We know that community matters. And with our vision to build a better world, we do our part by creating sustainable spaces where people can gather to connect with new cultures, ideas, and activities. Our Community Sector experts take pride in our ability to keep a finger on the pulse of local legislation changes and community needs nationwide. We design environments with the latest innovations and technology where new discoveries are investigated, future leaders are educated, and communities are kept safe and welcoming for all.

Explore our Community Sector practices and learn more about our relevant project experience. Discover more about Henderson’s extensive experience in other market sectors here.


Our leaders are industry experts, well-respected for their experience, drive, and people-first approach. Full of passion, creativity, and wisdom, our leadership is highly collaborative and committed to delivering nothing but the best. Henderson’s vision is to build a better world, and we believe that starts with leaders who embody our company culture and core values.

Julie Pierce

Community Sector Executive | Principal

Mike Mierkowski

Community Sector Client Relationship Director | Principal

Emilie Stafford

Community Sector Marketing Manager


Doug Everhart

Community Sector Operations Director | Principal

Chris Greer

Community Sector K-12 Education Practice Director | Associate

Carl Holden

Community Sector Technical Director | Principal

Bryan Jimenez

Community Sector Higher Education Practice Director | Associate

Danny McGrail

Community Sector Science & Technology Practice Director | Associate

Omid Mottahed

Community Sector Civic Practice Director | Principal


We believe good design requires great building partners to bring it to life. Our sister company, Henderson Building Solutions, bridges the gap between design, construction, and ongoing building maintenance. Together, we seamlessly combine our engineering knowledge with in-the-field expertise to provide an unmatched client experience.

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We could tell you all day how we always find new ways to innovate, but we’d rather let our projects speak for themselves. Browse our project gallery to discover what we’ve been working on in the Business Sector.

Reconstruction - Westport Presbyterian Church

Zachry Engineering Education Complex - Texas A&M University

KIPP Academy of Innovation

City of Surprise Public Safety Facility

Sun Devil Fitness Complex West - Arizona State University

Laboratory Relocation & Expansion - Quintiles Genomics


Our people are always up to great things. Flip through the stories below to stay up to date on latest the latest news, awards, and announcements from Henderson.

September 27, 2023

Henderson Earns Top 20 Ranking Among 2023 MEP Giants

Consulting-Specifying Engineer Magazine

Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine ranks Henderson Engineers among the leading MEP firms for the 12th consecutive year.

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August 21, 2023

Henderson Board Chair Recognized Among Women Who Mean Business

Kansas City Business Journal

Robin Broder Gibson is recognized by the Kansas City Business Journal for her accomplishments and contributions to the business community.

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August 18, 2023

Henderson Earns Fifth Consecutive Best Places to Work in LA Award

Los Angeles Business Journal

The Los Angeles Business Journal ranks Henderson Engineers among the top 100 workplaces in the LA region for 2023.

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July 27, 2023

Ingram’s Names Henderson Among Best Companies to Work For

Ingram's Magazine

Henderson Engineers is ranked among the top workplaces in Kansas City region by notable business magazine.

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June 23, 2023

Tradeline Interviews Henderson Experts About Benefits of Electrification


Henderson Engineers shares insights on the benefits and best practices of electrification for university and college campuses.

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We’re an organization of innovators and idea-generators, and we love to share what we know with others. Scroll our thought leadership library for technical expertise, design discoveries, industry trainings, and more from the brains behind the building systems.

Preparing Your Schools For COVID Relief Funding
Article, PDF
Is Your Building Back-to-School Ready?
Article, PDF
Higher Education: Design Guidelines for Infection Control
Article, PDF
K-12 Education: Design Guidelines for Infection Control
Article, PDF
Designing Schools Equipped for Future Adaptability
Learning Environment Trends: Key Takeaways from A4LE Regional Conferences


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