Inside Halff: A Look at January 2024

February 9, 2024

As January eased us into the new year, the firm welcomed Halff’s new CEO and enjoyed laid-back office activities, volunteer events and more! Keep reading to explore the latest at Halff.

Get to Know Halff’s New CEO | HCI Updates | Teaming Together

Featured Work

Woodside Heights Wastewater Retrofit in Leon County, Florida, provided a central sewer system to a neighborhood. It used approximately 13,000 lf of 8-inch gravity sanitary sewer and 4,500 lf of 6-inch force main. This is the initial phase of a grant-funded effort to reduce the number of septic systems within the Wakulla Springs Basin.

Halff provided water, land development and local infrastructure services for this project.

Get to Know Halff’s New CEO

Halff started out the new year with a new CEO, Jessica Baker Daily, who previously served as Halff’s chief people officer. Read the Q&A article to learn more about Jessica as a person and experienced professional!

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HCI Updates

Austin volunteers stepped up to the plate when the Ronald McDonald House was in need of cooks for a dinner shift. Within an hour of the call going out, Halff had a few volunteers ready to go!

Erik Verduzco from the Houston office presented HCI’s $2,500 donation to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo – Poultry Auction Committee, which will be used for scholarships.

Teaming Together

Several members from Tampa’s Land Development team took a trip to St. Pete Beach, where they visited previous and ongoing projects that aim to improve drainage systems, build lift stations, new seawalls and more, due to sea-level rise and intensifying storm surges.

Halff employees on site at St. Pete Beach

One of Halff’s project managers from the Fort Worth office attended a groundbreaking ceremony for an industrial development in Grapevine, Texas, designed by Fort Worth employees.

Halff employee standing on construction equipment at groundbreaking in Grapevine

Richardson employees hosted a happy hour as a pick-me-up after the holidays.

Career fair season has begun! College students: read the article to find your school and see Halff during career fairs in Spring 2024.



Halff sits at No. 15 nationally in the companies with 1,000 to 2,499 employees in the 2023 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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