Misty Thurman joins BKL Engineers/Architects
Misty (Turley) Thurman, former marketing director at Oil Capital Electric, has been hired as business development director for BKL Engineers/Architects. As business development director, Misty is responsible for marketing strategy, brand management and business acquisition.
Misty spent 17 years with Flintco, a $1 billion construction company, where she served as director of corporate marketing and was responsible the national marketing and branding as well as defining system-wide processes to aid the marketing efforts at the local office level.
Misty currently serves as a trustee for the Union Public Schools Foundation and as the affiliate director of AIA of Eastern Oklahoma. She is also an active member of the Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) both locally and nationally and has served in many volunteer roles. Misty earned her Certified Professional Services Marketer certification in 2005 and was named a Fellow of the Society in 2019. Misty earned her Journalism Degree from the University of Oklahoma in 1995.
Founded in 1946, the Tulsa-based engineering and architectural firm provides architectural, transportation, civil and structural engineering services, as well as construction management.
We were excited to attend the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Sapulpa Animal Shelter. It was an honor to design the new facility. Go by and check it out! And maybe adopt a pet, or two, while you are there...
Exciting changes are surrounding our firm with the promotions of Daniel and Jenni joining us as Principals at BKL. They have demonstrated their leadership and management abilities, as well as their dedication to our company, over the course of their careers with BKL.
As we move forward with new goals and new perspectives, we remain humbled by our long history, relationships, and the road that was paved before us. We will continue to work diligently for our clients, community, and future successes.
Congratulations to the City of Sapulpa on August 29th groundbreaking for the new animal shelter! We are honored to be a part of this improvement that is so important to the Sapulpa community.
BKL is proud to announce that Jenni Hammock has obtained the title of LICENSED ARCHITECT!
We congratulate Jenni on completing her internship, passing her exams and receiving her license to practice in the state of Oklahoma and we are excited about her future with BKL. This accomplishment is made more impressive because she achieved it while raising one young boy and giving birth to another. Jenni, we salute your drive, ability, and talent.
BKL is proud to announce that Daniel Polasek, P.E. has completed ACEC Oklahoma’s “Leadership for Engineers” certificate course. The course is a rigorous six half-day sessions of preparation for future leaders of private practice firms. Over three weekend sessions, Daniel participated in 26 hours of instruction conducted by leaders in the field of:
• Strategic Planning
• Contract and Risk Management
• Business Development
• Economics of Private Practice
• Government Affairs
• Human Resources
• Public Relations and Community Involvement
A Little Movie Magic: The Outsiders was a blockbuster hit filmed right here in Tulsa in 1983. The iconic house featured in the movie is still standing northeast of downtown but had fallen into disrepair. As a fun and interesting service project, BKL is helping with permitting for the house and the architecture drawings for the general store. We are proud to preserve Tulsa's history and make our community a better place.
BKL awarded improvements to Kelley Avenue in Oklahoma City: City of Oklahoma City project # PC-0473. Roadway widening and improvements to Kelley Avenue from Wilshire Boulevard to Britton Road.
Arterial street rehabilitation from 2-lane to 4-lane with improvements to residential intersections and associated storm sewer. The project included several utility crossings and tied in with adjacent projects on both ends.