Because We Care About People, We Care About Buildings
HGD is a woman owned small business founded by Raquan Hall (Principal Engineer) and Damien Hall (Chief Financial Administrator). After an accumulation of more than 30+ years of professional facility engineering, project management and financial administration experience in both public and private industry, Raquan Hall and Damien Hall formed Hall Group Design Engineering Firm LLC.
HGD specializes in facility engineering. Our goal is to be one of the nation’s leading experts in the field of facility engineering design. With the advancement of technology over the past decade and its effects on our lifestyle, the integrity and safety of the facilities we occupy have evolved to national importance. In a Presidential Proclamation, former President Obama stated, "Resilient infrastructure is essential to an America built to last". HGD places high value on the style and structure of facilities because we understand it enables various lifestyles to perform daily activities with ease and in comfort. HGD integrates the use of sustainability and high performance building design with artistic interior and landscape aesthetics. We analyze mechanical systems for buildings to operate under comfortable conditions. We ensure structural and fire protection requirements are met for the safety and durability of buildings and able to withstand natural disasters and extreme environmental conditions. We design efficient electrical systems to help lower maintenance and utility costs for our customer. And, we provide civil infrastructure support for facilities to help protect from natural hazards.
Raquan (Quan) Hall is the Principal Engineer of HGD. She is a graduate of Howard University, Washington, DC with a Bachelor of Science accredited degree in Chemical Engineering. She is a certified mechanical Professional Engineer with licensure in Maryland and Virginia. Quan has more than 15+ years of facility engineering experience with high expertise in Federal Government contracting. She has led and managed $2.3Billion of design and construction projects throughout her career with the Department of Defense, both locally and overseas. Quan has received numerous recognition and awards for the quality support provided over the years, to include the program planning for designing and construction of the 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarter complex in Guam; And program management support for construction of the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center BRAC project in Bethesda, MD. During her time as a civilian engineer, Quan also led the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Project Management Office and was responsible for providing facility engineering training, policy guidance and engineering resources to staff engineers. As the Principal Engineer, Quan brings a wealth of experience to the HGD team.
Damien Hall is one of the Founders of HGD. He is a graduate of The Citadel, a prestigious military college in South Carolina - with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. Damien specializes in financial administration and is a Certified Defense Financial Manager (CDFM). He has served for more than 6-years as a Navy Civilian and provided programming and accounting support to Navy installation commands in the Guam Pacific region and the Washington Navy Yard. Prior to working for the Navy, Damien worked in the private sector as a Senior Accountant at E*TRADE and Staff Accountant at British Telecom.