We are pleased to announce the opening of our new branch office in Huntsville, Alabama. The full-service branch will be in Cummings Research Park at 5021 Technology [...]
“I met Chris Bond when we worked together on the Engineering Advisory Board for the engineering academy at Trussville High School. I admire Chris’s choice to use his engineering skills to meet his calling. I trust his story and the work he is doing will move you as it has me.” – Jim Meads My […]
Last week, Sain Principal/Owner Joe Meads shared his thoughts about what makes a dream client. We thought it would only be fair to give our clients the opportunity to share the attributes that make up their dream civil engineering consultant. This week and next week, two of our favorite clients will share their thoughts in guest posts.
This post was written based on an interview done with Scott Tillman, RPCGB Director of Planning and Operations and Darrell Howard, AICP, PTP, RPCGB Deputy Director of Planning
As we mentioned last week, determining whether or not your project should be funded federally can be difficult. Luckily, in 2012, Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham developed the Advanced Planning Programming and Logical Engineering (APPLE) initiative to help.
Jake McKenzie is CEO of Intermark Group, the largest multidiscipline advertising firm in Alabama. He is an expert in applied psychology in advertising and has used this knowledge to spearhead an advertising agency that shapes brand success by applying persuasive psychology to group imagination. Jake recently spoke at a Sain Associates Leadership Class to share with us how influence and communication can affect decision making.
We hate data. We remember concepts. We store narratives. We tell stories. These principles apply whether you’re talking about daily decision making or those who make decisions when purchasing engineering services or any other products.