynn graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in 2016 with a degree in Architectural Engineering. She went on to work for Turner Construction immediately upon graduation, after spending two summer internships with the company, and has been with them since. During her time with Turner, Rebecca Lynn has taken on various positions in multiple departments including estimating, procurement, and operations where she served as the Project Engineer on several interior fit-outs and renovations consisting of many private high profile clients throughout Austin. Rebecca Lynn is serving as the Cost Analyst for the Turner Austin team. In her free time, she enjoys fishing, golfing, running and volunteering.
Roberto is a Consultant for Spire Consulting Group, a multi-disciplined construction engineering consulting firm. Roberto assists his clients with developing and updating construction schedules, while also providing post-construction forensic analyses of schedule delay, productivity impact, and quantification of damages. Roberto has over 10 years of international construction and project management experience, making him a well-rounded leader and A/E/C professional. Roberto went on to pursue his M.S. degree in Construction Engineering and Project Management at The University of Texas at Austin. In his spare time, Roberto enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, and rooting for the Texas Longhorns.
Professional Development Chair
Education & Community Chair
Laura is the Preconstruction Coordinator for Bartlett Cocke General Contractors’ Central Texas Region. For the past four years she has played a vital role in helping project teams focus on budget, schedule, and quality goals while bringing over $500 million in project value to market. As a graduate of Texas A&M University with 10 years’ experience in both architecture and construction management, she combines organizational skills with her background in building technology to keep projects on track throughout Preconstruction. When not working she enjoys Pilates and swimming, local art studios, great books with giant cups of coffee, and scheming her next big travel destination.
Roby graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2014 with a B.S. in Construction Management and a Minor in Business Administration. After his graduation, he was hired by Jay-Reese Contractors, Inc. as a Project Engineer working on various projects including Pedestrian, Railroad and TXDOT Bridges before transitioning to Project Management. Now as a Project Manager, Roby is involved in the coordination and management of all projects for Jay-Reese Contractors, Inc. He has been involved in AGC activities since 2015. In his free time he enjoys listening to live music, playing golf and being outdoors.
Justin graduated from Texas A&M University with a B.S. in Construction Science in 2014. He joined the industry with a focus on construction technologies at a local interiors contractor, founding their Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) department. He is now building great things with DPR Construction, focusing on innovation and implementation within their VDC group. He is a father of two wonderful little girls, and he loves to spend his time either outdoors with his family or working in his wood shop.