Meet the Team
Quentin Eggart, P.E.
Founder & President
As founder and president of EEC, Quentin is proud to have built a business based on superior quality and efficiency in design. Quentin is a Structural Engineer, born a farmer in the small town of Custer, MT, and graduated from Montana State University in 1992. Prior to starting his own company Quentin worked as a bridge design engineer for the state of Montana, as a structural designer for an architectural firm, and as a civil engineer and construction manager for municipal water & sewer projects. As owner of EEC, Inc., Quentin is active in training both office and field personnel to understand and maintain his personal standards of quality, efficiency, and morality.
Vice President of Operations
A native Montanan, Kori was raised in, and graduated from Hardin High School. In 1993 he graduated from Northern Montana College where he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Diesel Technology. He has 19 years experience as a mechanic, service supervisor, and customer service manager for a large Equipment Dealership in Billings. He brings a very high standard of quality and safety to EEC. As the Vice President of Operations at EEC, Kori’s focus is ensuring a safe work environment, equipment fleet management, project management, and customer service. Kori’s years of experience in the service industry brings a great personal touch to the customers, vendors, and employees of EEC..
Vice President of Construction Operations
Jake serves as the Construction Superintendent at EEC and focuses his efforts on managing the construction division of the company. Growing up and graduating high school in Billings, MT, he continued his education at MSU–Billings COT obtaining a degree in Fire Science. Jake started his career with EEC, Inc. in 2005 as a construction laborer, and through hard work and perseverance he has progressed into his current position. As Construction Superintendent he is excited about his opportunity to help EEC, Inc. continue to grow as a company. Jake’s leadership abilities and detail oriented mindset make him a great asset to EEC, Inc. and the production of its construction division.
Vice President of Engineering and Professional Engineer
As an Engineer, Chuck works closely with all members of the EEC team. He is involved with all aspects of projects from the design stage through completed construction. Chuck began his career with at EEC as a construction laborer working during his summer and Christmas breaks while attending Montana Tech of The University of Montana in Butte.
Vice President of Design
Kevin is a Project Manager at EEC and has been in the construction industry since 2001. Growing up and graduating high school from Billings Senior High, he continued his education by focusing on Architectural Studies and Construction Engineering at Montana State University. Kevin’s responsibilities include Architectural Design, Planning, and Project Management. Kevin’s past experiences allow him to fast track Projects from Design Development through Construction.
Scott Swanson, E.S.
Scott brings a unique set of skills to our design/build firm. Graduating college with a degree in Civil Engineering in 1990, he has over 20 years of professional experience. He is highly experienced as a design engineer and creates grading and drainage plans for our projects. His experience includes everything from parking lots on mountain sides, to domestic water and sanitary sewer design, and the layout of many subdivision plats. Along with his design experience, Scott also specializes in surveying where he has vast experience with conventional survey techniques and methods of staking out projects for contractors to complete any plan according to the line and grade. Scott primarily uses GPS methods for his surveys; as GPS makes many aspects of surveying very efficient. Scott is licensed as both a Professional Engineer and Professional Land Surveyor.
Sam Hensler, P.E. a Bozeman Native, and MSU Graduate (2010) recently came to EEC from Bozeman where he gained 5 years of experience as a Structural and Project Engineer. He currently performs Structural Engineering and Project Management for EEC on Commercial and Residential Buildings. Sam enjoys Golf, Skiing and Mountain Biking.
Lead Construction Foreman
Brandon is the Lead Foreman of the Construction Division at EEC. He works hands on with the construction side of the company through all stages of construction. Brandon has proven to be a great leader and helps manage a crew of 25 plus Laborers for EEC. Brandon came to EEC in 2007 and he is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys hunting, fishing and all the other activities that Montana has to offer.
