Chairman's Bio

Louis A. Rodriguez

lou rodriguezLou Rodriguez is the president of Rodriguez Consulting LLC (Rodriguez), an award winning professional engineering and land surveying firm which he founded in 2007. Rodriguez provides provides innovative civil engineering and geospatial solutions for our Nation's infrastructure incorporating creative applications of technology. Rodriguez is also a certified SBA 8(a), minority-owned (MBE) and disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE). The firm maintains offices in Philadelphia and Mullica Hill, NJ.

Lou is a professional civil engineer (PA and NJ) with over 20 years of civil engineering and information technology experience primarily focused on water infrastructure and geographic information systems (GIS). Lou started his career at the Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) as a civil engineer in its Design Branch and eventually became the Department's first GIS Program Manager.

Lou has led Rodriguez Consulting from a start up company in his basement to a firm that has received direct contracts with the USDA, Maryland Air National Guard, Delaware Air National Guard, Philadelphia Water Department, Philadelphia Zoo, Delaware River Waterfront Corporation, The Borough of Wenonah, South Jersey Transportation Planning Organization (SJTPO), and the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC). Lou has been honored as a 2010 Minority Business Leader by the Philadelphia Business Journal, 2010 MED Week business leader by the City of Philadelphia, and one of the "Delaware Valley's Most Influential Latino Leaders" by Impacto Latin. In 2014 Rodriguez was named an Inner City 100 Winner as one of the fastest-growing inner city businesses in the USA.

Lou is an active member of the Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, becoming a board member of the Chamber in 2014 and Chairman in 2015. He was recently selected as a member of Business Clubs America to exclusively represent the Engineering-Civil category.

When Lou isn't managing the business or building relationships he enjoys spending time with his family and training for, and competing in, marathons across the USA.