Business Spotlight: Stronghold Engineering
In 1991, Beverly Bailey, and her husband Scott started their dream business around the kitchen table of their home. Today, as President and CEO of Stronghold Engineering, Beverly presides over a successful construction company on the enduring principals of hard work, safety, a team oriented approach and always striving to exceed customer expectations.
Based out of Riverside, Stronghold provides clients with full service construction support, including design build, engineering-procurement-construction (EPC), vertical, civil and high voltage electrical construction. With successful past performance exceeding $1 billion in new construction, dry utility, renewable energy, engineering-procurement (EPC) and design build projects, their specialized experience in the design and construction of existing and new facilities is unparalleled.
Staying true to their mission statement, Building Construction Excellence, Stronghold Engineering has designed and constructed high profile ground up facilities, technically challenging repair and renovations for historical and non-historical facilities, and significant seismic upgrades, as well as large civil, infrastructure, and electrical projects. Some of Stronghold’s local projects include the Riverside Municipal Auditorium, San Bernardino County Courthouse, and numerous projects throughout the University of California Riverside campus.
Stronghold prides itself on delivering industry leading quality and encouraging safety by rewarding excellence in jobsite safety performance on a daily basis. Project sites are challenged with a “Safety Start to Finish” program that relies on incremental training and incentives to motivate and sustain a safe environment.
The Stronghold path to success is about teamwork. From sub-contractors and suppliers to their own design team Stronghold Engineering develops a culture of collaboration and team response to every project to ensure their client gets the best results.
Stronghold Engineering has received numerous recognitions and awards including Master Entrepreneur from the Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship at California State University San Bernardino, the Project of Excellence Award from the Society of American Military Engineers, and numerous awards of excellence from Associated Builders and Contractors Inc., to name a few.
For Beverly and Scott, the success of Stronghold Engineering is tied to their passion for giving back to their community. Because they believe in partnering to build prosperous communities, Stronghold has developed programs to assist small and disadvantaged businesses with outreach, recruitment, and mentorship opportunities. Stronghold and their employees also give time and money to various community and charitable organizations including Alternatives to Domestic Violence, Habitat for Humanity, Operation SafeHouse, Salvation Army, and United Way of the Inland Valleys.