OUR PEOPLE

The strength of our company is our people. See the breadth of experience by selecting a bio or a practice area.

 

Mike Brown

Mike Brown

President


Mike is an “outside the box” problem solver. 

  • Original ideas recognized as first in the nation
  • Complete Streets expert
  • Unique focus on Place-Making Alternative Intersections
  • PI for NCHRP 08-124, Impacts of Corridor Management Strategies
Chandler Duncan

Chandler Duncan

Vice President


National expert with over 24 years of research and consulting experience relating to the performance and economic role of transportation facilities, corridors and programs.

  • Lead Economist for 9 projects
  • Led or investigated 10 NCHRP/NCFRP studies
  • Economic Freight Analytics
  • Chandler has led Benefit / Cost Analysis for some of the most complex projects in the country.

 

Wade Carroll

Wade Carroll

Transportation Planning


As project manager , Wade has successfully ensured his teams deliver timely, high quality project deliverables within the specified budget. 

  • 20-years’ experience project management
  • 2 Livable Corridor Initiatives to revitalize older corridors
  • Developed guidelines for multimodal corridor planning
  • Experienced Freight Planning Project Manager
  • Freight planning and performance monitoring
Kevin Johns

Kevin Johns

Economic Development


Kevin is the former Director of Economic Development for Austin, Texas – a top-tier economic success story. 

  • 15-billion in capital investment
  • 8,000 new jobs
  • 2 multi-billion redevelopments
  • 22 innovation companies
  • helped construct 230 public private partnerships
Matt Miller

Matt Miller

Transit Analyst


Matt is passionate about transit ridership forecasting and performance-based planning.

  • TRB committee on public transportation planning
  • Primary author of the AMPO Award Winning Envision Missoula long range transportation plan
  • Pioneered the application of direct-demand models
  • Principal policy analyst on NCHRP 08-122 for MPOs
  • Expert in transit planning
  • Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) and high-capacity transit routes in Charlotte, NC Study
Reid Ewing

Reid Ewing

Urban Analyst


Reid is the 6th most published urban analyst in the world, and a professor at the University of Utah famous for the 7-D’s 

  • Growing Cooler offers local planning responses to climate change
  • Metropolitan accessibility characteristics affect vehicle miles traveled, passenger miles traveled, mode share, trip and parking generation, automobile crashes, obesity, and energy use
  • Key measures for project justification and prioritization
Matt Preisler

Matt Preisler

Aviation Practice Leader


Matt has conducted over 700 interviews and site visits with stakeholders

  • 20+ years of airline and airport consulting experience
  • Statewide airport system plans
  • Air cargo system plans
  • Regional multimodal transportation plans (aviation lead)
  • Economic impact studies (airport specific and statewide)
Justin Scott

Justin Scott

Urban Analyst


Justin is passionate about engaging private sector stakeholders in the planning process.

  • Developed FHWA’s Freight Professional Development Program curriculum
  • Secured more than $200 million in grant awards over the past three years
  • Project Manager for FAST Act compliant West Virginia Statewide Freight Plan
  • Project Manager for Washington State Freight System Plan
David Klahr

David Klahr

Mobility as a Service


David brings deep experience engaging with new transportation technologies.

  • maintains David Klahr Consulting
  • Mobility as a Service (MaaS)
  • Central to New York City on-demand transportation projects during the Bloomberg administration
  • Understanding the role of on-demand services and their practices
Rob Schiffer

Rob Schiffer

Travel Demand Forecasting


For 35-years, Rob has built a reputation as one of the nation’s leading travel demand modeling experts. 

  • Maintains FuturePlan, LLC
  • Refined over 50  models and more than 30 MPO LRTPs
  • Studies in 26 states
  • Past Chair and Technical Chair of 2009 and 2011  TRB Transportation Planning Applications Conferences
  •  Technical Chair of the 2018 and 2020 TRB Tools of the Trade Conferences
Chandra Khare

Chandra Khare

Travel Demand Forecasting


Chandra Khare has more than 15 years of experience.

