Mike is an executive vice president who oversees our US operations as regional operating unit leader. Along with his passion for building meaningful, personal relationships with clients, Mike brings nearly 35 years of experience to creating communities.
His area of expertise is large-scale, master-planned communities which include residential, commercial, industrial, and public spaces. He’s also worked on large-scale water and wastewater systems including the planning and design of these facilities for large communities. Mike enjoys the challenge of having to use all his skills to look ahead and visualize the lasting effect of each decision on a community.
Mike currently serves as chairman of our US Diversity and Inclusion Council. Through his daily interaction with staff and leadership across the country, he has the advantage of seeing the tremendous benefits that a diverse and inclusive work force brings to Stantec. “I see every day how diverse points of view lead to better solutions to issues we face: both internally and externally.” Mike firmly believes that our culture of diversity and inclusion helps us stand out in our industry.
A member of the National Society of Professional Engineers and the Florida Engineering Society, Mike is active in his community and has previously served on the Sarasota, Florida, Chamber of Commerce board of directors. He was also the chairman of the Economic Development Council. For over 20 years, Mike has sat on the YMCA board, acting as chairman for two of those years.
Mike has coached youth basketball, baseball, and golf for over 35 years and was involved in the Perico Preserve tree planting during our annual Stantec in the Community Day. He received his bachelor of science in Civil Engineering from Auburn University in Alabama.