Melinda Tate Iruegas, CEO
Ms. Iruegas has over 32 years of cultural resource
management experience, and serves as Chief Executive Officer. Ms. Iruegas has
managerial and technical expertise of the extent and complexity needed to run cultural
resource management services as evidenced by her education and co-authorship of
over 300 reports. Ms. Iruegas has considerable NAGPRA consultation experience working
with various Native American Groups for Harvard University’s Peabody Museum of
Archaeology and Ethnology Repatriation Office. Ms. Iruegas’ combined work at
Harvard and majority ownership of her company has given her unique historical
research and archaeological experience working with the second largest artifact assemblage in the United States that
included cultural material from the Atlantic Coast, Mid-Western, Southwestern,
and Pacific Coast States. Recognized for her abilities in business and cultural
resource management, Ms. Iruegas is a member of the Texas State Historic
Preservation Offices’ Council of Texas Archaeologists Curation Committee
developing curation standards.
Ms. Iruegas’ historical research and archaeological
experience includes working for federal,
state, and local agencies, as well as private project sponsors in Texas, Arizona, Louisiana, Mississippi,
Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania,
Connecticut, and Massachusetts. Ms. Iruegas’ experience extends from
survey, National Register testing and Mitigation field excavations, archival
review and reports, artifact analysis, inventory and curation performed in all
regions, as well as historical research, reporting and publication of cultural
Sergio A. Iruegas, President
Mr. Iruegas has 35 years of
cultural resource investigation experience working with the Texas and
Massachusetts State Historic Preservation Offices, Texas Historical Commission,
Harvard University’s Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, and as Cultural
Resources Director for private environmental firms. Mr. Iruegas meets the Secretary of the Interiors Standards and
Guidelines for Archaeology and Historic Preservation qualifications, and he is a Registered Professional Archaeologists.
Mr. Iruegas has also
co-authored numerous EA and EIS documents for legal sufficiency subject to
NEPA. As a Cultural Resources Director
for private environmental firms and GTI Environmental, LLC, he has the required managerial
experience of a Task Leader for archaeological and historic building
investigations and documentation. As a Curatorial Assistant at Harvard University’s
Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Mr. Iruegas worked with the second
largest artifact assemblage in the United States that included cultural material from the Atlantic Coast, Mid-Western, Southwestern, and Pacific Coast States.
Mr. Iruegas has served as a Principal Investigator in Texas,
Connecticut, and Massachusetts. Mr. Iruegas has also served
as an Expert Consultant/Expert Witness, and he has taught historic preservation
law courses for Continuing Legal Education International.
Please feel free to contact us.
We are glad to answer any questions you have,
and our company is here to help you with your
Cultural Resource Needs.
Cell Phone: 512-914-4841
Cell Phone: 512-914-4842