Kyle Gross

General Counsel

  • 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