Inside Halff: A Look at June 2023

July 14, 2023

Summer is in full swing at Halff, with teams watching baseball, competing in a two-day challenge and opening a brand-new Florida office! Keep reading to see Halff’s team efforts this month.

Tampa’s Twin | HCI Updates | Teaming Together | Halff Bag Travels


Featured Work

Halff provided planning and landscape architecture services for Lake Leander Lakewood Destination Park. The park is designed to be the largest and most natural park in Leander, Texas, carefully weaving through the natural vegetation and beauty the site has to offer. It includes both a playground and nature play area, large splash pad, dog park, fishing pier, several miles of trails and much more, making it perfect for people of all ages.

Leander Lake Lakewood Community Park Halff Purpose graphic

Tampa’s Twin

Halff opened a new office in Temple Terrace near Tampa, Florida. Located less than 20 miles away from Halff’s Tampa office, this expansion into Florida’s west coast will enable Halff to serve clients with our SUE/utility coordination, surveying, water/wastewater and transportation services.

Halff Temple Terrace, Florida office graphic

HCI Updates

Twenty-seven San Antonio employees competed in the 2023 San Antonio Sports Corporate cup. The two-day event invites companies of all sizes and specialties to compete in a variety of events while contributing to good causes.

2023 Halff San Antonio office competing in the Corporate Cup challenge

The team won eighth place out of 30 teams! “I’m very proud of our office and staff that participated, and even prouder of where we finished as a first-time competitor,” said San Antonio Operations Manager Edward Herolt.

Halff delivered HCI donations to San Antonio Food Bank (left), Haven for Hope (right) and South Texas Blood & Tissue (not pictured), landing them first place in the charity challenge.

Halff San Antonio HCI volunteers delivering donations to San Antonio Food Bank and Haven for Hope

Employees from Halff’s Austin and Austin South offices teamed up to make mini meatloaves, mac and cheese, and mashed potatoes for dinner at Ronald McDonald House Charities.

Halff employees from Austin cooking food at Ronald McDonald House Charities

Little Rock employees spent the first two weeks of June collecting cereal for the Arkansas Foodbank to help feed children during the summer. They delivered 83 donation items total!

Halff Little Rock, Arkansas employees collecting food for foodbank

Four Brownsville volunteers delivered HCI’s $500 donation to Moody Clinic, which provides the highest quality of rehabilitative services to maximize the potential of children with special needs.

Four Halff employees delivering donation check from HCI to Moody Clinic in Brownsville, Texas

Teaming Together

Frisco and Richardson teams met at Rider’s Field to watch the Frisco Roughriders face off against the San Antonio Missions.

Halff team from Frisco and Richardson watching Roughriders baseball game

Brownsville employees competed in a friendly night of competition at the bowling lanes!

Employees from Halff's Browsnville office bowling togehther

The San Antonio Network of Women (NOW) group met over lunch and heard guest speakers to celebrate International Women in Engineering Day on June 23.

Halff's San Antonio Network of Women celebrating International Women in Engineering Day 2023

Richardson’s Water/Wastewater team had fun at Class Axe Throwing, to see who was the ultimate “lumberlord!”

Halff's Water/Wastewater team posing for group photo after axe throwing

Halff Bag Travels

Tiffany Lowe (top left) drove an impressive 4,200 miles over a period of two weekends, hiking and traversing multiple state high points in Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa, Illinois, North Dakota (Theodore Roosevelt National Park) and South Dakota.

Natalie Rogers (top middle) enjoyed the beautiful views at the Grand Canyon, snapping a photo with the Halff bag at the South Rim.

Robbin Moody (top right) and her Halff bag traveled to the Liberty Bell in Pennsylvania, and many more fun destinations.

Janelle Rich (bottom left) and her Halff bag took a trip to Osaka, Japan, where they spent a day at Universal Studios.

Aisha Odulaja (bottom, second from left) traveled across the world to Lagos, Nigeria, visiting the Nike Art Gallery with her Halff bag.

Tony Tabshe (bottom, second from right) took a photo at Fort Fincastle, which was built in 1793, during his trip to Nassau, Bahamas.

Karin Carter (bottom right) cruised to Coco Cay, Bahamas, posing with her Halff bag at Royal Caribbean’s private island, Perfect Day.

Halff Bag photo collage of employees traveling in June 2023

Read more about the History of the Halff bag here.


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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