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MEP Associates Designs Group, Inc.

About Us

Lowrie Floyd

Lowrie Floyd, Graduate Engineer - Vice-President of Operations

Mr. Floyd has over 35 years of experience in various aspects of the construction industry, including extensive field experience in all facets of MEP construction. He is third generation business owner in this field and has directed an engineering design firm for 21 years. He possesses design and management expertise in all disciplines as well as excellent communication and interpersonal skills which enable him to understand and fulfill the goals of the client and facilitate communication and problem resolution between all parties involved in a project. It also provides him with the experience to direct and schedule his Project Managers and CAD Technicians effectively in developing project plans. As a consultant for an architect, or other professional, he is a supportive team member coordinating with others to produce a seamless design. He is dedicated to keeping abreast of the ever changing codes and his knowledge and research in this area has provided value engineering that has saved clients innumerable amounts of time and other resources.

Roles and Responsibilities

Project Administration, Proposals, Negotiation of Fees, Development of Agreements, Contracts, Coordinate Staff and Projects, Site Surveys and Reports, Calculations, Code Review and Compliance, Comchecks, Direct All Phases of Design and Construction Documents, Contract Administration, Problem Prevention and Resolution, Owner/Contractor Contact

Experience with Indefinite Delivery Services Contract and Healthcare Projects

Mr. Floyd has extensive experience in a wide variety of healthcare design projects which require specialized and highly technical MEP design as well as experience in all other types of commercial building design. He has effectively designed projects over the last twenty years with different architects that approximate the indefinite delivery services model. His education and experience equip him to develop and coordinate engineering designs, produce quality construction documents, and oversee the construction process to its completion in a practical, as well as cost-effective manner.

Jerry Godfrey

Jerrie Godfrey, P.E. - Director of Operations

Mr. Godfrey is an accomplished, results-oriented, Texas State registered engineer with strong technical and communication skills. He is proficient in planning, organizing and executing project strategies that creates value. He has served in the role of Director of Engineering for MEP Associates Design Group, Inc. since 2008.
Prior to his work at MEP he worked as an electrical engineer at G.E. for 6 years and then for Goodman for over 14 years serving in various positions in this company which involved the manufacturing and component sourcing of HVAC equipment. He then established an independent sales organization representing global manufacturing companies within the HVAC industry for both OEM and wholesale accounts. In this role he performed onsite demonstrations for builders and local contractors directing them to wholesale sources for product offerings; evaluated and resolved technical issues with contractors and homeowners; and negotiated and assisted in designing /developing product offerings from global sources. His expertise in dealing with equipment manufacturers and equipment companies is an asset to our firm.
Mr. Godfrey is an accomplished, results-oriented, Texas State registered engineer with strong technical and communication skills. He is proficient in planning, organizing and executing project strategies that creates value. He has served in the role of Director of Engineering for MEP Associates Design Group, Inc. since 2008.

Roles and Responsibilities

Supervision of all Project Specifications, Communication with Equipment Manufacturers and Providers, Site Surveys and Reports, Calculations, Code Review and Compliance, Comchecks, Direct All Phases of Design and Construction Documents, Contract Administration, Problem Prevention and Resolution, Owner/Contractor Contact

Experience with Indefinite Delivery Services Contract and Healthcare Projects

Mr. Godfrey has a modest amount of experience with healthcare design projects through those he has been involved with at our firm. He has also worked on several projects that are similar to the indefinite delivery services approach. His hands on experience with MEP field procedures along with his education and work experience uniquely equip him to design and develop MEP construction documents, and oversee the construction process.

Dr. Karen Floyd

Dr. Karen Floyd - President and Administrator

Dr. Karen Floyd is President and Administrator for MEP Associates Design Group, Inc., a Texas Certified HUB organization. She has been involved in the start-up, development and business administration of various companies including private Christian Schools and Dental/Surgical Offices. During her tenure as a professor at Tyler Junior College and the University of Texas at Tyler she authored, applied for, received and administered several educational federal grant programs; she also served as Assistant to the Vice President. She grew up assisting her father, who was a hands-on engineer, with mechanical, electrical and plumbing, as well as other construction tasks on various projects.

Roles and Responsibilities

She has been involved in all facets and phases of development of MEP Associates since its inception in 2001. She has maintained oversight and responsibility for coordinating all company decisions including financial, legal, insurance, employees, benefits, contracts, equipment, marketing, etc. Her primary direct involvement with the company’s engineering design is focused on the HUB projects. She is a firm believer in promoting engineering design and construction through historically underutilized businesses.

Experience with Indefinite Delivery Services Contract and Healthcare Projects

Dr. Floyd has a wide array of experience with healthcare design projects through those she has been involved with the last several years at our firm. She has also performed administrative duties for several projects that are similar to the indefinite delivery services model. Her education and past experiences uniquely equip her to understand and coordinate the multitude of facets involved with this business endeavor.

Tom Bryant, Project Manager

Tom Bryant
Project Manager

Julio Espinoza, Project Manager

Julio Espinoza
Project Manager

Malik Rascoe, CAD Technician

Malik Rascoe
CAD Technician

Chris Dike, CAD Technician

Chris Dike
CAD Technician

“Having many years of field experience, we're able to provide superb on site evaluation of existing mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems.”

Lowrie Floyd, V.P. of Operations