Management Team

Rick Guerra, P.E., F.NSPE

Mr. Guerra is President and CEO of Jose I. Guerra, Inc. His engineering expertise spans a wide range of project types, including commercial, industrial, municipal, institutional and health care. With over 3 decades of engineering design and project management experience, he has a proven ability to lead multi-discipline engineering teams successfully through the design and construction administration process. During his career, Rick has served as a Professional Engineer, Project Manager, and Managing Principal on hundreds of complex building projects. These experiences have enabled him to provide the leadership and oversight that drive Jose I. Guerra, Inc’s continued success and distinguished reputation.
Mr. Guerra is a native “Austinite” and loyal Longhorn. As evidenced by the ways he spends his time, his passions are his faith, family, people and the engineering profession. He stays very active in his church, his community and various activities with his wife and 4 children, while continuing to promote the engineering profession and grow a successful business. He has been with Jose I. Guerra, Inc. since 1994 and his father, Jose I. Guerra, P.E., FNPSE, founded the firm in 1973.
Mr. Guerra served as the President of the Texas Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE) for the 2016 – 2017 year. TSPE is a state society of the National Society of Professional Engineers and represents the 60,000+ licensed professional engineers in the state of Texas. Its mission is to promote the ethical, competent and licensed practice of engineering, and to enhance the professional, social and economic well being of its members through networking opportunities, political action at the state and local levels and student outreach. In April of 2018, The National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) named Rick Guerra, to its 2018 class of Fellow Members, honoring his exemplary & devoted service to his profession, NSPE & the community. Since joining NSPE in 1994, he has been active at the local, state and national levels.

Shawn Allen, P.E., LEED AP

Mr. Allen is Vice President and the Director of Operations for Jose I. Guerra, Inc. As a Senior Project Manager, Shawn has a proven ability to manage diverse engineering teams on complex project and has extensive experience in HVAC, plumbing, fire protection, power distribution and lighting systems for new and retrofit industrial, commercial, and institutional projects. Shawn has experience in large central utility plant design including chilled water production, distribution, instrumentation, controls, Direct Digital controls and PLC control systems as well as on site design over-site during the plant construction process. Shawn strives for excellence in every project, from both an engineering and customer service perspective.

Jose I. Guerra, P.E., F.NSPE

Jose I. Guerra is Founder and Senior Executive Advisor. In 1973, he founded Jose I. Guerra, Inc. with a steadfast focus on excellent customer service and business integrity. Today that commitment remains as strong as ever, and Jose I. Guerra, Inc., continues to prove that putting customers first will always be the key to business success.