This version of the staff spotlight highlights the BIG RED DOG himself, Cliff Kendall. Cliff is a senior project designer and the only “named” BIG RED DOG Principal. Apart from his project design and management responsibilities, Cliff lends his nickname to the firm as our tribute to his level of commitment and overall performance excellence.
Cliff took his place as a BIG RED DOG shareholder in March 2011.
Where are you originally from?
Tell us something really interesting about you.
I had to be rescued from the side of a cliff. I was out climbing a canyon with a roommate in college.
Everyone at BIG RED DOG has a story about why they joined the team. What’s yours?
I wanted to be part of something amazing. Part of a team that wanted to make a real difference, making a change in the engineering community that will have an everlasting impact on our community & our clients, consultants and employees lives.
What drew you to the engineering field?
I have always enjoyed numbers.
What was your first job?
Who or what inspires you?
My wife & kids. They are so supportive of what I do and push me to do better.
Where’s your favorite place to eat in Austin?
I really enjoy chilantro and homeslice pizza.
What do you like to do in your free time?
Hang out with wife and kiddos.
What’s your favorite news source?
Describe your ideal vacation.
Time with my wife and kids on a cruise.
What would be impossible for you to give up?
Bread or potatoes.
Who is your favorite sports team?
The San Antonio Spurs or Dallas Cowboys- maybe even the Texas Rangers.