Matt is a dynamic project manager and mechanical engineer with almost 20 years of experience in infrastructure and technology. As our practice leader, he leverages his multi-faceted expertise and extensive certifications to address our clients’ challenges in the facilities and energy realms. He specializes in the management, design and analysis of HVAC, piping, mechanical and energy systems for industrial, commercial, educational and municipal facilities. It’s no surprise that the favorite part of his job is always learning and doing something new as his varied responsibilities have included project management, technical staff management and mechanical engineering and design.
Why CDM Smith? CDM Smith cares about providing meaningful solutions to its client’s challenges. I have had the unique opportunity to address a wide variety of issues for clients from an array of business sectors.
What’s something that people might be surprised to know about you? I enjoy working on automobiles and even spent a summer building and maintaining racecars at a high-performance driving/racing school.
What’s something you enjoy doing on your day off? Spending time with my family, especially since my wife and I became the proud parents of twins—a boy and a girl.
How has your career evolved since you joined CDM Smith, and why? I started as a mechanical engineer right out of college and while continuing to provide mechanical engineering and related services, have taken on various additional roles including: Project Manager (which I still do), Mechanical Group Leader, Discipline Leader (Energy), Technical Strategy Leader (Energy), Practice Leader: MEP + Energy.
CDM Smith has regularly provided me with the opportunity for growth and new challenges to be overcome. I have also been fortune enough to have taken part of several of CDM Smith’s development programs: Emerging Leadership Program (first), Technical Specialist Development Program (first