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Houston, TX (September 1, 2015) - Eric Rodriguez, P.E., a senior consultant at Interface Consulting International, Inc. and Future Leader Alumnus, has been selected to present “Righting the Ship: Managing Troubled Projects” at the 47th Annual ECC Conference in San Antonio, TX. Rodriguez’s presentation will cover the scope of “troubled” projects that most often lead to construction claims. His September 9, 2015 presentation will highlight practices that can increase the likelihood of a successful project completion, including an interactive discussion of a mega-project case study.                                             

The 47th Annual ECC Conference will be held at the JW Marriott Hill Country Resort in San Antonio, TX on September 9-12, 2015. In keeping with the changing patterns in the engineering construction industry, this year’s conference theme is “Complexity, Ambiguity, and Volatility: Leading in the New Normal.” Annual ECC Conferences provide key decision makers from across the globe access to industry leaders and insightful, industry-specific takeaways that are applicable to attending professionals.

 Eric Rodriguez is a senior consultant and testifying expert with Interface Consulting International, Inc., a consulting firm focused on serving owners, contractors, sureties, insurers, and attorneys involved in capital projects. He has over 15 years of industry experience providing engineering and consulting services throughout the project lifecycle and into dispute resolution. Rodriguez has successfully guided clients through project “turnarounds” by assisting his clients with contract negotiations, change order management, and project management. He has also assisted clients through the mediation, arbitration, and litigation processes. In doing so, Eric has performed labor productivity studies, schedule delay analyses, and financial damage valuations.

 Also attending from Interface will be Frank Adams, P.E., president and principal consultant, Chris Sullivan, vice president and principal consultant, and ECC Future Leader Gray Slocum. Slocum, a senior consultant at Interface, is a first year participant in the ECC’s Future Leader program, which is designed to foster leadership among the emerging professionals in the engineering and construction industry.

 About ECC

 The Engineering & Construction Contracting Association (ECC) consists of owners, contractors, suppliers, and academics who are interested in using the latest ideas to improve the performance of the industry and their organizations. ECC achieves this with a high-quality annual conference, together with ongoing programs such as Future Leaders and outreach to the academic community.

 About Interface Consulting

 Interface Consulting International, Inc., is a leading construction consulting firm providing advisory and expert services to a wide range of clients including owners, contractors, attorneys, engineers, insurers, and suppliers involved in the engineering and construction process. Interface Consulting has established a reputation for excellence on projects worldwide since 1986. Clients rely on Interface Consulting's experience and expertise to advise, inform, and implement solutions that assist them in successfully managing their construction programs, projects, and claims.