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 | Asscoiate

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.

March 9, 2023

Henderson Companies Opens Denver Office

Sister companies Henderson Engineers and Henderson Building Solutions expand into Colorado with an office in downtown Denver.

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March 8, 2023

Henderson Participates in Lead to Read KC Give Back Event


Team Henderson visits Kansas City area elementary school for one-on-one reading exercises with students to promote literacy.

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March 10, 2023

K-State Grants Professional Progress Award to Henderson Executive

Kansas State University

Chief sector officer Jason Wollum is honored by the Kansas State University (K-State) Carl R. Ice College of Engineering.

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February 7, 2023

Henderson Technical Manager Named ASHRAE Fellow

Kelley Cramm, mechanical technical manager, earns one of the highest honors granted by ASHRAE, a global trade group.

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January 20, 2023

Henderson Companies Appoints New Chief Operations Officer

National design and construction firm promotes Darrell Stein, a 23-year company veteran, to c-suite executive team.

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January 16, 2023

Show Me Mo School Facilities Podcast Interviews Henderson Principal

Show Me Mo School Facilities Podcast

Doug Everhart, Henderson's K-12 education practice director, discusses key learnings from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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December 19, 2022

Keen on Retirement Podcast Interviews Henderson Executives About ESOP

Keen on Retirement Podcast

Henderson Engineers CEO Kevin Lewis, CFO Dana Kettle, and CMO Robin Broder Gibson discuss the firm's switch to 100% employee ownership.

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December 7, 2022

Henderson Companies Announces Several Promotions

Sister companies Henderson Engineers and Henderson Building Solutions celebrate five key leadership promotions.

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November 30, 2022

Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Interviews Henderson Executives About Bentonville Office Relocation

Northwest Arkansas Business Journal

Leaders from Henderson Engineers discuss the September 2022 relocation of the company's Bentonville office.

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September 26, 2022

Henderson Engineers Relocates Bentonville Office

Henderson Engineers announces the September 2022 relocation of its Bentonville office from Phyllis Street to 805 S. Walton Blvd., Suite 100.

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


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