Advantages of Joining SPEO

Networking Opportunities

From monthly meetings to annual events, you have the chance to create connections that can lead to business opportunities with clients and teaming partners.

Leadership Opportunities

Experience leadership opportunities and skill development through volunteer positions on the Board, as a Director, or on a committee.

Volunteer/Academic Outreach Opportunities

SPEO provides scholarships and outreach to local organizations that encourage and support youth to enter the engineering profession. Throughout the year, SPEO members volunteer for educational camps and workshops to share educational expertise with area youth.

Training/Educational Programs

SPEO offers training throughout the year on a variety of topics of interest to our members.  Raymond L. Vargo, Director of the University of Pittsburgh SBDC, often hosts these training events at no cost to SPEO members. Members are encouraged to recommend topics for training for consideration at monthly meetings.

Membership Benefits

SPEO is a non-profit organization whose members are dedicated to mentoring local minority- and women-owned business enterprise (MBE/WBE) firms in Southwestern Pennsylvania and providing networking and subconsulting opportunities to them. SPEO is committed to increasing the opportunities available to its MBE/WBE members and prospective engineering and science students.

SPEO provides assistance with...

   Marketing

   Business Mentoring

   Technical Mentoring

   Staff Development

   Youth engineering initiatives

   Educational outreach

   Scholarships

SPEO members include:

Mentor Firms – Small to Large Engineering Firms and Consultants

Protégé Firms – MBE/WBE companies

Associate/Agency Firms – Government agencies and authorities (or other firms not meeting the Mentor or Protege Member requirements)

Become a Member

To become a member of SPEO, download and complete the profile/application that applies to your company or organization below and send it in with a check (for Mentor and Protege applicants).  No check is necessary for Associate Members that are local agencies or authorities.

Mentor Profile/Application
For those who wish to become SPEO mentor firms
ONLY $300/year
  • Any engineering firm with a substantial work location in Southwestern Pennsylvania that has been established for at least ten (10) years and has committed to enhance the business viability of minority and woman-owned engineering firms in the area may become a Mentor Firm Member.
Protégé Profile/Application
For those who wish to become protégé members of SPEO
ONLY $200/year
  • Any minority-owned or woman-owned engineering firm with a substantial work location in Southwestern Pennsylvania that needs assistance with establishment or business growth may become a Protégé Firm Member.
Associate Member Profile/Application
For those who wish to become associate members of SPEO
ONLY $300/year
  • Any individual or any firm or company with a substantial work location in Southwestern PA that does not meet either the Mentor Firm or Protégé Firm Membership requirements may become an Associate Member of the Organization.
Agency Member Profile/Application
For those who wish to become agency members of SPEO
NO COST
  • Any federal, state or local governmental entity may become an Agency Member of the Organization.
  • Governmental entities are able to join SPEO for no cost.

Current Members

See what organizations are already members of SPEO below.

Protégé

Company Certification Services Provided:
A&A Consultants, Inc. MBE Geotechnical, civil, structural, and environmental engineering, as well as construction management and construction inspection.
Advanced Integration Group WBE/DBE,
SDB
Electrical & process control systems design & engineering, automation services & equipment supply.
Advantus Engineers WBE/DBE,
SDB
Mechanical and electrical consulting engineering services, LEED consulting, and Building Commissioning services.
Architectural Innovations, LLC WBE Architectural firm designing for school, government, and public buildings.
AWK Consulting Engineers, Inc. MBE Geotechnical and environmental engineering and surveying.
Collective Efforts, LLC WBE Civil & Environmental engineering.
Cosmos Technologies, Inc. MBE/DBE Civil/Site Design, Water/Wastewater Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, Environmental and Safety Management, Construction Management/Inspection, Energy Management and Wastewater Process Development and Commercialization.  Also 3-D laser scanning and MEP engineering.
Crawford Consulting Services, Inc. WBE Construction management & inspection.
Dawood Engineering MBE Civil engineering, structural engineering, surveying and mapping, highway/traffic, and GIS.
EHoldings MBE/WBE Public outreach, public and community relations programs, technical services, information delivery and IT, as well as urban and strategic planning.
G. Stephens Inc. MBE/DBE Construction and project management.
HRV Conformance Verification Associates, Inc. WBE Materials and construction inspection for public and private entities in the following industries: bridge and highway, railroad, water and wastewater, power, commercial construction, stadium, pressure vessels, and oil and gas.
Koryak Consulting, Inc. MBE Information technology, management consulting and software development firm. Expertise includes large databases and warehouses that incorporate GIS data, flow monitoring data, asset management data etc. Google applications and Mobile applications.
KS Engineers NMSDC Civil Engineering, Structural Design, Construction Management/Inspection, Surveying and Mapping, Traffic & Transportation Engineering and Geotechnical Engineering.
Monaloh Basin Engineers WBE WBE/DBE practicing in the Civil Engineering field providing Survey, Right-of-Way, Utility Coordination and Construction Inspection services.
Moore Design Associates WBE Certified DBE-WBE specializing in landscape architecture, planning and sustainable design with over 25 years of experience in the states and overseas.
Novel Geo-Environmental, LLC WBE Environmental, geotechnical, construction monitoring.
Nemean Engineering Group MBE Engineering firm providing innovative solutions through the use of robotics, machine learning and additive manufacturing.
Quality Engineering Solutions, Inc. WBE Design and analysis services for asphalt and concrete pavement projects throughout North America (general civil engineering design, structural design, construction management and inspection services).
R2O Consulting LLC WBE/DBE Civil and environmental engineering consulting services for infrastructure planning, renewal and design projects.
Rhea Engineers & Consultants, Inc. WBE, SBE Civil, environmental, field monitoring/management, geotechnical and water resources engineering and consulting services.
RIG Consulting, Inc. WBE, SBE Construction Management, Construction Inspection, Materials Inspection, and Surveying.
Sci-Tek Consultants, Inc. MBE Civil, environmental, and geotechnical engieering.
Sigma Associates, Inc. WBE/DBE Engineering, program management, construction management, information technology and staffing support in the midwest and mid-atlantic regions of the U.S.
The Azalea Group, LLC WBE/DBE Environmental, permitting, NBIS inspection, highway engineering, structural engineering, construction inspection, municipal and site development.
The Lexis Group WBE Subsurface Utility Engineering, Civil Engineering, Site Design, Survey.
Tri-State Design & Development, Inc. MBE Multi-discipline consulting engineering firm providing bridge design and inspection, construction inspection and management, transportation planning and design, surveying and mapping, and mechanical and electrical engineering.
UpStudio Landscapes, LLC WBE                           Landscape architecture with a focus on sustainable landscapes and urban design.  Dedicated to creating site-specific solutions – with an emphasis on detailing, planting composition, site planning and design.