Kyle Womack Named TSPE Engineer of the Year
Category: Company News
Written By: Nicole McBride
Date: June 21, 2022
The Texas Society of Professional Engineers announced Kyle Womack, PE, F. NSPE, as the 2022 TSPE Engineer of the year at the organization’s annual state conference in Houston.
Kyle served Parkhill for more than 43 years as a consulting engineer and trusted advisor. He was a leader in the establishment of Parkhill’s Midland office in 1979, was the office manager for 30 years, and was on the firm’s Board of Directors for 27 years. His focus for the past ten years was primarily on Parkhill’s business development, strategic planning, career development, leadership development, and organizational structure, including Parkhill’s Leadership Academy and Building Community Investment program.
Kyle’s Parkhill career was associated with a majority of city and public facility planning and implementation projects throughout West Texas. These efforts included airport, highway, infrastructure and drainage master planning and design, as well as municipal comprehensive planning, downtown, and private development master planning and design. Kyle’s most notable projects include the Terminal Building Complex at Midland International Airport, the multipurpose Scharbauer Sports Complex, and creation of a water district for the City of Crane.
Kyle has also taken on multiple leadership roles in his community. He served as the state President of the Texas Society of Professional Engineers, President of the Midland Chamber of Commerce, and President of the Midland-Odessa Transportation Alliance. Appointed by Governor Rick Perry, Kyle served as a Board member of the Texas Board of Professional Engineers from 2013 to 2018.
After announcing retirement in 2019, Kyle continues to be involved in Building Community. He currently resides at Horseshoe Bay with his wife of 46 years and serves on the Founding Board of Directors for Horseshoe Bay Nature Park and Chairman of the Board for the Church at Horseshoe Bay. He is also as an advisory member to the Texas Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors and a member of the Texas Tech Civil Engineering Academy.
At the TSPE State Conference to help Kyle celebrate this lifetime achievement were Roland Holder, PE, Eric West, PE, Gus Sosa, PE, Amanda Benson, PE, Parkhill Vice President of Engineering John Hamilton, Previous Parkhill President Joe Rapier, & Parkhill President Jay Edwards.
“He has a real heart for teaching and mentoring young professionals. Not only has Kyle done a tremendous job and made a tremendous imprint on our firm, but also on the community of Midland and communities of which he has lived.”
Jay Edwards, Parkhill President