- Quentin L. Hampton founded QLH in 1964 in Florida. The firm was incorporated in 1967.
- The firm’s capabilities include all aspects of civil and environmental engineering, including construction administration and inspection services. Professional staff are supported by experienced designers, CADD and GIS specialists, construction inspectors and administrative personnel.
- Contracts with current clients date back to 1968.
- In 1985, Rick Fernandez became president and took the company into the next millennium, where QLH grew to more than 35 employees.
- Quentin’s son, Mark Hampton, led QLH from 2005 until his retirement in 2009.
- Brad Blais became president of QLH in 2009. He led the company to undertake one of Brevard County’s largest construction projects at the South Central Regional Wastewater Treatment Facility in Viera.
- In 2017, QLH merged with Mead & Hunt, a leading architecture, engineering and planning firm.
- QLH, A Mead & Hunt Company, continues to grow and provide customized consulting services. The firm remains an industry leader in wastewater improvements and treatment, potable water, stormwater, and civil and environmental engineering.
QLH’s roots began in the municipal engineering sector during the 1960s. The firm pioneered wastewater treatment and reclaimed water technology and has evolved into a full service consulting firm that provides comprehensive service offerings to clients throughout Florida. Professional service offerings include civil and environmental engineering and design, contract administration, construction inspection, and funding and grant services.
QLH merged with Mead & Hunt, a leading architectural-engineering consulting firm, on July 1, 2017.
Founded in 1900 by Daniel W. Mead, an internationally recognized expert in hydroelectric and hydraulic engineering in the water-wastewater industry, Mead & Hunt continually ranks on Engineering News Record’s Top Design Firm list. The firm has seen exponential growth in the past 20 years, having been named to the Zweig Group Hot Firm list 14 times since 2002.
Sharing similar histories and core values, QLH and Mead & Hunt will offer clients expanded services with a greater depth of resources to pull from. Both firms share the strategic vision to grow and better serve our clients.