The Executive Committee of DBIA Southwest Region meets 6 times a year to set the vision and direction of the region. Officers are elected annually. Feel free to reach out to any member of the Executive Committee with ideas for regional and chapter meetings.
CHRIS BUTLER, DBIA
Chris is a Certified Design Build Professional and a Construction Manager for the Intel Corporation in New Mexico. He has over 17 years of experience as a design-build practitioner in the construction industry. He has worked on a wide range of projects including healthcare, hospitality, office building, industrial, manufacturing, oil and gas, law enforcement and education facilities.
He has been a member of the DBIA since 2011 and a certified DBIA Professional since 2012. Chris has served as a member of the DBIA-SW board since 2012 and has served as an executive committee member since 2014.
Prior to joining the Intel Corporation, Chris was the Project Management Director for Jaynes Corporation’s Healthcare Division. He provided complete project management oversight for all their healthcare work.
Chris honorably served in the United States Air Force and Graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from the University of Louisiana at Monroe. He is passionate about the design build delivery method and enjoys working with clients that are experiencing the process for the first time. He has a history of being awarded projects as a direct result of satisfied customers.
JOHN "KIRBY" ANDERSON, DBIA
MGC Contractors, Inc.
Mr. Anderson has over 15 years of experience in the water and wastewater construction business and has worked for MGC for more than 10 years. Kirby holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Engineering and is a Design Build Institute of America Designated Professional. He has worked on myriad projects in every function from Project Engineer to Division Manager. Kirby uses his considerable experience helping MGC, our employees and clients succeed in all aspects of project delivery from concept through closeout
NANCY NUTTBROCK, PE
Brierley Associates Corporation
Ms. Nuttbrock is the Chief Operations Officer at Brierley Associates Corporation, whose focus is tunneling and underground space design and construction. Ms. Nuttbrock has been utilizing Design-Build project delivery since before 2009, when she acquired the DBIA Accredited Professional designation. As Brierley’s COO, she maintains an integral role in Brierley’s Design-Build projects, and uses her combined expertise in the tunneling and Design-Build realms to guide project Owners and Design-Build teams through the process. She is active in the local DBIA Houston Chapter, and also the DBIA SW Region. has presented, instructed and spoken at multiple conferences and owner forums, and have written articles for leading industry publications.
RODNEY D'SPAIN, DBIA, LEED AP
Burns & McDonnell
Immediate Past Chair
Rodney D'Spain manages Burns & McDonnell's Construction Design-Build group in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area. Burns & McDonnell is a 100% employee-owned, engineering, architecture, construction, environmental, and consulting services company with world headquarters in Kansas City, Missouri. They are an award-winning firm that has been recognized for their technical excellence, superior client satisfaction, and one of the best companies to work for in Texas and Dallas-Ft. Worth.
Rodney focuses on Design-Build projects in manufacturing, aviation, transportation, and electrical utilities in the region. The Dallas-Ft. Worth regional office Construction Design-Build team consist of:
Supervision & Quality
The construction team of industry-leading construction professionals provides innovative solutions to deliver design-build projects safely, on schedule, and quality construction to meet project goals.
DAVID E. KINCHEN, DBIA
Burns & McDonnell
With 30+ years of experience, David currently leads Burns & McDonnell’s water services in the Southwest, including Texas and surrounding areas. This growing team of engineering, construction, and design professionals deliver water and wastewater solutions for municipalities, utilities, and industrial clients.
Throughout his career, David has led multidisciplinary teams and managed nearly $1 billion in projects across multiple industry sectors including municipal and industrial water and wastewater. He has served in key leadership and management positions at major, top-tier engineering and construction management firms.
A thought leader in the water and wastewater design-build industry, David has presented, instructed, and spoken at multiple conferences and owner forums, and has written articles for leading industry publications.
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