Kyle joined Hernandez Consulting & Construction in 2017 and now works as General Counsel.
Originally from New York, Kyle moved to New Orleans to attend and eventually graduate cum laude from Tulane University with a major in political science. Kyle went on to complete his Juris Doctor and Masters of Business Administration from Tulane University.
Kyle is a licensed attorney in Louisiana.
Prior to Hernandez Consulting & Construction, Kyle worked as a financial analyst at a hedge fund, Ahava Investment Partners, and worked in the municipal contracts division of the New Orleans City Attorney’s office.
Kyle’s current duties include reviewing contracts, managing subcontractor disputes, improving risk management, and assisting in new business development.
Kyle’s key accomplishments include:
Managed and negotiated various settlement agreements, allowing recovery of nearly $1M of company funds
Completed an extensive overhaul of the company’s subcontract form to reduce risks and avoid disputes
Established the company’s first conservation easement, contributing to about $1M in tax savings for the company
Drafted various successful bid protests, giving the company the opportunity to win millions of dollars in additional work
Established the Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP) Communications Committee to help foster a greater ownership culture and to proactively communicate to employees about the ESOP