SEH and Tepa Engineering Services Announce Small Business Mentor-Protégé Partnership

April 5, 2022

(St. Paul, Minnesota) – Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. (SEH®), a 100% employee-owned engineering, architectural, environmental and planning company, is thrilled to share our Mentor-Protégé Program (MPP) Joint Venture with Tepa Engineering Services (Tepa ES) – a tribally-owned small business that delivers engineering, facilities services, land surveying, as well as military planning and programming to governmental and commercial clients nationwide.

The Mentor-Protégé Joint Venture with Tepa ES reaffirms our commitment to the federal government’s mission of advancing and advocating for small businesses, and will further empower our federal clients. Client partners will have the personal support of a small business while also having access to the vast resources and technical expertise offered at SEH. We look forward to combining our many years of multidisciplined experience and shared values to create an even more comprehensive range of services for federal clients.
David Ott, SEH CEO/President

The MPP Joint Venture is certified by the U.S. Small Business Administration and was developed to help small businesses (protégés) gain capacity to win government contracts through partnership with more experienced companies (mentors).

At SEH, we are united by our core purpose of Building a Better World for All of Us®. We are committed to helping keep our country safer; our air, land and water cleaner; our transportation systems more efficient; and our national parks more accessible and informative. Founded in 1927, SEH has decades of experience supporting federal projects for a wide variety of federal agencies.

Tepa, LLC, is a shared services organization owned by the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians. Tepa provides common leadership, administration and management for a group of individual certified small businesses, known as the Tepa Companies. Tepa ES is one of the Tepa Companies. With offices across the country, the Tepa Companies offer clients a diverse portfolio of construction, professional and industrial services. The Tepa Companies are located in California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Missouri and Texas.

For a closer look at the SEH-Tepa MPP Joint Venture, visit the SEH website. Learn more about Tepa ES in the firm's news release.

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