Expect Leadership: Inspire as Owners

  • Recognize that we are all owners with direct influence on the success of our company.
  • Do what is right, setting the standard for performance, integrity, and professionalism.
  • Provide positive energy, passion, and commitment to everything we do.
  • Embrace positive change and challenge the status quo.
  • Encourage the growth of our owners through training and opportunities for leadership.
  • Ensure the continuity of the firm through succession planning.
  • Contribute meaningfully to our communities.

Expect Results: Achieve as Owners

  • Set and achieve ambitious goals.
  • Be accountable for our actions.
  • Properly plan and execute all projects to ensure a reasonable profit.
  • Achieve life cycle cost savings for clients through resource conservation and sustainable design.
  • Tailor designs to each project, balancing project cost, maintenance, and performance.
  • Continuously improve our delivery to customers.
  • Serve each client as though they’re our only client.
  • Maintain a financially healthy firm.
  • Capitalize on opportunities to strengthen the firm.

Expect Relationships: Connect as Owners

  • Be open, direct, positive, and respectful to everyone.
  • Promote teamwork through commitment and trust.
  • Constructively communicate intentions and expectations.
  • Have fun together.
  • Recognize and reward accomplishments.
  • Manage performance fairly and consistently.
  • Attract and retain outstanding employee owners.

We have strong, dedicated leadership throughout the organization, continuing to build a culture and vision for success. I see Salas O'Brien as THE firm the industry looks to as the model for how it should be done.

AVP, Technical Director
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