Principles-In-Charge

William F. Ehle, Jr., PE

Chief Executive Officer
behle@teceng.org


Bill has more than 50 years of professional experience in engineering design for a variety of aviation, commercial, office and hotel facilities. As Chief Executive Officer, he establishes the overall corporate direction for the firm. In addition, his responsibilities include business development and technical advisor for the firm’s projects. As such, Bill participates actively in the engineering aspects of the business and works closely with each project to ensure the firm’s commitment to engineering excellence with unmatched client service.

As an innovator in “cold air” HVAC system design, He is a recognized leader in office building design and development. Under Bill’s direction Thompson Ehle Company has grown as a thriving, multi-disciplined engineering organization of highly trained professional and technical support personnel.

As CEO, Bill assists in setting the design direction for production on every project and constantly monitors projects to ensure that the quality is maintained and schedule commitments are met. His responsibilities inherently represent his constant involvement and commitment to the client.


Jerry Basconi, Jr., PE

President, Houston Office Manager
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President of TEC and Principal-in-Charge of our Houston office, Jerry has 16 years of engineering experience. His role as President of Thompson Ehle Company includes continued innovation in engineering and time-tested engineering philosophies. Adept at meeting demanding time and cost restraints for projects with a total construction value of more than $500 million and maintaining long term client relationships, Jerry leverages his strong expertise and knowledge of engineering to manage large scale projects, including hotels, resorts, and conference centers; offices; mixed-use facilities; educational, detention, and healthcare facilities; as well as commercial and military airports. He is a member of the American Society of Professional Engineers and the Texas Society of Professional Engineers.

As President of Thompson Ehle Company, Jerry is responsible for the overall management, coordination, and design development for multiple MEP/FP, Civil Engineering and Technology Infrastructure Design projects. He monitors all of the company’s engineering efforts to insure complete client satisfaction. Jerry supervises the efforts of all project managers, set quality control standards, and assisted in the planning and scheduling of all projects in production at Thompson Ehle Company.