Goodwin-Lasiter, Inc. was established in 1983 by Philip Goodwin, P.E., RPLS and Larry Lasiter, P.E. with a desire to provide high-quality architectural, engineering, and surveying services to the East Texas Region from their Lufkin, Texas location. In 2001, we partnered with Scott & Strong, an architectural and interior design firm with roots dating back to 1939. Our second office was formed in Bryan, College Station in 2002. In 2010, we acquired Raymond Surveying & Mapping Company in Groesbeck, Texas to expand our range of services in Central Texas. In 2019, Goodwin-Lasiter-Strong acquired Clark-Aggen Architects in Tyler, Texas.

We have maintained steady growth and operate as a full-service design firm with four offices located in Lufkin, Bryan, Groesbeck and Tyler. Today, resulting in the combination of our talents, Goodwin-Lasiter-Strong (GLS) provides services on a wide range of professional disciplines for both Public and Private endeavors. This includes educational, commercial and retail buildings, athletic facilities, industrial consulting, planning, parks, structural systems, public works (municipal and rural), and surveying. We have served Clients in Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Kentucky, Ohio, New Mexico, and Virginia.


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Meet The Team


Philip Goodwin P.E., R.P.L.S.


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Larry Lasiter, P.E.

Structural Engineer

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Mark V. Strong, AIA, R.I.D.

Vice-President of Architecture 

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Pat Oates, P.E.


Vice-President of Engineering

Other members of our team are:


Jed Morris, P.E.

Civil Project Manager

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Nick Hoelscher, P.E.

Civil Engineer

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Justin Fenley, P.E.

Electrical Engineer

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James Light, P.E.

Civil Engineer

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Elizabeth Goodwin, P.E.

Structural Engineer

  • Cole Christian, P.E.

  • Dan Cummins, R.P.L.S.

  • Randy Stephens, R.P.L.S.

  • Dean Yates, R.P.L.S.

  • Zach Parker, E.I.T., Structural Engineering

  • Jeremy Overby, Civil Engineer Designer

  • Michael Peterson, R.P.L.S.

  • Jennifer Sitton, R.I.D., Architectural Designer

  • Rick Bradley, Architectural Designer

  • Carolina Mezzano, Architectural Designer

  • Jennifer Wedgeworth, R.I.D.

  • Jacob Edwards, E.I.T., MEP

  • Ciria Escobedo, Interior Designer Intern

  • Trey Cardwell, Construction Manager

Here are some of our open positions
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Tamesha Root, R.I.D.


Director of Interior Design


Kirk Raymond. R.P.L.S.


Vice-President of Surveying

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John Rusk, P.E.


Vice-President of Branch Offices

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Heath Aggen

Project Architect

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Ben Miller, R.L.A.

Landscape Architect

ISA Certified Arborist

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Eddie Morgan, P.E.

Project Manager

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Billy Ballow, AIA

Project Architect

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Ronnie Thomas

Industrial Project Manager

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Hudson Henderson

Project Architect

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Jacob Tiemann, P.E.

Civil Engineer

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Courtney Kelly

Project Architect

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Jim Owens, P.E.

Civil Engineer

IT Intern

GLS is looking for a versatile IT intern that can support the IT Department and act as a help desk to others in the firm. Applicant must be able to troubleshoot equipment issues on printers, computers and servers. They must also have experience in software updating, back-up software, and developing white sheets for new and current software. Applicant may be asked to participate in the development of new desktops as well as refurbishing older machines for redeployment. Must have expertise in Microsoft Products.

Experience in the following are a plus:
Adobe Suites
Autodesk Suites
Freeware Solutions
VoIP Systems
Computer Repair
Website Design

Civil engineering Project manager/ project engineer

BRYAN-College Station

We are in need of  a Licensed Engineer for Project Management and/or Design of projects, depending on proficiency and experience, in the field of civil engineering. Projects may include Water Systems, Sewer Systems, Roadways and/or Drainage. Responsibilities may include review and/or preparation of:


  • Engineering Calculations

  • Construction Plans

  • Cost Estimates

  • Engineering Studies and Reports

  • Project Scheduling

  • Project Budgeting

  • Design Team Management/Coordination

  • Interface w/ Clients

  • Interface w/ Contractors

Position has potential for growth and responsibility. Minimum requirements – Texas Professional Engineer

Landscape Architect Assistant 
Lufkin, Texas

GLS wants to hire an Landscape Architect assistant designer for assistance with design of Landscape Architecture projects. Projects typically include planning and design of parks, streetscapes, bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure, ecological restoration, and athletic facility design. Responsibilities will include preparation of:

  • ·     Design Calculations

  • ·     Construction Plans

  • ·     Cost Estimates

  • ·     Design Studies and Reports

  • ·     Project Scheduling

  • ·     Construction Site Visits

  • ·     Interface w/ Clients

  • ·     Interface w/ Contractors

Applicants must have AUTOCAD experience. Civil 3D knowledge and Revit knowledge is a plus. Position has potential for growth and responsibility.

Minimum requirements – Completed or soon to be completed Bachelor Degree in Landscape Architecture and on track for professional licensure.


Marketing Professional

Goodwin-Lasiter-Strong is searching for an experienced marketing professional that is a self-starter with a willingness to learn. This individual would help with the development of marketing materials in relation to B2B and B2C, online marketing growth, social media management, website and SEO development, photography/videography, as well as any other marketing information/publications needed by the firm. These marketing information must be competitive with large firms in terms of overall appearance, style and content. Applicants must have the ability to manage multiple projects while completing them in a timely manner. As a part of the marketing team at GLS, you will need the ability to coordinate with multiple departments, project managers and other administrative staff in a growing company.


·         Bachelors of Marketing or Business (or extensive experience in this field)

·         Extensive knowledge of the following programs

o    Microsoft Office Suite

o    Microsoft Publisher

o    Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Etc.) 

o    Website design (HTML, Wix or other WD tools)

Licensed architect

all locations

GLS is looking for someone who has experience working with multiple disciplines, coordinating multiple projects, and has great communication skills. Significant project responsibilities include multiple projects in-house, and overseeing the full spectrum of marketing, concept development through CA.  This position is ideal for a motivated person with a long term commitment to our firm seeking an opportunity for growth, responsibility, and ownership. 

Survey Crew

Bryan-College Station

GLS is in search of people who love the outdoors.  You need a valid driver's license with an excellent driving record. Verbal and communication skills are a must. Possible overnight travel may occur. You need to be in good physical condition. High School Grad or Equivalent in a related discipline.