Bob after moving from Illinois, has lived and worked as an architect in Billings, Montana since 1980. Bob graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago Circle with a Bachelor of Architecture in Structures degree. Bob has a highly diversified, hands-on type of experience with a wide variety of projects. Over the past thirty plus years with various firms, Bob has directed numerous “fast track” projects that have required the ability to manage multiple construction contracts along with planning and design of subsequent parts of the project. His thoroughness, attention to detail, ability to communicate and “get things done attitude” make him a Valuable part of the EEC team as a part-time architect.
In 2002 Bob was involved in an accident that left him paralyzed from the chest down and now requires a wheelchair for mobility. Bob has attended several seminars and training on accessibility and regularly reviews projects with respect to accessibility issues. Bob has become well versed in all aspects of designing for accessibility and accessibility codes from training as well as first-hand experience..
Hannah has recently joined EEC as an Architect in Training or “AIT.” She graduated from MSU in Bozeman in May of 13’, with a degree in Environmental Design and then finished her Masters of Architecture in Dec. 14.’ Hannah is a Billings Native and her hobbies include hiking and trail running.
Director of Business Development
Leif Welhaven has recently joined the EEC Team as the Director of Business Development. Leif comes to EEC most recently from Cellular Plus/Verizon Wireless where he was a District Manager for 15 years, and prior to that he was the General Manager at Dos Machos for 15 years. Leif is a MSU grad as well in Business Management. Leif is a Billings Native and enjoys Cycling and Family Time.
Tom recently joined the team at EEC where he is a Project Manager. Tom is a Montana native and has worked in the Lumber & Building Industry for many years. He has an extensive background in construction materials and his knowledge of appropriate building products for the Design-Build vision, where to acquire them and correct techniques in using them is unmatched in the Industry. Tom’s interests include volunteer work, outdoor activities and reading.
Rick Jacobs has recently joined the EEC Team as the Controller. Rick is a graduate of Montana State University and has been a CFO/Controller for the past 25 years and has worked specifically on Transportation, Mining, and Reclamation Projects. Rick enjoys Golf, Hiking and Cooking.
Tyler Kerns, P.E. a 2006 Laurel High School graduate, went on to The University of Wyoming and earned a BS in Architectural Engineering with a Structural Emphasis (2010). Tyler started his career as a Surveyor & Project Engineer for Ames Construction in Utah. Then he worked in Montana and Wyoming as an Intern Engineer working on Airports. Tyler recently came to EEC from Sheridan where he gained 4 years of experience in Land Development for Subdivisions and Site Engineering for Commercial Businesses. He obtained his Professional Engineer License in the Fall of 2016. He currently performs Septic & Storm Water Design on Subdivisions for EEC on Commercial and Residential Projects. Tyler and his wife Jill have four children and he enjoys Flying Air Planes, Snowmobiling and hobby ranching.
Born in Eastern Montana, Ben moved to Billings after spending some time in Phoenix, AZ, attending DeVry University. With over 15 years of experience in the Information Technology field, Ben looks forward to providing excellent service to EEC IT Services´ customers as the Managing IT Consultant.
John Roberts, a Billings Native and MSU-B College of Technology Graduate (2013) has recently joined the team at EEC and Proficient Technologies as an IT Consultant and Toshiba Business Phone Systems Tech. John most recently worked at Satellite TV business as a Technician. John likes to work on computers and ride motorcycles in his spare time.
EEC Platinum Property Brokers & EEC Platinum Design Consultants
Kelly, a Montana native, has called Billings home for 25 years. She is a licensed real estate broker and has been selling real estate for the past six years. Prior to her career in real estate, Kelly served as a project manager for several medical billing software development companies and a specialized housing development company. She also created her own company, Organized Mode, that specialized in organizing, interior design/decorating, and relocation assistance for small business clients and home owners.
Partnering with EEC she formed EEC Platinum Property Brokers and EEC Platinum Design Consultants. Through these two entities, Kelly brings her excellence in the areas of real estate sales and aesthetic design to the EEC family. These recent additions complete the EEC’s promise of Concept to Completion while also embracing the EEC Advantage of Experience, Efficiency, and Commitment.