Inside Halff: A Look at December 2022

January 10, 2023

December was full of holiday cheer, giving back and reflecting on the busy year. Take a look at how Halff employees wrapped up 2022!

Holiday Celebrations | HCI Updates | Teaming Together | Halff Bag Travels


Award-Winning Work

Halff’s French Creek Natural Channel Restoration and Flood Control project garnered a gold medal in the Water Resources category.

This project is one of three Engineering Excellence awards Halff won in 2022 from the Texas chapter of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC). Halff’s team addressed crucial flooding issues by creating resilient flood infrastructure while preserving the surrounding environment.

Aerial rendering bridge crossing French Creek Hausman Road


Holiday Celebrations

Halff employees gathered with team members, family and loved ones to throw festive dinners in celebration of the holiday season!

Many Texas offices enjoyed a variety of parties and dinners. The following offices are pictured below: San Antonio, Houston, Tyler, Midland, Conroe, Richardson and Corpus Christi.


Halff’s Florida employees in Tavares, Tallahassee and Panama City Beach cheerfully celebrated together, combining offices.


The Little Rock office in Arkansas also gathered as a team to celebrate the holiday season!

Halff's Little Rock office celebrating with a holiday party together!


HCI Updates

The Frisco office helped Frisco Family Services set up their holiday store. This program enables individuals to shop for their own holiday gifts for each member of the family at no cost. Halff’s team had fun spreading the holiday cheer!

Frisco office volunteers holding ornaments and setting up holiday store for Frisco Family Services.


The Houston office broke its record for the most Angel Tree gift donations with 31 angels and three online adoptions this year!

Houston office angel tree gift donations around the Christmas tree.


Little Rock offices (pictured left) partnered to fulfill the wishes of nine Salvation Army angels, raising more than $1,300 in donations. The McAllen office also participated and helped sponsor 50 angels!

Little Rock offices (left) and McAllen office (right) helped sponsor 9 and 50 angels respectively!


Employees from Halff’s Midland office delivered a $500 HCI donation and served the local community at the Midland Soup Kitchen Ministry.

Halff employees volunteering at Midland Soup Kitchen Ministry.


Halff’s Austin South office delivered a donation to Casa Marianella, a place that welcomes displaced immigrants and promotes self-sufficiency by providing shelter, legal and medical resources, food, clothing, English classes and more.

HCI donation presented to Casa Marianella.


Teaming Together

Everyone competed head-to-head for the best ugliest sweater in Richardson. The first-place winners (pictured in middle) wore a two-in-one sweater!

Richardson office ugly sweater contestants grouped together in front of the building.


Shreveport also stayed busy holding an ugly sweater contest and Christmas party for their office.

Halff's Shreveport employees showing off their ugly Christmas sweaters.


The Jacksonville office was transformed into a holiday and Christmas wonderland during the office decorating contest!

Jacksonville's office cubicles turned into bright and cheerful holiday workstations!


Austin North employees channeled their inner artists by attending a Painting with a Twist class for a team-building activity.

Austin North employees participated in some painting and team building together.


The Richardson office played My Favorite Things, an activity where everyone brings three of their favorite items to exchange, leaving with three new ones.

Richardson employees posing with their 3 new "favorite things."


Halff Bag Travels

A Halff employee braved winter storm Elliot to visit the snowy mountains in Mont Tremblant, Quebec, Canada, for an end-of-year ski trip.

Halff employee venturing to the mountains of Quebec, Canada, for a skiing trip.

Read more about the History of the Halff bag here.


Halff sits at No. 10 nationally in the companies with 1,000 to 2,499 employees in the 2022 Top Workplaces USA award rankings presented by Energage. In 2022, Halff was recognized as a Top Workplace in Austin, Dallas, Houston and San Antonio. We have also been recognized as a Top Workplace in Austin and Dallas eight times each since 2015, six times in Houston since 2016 and for the second consecutive year in San Antonio this year.

Cumulatively, Halff has been recognized as a Top Workplace 25 times.



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