New Baton Rouge Office Location
Posted on 05-11-2017
Royal’s Levi LeBourgeois Receives PMP Certification
Posted on 01-26-2017
Royal Engineers & Consultants is proud to announce that Levi LeBourgeois has received his Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification. Mr. LeBourgeois has been a part of the Royal Team for 6 years. Mr. LeBourgeois has extensive experience in GIS applications, production of AutoCAD drawings, database development and management, permitting, & report production. The entire Royal Team congratulates Mr. LeBourgeois and look forward to his future successes as a certified Project Management Professional.
Cameron Parish Police Jury Contracts Royal to Raise 35 Homes
Posted on 01-20-2017
Royal Engineering was contracted by Cameron Parish Police Jury to assist with the HMGP (Hazard Mitigation Grant Program) program to raise 35 homes. Royal Engineering took over the project in March 2015. The Parish was awarded $6.2 million for construction which began in September 2016. By March 2017 Royal will have raised 33 of the 35 homes. Royal anticipates coming in under budget and ahead of schedule.
Royal Engineers Announces Next Stage of Business Evolution
Posted on 11-15-2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: New Orleans, LA (November 14, 2016) – Royal Engineers, a leading engineering and consulting firm in south Louisiana, has announced today it has launched into its next stage of evolution as a company. Enjoying continued success, the business has grown significantly since its inception, more than 11 years ago. With multiple office locations and 85 employees, Royal has managed and engineered more than 2 billion dollars in projects for clients throughout the Gulf South region.
Dwayne Bernal, co-founder and President of Royal Engineers in partnership with Executive Vice President Michael Pugh are pleased to see the company continue to grow and evolve. “Royal Engineers is a company that is near and dear to my heart,” said Bernal, “Having founded Royal Engineers, I’ve been intimately involved since its early beginnings and witnessed its growth to the large and successful business venture that it is today.”
To-date, Bernal has led the Royal team, and moving forward will assume a role as Chairman. Mike, the current Executive Vice President of Royal and co-owner, will take on the role of President in leading key management and business development while supervising technical operations of the firm. T. Mitchell “Mitch” Andrus will also take on a more senior level of leadership, assuming the role of Executive Vice President while continuing to drive regional business from the Lafayette office, which has become the second largest volume producer in the region for the firm.
Royal is in a strong business position with talented staff members to not only continue the progress it’s made over the past 11 years but accelerate the business forward towards its next stage. With more opportunity for advancement of its employees, the foundation and mission of Royal remain unwavering. “We are committed to delivering exceptional service, and we are excited to enter into this next phase of growth,” said Pugh.
About Royal Engineering: Royal is a leading engineering and consulting firm in the Gulf Coast region. Providing clients with multi-discipline professional engineering, construction and program management, coastal, and environmental services, Royal Engineering is equipped to deliver projects from conception to completion, all the while ensuring that a quality project is completed on time and within budget.
Royal at the Hire NOLA Press Conference
Posted on 04-20-2016
On April 12, 2016, Hire NOLA held a press conference while the U.S. Department of Labor Deputy Secretary Chris Lu was visiting New Orleans. Joining him in front of the press was Mayor Mitch Landrieu, Dr. Arnel Cosey, Vice Chancellor of Delgado Community College, Thelma French, President & CEO of Total Community Action, and representing for Royal, Gina-Marie Bernal, of Business Development & Operations. As a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Firm, Royal Engineers endorses the city of New Orleans’ advancements that focuses the need of construction and economic development opportunities for both disadvantaged workers and local workers.
Hire NOLA is a standardized mechanism to link employment opportunities created by city construction contracts and economic development projects to a qualified local workforce. Royal prides ourselves on communal involvement and Ms. Bernal conveyed such solemnity at the press conference. While delivering her affirmations, Ms. Bernal stated, “As an engineering and construction management firm whose overwhelming majority of projects are funded by public tax dollars, it is our responsibility to embrace and employ the communities that make those projects a possibility.”
With avowing Royal as participants in the city’s initiative, the company will continue teaming with Hire NOLA in anticipations of exceeding the expectations of the program.
Royal President Dwayne Bernal selected as one of the 2016 Henry Crown Fellows
Posted on 04-07-2016
Royal Engineers & Consultants is elated to announce that Royal President Dwayne Bernal has been selected to The Aspen Institute’s 2016 Henry Crown Fellowship. He was among 22 other influential entrepreneurs and selected from a pool of 500 nominees.
The Aspen Global Leadership Network at the Aspen Institute is a growing, worldwide community of entrepreneurial leaders from business, government, and the nonprofit sector. Due to Mr. Bernal’s leadership accomplishments and abilities, he’s been selected to be part of one of 14 geographic-specific fellowships around the world. The network is comprised of more than 2,100 fellows from 49 countries with a focus on values and with sights on creating a better world.
The group will spend four weeks over a two year span exploring leadership and value topics, a vision for society, and what legacy they wish to leave behind.