El Paso, Texas, March 8, 2018 – Frank X. Spencer & Associates, Inc. (FXSA) today announced the appointment of Daniel Avila, P.E., as Chief Operating Officer, responsible for all operations of FXSA. For the past year, he has served as FXSA Vice President of Engineering Services.
"We are excited to have Daniel join our executive team," said Becky Spencer, FXSA President. "He brings to the position extensive management experience and the proven ability to execute growth and performance strategies, while focusing on continuous improvement of operations and customer and employee relationships."
Immediately prior to joining FXSA, Mr. Avila served as Assistant City Manager/Interim City Manager for the City of Las Cruces, responsible for 1,366 employees and an annual budget of $375 million. Mr. Avila spent 15 years with the City of El Paso where he rose from Civil Engineer to Project Administration Manager to Chief Technical Officer and, ultimately, to Vice President of Operations and Technical Services for El Paso Water. He also held engineering and management positions with Texas Department of Transportation, Taos Pueblo Utility Service, the Federal Aviation Administration, and Texas Gas Company.
Mr. Avila is currently licensed as a Professional Engineer in Texas. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Texas at El Paso. His emphasis is on serving customers, serving the public, and giving back to the community. He enjoys playing tennis and working as a volunteer to build homes and serve families living in desperate need.
“I am very fortunate to be part of a company that truly cares for our employees and the communities we serve,” said Daniel Avila. “In addition to the major projects we have successfully executed, FXSA has helped small communities like Pecos, Reeves County, and Hudspeth County to obtain grants for clean, affordable water and wastewater.”
Daniel Avila can be reached at (915) 533-4600.