Michael W. Matthews, PE icon-linkedin


Mike began his career at H&A as manager of support services with responsibility for engineering studies, as well as the company’s IT and CADD operations. He was named vice president in 1996 when he took on the role of branch manager for the firm’s Fairfax office. Mike’s dynamic leadership style and business successes gained him recognition as part of the firm’s next generation – and in 1998 he was named president and CEO.

Together with his leadership team, Mike has steered the company’s growth over the past 14 years from $4 million in revenue and 50 employees to over $40 million in revenue with over 250 employees. Over the years, Mike has positioned the firm as a major force in national and international projects.

Mike earned a bachelor degree in mechanical engineering at Old Dominion University and an MBA from the University of Richmond. He served for two years as vice chair for the ACEC executive committee, he serves on the board of the Virginia Council of CEOs and is a member of the Virginia State University School of Business Executive Advisory Board. As part of Mike’s duties as CEO, he enjoys providing industry talks and university guest lectures on various industry and business topics.

Michael W. Matthews

"If you don’t have a competitive advantage, don’t compete." — Jack Welch