CEO | Principal
Rich is the CEO and Principal of OEI. Rich has over 40-years of engineering and construction experience. He also has public sector experience, having held the positions of Director of Public Works, Assistant City Manager, and City Manager. Rich currently serves on the Region 7 Upper Brazos Regional Flood Planning Group and is active in the Texas Municipal League, the Texas Water Utility Operators Association, the American Water Works Association, the Water Environment Federation, and the Texas Public Works
Association. Rich is a graduate of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in Civil/Sanitary Engineering and a graduate of Texas Tech University with a Master’s of Science in Water Resources. He is also on the Advisory Board for the School of Engineering at the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. In his free-time, Rich enjoys working on his ranch, Oller-Nothin, wood-working and spending time with his family including his six grandchildren.