The Tolleson Limited Company, LLC
In 2014, The Tolleson Limited Company, LLC became one of the first Small Local Business Enterprise (SLBE) firms in Richland County specializing in professional engineering services. The Company is located in Richland County, District 5, Columbia, SC, and has provided engineering and construction services in Richland County and throughout the State of SC for more than twenty years. Tolleson Limited was selected for the Program Management Team and the Dirt Road Program Teams under the Richland Penny Transportation program. The Company developed and issued the Countywide Pavement Management System (PMS) covering more than 550 miles of roadway in Richland County. The PMS is used in managing the $40 Million resurfacing fund for neighborhood roadways throughout the County. Tolleson’s personnel have completed roadway widening concept plans for Blythewood and Clemson Roads and they have tested and designed flexible pavement overlays for Shop Road, Bluff Road, Clemson Road, Broad River Road and others. The company has expanded into Construction Quality Control and have designed low-volume dirt roads in rural areas of the County. The Tolleson Limited Company recently expanded its core services into heavy construction. It is the only Richland County SLBE licensed in both professional engineering and general roadway construction.
The Company President, Andy Tolleson, PE, is from the lower Richland area and has resided in Columbia, SC most of his life. His staff members are educated at the graduate and PhD levels and many hold Professional Engineering, Professional Surveying and General Contractor Licenses. They have worked in eight countries on three continents and have presented at international conferences in the areas of geosynthetics, international law and pavement condition systems. We are proud to be located in Richland County, SC and to serve on the Richland Penny Transportation Program.
The Tolleson Limited Company are proud to serve their community and owe their growth and success to opportunities provided by the Office of Small Business Opportunity (OSBO), the County, and the citizens it serves.
To learn more about Tolleson Limited Company, visit www.tollesonltd.com.
Richland County Business Owner Paves Way for Women in Engineering & Highway Construction
In October of 2015, Evangelina Hemphill decided to take a leap of faith and start her own engineering firm, Hemphill Engineering Group LLC. Hemphill Engineering Group LLC is a CE&I (construction, engineering, and inspections) firm specializing in roadway construction management, asphalt inspections, crack filling, and seal-coating. Hemphill Engineering Group LLC is a certified Emerging (ESLBE), SLBE, DBE, and WMBE firm with a primary NAICS code of 541330. This firm meets the qualification as an Emerging Small Local Business Enterprise (ESLBE) as well as all of the qualifications of the Small Local Business Enterprise. The Company is located in Richland County, District 9, Columbia, SC.
The Owner and Chief Executive Officer of Hemphill Engineering Group LLC company is Evangeline Hemphill. Mrs. Hemphill launched her company as the sole owner and employee. The firm now employs full-time employees with backgrounds in engineering, IT, and biology that believe in and support the company’s vision and mission. Mrs. Hemphill is passionate about building her company's legacy, which values all employees and every opportunity to serve their clients.
Hemphill Engineering Group LLC looks forward to working with Richland County as well as other companies to boost economic development through awarded contracts and creating jobs all while uniquely helping to make Richland County’s urban and rural areas a great place to live and work. Hemphill Engineering Group LLC is located at 533 Clemson Road, Columbia, SC 29229. To learn more about Hemphill Engineering Group LLC, visit www.HEG-USA.com.