Alvaro Rizo-Patron has recently joined Hammes as the new regional vice president for the company’s growing Texas market. He has more than 30 years of leadership experience with major building and infrastructure projects, including many in the healthcare and education sectors. He has been responsible for quality delivery and customer satisfaction on more than 40 capital improvement projects collectively valued at over $12 billion. Prior to joining Hammes, Rizo-Patron served in several leadership positions at Jacobs and Parsons. He also worked at the Southwest Institute in various positions, including principal research engineer for the Robotics & Automation Department.