James C. Conner President, CEO and Chairman
Jay Conner came to MLAW Engineers as an entry-level draftsman in 1984. He has stood on every rung of the corporate ladder, even through the depressed market years. This experience has given him solid, hands-on understanding of every aspect of the business, from plan drafting, driller’s helper and field inspections, to marketing, sales, contract negotiations, and overall operations of the company. Jay Conner is also the President, CEO and Chairman of MLA Labs, Inc. and co-founder, shareholder, and on the Board of Directors for MLAW Forensics. Jay is a 1982 graduate of Texas A&M University. His professional affiliations include the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Build-PAC, numerous home builders associations throughout Texas, the Austin American Institute of Architects (AIA), Austin Contractors & Engineers Association (ACEA), and the Austin branch of Associated General Contractors (AGC). Jay Conner is also the former Associate Vice President of the BCS HBA.