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DCCM, a national provider of design, consulting, and program and construction management services, has announced the acquisition of Binkley & Barfield.
Based in Houston, Texas, Binkley & Barfield is known for its portfolio of projects requiring complex consulting services for county and municipal clients, regional and state surface transportation, public infrastructure, as well as gas pipeline, telecommunications, and electrical distribution projects. In acquiring Binkley & Barfield, DCCM is partnering with industry veteran Harold (JR) Reddish, PE, FNSPE, FSAME, who will continue in his role as president of Binkley & Barfield, along with Brett Binkley and Larry Barfield, PE, FNSPE, FTEF, who will continue their roles as CEO and chairman emeritus, respectively.
James F. (Jim) Thompson, PE, DBIA, CEO of DCCM, noted, "Binkley & Barfield offers a unique team that brings the enthusiasm and energy of a seasoned firm, tempered by the high level of skill and professional relationships that can only be built through long-term experience. Through our combined businesses, we are unparalleled in markets we cover, with purpose-built and results-driven solutions that are customized for each client we work with."
"We have a proud history of driving the industry forward," added JR Reddish, PE, FNSPE, FSAME, president of Binkley & Barfield. "As we work to achieve our corporate vision of creating a better future for our clients and our communities, we're eager to take the next step to transform ourselves into an even more innovative, diverse, sustainable, customer-focused company for the future. Partnering with DCCM will showcase us as having a local presence with a national reach. This strategic business move will increase our depth of service, resources, and talent."
When asked about the reasons behind the partnership, Brett Binkley, CEO of Binkley & Barfield, responded, "It's a great match — our cultures are both highly focused on providing our clients with an exceptional service experience, and the combination of our resources will give the clients of both firms even greater service as well as an additional depth of resources. I am confident that as our clients learn more about DCCM, the same conclusion will be reached — that this is a natural fit."
"Our loyal customer base, appetite to expand our services within our own footprint, and ability to find new strategic growth areas outside of what we've traditionally done has fueled our growth from day one," said Larry Barfield, PE, FNSPE, FTEF, Binkley & Barfield's chairman emeritus. "Without question, our new partnership with DCCM strengthens our capabilities and provides us with specialized market knowledge and deep client relationships that will accelerate our growth in the future. Our entire team could not be more pleased by this partnership."