Team TSI

At TSi, people are our greatest asset. We are a constellation of many stars.

denise b. hervey, pe - chairman


Denise B. Hervey is a native of St. Louis and is a registered professional engineer who received her formal education at Spelman College and The Georgia Institute of Technology, both in Atlanta. Denise was a flagship member of the Atlanta University Center's Dual Degree Program. She has bachelor degrees in Natural Science and Mechanical Engineering.

After graduation, she worked as a process engineer for several Fortune 500 Companies, including Ralston Purina, Mead Paper, and Anheuser-Busch. 

Denise is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., the St. Louis Engineers Club and several other professional organizations. 

morris e. hervey - president/ceo

Morris Hervey, a Missouri Science & Technology graduate, holds a degree in Mining Engineering. While at MO S&T, Morris was an outstanding athlete and was one of the captains of MO S&T's only undefeated football team.

Morris practiced as a mining engineer for nearly four years, and worked in sales and marketing for the next 20 years. His prior employers include Xerox Corporation and Abbott Laboratories. Morris is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, The St. Louis Engineers’ Club, and several other professional organizations.

Morris and  Denise, have been married for 29 years and  have two adult daughters: Jeri and Kai.


nilesh r. lal, pe


Director of Operations
St. Louis Office


Niles is the Area Manager responsibilities include project management, geotechnical report preparation and review, special inspection reporting and quality management as well as business development and financial management.

Project Management
Geotechnical & Foundation Studies
Dams and Industrial Impoundments
Bridge Structures
Slope Stability and Stabilization
Soil Improvement and Stabilization
Retaining Systems
Earthwork and Site Grading


B.S., Civil Engineering
Victoria Jubilee Technical Institute,
M.S., Civil Engineering
Iowa State University

Professional Engineer - Missouri,

American Society of Civil Engineers
Engineers’ Club of St. Louis