About Blake D. Hines, Inc.

For fifteen years, Blake D. Hines, Inc. has been rigorously building a solid, quality reputation in
the Lake Charles Area as the Leading Utility Contractor providing water, sewer and drainage
systems to municipalities and large developments.

Blake started out as a common laborer "with a shovel in his hand and a vision in his mind".
Blake's extreme hard work eventually paid off landing him a supervisory position in the
Construction Industry. Then Blake joined the field as a Construction Inspector/Coordinator
while working for a reputable Engineering Firm in Sulphur, Louisiana for 8 years. All the while,
patiently waiting for the opportunity to go into business for himself. That opportunity
presented itself 15 years ago and Blake never looked back .

Blake D. Hines, Inc. now has sixty employees and an annual sales volume of 8-10 million. They
build water delivery systems that begin at the water source and end at the edge of the
residential property. They then provide the sewer system which carries the waste to purifying
systems in your local area.

Blake D. Hines, Inc. is also a premium provider of trench less technologies with Horizontal
Directional Drilling Capabilities. They have trained and certified specialists for the fusion of
polyethylene pipe products. They also specialize in Pumping Systems, including Fire Water
Systems, Lift Stations and Waste Water Treatment Facilities. Blake D. Hines, Inc. also installs
major Storm Drainage Systems including concrete work from pre-cast to custom poured-in place.
They also provide utilities for large projects such as SHAW SMS, L'auberge Casino &
Resort, Golden Nugget Casino, The Port of Lake Charles, Chennault International Airport, Lake
Charles Regional Airport and many more.

Of the sixty employees, thirty-two are OSHA-10 Certified and all Supervisors are Competent
Person Certified . Blake D. Hines, Inc . currently holds an excellent safety rating and that rating is
often taken into account in an industry where safety is held to such a high standard.
Blake was recently presented with the privileged opportunity to become the District Chairman
for the Louisiana Associated General Contractors, which he humbly accepted.

Blake D. Hines, Inc. strongly believes in giving back to the community and its local economy.
They currently donate to The Paralyzed Veterans of America, Louisiana State Troopers
Association, Lake Charles Fraternal Order of Police and The Wishing Well Foundation. They also
contribute to their local recreational organizations for sports and 4-H programs. Blake D. Hines,
Inc. also supports their resident economy by purchasing materials and supplies locally
whenever possible.