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Practice Leads serve to advance niche expertise across the firm’s services and provide opportunities for the professional development of our employees. To better serve our clients and our employees, CMT has named three new Practice Leads. We congratulate Brian Eads, Tim Sumner, and Jim Michael on their new titles.

Brian Eads, PE, PTOE has been named the Traffic Practice Lead. Over the course of his 24-year career with CMT, Brian has been instrumental in building CMT’s reputation in traffic engineering, while being a vital resource to other transportation professionals in the organization. He brings leadership in evaluating transportation systems from the standpoint of traditional capacity evaluation to the more holistic approach by addressing safety and equity for all users and modes.

Having served with CMT for 32 years, Tim Sumner, PE, CSM, CFM has been named CMT’s Stormwater Management Practice Lead. This practice focuses on developing excellence and best practices in assisting communities to holistically address and coordinate stormwater management challenges including regulatory compliance and water quality. Services include planning, modeling, asset management, strategy and program development, stormwater utilities, and public education.

Jim Michael, PE has been named Hydraulics and Hydrology Practice Lead. He brings his 28 years of focused expertise to expand excellence and best practices in the evaluation, modeling, and design of drainage structures, drainageways, and accompanying features. All these elements are to accommodate design requirements for proposed infrastructure in the most efficient and responsible way. This includes surface transportation facilities such as roads, highways, and structures as well as civil site related projects.

CMT President Bill Bailey credits these three leaders for their technical excellence and leadership, saying, “Their expertise and synergies help make us a better firm.”  

Congratulations to Brian, Tim, and Jim!