V.J. Thompson

V.J. Thompson III, P.E.


Professional Engineer in the Gulf States with over 30 years experience in the testing field. Has actively been involved in each of the projects Challenge Engineering has undertaken throughout the Southeast in all environments to include many large scale projects in difficult, inland waters and offshore marine environments.

David Wiggins

David C. Wiggins, AWS/CWI  NDT Level III

Vice-President – NDT Manager

Certified Welding Inspector with over 35 years experience in the NDT field on projects conducted throughout the world. Qualifications include in RT, MT, PT, VT, UT Thickness & Flaw.

Leonard S. Hobson

Leonard S. Hobson, AWS/CWI

Physical Lab Manager

Certified Welding Inspector with 30 years experience in all types of NDT examination to include RT, MT, PT, VT, UT Thickness, machining, welder qualification, procedure and specialized testing services.

Connie Glover


Connie L. Glover

Accounting/Office Manager

Over 24 years experience with Challenge in handling all facets of test reporting and office accountability to include payroll, receivables & payables operations within our organization.