Our Staff

Joann A. Eagle, P.E.
Joann has worked in the civil engineering field for over 20 years. She started as a civil technician and survey helper in Kansas in 1984 and then moved to Dallas where she worked for several large civil engineering firms. After graduating from the University of Texas at Arlington with a Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering in 1993, Ms. Eagle moved to Austin.

Joann began working for Carlson Brigance and Doering in 1996 where she has been involved in all aspects of commercial site development and design. She has experience in complete project management of site development from site investigation to construction. Her responsibilities include site layout, design of grading, drainage, erosion control, water and wastewater, detention and water quality, and coordination with State and local regulatory agencies.

Ms. Eagle was also employed with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality as a hydrologist in the Water Availability Division from 2009 to 2014 were she performed water availability analysis for water rights applications.

Joann is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Texas.

Quynn Hink, P.E.

After graduating Cum Laude with Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Washington State University in Pullman, WA in 2012, Ms. Hink started her engineering career in the Pacific Northwest, working in site and subdivision development in the surrounding Seattle area. In 2014, she moved to Austin, Texas and began work at Carlson, Brigance and Doering, Inc. as an Engineer-In-Training. She earned her Civil Engineering license in 2017 and has been primarily focused on subdivision development and project management. She has worked with a wide variety of jurisdictions and specializes in drainage systems and studies, water quality and detention ponds, water and wastewater systems, site grading, erosion controls, and value engineering. As an avid outdoor enthusiast, you can often find Quynn biking the trails, getting sandy on the local beach volleyball courts or taking a dip down at Deep Eddy Pool.
Quynn is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Texas. She received a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Washington State University in Pullman, WA in 2012.

Steven P. Cates, P.E.

Mr. Cates began his engineering career with Sisul Engineering of Gladstone, Oregon in 1996. Steve was responsible for onsite inspection of utility construction as well as design of both commercial and residential sites in Portland and surrounding cities.

Steve joined Carlson, Brigance & Doering in 1999 as an Engineer-in-Training. He received his P.E. in 2004. Steve oversees the design of site plans and subdivisions, including streets, drainage, erosion control, water, wastewater, detention and water quality. He works closely with cities, counties, TCEQ, TXDOT and FEMA in processing plans. Additionally, Steve works in a supervisory capacity advising both E.I.T.’s and drafting technicians.

Steve is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Texas. He received a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, in 1995.

Lee A. Whited, P.E.
Mr. Whited received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in 2003. He began his career in 2003 when he joined Carlson, Brigance & Doering, Inc. as an Engineer-In-Training. His beginning responsibilities included the design of construction plans for streets, drainage, erosion control, water, wastewater, detention, and water quality for subdivisions. He was assigned to processing these subdivisions through various entities such as city, county, TCEQ, and FEMA.

In 2008, Lee received his Texas Professional Engineering License. During his years with Carlson, Brigance & Doering, his responsibilities have expanded to include processing and design of subdivisions from preliminary design to final construction and acceptance. Lee assists in the direction and development of technical staff.

Brian Kelling, P.E.

Mr. Kelling joined Carlson, Brigance & Doering in 2013 as an Engineer-in-Training following his graduation from the University of Texas at Austin.

He has completed numerous subdivision projects including, but not limited to, the design of single family residential subdivisions, condominiums, and commercial site plans. In 2018, Brian received his Texas Professional Engineering License. He now works as a professional engineer and his duties have expanded to the total oversight of projects, from preliminary design to bid acceptance and completion. He continues to build and manage relationships with local county, city, and state agencies, such as TCEQ, FEMA, and TXDOT. In his free time, Brian enjoys competitive yard games, a cold margarita, and exploring the many Austin restaurants.

Brian is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Texas. He received a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Texas in Austin in 2012.

Other crucial members of our valuable team:
Brendan McEntee, P.E.         Amer Gilani, P.E. (Traffic Engineer)         Ronnie Moore, P.E. (M.U.D. Engineer)

And we can field a pretty fair bowling team!

We are pleased to announce the opening of our new
satellite office in Bastrop!

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