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Tyler Gates
Vice President
Mechanical Engineering Division
Ryan Studzinski
Vice President
Industrial Engineering

Tyler has Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Southern Methodist University and also a Masters Degree in Business & Finance for Mechanical Engineers from Texas Christian University.

Ryan holds a Bachelor’s degree from Purdue University in Engineering, a Master’s Degree from Georgia Tech in Building Construction and a Master’s degree in Real Estate from Georgia State University. Ryan is an active member of the Urban Land Institute, holds a Florida Real Estate Brokerage License and is also a licensed Realtor.

Tom Thornhill
Founder and President

Mr. Thornhill is the founder and senior partner of Thornhill Law Firm, A PLC, based in Slidell, Louisiana. Upon completion of his Bachelor of Arts and Juris Doctorate from Louisiana State University in 1974 and 1977 respectively, he then studied toward a Masters Degree in petroleum engineering at Tulane University from 1980-1983. HE has served the bar in the Louisiana State Bar Association House of Delegates and as a member of the Louisiana House of Representatives District 76 from 1996 to 2000. In the Legislature, Mr. Thornhill served on the House Appropriations, Insurance and Retirement Committees, as well as the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget. He then retired from the Legislature to become the President of Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association.


Tom Thornhill, President, Thornhill Energy & Development Consulting


Meet our Award Winning Team

Members of the team of professionals associated with Thornhill Energy & Development Consulting include mechanical and industrial engineers with masters level of education and experience in development and manufacturing as well as refining. In addition, the business side of the practice includes significant business association structuring, private and public project financing.

Sarah Thornhill holds a Master's degree from Purdue and has experience in real estate in both Louisiana and Florida. Current real estate ventures, pursuits and holdings center around development in urban areas primarily in the sunbelt. She also assists with real estate development programs with her husband Ryan.

John Joseph Thornhill
Vice President Thornhill
Farms LLC
Sarah Thornhill
President of Thornhill Real Estate & Development LLC

Recently refocused under the leadership of John Joseph Thornhill as Vice-President of marketing, value added products are being developed for manufacturing.  at Thornhill Farms LLC.  

“Excellence in every endeavor is our objective.  Allow us to help you reach your goals through our professional consulting services... let's meet" 

Thomas Collins
Chief of Strategic Planning and Business Development Officer
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