Our People


Infinity Engineering Consultants, LLC came together in 2004 from the combined efforts of long-time friends and engineers Raoul Chauvin and William Thomassie. Since its inception, Infinity has persevered through major hurricanes and has continued to grow into a team of engineers and supportive staff to handle all our clients' needs. 

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Raoul Chauvin graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1990.  After graduation, Mr. Chauvin worked at New Orleans-based engineering consulting firms gaining valuable experience in the design of offshore oil and gas facilities, inland marine transfer terminals, public works projects, and commercial property development.  In 2004, Mr. Chauvin combined his exceptional knowledge and skills with that of Bill Thomassie to create Infinity Engineering Consultants, LLC. Mr. Chauvin is  a licensed professional engineer in:

  • Ohio No. 83723

  • Tennessee No. 121978

  • Iowa No. P24958

  • Indiana No. PE11800655

  • Minnesota No. 56464

  • Louisiana No. 28272

  • Mississippi No. 17714

  • Texas No. 98957

  • Michigan No. 6201067892

  • Illinois No. 062.070852

  • Kentucky No. 34104

rchauvin@infinityec.com

Bill Thomassie graduated from the University of New Orleans with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering in 1992.  While an undergraduate, Mr. Thomassie interned at a major heavy-civil construction company, gaining experience with large scale municipal projects.  As a professional, Mr. Thomassie was a key member of a New Orleans-based engineering firm specializing in marine terminal design. In 2004, Mr. Thomassie took his considerable knowledge and skills and combined them with Mr. Chauvin to form Infinity Engineering Consultants, LLC into the success it is today.   Mr. Thomassie is  a licensed professional engineer in:

  • Michigan No. 6201067893

  • Illinois No. 062.070857

  • Kentucky No. 34102

  • Iowa No. P24957

  • Minnesota No. 56472

  • Indiana No. PE11800689

  • Tennessee No. 121975

  • Louisiana No. 27421

  • Mississippi No. 17557

  • Alabama No. 30709-E

  • Arkansas No. 17041

  • Texas No. 90808

  • Ohio No. 71129

  • Pennsylvania No. 74568

  • West Virginia No. 15980

wthomassie@infinityec.com

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Civil Engineers

Rachel Kenney, P.E. 

Ms. Kenney holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from University of Virginia, Charlottesville, and more than 15 years of experience in the field. Ms. Kenney specializes in structural design, civil design engineering, specification development, and bid package development. 

  • Louisiana No. 37666

rkenney@infinityec.com

Louis Jackson, P.E.

Mr. Jackson holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of New Orleans and has more than 20 years of engineering design, project management and operations management. His project experience includes subsurface infrastructure, stormwater management, disaster recovery, project management, and program management. He serves as the Operations and Quality Control Manager for Infinity.

Ricardo Contreras, P.E.

Mr. Contreras holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of New Orleans and more than 22 years of experience in the field. As a Civil Engineer, Mr. Contreras has experience in program management, design, and construction administration of various projects including roadways, bridges, drainage improvements, water and wastewater improvements, site development, and flood control structures. 

  • Louisiana No. 28533

  • Florida No. 64381

rcontreras@infinityec.com

Michael Riviere, E.I.   

Mr. Riviere holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of New Orleans and more than 23 years of experience in the field. As a Civil Engineer, Mr. Riviere has experience in inspection, design, construction and repair of roads, bridges and port facilities. He also has experience in the design and installation of overhead contact systems and the integration of other systems involved with streetcar and light rail systems.

  • Louisiana E.I. No. 13329T

mriviere@infinityec.com

Karson A. Kall, P.E., PMP

Mr. Kall holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Louisiana State University and more than 11 years of experience in the field. Mr. Kall has experience in coordination, supervision, and time management while being responsible for numerous multi-million dollar federal funded projects while simultaneously performing the necessary duties as staff engineer. 

  • Louisiana No. 37258

  • Mississippi No. 25583

  • Texas No. 117632

  • Colorado No. 51497

  • PMI PMP No. 1980788

  • FAA Part 107 sUAV 3928689

kkall@infinityec.com

Cindy Gallo, E.I.

Ms. Gallo holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of New Orleans. Her responsibilities include civil design engineering, specification development, bid package development and project management. 

  • Louisiana E.I. No. 32255

cgallo@infinityec.com

Ryan Gerken, E.I.

Mr. Gerken holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of New Orleans. His responsibilities include civil and structural design engineering, specification development, bid package development and project management. 

  • Louisiana E.I. No. 32112

rgerken@infinityec.com

Ryan Velez, E.I.

Mr. Velez holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Louisiana State University. His responsibilities include civil engineering design engineering, specification development, bid package development and project management. 

  • Louisiana E.I. No. 33588

rvelez@infinityec.com

Mechanical Engineers

Michael Leitzinger, P.E. 

Mr. Leitzinger holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alabama and more than 22 years of experience. His expertise covers the fields of project management, federal construction administration, permitting, drawing, and specifications development, and his specific design capabilities include heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems. 

  • Louisiana No. 34903

  • Virginia No. 402037346

mleitzinger@infinityec.com

Laura Kelly, P.E. 