  • Travel demand model development
  • Corridor planning studies
  • Transit ridership and revenue forecasting
  • Survey design and market assessment
Rob Wayson

Rob Wayson

Freight Logistics


Rob provides transportation-logistics industry knowledge to meet public sector needs in freight planning and supply chain implementation.

  • Site leader Amazon sortation center near Atlanta airport
  • 23 years of leadership experience in operations, sales, technology development, site engineering, and project management
David Proffitt

David Proffitt

Resilience and Sustainability


David has a passion for seeking effective techniques for helping cities achieve fiscal and environmental sustainability.

  • Identifying best practices for sustainable development
  • How communities build resilience in the face of climate change
  • Pioneered state laws in California and Oregon
  • Background in media and communication
  • An artisan of 7-d development techniques
Frank Broen

Frank Broen

Visualization Specialist


Specializes in simply visualizing communication

  • President Teach America
  • Secretary TRB ABJ95 Visualization in Transportation
  • TRB Access Management Communication Coordinator
  • 40+ years experience in visualization and communication
  • Supported 25 national transportation conferences

 

Jason Bodgen

Jason Bodgen

Transportation Planning


Transportation planning is an exercise in organization and management, and heavily connected to public policy.

  • PhD in “Organization and Management” from Cappella University
  • Expert in resiliency
  • 21-year Marine Corps veteran
  • Led alternatives analysis for 9 wargame scenarios
  • Led crisis response plans for Marine Corps Resiliency Working Group
Jeff Harris

Jeff Harris

Transportation Policies


Jeff brings over twenty years of achievement in transportation planning, research, and policy development related to multi-modal transportation networks.

  • Six years as Utah DOT’s Planning Director
  • Eleven years of transit planning leadership
  • Over eight years of relevant private sector expertise
  • Established contextually based planning frameworks at Utah DOT
Jim Boes

Jim Boes

Senior Aviation Planner


Jim has a strong understanding of aviation and airport issues through his experience as an aviation planner and professional pilot.

  • 20 years of aviation and airport related experience
  • 14 years of experience as an aviation planner
  • served on numerous aviation advisory boards
  • certified flight instructor
  • Pilot for 25+ years
J Scott Lane

J Scott Lane

Multimodal Planning Expert


In his 28-year career, Scott has emerged as one of the nation’s foremost experts on MPOs 

  • Executive Director for three MPOs
  • Founding chairman of the NC Association of MPOs
  • Certified Master Instructor by the League of American Bicyclists
  • Led best-practice research in 3 NCHRP projects
  • Maintains J.S. Lane Company

 

Lori Klein

Lori Klein

Public Engagement


Building Community is a passion for Lori who has worked has successfully built, launched, and grown various brands. 

  • 17 years of experience in marketing, public relations
  • Worked with MPOs, state DOTs, and transit authorities
  • Worked in community education and awareness
  • Public Engagement Plan for public  outreach
  • NCHRP marketing outreach strategies and tools
An Ho

An Ho

Web Programmer


If you can dream it up, An can affordably get it on the internet.

  • Proficient in multiple computer languages
  • developed business intelligence and revenue/loss diagnostics for Target Stores
  • Builds dynamic, user-friendly, interactive web applications
  • Mapping travel demand model via Google Earth, Google Maps, ESRI
Paul Heshkowitz

Paul Heshkowitz

Vice President


Paul ia a recognized authority in statewide planning and general travel demand model development and application

  • 45 years of diverse public and private sector experience,
  • Managed projects worth more than $60 million
  • Helped with the Michigan DOT Statewide Travel Demand Model update
  • Grand Rapids, MI MPO Travel Model update
Vincent Matheny

Vincent Matheny

GIS Specialist


He is a skilled web designer and graphics genius.

  • Graphic Artist
  • Web Designer
  • GIS Specialist
  • Vincent created Studio Draco.