About Us

Company Overview

Established in 1994, EAC Consulting, Inc. (EAC) is a premier engineering consulting firm that provides services for infrastructure improvement and development projects to public and private sector clients. We are a uniquely qualified and diverse team of experienced engineers and other professionals who are committed to delivering engineering excellence and exceptional client service.

Leadership

Our Leadership Team

We provide superior services that satisfy the needs of our clients and meet their budget and schedule requirements. Our leadership is committed to technical excellence and client service, the professional development of our personnel and involvement in promoting the well-being of the communities we serve.

President & Founder
Senior Vice President
Civil Engineering
Senior Vice President
Structures
Senior Vice President - Chief Financial Officer
Senior Vice President
Transportation
Vice President Program
Management
Vice President
Water Services
Vice President
Intelligent Transportation Systems

Our Purpose

Core Values, Mission, & Vision

Since 1994, we’ve attributed our success and sustained growth to our diverse team of dedicated engineers and professionals who are committed to excellence through:

Quality assurance 

Innovative engineering solutions  

Community involvement  

Client satisfaction  

Our clients rely on our knowledge and experience for the distinctive and reliable engineering services that bring value to their projects.

    One EAC: We succeed by collaborating as one unified team.

    Excel: We provide exceptional client service that retains, enhances, and builds trust.

    Innovate: We deliver quality and maintain safety through cutting-edge engineering.

    Inspire: We advance our colleagues and communities though our words, actions, and leadership.

    Integrity: We remain ethical and honest at all times.

    Respect: We value and embrace diversity, talent, and ideas.

The advancement of our colleagues and community through engineering excellence and exceptional client service.

To be the premier infrastructure consulting practice.

Awards

A History of Engineering Excellence

We have been recognized not only for our engineering excellence and efforts to incorporate innovative design solutions into our projects, but also for promoting the well-being of our community. We are proud to have been recognized and presented with the following awards:

American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Florida — Grand Award for Special Projects

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Miami-Dade Branch — Project of the Year

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Broward Branch — Project of the Year

American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) New York — Platinum Award for Engineering Excellence

Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) — Outstanding Project Award

Florida Institute of Consulting Engineers (FICE)/ FDOT — Outstanding Project Award

Florida Transportation Builders Association (FTBA) – Best in Construction

Florida Institute of Consulting Engineers (FICE) – Engineering Excellence

Engineering News-Record – Top Southeast Design Firm

American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC-FL)/FDOT – SBE/DBE Utilization Award

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Florida Section – Employer of the Year

Florida Transportation Builders Association (FTBA) — Best in Construction Award

American Institute of Architects (AIA) — Consulting Engineer of the Year

American Institute of Architects (Miami Chapter) — Consulting Engineer of the Year

Florida Institute of Consulting Engineers (FICE) — Engineering Excellence Award

American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) — Environmental Stewardship Award

Florida Engineering Society — Consulting Engineer of the Year

Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce — Outstanding Minority Business

American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) — Platinum Award for Engineering Excellence

Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce (GMCC) — Outstanding Minority Business of the Year

South Florida Business Journal — Top Engineering Firms

Community Impact

We face the daily challenges of the industry with an excitement that is driven by our energetic environment. We believe in the significance of celebration and often come together to celebrate our accomplishments and each other.

Our Engagement

We consistently strive to make a difference in the communities we serve. We actively encourage our staff to participate in all community initiatives we undertake through civic and professional organizations including:

South Florida Construction Career Days, to attract students to the Transportation Construction Industry Magnet Academy for Engineering
Commercial Arts & Architecture (MECAA), Miami Jackson High School
Florida Engineering Society’s MATHCOUNTS program, a national math coaching and competition program that promotes middle school mathematics achievement
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Annual Corporate Run
Foundation of Community Assistance and Leadership (FOCAL)
James E Scott Community Association
America Friends of Jamaica, Inc.
Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce

Enrique "Rick" Crooks, PE

President & Founder

Mr. Crooks is an experienced professional with significant capabilities in the planning, design, and implementation of infrastructure improvements. As a trusted advisor to EAC’s public and private clients, Mr. Crooks provides oversight for some of the company’s most complex and innovative projects. Mr. Crooks is also actively involved in the community, and has served in a leadership capacity for numerous organizations to advance the industry.