Ms. Kelly holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Union College in Schenectady, NY and has more than 7 years of experience in the field. Her expertise is in major capital oil and gas consulting, including two years as a mechanical technical lead in phases ranging from design conception to field installation and startup. 

  • Louisiana No. 39645

lkelly@infinityec.com

Electrical Engineers

Gregory Lintinger, P.E. 

Mr. Lintinger holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of New Orleans in Electrical Engineering and has more than 39 years of experience in management, quality control and supervision of electrical designs, control systems, and instrumentation projects for a wide range of utility, industrial, institutional, governmental and commercial facilities in the Gulf South area. 

  • Louisiana No. 23878

  • Mississippi No. 12829

  • Tennessee No. 22709

  • Arkansas No. 8749

  • Texas No. 87517

  • Florida No. 62831

  • Colorado No. 44159

glintinger@infinityec.com

Gregory Pier, E.I.

Mr. Pier holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of New Orleans in Electrical Engineering and has more than 11 years of experience in the field. He provides conceptual designs, engineering and construction estimates for project proposals.  He has experience performing research and design to create the most practical and economical solutions for the installation of electrical systems. In addition, he contributes to the project design team and develops and reviews bid and contract drawings and bid packages. 

  • Louisiana E.I. No. 32328

gpier@infinityec.com

Bart Lacomb

Mr. Lacomb holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Louisiana, Lafayette in Electrical Engineering and has more than 11 years of experience in the field. He has experience in electrical and instrumentation design in the oil and gas industry. He responsibilities include project design and development and review of bid documents, drawings and packages.

blacomb@infinityec.com

Design Team

Infinity Engineering Consultants is equipped to handle all of our clients’ drafting needs.  Due to the diverse array of services offered, our drafting team is familiar and skilled at providing the multi-disciplinary effort that is often required to complete a job.  Infinity offers drafting services in AutoCAD 2018, REVIT 2018 and Civil 3D 2018. 

Eric Olson

Mr. Olson holds an Associate of Technology degree in Industrial Drafting and has more than 20 years of experience in the industry. He uses AutoCAD and Civil3D, and specializes in structural design with capabilities in civil, electrical, and mechanical.

eolson@infinityec.com

Lavon West

Mr. West has more than 35 years of experience in the design and construction of mechanical and structural systems. He has prepared design packages for plants, liquid and bulk-handling storage/terminals, offshore oil and gas facilities, and ocean-going vessels. 

lwest@infinityec.com

Arnold Ryan

Mr. Ryan holds an Associates Degree in Industrial and Commercial Electrical from the National Center for Construction and Research and has more than 24 years of experience in the field of electrical designing. As a designer, Mr. Ryan is responsible for electrical designs, including creating one line diagrams, motor schematics, and power plan drawings. 

aryan@infinityec.com

Quoc Vu

Mr. Vu holds a certificate in CADD CTS from Delgado Community College and has more than four years of experience in the field. As a designer, he uses AutoCAD and Civil 3D for civil designs, drafting plans and details for structures, installation, and road construction projects. 

qvu@infinityec.com

Jared Barcia

Mr. Barcia holds an Associate’s of Applied Science in both Architectural Design and Construction management and Computer Aided Drafting and Design from Delgado Community College and more than eight years of experience. As a drafter, he uses AutoCAD, AutoCAD Civil 3D, and REVIT to help the design team in civil drafting.

jbarcia@infinityec.com

Tim O'Quinn

Mr. O'Quinn holds an Associates Degree in Drafting & Design Technology from Pearl River Community College in Poplarville, MS. As a Drafter at Infinity, Mr. O'Quinn uses AutoCAD, REVIT, and Plant 3D to help the design team in structural, mechanical, plumbing, civil and electrical drafting.

toquinn@infinityec.com

Business Development and Marketing

Dan Murphy

Mr. Murphy has more than 43 years of experience in Business Development including drilling, production, fabrication, construction, commercial diving, decommissioning and engineering sales.  As Business Development Manager, Mr. Murphy is responsible for developing and maintaining business relationships with clients throughout the Gulf South.

danmurphy@infinityec.com

cell: 504-583-7324

KATIE CARTER

Ms. Carter holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Southern Mississippi School of Mass Communications & Journalism in News Editorial with an Emphasis in Photography. As Marketing Coordinator, Ms. Carter is responsible for all marketing materials, Statement of Qualifications packages, and website and social media for Infinity. 

kcarter@infinityec.com

Administrative

Jenna Thornsberry

Ms. Thornsberry has more than 10 years of experience as a Production Accountant for the Film and TV industry. As Accounting Administrator, Ms. Thornsberry is responsible for all human resources duties, payroll, accounts payable, and social functions.

jthornsberry@infinityec.com

Rayna Guillot

Ms. Guilliot has more than 30 years of experience in office administration in the banking, property management, oil field industry and engineering offices. As Accounting Administrator, Ms. Boudreaux is responsible for all accounts receivable, contract management, and facility management.

rguilliot@infinityec.com

Devin Derbes

As Administrative Assistant,  Ms. Derbes, handles all incoming calls and assists the administrative, engineering and technical staff,  and clients with an array of tasks to ensure that our business runs smoothly. She also assists with marketing efforts and statements of qualifications packages. 

dderbes@infinityec.com