Daniel R. Meckes, PE


Joining CMT in 1983, Dan built a remarkable 40-year career with a focus on organizational management and transportation infrastructure. Dan currently serves as a Principal/Advisor at CMT while also representing the firm and the industry as a Vice Chair of the Executive Committee of ACEC National.

From 2013 to 2024, Dan served as the CEO, guiding CMT through its most expansive growth period. Under his leadership, the company achieved significant advancements in team composition, geographic reach, service offerings, and revenue. Beyond measurable success, Dan served as a role model for CMT’s values, and his integrity and humility have been a source of inspiration for colleagues and clients alike.

For Dan, his enduring commitment to CMT is rooted in the firm’s culture:

“I am so proud to work alongside a group of people that genuinely care about each other, our clients, and the communities where we live and work,” says Dan. “Developing relationships that last a lifetime—with both our employees and clients—is what truly excites me.”

Throughout his career, Dan has represented CMT and the industry with distinction. His involvement with various community, industry, and engineering professional organizations has been marked by leadership and advocacy. Dan continues to be a strong voice for STEM-focused initiatives, Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI), and sustainable infrastructure funding.