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

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.