After graduating from the University of Texas at Arlington in 1975, Jerry joined Fluor Engineers in Houston, Texas, where he worked on the design of petrochemical related structures for two years. He grew up in Fort Worth, Texas, and in 1977 returned to the area to work for Nagler Engineers in Dallas. While at Nagler Engineers he was exposed to a variety of retail and mid-rise to high-rise structures as a design engineer. Jerry joined the firm of Young Hadwai DeShazo for a short time in 1979 and worked on the design of post-tensioned parking structures before returning to Nagler Engineers in 1980 to become a minority partner in the firm that would evolve to the firm in place today. He served as President of the firm from 1998 to 2008. The firm provided engineering services on a variety of commercial building structures. Jerry was the principal-in-charge and project manager for the twenty-six story Renaissance Square office building in Phoenix, Arizona, as well as the Methodist Medical Center Dallas expansion in 1988 which included an eleven-story bed tower and numerous other support buildings. Jerry has also been involved in the design of many educational facilities from K-12 to university work. Jerry retired in 2014 and currently serves as an advisor-consultant to the firm.
Frank Merritt, PE
Frank graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington in 1967. He was actively involved in planning and decision-making processes of TMBP|Click. With over 35 years of experience, Frank oversaw and coordinated all aspects of the structural design process. He has extensive high-rise design experience including hotels and office buildings. In addition, Frank managed a multitude of projects ranging from one-story warehouses to three-story tilt-wall office buildings, schools, and churches. Frank retired in 2011 and currently serves as an advisor-consultant to our firm.