Community Involvement

10 Years of ASCE

My involvement with the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has been a decade-long transformative journey that began in 2012. I had just moved from Panama to Tallahassee to finish my B.S. in Civil Engineering at Florida State University. As an international student venturing through a rigorous engineering program, I looked for new ways to…
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A Decade with the Mobile Lions Club

For the past decade, I have been honored to be a member of the Mobile Lions Club, a remarkable organization committed to serving our community and making a positive impact. The Mobile Lions Club is the 2nd oldest Lions Club in Alabama and the oldest along the Gulf Coast. My journey with the Lions Club…
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Celebrating Erin Curry’s 20th Anniversary

In today’s fast-paced professional careers, we rarely come across individuals who have dedicated themselves wholeheartedly to one organization for two decades. Next week, we celebrate Erin Curry’s 20th anniversary at Sain – or, as we like to call it, her “Sainiversary.” As a witness to her growth over the years, I am pleased to share…
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Leadership Shelby County

Leadership development programs provide valuable insights and experiences that shape us into effective leaders. Recently, I had the opportunity to participate in Leadership Shelby County. Through this program, I was able to learn more about the local community, tackle unique challenges, and further develop my leadership skills. One of the key takeaways from my participation…
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The 13th Annual Trent Holt 5K

This past Saturday was the 13th Annual Trent Holt 5K held in Pulaski, Tennessee. The race honors the memory of Trent Holt, the son of our Pulaski Branch Manager Richard Holt and his wife Leigh Ann and younger brother to Zach Holt. Proceeds from the 5K benefit the Trent Holt Scholarship Fund, which celebrates the…
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Girl Day – Creating the Future

Sunday marked the beginning of Engineers Week – a time to celebrate how engineers make a difference in the world. Engineers Week is sponsored by DiscoverE, a group dedicated to increasing K-12 and public understanding of engineering careers. Sain was excited to share our passion for engineering by sponsoring and participating in Introduce a Girl…
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A Recap of 2022 and Looking Forward to 2023

2022 was an excellent year for Sain Associates, with revenue growth, notable projects, and team member additions. I’m thankful for our amazing clients and outstanding staff. This year’s highlight was celebrating 50 years in business for our company. It was an award-winning year at Sain. Sain was inducted into the Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame….
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Fridays with Brother Wayne

In his best-selling memoir Tuesdays with Morrie, author Mitch Albom writes about a series of visits he made to his professor, Morrie Schwartz, as he gradually died from Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Albom shares many life lessons he learned from his mentor and friend. Our Community Bible Study Men’s Group in Trussville had a similar…
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The Power of Mentoring

When you think of mentoring, what comes to mind? An older senior executive partnering with a young up and comer? This is what most people picture, but experience has taught me it’s so much more. The window of what people often think mentoring applies to is very narrow. But it doesn’t have to be confined…
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