Modjeski and Masters, Inc. (M&M) is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael F. Britt, PE to President. As President, Britt, who has served as Senior Vice President at M&M since 2012, will be responsible for executing the firm’s strategic direction, safeguarding long-term success, and guiding complex projects at a managerial and technical level. Dr. Barney Martin, who currently holds the position of President and Chief Executive Officer, will continue to guide the company’s strategic direction in his role as Chief Executive Officer.
“With his unique expertise, leadership experience, and drive, Mike is a perfect fit for this role,” said Dr. Martin. “Mike understands the industry, as well as its constantly evolving facets. He has the foresight to bring innovation to the way we do things here and is open to new ideas that will take us where we want to go in the future. I am confident that Mike will forge new relationships and expand Modjeski and Masters’ portfolio of new delivery and design-build projects while staying true to firm values: trust, innovation and value.”
Mr. Britt began his career with Modjeski and Masters in 1979 as a co-op student while attending Drexel University. Britt briefly left M&M in 1989 to serve as the Assistant Division Bridge Engineer in the Pennsylvania Division of the Federal Highway Administration. In this capacity, he oversaw ongoing design and construction activities to assure conformance to Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and Federal criteria. Upon being hired back full-time, he served as Director of Business Development for several years before being promoted to Associate in 1997.
In 2012, he was promoted to Senior Vice President and Director of Business Development, where he has played a crucial leadership role in the continued growth of the company. Under his guidance, marketing and business development initiatives were streamlined and modernized.
Mr. Britt also served critical roles with marquee clients including the Detroit International Bridge Company (DIBC), the Pennsylvania Turnpike, the Delaware River and Port Authority (DRPA), and the District Department of Transportation (DDOT). He has directly contributed to many notable projects, including:
Mr. Britt earned a B.S. and M.S., Civil Engineering from Drexel University in 1983 and 1990, respectively, and is a Professional Engineer in the state of Pennsylvania.