IEA’s Story

We strive for Positive Partnership in our relationships where each team member's success leads to IEA's success.

IEA Inc., founded in 2008, is a professional engineering services and construction management firm that has staked our reputation on providing cost savings and innovation for our clients.

1st Dallas Headquarters

Street Reconstruction, City of Fort Worth


  • IEA Inc. is incorporated by CEO Shakeel Ahmed, PE
  • IEA's 1st Dallas Headquarters Office is Opened for Business
  • IEA is awarded its 1st City of Fort Worth Prime Contract

IEA Forth Worth Office


  • Established: IEA's Fort Worth Office
  • IEA was expanding by one person per month

Marketing Director, Jennifer Nelson-Smith


  • Established: IEA's Marketing Group

US 287 Overlay Project, TxDOT Forth Worth


  • IEA is awarded its 1st TxDOT Prime Contract

Merit Drive Landscaped Median, City of Dallas


  • IEA is awarded its 1st City of Dallas Prime Contract

1st Edition of The Quarterly


  • IEA is awarded its 1st Prime Contract with DART and NTTA
  • IEA grows in size from 30 to 50 employees
  • The Quarterly, IEA's Corporate Newsletter, published its first edition
  • Established: IEA's Houston Office 

Taxiway NA Reconstruction, HAS


  • IEA is awarded its 1st Prime Contract with USACE and the Houston Airport System.

Champion Trail Pedestrian Bridge, City of Irving


  • Established: IEA's Construction, Engineering, and Inspection (CEI) Group
  • IEA is awarded 8 TxDOT contracts including the 1st CEI contract for IEA - TxDOT Fort Worth CEI IDC
  • IEA is awarded its 1st City of Irving Prime Contract

Construction Observation of
Taxiway LIMA, DFW


  • IEA is awarded its 1st DFW Airport Prime Contract
  • IEA is awarded its 1st TXDOT Specific Deliverable Prime Contract - SL 88 Outer Loop in Lubbock, TX

New Dallas HQ Office


  • IEA's New Dallas Headquarters Office Opens
  • IEA is awarded its 1st Prime Contracts with the City of Duncanville and Dallas County
  • IEA Celebrates its 10th Anniversary

Positive Partnership PE Exam Celebration


  • Established: One of IEA's Core Values - Positive Partnership Culture

IEA Dallas Valentine Cookie Decorating Party


  • Established: IEA's Retention Committees

IEA Dallas Company Picnic


  • IEA is awarded its 1st City of Houston TIRZ Prime Contract with the Midtown Redevelopment Authority
  • 1st Annual Company Picnic - IEA Dallas

Austin Office Opened


  • Established: IEA's Austin Office
  • Established: IEA Aspire College Internship Program