Mom: A Title Just Above Queen

Posted by on May 8, 2018 in Uncategorized, Who We Are | No Comments
Mom: A Title Just Above Queen

By: Becky White, PTP In recognition of Mother’s Day we salute all women who use their intelligence, abilities, and compassion to raise or mentor children.  To mother a child well is both challenging and rewarding; it is an investment in the future and thus deserves our best efforts.  At Sain we are proud of all our […]

TDOT Wins a National Roadway Safety Award – With a Little Help from Sain

Posted by and on Nov 28, 2017 in Awards, Road Safety, Safety | No Comments
TDOT Wins a National Roadway Safety Award – With a Little Help from Sain

Authors: Becky White & Erin Curry  We are so excited for TDOT’s Project Safety Office. They have been recognized by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Roadway Safety Foundation as one of nine National Roadway Safety Award winners for their contribution to improving roadway safety. TDOT was recognized in the Program Planning, Development, and […]

Collaborating for Highway Safety and Operations

Posted by on Oct 31, 2017 in Road Safety, Safety | No Comments
Collaborating for Highway Safety and Operations

Author: Becky White, PTP On October 10-13, three Sain staff members attended the 13th annual Tennessee Highway Safety and Operations Conference in Franklin, TN.  The conference was a joint effort between Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), TDOT’s Highway Incident Management section, and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). Technical sessions were provided on a variety of topics […]

Remembering the Spirit of Lauren

Posted by on Oct 17, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Remembering the Spirit of Lauren

Author: Becky White, PTP It has been seven months since the death of our friend and co-worker Lauren Nickles, but her legacy lives on in our employees. Lauren had such a positive influence on our work culture at Sain that we wanted to celebrate and reinforce it for future generations.  For those reasons we created […]

Improving the Business Side of Engineering

Posted by on Jul 12, 2017 in Training | No Comments
Improving the Business Side of Engineering

Author: Becky White, Vice President/Organization Development Engineers in the private sector often complain that their college curriculum did not teach them anything about the business side of engineering.  Typically they have to do that type of learning on the job.  At Sain, we take seriously the responsibility to provide business-related training to our staff.  Not only […]

Heart Walk Kickoff

Posted by on Apr 11, 2017 in Community involvement | One Comment
Heart Walk Kickoff

Sain Associates is eager to participate in the American Heart Association’s Heart Walk being held here in Birmingham on June 24, 2017. The walk aims to raise funds as well as awareness to help fight heart disease and stroke.

Thankful for Sunshine

Posted by on Mar 2, 2017 in Sain Associates News | 11 Comments
Thankful for Sunshine

Every workplace needs people who create a bright spot of cheerfulness on a regular basis. Lauren Spruiell Nickles was our Little Miss Sunshine. For almost fourteen years, Lauren set a tone of grace, kindness and laughter that was contagious. She came to us right out of Auburn University’s Samuel Ginn College of Engineering. Our President, […]

Who We Are: The Sain FunTime Committee

Posted by on Feb 7, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Who We Are: The Sain FunTime Committee

By: Becky White, Vice President / Organization Development   Once a month a small group of representatives from each department at Sain, including branch locations, comes together to discuss a very important topic: fun. As the Sain Associates Funtime Committee, we are charged with planning social events and service activities that promote team-building and camaraderie […]

What’s the Risk?

Posted by on Jan 17, 2017 in Uncategorized | 2 Comments
What’s the Risk?

Becky White, Vice President / Organization Development My first introduction to risk assessment was a childhood Bible lesson about the wise man who built his house on the rock and the foolish man who built on sand. While there is an underlying theological message in this parable from Matthew, there is also a superficial message […]

A Sain Christmas Story

Posted by on Dec 12, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments
A Sain Christmas Story

Posted by Becky White, P.T.P., VP/Organization Development  It’s that time of year again: the weather has turned chilly, the Christmas tree is decorated in the lobby, and it seems that everyone is scrambling to tie up loose ends before they tend to their holiday plans. Though it’s supposed to be a cheerful time of year, […]