Join us on Thursday, December 17th for Best Practice, a virtual fireside chat series dedicated to practice operations at architecture firms and beyond. From pain points to potential, hear how leaders in the architecture and engineering industry are innovating through new business models and managerial techniques.
We’re chatting with Rens F. Hayes IV. Rens is Co-Founder and Principal of H+O Structural Engineering, a firm specializing in mid- and high-rise building design. Rens is a Professional Structural Engineer and Certified Value Growth Advisor. He is a lifelong learner, constantly seeking new perspective through audiobooks and relationships. Rens received his BS and MS in Civil Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI). After WPI, Rens worked for a large structural engineering firm before returning as Vice President to the family steel company, Rens Welding & Fabricating, Inc. During this time, Rens and his cofounder, Jeremiah O’Neill, launched H+O. From the very beginning, they developed a people-first organization with systems for scale.
In this 45 minute chat, we'll talk to Rens about creating opportunities within a design organization.
- How to infuse your practice with financial literacy?
- What are key systems for scaling an organization?
- How to prevent burnout in the AEC industry?
- and More!
As partners in the development process, H+O supports development teams in navigating the unique challenges of each development to achieve success. H+O serves both architects and real estate developers by helping them protect their investment through cost-effective design, informed decision making and deadline management. As a people-first organization, H+O is committed to creating a better experience for their team through transparency, trust and opportunity.