He earned a B.S. degree in Industrial and Safety Engineering from Kansas State University. In addition, he holds an MBA degree from the University of Phoenix at Dallas with a concentration in Business Finance, and he is also Certified by Morgan State University as a Master Contract Administrator.

Professional History

Simeon Terry is currently the Vice President of Diversity Affairs for Austin Commercial. Simeon and his team work to ensure procurement and economic development opportunities for small, minority, disadvantaged, historically underutilized and women-owned businesses (MSWBEs) on Austin projects. Through innovative methods of providing opportunities for these businesses, the Diversity Affairs department helps Austin achieve its commitment to workplace diversity and inclusiveness at every level of the organization. Austin’s Diversity Affairs team won two national awards in 2018: The AGC Diversity & Inclusion Award and the 2018 Airport Minority Advisory Council - Airport Design Innovation & Inclusion Award.

During his 30+ years in the industry, Simeon has served in many capacities, including Construction Engineer, Safety Manager, Purchasing Manager, Operations Manager, Assistant Project Manager, Surety Consultant, Estimator and Project Manager.