Michael "Mike" Adeife, PE, ENV SP

Senior Vice President

Mr. Adeife has extensive construction and engineering design and management experience. His capabilities encompass utilities, urban planning, storm water and hydraulics design, transportation and land development. As the head of our civil engineering department, Mr. Adeife oversees the work of project managers, senior and junior engineers, construction inspectors and CADD technicians and handles all aspects of managing the department including administrative, strategic planning, budgeting and human resources.

Kuo-Ting "KT" Lin, PE, PHD

Senior Vice President

Dr. Lin has more than 34 years of experience in bridge structural analysis and design. His expertise includes major grade separation structures, water crossing and viaduct structures. He is adept in many structural systems including:steel plate and steel box girders; concrete beams utilizing prestressing, continuous post-tensioned concrete structures and segmental concrete box bridges. Dr. Lin has been involved in some of Florida’s most impressive structures including: MIC/MIA Interchange, MIC-Earlington HeightMetrorail Connector, SR 826/SR 836 Interchange, and Tamiami Trail/SR 90 and Brightline Miami Station Rail Infrastructures.

Marie Chong, CPA

Senior Vice President - Chief Financial Officer

Ms. Chong is a Certified Public Accountant with more than 25 years of experience. Her expertise covers business operations, financial and tax management, auditing and investment analysis. As CFO, Ms. Chong is responsible for directing all the financial functions of the firm, including managing the company’s audits and taxes, ensuring compliance with the requirements of regulatory agencies, optimizing cash flow and overseeing the company’s administrative functions.

Harold Desdunes, PE, CGC

Senior Vice President

Mr. Desdunes has over 34 years of civil engineering and management experience in the transportation infrastructure industry. He is an accomplished transportation executive with diverse experience in the areas of program management, transportation planning, public involvement, public transportation, project development, environmental management, roadway design, traffic operations, and right of way activities. While serving as the Director of Transportation Development for FDOT District 6, Mr. Desdunes oversaw all aspects of the planning, project development, design, and contract procurement for a $4 Billion five-year work program funded with local, state, toll, and federal revenues.

Andrew Pierce, PE, PMP

Vice President

Mr. Pierce has over 35 years of diverse experience in the areas of rail, toll roads, water and wastewater, ports and airports design and construction. He has been responsible for overall management, staff direction, and technical guidance for large scale transportation projects and programs including design, construction management and program management services for the last 25+ years. Andrew has strong leadership skills in the contractual, technical, and financial management of projects, budget development, business development strategies and technical staff recruitment.

Huntley Higgins, PE, PMP

Vice President

Mr. Higgins has over 25 years of engineering infrastructure design experience. Specifically, his experience includes planning, design, permitting, and construction administration of storm water management systems, water transmission mains, water distribution mains, wastewater collection mains, force mains, reuse mains and pump station projects. In addition to being a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Florida, Mr. Higgins is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). He is a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI), American Water Works Association (AWWA) and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

Ramon Borges, PE

Vice President

Mr. Borges has more than 27 years of engineering experience including: work program management, design, construction management, maintenance, procurement support, contract negotiation and contract administration.He has provided electrical, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), tolling and roadway lighting engineering services to FDOT District 6, Miami-Dade Expressway Authority (MDX), Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise (FTE),Central Florida Expressway Authority (CFX) and FDOT District 4. Mr. Borges leads the efforts associated with the Next Generation of ITS and tolling systems for national and international clients, to improve safety and mobility on major limited access facilities.