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Interface Consulting Sponsors, Presents at the Construction Superconference 

Interface Consulting presented "Survive the Next Disaster: Lessons Learned" at the 21st Annual Construction Superconference held December 7-8, 2006, at The Sheraton Palace Hotel in San Francisco. The firm also hosted a wine tasting reception to kick off the conference and exhibited corporate information at its audio- and visually-mastered booth. The panel discussion was moderated by Interface Consulting's president, Frank G. Adams, PE. The... [Full Press Release]


Firm Celebrates 20 Years at Client Appreciation Reception 

Interface Consulting celebrated its 20th anniversary in the company of its clients and business colleagues at the Alden Hotel on November 16, 2006. The reception was held on The Veranda, where guests enjoyed the pleasant autumn evening and indulged in champagne and hors d'oeuvres. Guests celebrated into the evening hours as they commemorated this special occasion with the firm's members. Current and potential industry clients from across... [Full Press Release]


Consultant Receives Awards of Merit

Senior consultant and graphics director, Steven E. Parker, was presented with two Awards of Merit by the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Southern Region at its annual Silver Quill Award competition. Mr. Parker was awarded for the firm's Client Appreciation Reception Flash Reminder in the Online and Electronic Communications category. An Award of Merit was also given in the Promotional Material category for the firm's... [Full Press Release]


Interface Consulting Shares Claims Avoidance Expertise with Marathon Oil 

Marathon Oil invited Interface Consulting to present at its annual board meeting held October 2, 2006, in Galveston, Texas. Principal consultants Frank G. Adams, PE, and Christopher J. Sullivan delivered the presentation "Construction Claims: Insight from Within" to numerous Marathon Oil executives and employees in attendance. The objectives of the presentation were to promote a better understanding of claims and their causes; improve claim,... [Full Press Release]


Principal Consultants Sponsor and Present at National Conferences  

Principal consultants Frank G. Adams, PE; Philip D. Barnard, PE, CCE; and Christopher J. Sullivan presented at the Associated Owners & Developers (AOD) national conferences this year. At the Atlanta annual conference held June 26-27, 2006, at the Four Seasons Hotel, Mr. Adams co-presented and moderated the "Presenting, Negotiating, and Avoiding Claims" session. At the Washington, DC, annual conference held at Hotel Monaco October 23-24, 2006,... [Full Press Release]


Consultant Receives Awards of Excellence 

Interface Consulting International, Inc., is pleased to announce that senior consultant and graphics director, Steven E. Parker, was presented with two Awards of Excellence by the Houston chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) during the annual Bronze Quill Awards ceremony. Mr. Parker's awards, both in the Design category, were for Interface Consulting's Industry Feature Sheets and Client Appreciation Reception... [Full Press Release]


New Vice President Announced 

Christopher J. Sullivan has been promoted to vice president of operations. His exemplary performance includes outstanding contributions to the firm's growth and client relations as well as superior work on his project assignments. When he joined the firm in 2002, Mr. Sullivan possessed more than 15 years of experience in the engineering and construction industry. As a project manager and process engineer for Foster Wheeler, his experience... [Full Press Release]


Firm "Swims with the Sharks" at ABA Annual Meeting 

Interface Consulting International, Inc., exhibited at the American Bar Association (ABA) Forum on the Construction Industry held May 18-19, 2006. Numerous construction professionals gathered on a private island at the Paradise Point Resort & Spa in San Diego, California, to discuss litigating the construction case. The theme for this year's conference was Swimming with the Sharks, and the presentations examined practical problems faced by... [Full Press Release]


Interim Cost Engineering Recognition for Project Consultants 

Project Consultants Tygue D. Rudolph and Peter W. van der Schans recently attained their interim cost consultant (ICC) certifications from AACE International, the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering. Mr. Rudolph is a recognized specialist who, by his experience, education, and ethical qualifications, has met a demanding set of criteria set forth by AACE International. He possesses extensive engineering and construction... [Full Press Release]


Principal Consultant Presents at NBI Construction Conference 

Philip D. Barnard, PE, CCE, co-presented "Building a Foundation for Managing Complex Construction Law Issues in Texas" at the National Business Institute's (NBI) spring construction conference held in Houston, Texas. The presentation addressed some of the legal issues commonly encountered on construction projects. Mr. Barnard specifically discussed the challenges brought about by changes and extras and offered insight into troubleshooting... [Full Press Release]


Interface Consulting Exhibits at the Construction Law Conference

The Construction Law Section of the State Bar of Texas sponsored the 19th Annual Construction Law Conference held March 2-3, 2006, at the Westin Galleria in Dallas, Texas. Interface Consulting participated and exhibited at the conference that attracted numerous attendees and exhibitors from across the state. This year's presentations addressed construction law updates on recent case law and other developments impacting the construction... [Full Press Release]


Consultants Achieve Prestigious Cost Engineering Certifications  

Philip D. Barnard, PE, senior vice president of Interface Consulting International, Inc., and Senior Consultant Christopher L. Hanvey recently attained the certified cost engineer (CCE) certification from AACE International, the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering. AACE International's certification program validates the skills and knowledge of cost management professionals worldwide. Mr. Barnard and Mr. Hanvey are... [Full Press Release]