About Us

A Small Business With A Vision For Global Impact

Mission Statement

To empower leadership that promotes excellence through teamwork, accountability and integrity while providing quality professional engineering, construction, and surveying services.

Vision Statement

To develop a legacy of leadership succession serving communities worldwide.

About Us

SAMES is a Texas-based minority owned small business established in 2008 by Samuel D. and Saul D. Maldonado, two brothers with a vision for global expansion. The firm’s objective is to provide long-term solutions through every phase of a project while creating lasting, durable infrastructure that will enhance the quality of living for our communities.

SAMES provides client focused quality Construction, Engineering and Surveying services to private, commercial and government clients. We offer design services encompassing CORE engineering disciplines, a wide range of property and land surveying services utilizing state of the art equipment and technology, and general construction services built on a foundation of safety and compliance.

SAMES is an established DOE contractor and has an active GSA Federal Supply Schedule contract. We are a certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE), a State of Texas Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) and are certified by the U.S. Small Business Administration as an 8(a) and HUBZone firm. With over 100 employees operating from 4 separate locations SAMES is ready to help our clients reach their project goals and aid in the completion of mission objectives.

15 Year Press Release

Our History

SAMES, Inc. Founded
July 2008
Entered the U.S. Small Business Administration's 8(a) small business program.
July 2013
Opened Construction Division
July 2014
Awarded 1st Federal Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity construction contract to perform work for U.S.D.A. at Moore Air Base
July 2014
Relocated from the Pharr office to the Chase Tower in McAllen, Texas
January 2016
Entered the U.S. Small Business Administration's HUBZone program
April 2016
Received the State of Texas Governor Small Business Award
October 2017
Received the U.S. SBA 2018 Small Business Persons of the Year Award for the Lower Rio Grande Valley
May 2018
Signed Mentor-Protege Agreement with Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC. to perform work for the Department of Energy
February 2019
Received TAMACC 2019 Businessman of the Year Award
September 2019
Signed Mentor-Protege Agreement with Professional Project Services, Inc.
November 2020
Received State of Texas Senate and House of Representatives Recognition for Exemplary Service to the Community
November 2020
Received the Association of General Contractor's Zero Loss Workdays Safety Award for 2020
June 2021
Received the RGV Hispanic Chamber Small Corporation of the Year Award
November 2021
Opened office in Harlingen, TX
February 2022
Opened office in Santa Fe, NM
March 2022
Opened office in Los Alamos, NM
July 2022
2022 National AGC Safety Award for Excellent Safety Record
May 2023

Meet Our Management Team

Saul Maldonado

Saul D. Maldonado

Sam Maldonado

Sam D. Maldonado

Chief Executive Officer
Thomas Knutson

Thomas "TK" Knutson

Vice President of Federal Division
Jessica Maldonado

Jessica M. Maldonado