Vice President of Operations
Always appreciative for the opportunity to pursue and shape his career in what he loves to do. With over 16 years of experience in the design and construction industry, Jimmy Galvez currently lead high profile projects as Senior Project Manager and Engineer, working in multidisciplinary teams to bring successful innovative sustainable solutions that make the difference in our environment and community while building client and team relationships through projects in California, Colorado, Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana, Latin America and the Middle East.
Recent work includes private development including commercial, high end residential and mixed use, community master planning, utility infrastructure planning and design, university campus, religious retreat centers, and parks' general civil engineering while incorporating sustainable and low impact development infrastructure. Jimmy finds the opportunity to apply engineering and science while incorporating innovation and pushing for new frontiers in civil infrastructure, all while achieving the vision of his Architecture and Landscape Architecture fellow professionals through integrated design as beyond exciting.
When you don't find Jimmy enjoying great food, coffee, hiking, running, mountain biking or some other weekend outdoors adventure, then he's very likely attending leadership and professional development events through his now 20 years of involvement with SHPE and ASCE while serving in both local and national leadership roles. Through work at SHPE and ASCE, Jimmy looks to share his knowledge and learn from others, while inspiring future engineers from elementary to high school students, and providing mentorship to those at the university level, as well as young engineers already in industry. With ASCE, Jimmy previously served on the national Committee on Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) and now serves as corresponding member on MOSAIC (successor committee to CDI) With SHPE, Jimmy was Chair of the Professional Conference at the 2019 National Convention in Phoenix, Az. and he also served as past president of the SHPE San Francisco Bay Area and Houston Professional chapters. Jimmy is excited for the opportunity to work together with our leadership, membership and partners to take our chapter to new heights.