Together But Different


We combine diverse talent with traditional experience to deliver an effective and successful team of Engineers, Construction Managers and Inspectors our clients can depend on.

LEADERSHIP through diversity


Barry Couts Sr - Together But Different

Barry Couts, Sr.

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Couts has over 35 years of experience in construction management, project management and client management. He has demonstrated success in effectively developing and managing multiple projects including multimillion dollar government projects.

Mr. Couts has experience in the private and public sector and has worked on many Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) projects. This experience includes, Meijer Corporation, Ohio Turnpike Commission, and Columbus Regional Airport Authority and Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport Tunnel Expansion Improvements as well as many others. Mr. Couts is continually working to pursue new contracts through building good business relationships and doing superior work. He demonstrates excellent analytical, negotiation and communication skills that allow him excel in the industry.

His education and training: Associates of Applied Science in Concrete
Technology, Certified Concrete Technologist, Clark State Community College, Project Management training courses, seminars and Woolpert Consultants Certification, ODOT Level One Asphalt Technician course completion, Quality Control Coatings Inspection from KTA Tator, Certified Army Corp of Engineers Quality Control Manager, American Concrete Institute, Field Testing Technician Grade I, Hobart School of Welding Technology, Member of the NACE International Corrosion Society and NACE Certified, Member of SSPC, Member of Flexible Pavement, Member of Ohio Concrete, Member of OAIMA.

LEADERSHIP in action



Ron Quesenberry


Mr. Quesenberry has over 31 years of experience in the supervision and inspection of construction projects involving transportation, site development and painting projects. He has extensive experience with all phases of highway construction and is considered an authority on painting steel structures. He has spent most of his career working with the Ohio Department of Transportation on construction and coating inspection contracts. He also has specific experience working with other transportation agencies such as the Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.

Mr. Quesenberry is NICET Level II certified for Highway Construction as well as a certified NACE Level III Coatings Inspector; ACI certified Project Manager.

He has been working on ODOT projects as an Inspector or Project Manager since 1990. He has performed Project Manager duties in all of ODOT’s 12 Districts on statewide inspection contracts. He has also served as an instructor and provided bridge painting inspection training courses for ODOT Engineers and Inspectors as well as other DOT agencies. Other duties include overseeing TIS’ inspection program, coatings management/inspection, failure analysis, and daily progress documentation and construction coordination between the contractor, client and design engineer.

LEADERSHIP with results



Larry Hughes, CCM

Maryland Vice President

Mr. Hughes is a Certified Construction Manager with over 15 years of experience managing complex heavy highway construction projects and developing elite transportation construction management teams. He is a proven leader in applying innovative technology practices to standard construction methods in order to develop practical and efficient project management procedures.

He previously worked for the Maryland Transportation Authority where he served as Area Engineer for the William Preston Lane Jr. Memorial Bay Bridge Facility and managed a fulltime staff of 50+ employees. Throughout his tenure with MDTA, Larry successfully managed more than 20 heavy highway projects ranging in value from $700k to $60M, with scopes varying from structural coatings systems to bridge deck rehabilitations and replacements.

Mr. Hughes is responsible for all business development in Maryland, overseeing State and Federal Construction Projects in the greater Maryland and West Virginia areas.


True Inspection Services, LLC (TIS) is a DBE, MBE and EDGE certified engineering and construction management firm specializing in construction inspection and management services. Our project experience includes inspection of asphalt and concrete roadways, bridge construction and rehabilitation and coating inspection services. TIS has provided inspection services to both the public and private sector, including various state departments of transportation, counties, municipalities, and retailers throughout Ohio, Florida, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan and Maryland.

Company Certifications


  • ^MBE - Minority Business Enterprise
  • ^EDGE (OH) - Encouraging Diversity Growth & Equity
  • ^DBE - Disadvantaged Business Enterprise
  • ^SBE - Small Business Enterprise
  • ^DUNS # - 01-988-6358
  • ^Cage Code - 5C103


  • ^541330 - Engineering Services
  • ^237310 - Highway, Street & Bridge Construction
  • ^237990 - Other Heavy & Civil Engineering Construction
  • ^541380 - Testing Laboratories
  • ^541350 - Building Inspection Services
  • ^561990 - All Other Support Services


  • ^Construction Management
  • ^Construction Inspection
  • ^Coatings Inspection
  • ^Structures Inspection
  • ^Engineering Services
  • ^Quality Control Inspection
  • ^Quality Assurance Inspection
  • ^Asphalt and Concrete Testing

Individual Certifications


  • ^OPE Registered Engineers
  • ^LEED Certified Engineers
  • ^Certified Construction Managers
  • ^NACE Certified Coatings Inspectors
  • ^BCI Certified Coatings Inspectors
  • ^CCI Building Inspectors
  • ^Concrete Technologists
  • ^AutoCad Technicians
  • ^ACI Concrete Technicians
  • ^Asphalt Level I, II & III Technicians
  • ^OSHA Approved Safety Officers
  • ^NICET Highway Construction Inspectors
  • ^NICET Construction Materials Testing Inspectors
  • ^Civil Engineers
  • ^Professional Engineers

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URBANA, OH 43078

4200 REGENT ST STE 200




BEL AIR, MD 21014




7310 TURFWAY RD, STE 550

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