Gene Birdwell, P.E., MBA (Investor, Chairman and Mentor)–Gene has 51 years of experience as an engineer and businessman. In 1977 he founded G.R. Birdwell Construction, a successful industrial construction company in Houston, TX. Since then he has built several other successful start-up companies in different industries, notably Remedial Construction Services, Inc. which was sold to an investment company in 2008.