Pettigrew & Associates - Executive Vice President and Principal Surveyor
Mr. W.M. Tres Hicks PE/PS is Executive Vice President and Principal Surveyor at Pettigrew & Associates with over 38 years’ experience in surveying and civil engineering on public and private projects covering a wide range of expertise. Mr. Hicks is an alumnus of New Mexico State University where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. He is a Professional Engineer licensed in New Mexico and a Professional Surveyor licensed in New Mexico, Texas, Kansas and Oklahoma. Professional affiliations include the National Society of Professional Surveyors, American Society of Civil Engineers, New Mexico Professional Surveyors (Past President – 1995), and Texas Society of Professional Surveyors. Tres is a 2016 Core graduate of Leadership New Mexico.
Tres serves as a director and is past chair of the Economic Development Corporation of Lea County. He currently serves as the Chair of the City of Hobbs Planning Board and Vice Chair of the Hobbs Country Club. His board directorships also include Boys and Girls Club of Hobbs and the New Mexico Junior College New Horizons Foundation.
Tres has been active in the community since moving to Hobbs in 1984, coaching in various youth sports programs, serving various organizations including Church administration committees, Rotary Club of Hobbs, non-profit building committees and other local community improvement initiatives. Tres is very interested in and supports the continued growth and diversification of business and industry in Lea County.
He has been married to Debra Hicks for over 38 years and the two have owned and operated Pettigrew & Associates since 1990. They have two children – Joshua, graduate of the United States Air Force Academy currently serving as a C-17 pilot and instructor pilot; and Mikaela who has a degree in Strategic Communications and Marketing from the University of Central Oklahoma and a Bachelor of Science in Geomatics at New Mexico State University. Both Joshua and Mikaela were Maddox Scholars and graduates of Hobbs High.