About
The vision of TEC is to help create a highly mobilized world based on a safe, dynamic, and reliable transportation system that seamlessly blends all modes of transportation.
The mission of TEC is to provide integrity-based transportation consulting engineering services that are of a high value and that create proven, sensible, and innovative solutions.
Our Promise
To our patrons…
TEC will listen to your needs, understand your issues, respond quickly with proven solutions and focus on providing a clear direction for your program. TEC will be with you from conception through completion.
To our people…
At TEC we believe in our people. Our focus is to support our professionals with the resources they need - technology, education and recognition - so that in turn, they can focus on our valued customers.
To the public…
TEC will serve as a community partner in the education, promotion and advancement of traffic engineering services.
Traffic Engineering Consultants, Inc. (TEC)
Our Team
"Our work shapes cities, has immediate impact, and greatly enhances the convenience of our roadway system for the public."

A second generation transportation engineer and the founder of TEC, Steve was exposed to the world of traffic engineering through his father. He takes great pride in his work and finds its impact on the public's everyday life rewarding.. As a Principal of TEC, Steve manages the company, makes public presentations, conducts traffic studies and spends a significant amount of time on Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) design and signal timing particularly with regards to signal systems. When not at work, you can find Mr. Hofener traveling, playing a round of golf, fishing or spending time with his grandchildren.

"Our work shapes cities, has immediate impact, and greatly enhances the convenience of our roadway system for the public."

A second generation transportation engineer and the founder of TEC, Steve was exposed to the world of traffic engineering through his father. He takes great pride in his work and finds its impact on the public's everyday life rewarding.. As a Principal of TEC, Steve manages the company, makes public presentations, conducts traffic studies and spends a significant amount of time on Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) design and signal timing particularly with regards to signal systems. When not at work, you can find Mr. Hofener traveling, playing a round of golf, fishing or spending time with his grandchildren.

"I always enjoy working with the people of TEC, as well as our clients and other engineers. I like the challenge of a new project and the enjoyment of seeing that project through to successful completion"

Always up for a challenge,Todd particularly enjoys the aspect of design and analysis in traffic engineering and sees the field as an excellent opportunity for longevity. As the President of TEC, Todd is responsible for the day-to-day activities of firm operation, project procurement, performance of traffic studies, operational analyses, engineering design support and report preparation. During his leisure time, Todd likes to woodwork, camp, backpack or cheer on his favorite football team.

"I enjoy designing a project and seeing the final product constructed. It is awesome to be able to spend time with all of the great people in the traffic engineering profession on a daily basis. I love the work that I do and am thankful to be working with the great people of TEC."

A love for math persuaded Wayne into traffic engineering. He knew he wanted a profession in the construction industry working in an office and getting out in the field occasionally. As the Vice President of TEC, Wayne is responsible for project and contract management, meets with clients to assess needs and present solutions, prepares proposals, plan production of various types of traffic-related projects for state, local and private entities and provides cost estimates for traffic-related construction projects. Wayne enjoys spending his free time with his family and friends, playing card games, watching a good movie or serving at his church.

"I love the opportunity to work with and learn from so many different professionals that are involved in this field. Whether it is engineers, planners, technicians, lawyers, public agency committee members or citizens there is always something to learn."

Traffic Engineering has been a part of Michael's life from a young age. He is a third generation traffic engineer. His grandfather was the Traffic Engineer for the City of Tulsa, as well as the State of Oklahoma. His uncle was a highway engineer for the State of Oklahoma and his father, Steven Hofener served as a Traffic Engineer for the City of Oklahoma City before founding TEC. As the Corporate Secretary and Project Manager for TEC, Michael is responsible for managing various types of projects including signal design, signing and striping design, signal coordination and various types of traffic studies. When not at work, Michael enjoys spending time with his family and raising his two sons, playing just about any organized sport, working out, biking, or watching his favorite college football team.

"I love providing a valuable service to people, most of whom don't even know I exist let alone how I impact their lives on a daily basis."

Two great influencers in Jon's career path to becoming a Traffic Engineer included his father, who never had the opportunity to attend college but who, nevertheless, was an excellent mechanical problem solver and a Scoutmaster who was a civil engineer. As a Manager of TEC's Tulsa office, Jon is responsible for business development, client relationships, as well as engineering analysis and design. When not at work, you can find Jon working in his yard or biking.

"I love developing something that will be implemented in just a few years. When I drive down the street and realize I helped design a signal, lighting, timing or striping of a particular project, it makes me feel great."

A passion for math introduced Hao to traffic engineering. At TEC, he is responsible for conducting traffic impact studies, preparing traffic signal, signing and striping plans, performing traffic simulation studies, and supporting the design of transportation master plans and signal timing studies. Hao enjoys spending his leisure time traveling, watching or playing just about any sport, or reading.

"Although I tend to work on the same types of projects, each one is completely different. Each project represents different challenges and makes me think. There is nothing repetitive or boring about traffic engineering."

Mr. Hawkins is currently an Engineer with the firm of Traffic Engineering Consultants, Inc. (TEC). He has been a traffic engineer with the firm since May 2006. He worked at the TEC Tulsa office for 3 years before relocating to the Oklahoma City office in May 2009. His responsibilities include conducting traffic impact and traffic simulation studies, performing intersection and traffic signal warrant analyses, analyzing traffic signal timing plans, and designing traffic signal, signing, striping, and lighting plans. B.J. enjoys spending his free time with his wife and son, travelling, playing golf or watching sports.