Helms Joins Halff as Vice President of Architecture
RICHARDSON, TX Halff Associates, Inc. (Halff), one of the nation's leading engineering/architecture consulting firms, announces that Terry Helms has joined Halff as a Vice President of Architecture in our Richardson and Houston, Texas, offices.
Helms has more than 38 years of experience in the architecture, engineering, and construction industry. He has a diverse background as a design architect, program and project manager, and a business development and operations manager. He has come to Halff from a Fortune 500 company, where he led the architecture and engineering, oil and gas engineering, and technology integration divisions.
He also has an extensive background in design-build and was involved in the startup of a design-build group for a large national architecture and engineering firm. In addition, he led the startup of several A/E and design-build branch offices. He has successfully worked with clients to bring their project visions to life by coordinating project goals and objectives, requirements, and design on smaller projects as well as large-scale collaborative undertakings. Helms has designed numerous projects, ranging from small office buildings to complex laboratories to large industrial facilities.
Helms' representative work includes the Advanced Technology Research Facility (ATRF), Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research in Frederick, Maryland; modernization of nitrocellulose facilities, Radford Army Ammunition Plant (RFAAP) in Radford, Virginia; and the Studio Austin Master Plan and Feasibility Study, Cherryville Development in Austin, Texas. Helms also managed an A/E startup office in Houston, where clients included Anheuser Busch, Nalco (Ecolab), CenterPoint Energy, and GE Oil and Gas.
He is a licensed architect and earned his Bachelor of Science in Environmental Design from the University of Oklahoma.