M. Gene Phillips, PE

Joined Wallace Engineering in 1988

“For me, it is about the relationship. I have done my job when an owner, architect, consultant, contractor or employee understands I do what I do to make them successful.”



You Might Not Know:

Gene has made technical climbs of 14,000-foot mountains in Colorado and Wyoming. He is also a Commercial Certified Diver. Gene has traveled to over 10 countries and is currently helping Ghana, Africa to establish an orphanage and help several small villages with water wells and medical clinics.

Notable Achievement:

Gene has chaired the Visiting Council Board for the Civil Engineering and Environmental Sciences and has served on the Engineering Visiting Council Board at The University of Oklahoma for the past several years.


Gene received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering degree from the University of Oklahoma. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in 18 states.

Gene’s experience encompasses site development; drainage and stormwater management systems; potable water systems; utilities; transportation and bridges; and municipal engineering programs.

Gene has served as the Oklahoma State president for the American Society of Civil Engineers, co-chairs the School of Civil Engineering & Environmental Science Visiting Council at the University of Oklahoma and serves on the Executive Committee for the OU College of Engineering Board of Visitors. He also serves on the NAIOP board and the board for the University of Oklahoma K20 Research Foundation.

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