BIG RED DOG Announces Acquisition of MSP Engineering Group

November 27, 2017 by Kelly Daacon

BIG RED DOG Continues to Grow Structural Engineering Practice Across the State With Acquisition of Sugar Land-based Firm

BIG RED DOG Engineering and Consulting is proud to announce the acquisition of MSP Engineering Group, PLLC. Named an Inc. 5000 fastest-growing private firm by Inc. Magazine in 2017, BIG RED DOG continues its impressive growth trajectory with the addition of the 6-person structural firm based in Sugar Land, Texas.

Arnaud Thibonnier, P.E., S.E., BIG RED DOG’s Director of Structural Engineering Services, says, “The acquisition is a bit of a homecoming for us as many MSP Engineering team members were colleagues of ours prior to the formation of MSP Engineering and BIG RED DOG’s Structural service line. MSP’s production engine is second to none and we are very excited to build upon it. MSP has numerous happy clients that are performing work not only around Texas, but across the US, which will help us expand our footprint.”

MSP Engineering Has Joined BIG RED DOG Engineering

BIG RED DOG’s CEO Will Schnier, P.E., says, “Adding MSP Engineering to the BIG RED DOG team allows us to provide our structural engineering services to an even larger client base across a wider footprint. MSP has a legacy of happy clients and first-class development projects that we are proud to add to our resume and excited to be able to build upon. In addition to giving us our 5th office in Texas, the MSP addition contributes great apartment-specific design expertise to our multifamily market sector.”

Gerry Wynne, P.E., S.E., and Victor Cordova, P.E., formerly the founding principal and Executive Vice President of MSP Engineering Group, respectively, will become Structural Market Leaders at BIG RED DOG and will remain with their current team in the Sugar Land office.

Gerry WynneWynne says, “We are proud to be joining the team at BIG RED DOG Engineering. This move will enable us to better serve our existing clients with additional resources, and will give our team members the opportunity to increase our exposure in different markets and geographic locations. BIG RED DOG’s unique culture and value proposition are the reason that the firm has been so successful in such a short period of time, and we’re looking forward to contributing to that success.”

Victor CordovaVictor Cordova added, “Gerry and I felt that we were a good fit with the BIG RED DOG team from the onset. By joining BIG RED DOG, we feel we cannot only provide better services to our existing clients, but we can also expand our services to new clients in different sectors of our industry. Our team of talented individuals will allow BIG RED DOG the ability to provide premier structural engineering services to our clients across the country. We believe that Improving and expanding the BIG RED DOG structural engineering brand will help in achieving our goal of being the company that people turn to for engineering services not only in structural engineering but in all engineering services that BIG RED DOG provides.”

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Written by Kelly Daacon

Kelly Daacon

Kelly Daacon, P.E. is the Brand Strategist for BIG RED DOG, responsible for marketing, branding, design, content, and digital media initiatives for the firm. Kelly graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering and is a licensed Professional Engineer in the state of Texas. In his spare time, he enjoys running at Lady Bird Lake and hanging with his crazy dog Shiner. Kelly and his wife live in east Austin.