Crawford, Murphy & Tilly, Inc. has named five new associates. As associates, these employees are eligible for stock ownership in the privately held corporation.

“These five dedicated individuals deliver outstanding service to our clients, exemplify our firm’s values, and are meaningfully shaping the future of CMT’s culture and work,” said CMT Chair and CEO Dan Meckes. “On behalf of CMT, I’m thrilled to extend our team’s warmest congratulations to Jerry, Ally, Joey, Tyler, and Jason and welcome them as new associates. We appreciate each of you, your unique contributions to the team, and the immeasurable value you deliver to the clients and communities CMT serves.”

CMT’s new associates are as follows:

Jerry Bollinger, PE, PTOE joined CMT in 2013. He has been recognized by clients as a top-tier designer and technical expert, with a highly regarded reputation that spans multiple INDOT disciplines and multiple INDOT districts, as well as the City of Indianapolis. Since recently relocating to Kansas City, Jerry has continued to provide exceptional service on INDOT projects, while becoming integral to CMT’s Traffic Community of Practice and becoming engaged in Kansas City and Missouri projects. Jerry’s exceptional traffic analysis and modeling expertise, his role in numerous internal committees, and his ability to train and mentor young engineers has made him a vital part of CMT’s success.

Ally Fields has served on the CMT team since 2018. She brings unique knowledge and insights to CMT and has demonstrated an extraordinary track record of results for funding successes on behalf of CMT clients, including helping secure the largest RAISE grants in Missouri and Illinois over the last couple of years. These successes are the result of many competencies including a mastery of federal and state policies that guide the funding; her ability to educate clients, employees, and decision makers; her unique ability to develop credible and compelling communications; and her success in building coalitions of support.

Joey Heger, PE, SE joined CMT in 2019. His credentials include but are not limited to the following: Bridge Inspection Team Leader, FHWA-NHI Safety Inspection of In-Service Bridges certification, FHWA-NHI Fracture Critical Inspection certification, FAA Licensed Remote Pilot (Drone), and Society of Professional Rope Access Technicians (SPRAT) certification. Joey is an integral part of CMT’s Business Development pursuits on the structural components of local agency projects and has also supplied compelling drone footage for proposal and interview efforts on key project pursuits.

Tyler Horn, PE has been part of the CMT team since 2013. He has served in a variety of client-facing roles including Project Manager and Primary Client Manager for the Lee’s Summit Airfield Expansion; Project Manager and Engineering Lead for Kansas City Aviation Department (KCAD) design projects; and Manager of CMT’s five-year retainer at the Kansas City Downtown Airport. He has been an integral part of introducing CMT aviation to Kansas City, the state of Kansas, and, most recently, the Colorado market.

Jason Shurtz, PE, ENV SP joined CMT in 2008. He has been instrumental in the St. Louis Water Resources Group’s adoption of state-of-the-art delivery methods – including Revit 3-D modeling software – that have led to higher productivity and better design deliverables. Jason has gained the respect of top clients including Goodwin Brothers Construction, the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD), Missouri American Water, the City of Edwardsville, and Kokosing Plocher, LLC. Among his many other contributions, Jason successfully managed the award-winning MSD Kingsland Design-Build project, for which MSD’s director of operations praised CMT and Goodwin Brothers for outstanding work.