David M. Goodson, PE is a past recipient of Zweig Group’s Courage in Leadership Award.
Dallas, TX, — RLG Consulting Engineers, a Dallas-based civil, structural, surveying and forensic engineering firm announces the retirement of David M. Goodson, PE, Principal and Chairman of the Board, from full time day to day operations of the company, effective January 1, 2020. After 43 years in the structural engineering profession and 38 years at RLG, Goodson will step down as Board Chairman and assume the role of Senior Director, where he will continue to be involved in select projects, mentor the younger staff, and assist in the firm’s strategic decisions. His retirement is the latest step in a well-planned succession that has been in the works for several years. Stuart Markussen will continue as CEO and assume the Chairman of the Board position. Mike McLaren will continue as Chief Operating Officer. Andy Ayers will manage the structural division and David Cumming will serve as chief structural engineer.
“I have thoroughly enjoyed my career and have a lifetime of wonderful experiences and good memories from my time at RLG. I am proud to have contributed to and continued the legacy started by my father, Ray Goodson Jr., and continued by past CEO’s Norman Harper and John Stull. RLG’s future is bright under Stuart’s and Mike’s leadership.”
For more than 66 years, RLG has been recognized as one of the top engineering firms in Texas for its ability to attract and retain a talented, experienced team. The firm has maintained a reputation of trust, building the company’s legacy as an industry leader. In 2018 and 2019, the firm was recognized as a Best Firm to Work For by Zweig Group and a Top Design Firm by Engineering News-Record – Texas and Louisiana. Since RLG’s inception in 1953, the company has grown to include 3 offices and annually serves more than 250 clients across the nation.
About RLG Consulting Engineers
Founded in 1953 by Raymond L. Goodson, Jr., RLG Consulting Engineers specializes in civil, structural, surveying and forensic engineering. For more than 66 years, RLG has been recognized as one of the top engineering firms in Texas for their ability to attract and retain a talented, experienced team. Known for thorough and meticulous work, RLG has designed major projects in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and throughout the country. The staff includes professional engineers holding licenses in 47 states, graduate engineers and registered professional land surveyors. For more information please visit, www.RLGinc.com, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.