Stephen Meyer Named Branch Manager With Alfred Benesch & Company

Sunday, January 12, 2014
Stephen Meyer
Stephen Meyer
Professional Engineer Stephen Meyer has joined national engineering firm Alfred Benesch & Company. Mr. Meyer will serve as branch manager and senior project manager for the company’s Chattanooga office.

A graduate of Central High School, Mr. Meyer earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and his Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Minnesota.

Mr. Meyer has more than 40 years of experience in the engineering industry, focusing on transportation engineering, systems designs and implementation of transportation strategies. He has been published in several professional international journals.
He is a registered professional engineer in 15 states and Washington D.C.

Mr. Meyer spent years working in the public sector for the city of Minneapolis, Mn., as well as for Hamilton County. He also served as vice president of engineering for Geologic and Environmental Services and as assistant vice president for Volkert, Inc. 

Mr. Meyer has served in advisory roles on a number of professional boards, including the Air Pollution Control Board and the UTC Civil Engineering Advisory Board. He was also the program manager for the design of Chattanooga’s Intelligent Transportation System (ITS). 

Additionally, Mr. Meyer is a member of several professional organizations, such as the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Chattanooga/Hamilton County Regional Health Council and the Institute of Transportation Engineers.

“My entire career has been about progress through collaboration,” said Mr. Meyer, who specializes in large-scale program management. “I am honored to work with a company who shares my professional vision.”

Established in 1946, Alfred Benesch & Company provides civil and structural engineering services to clients in transportation and infrastructure development. The company is headquartered in Chicago, and has offices throughout the United States.

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