Meet Our Leadership Team
At HMB Professional Engineers, Inc., we believe in the importance of engaging our professionals and fostering a work environment that promotes integrity, innovation, and an entrepreneurial spirit dedicated to meeting the engineering and infrastructure needs of our clients. Committed to our One HMB culture, we support and challenge our team members to share their ideas, improve their skills, and to make meaningful contributions. By prioritizing the best interests of both our clients and staff, our leadership ensures that we not only find effective solutions to our challenges, but also work to achieve sustained success while passionately pursuing projects that better our community.
Our management team is composed of the following individuals:
Rob Dowler, PE
With over 27 years of experience, Rob Dowler , has delivered hundreds of miles of successful infrastructure projects throughout our service region. Holding a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Kentucky, Rob began his career with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and worked in the Divisions of Planning, Environmental Analysis, Design, Materials, Traffic, Operations and Construction, prior to joining HMB Professional Engineers, Inc. Focusing on our Transportation sector, Rob served as a Transportation Engineer, Highway Division Manager, and Principal-in-Charge prior to his election as company President in 2020. Throughout his service, Rob has prioritized open lines of communication with our clients and within HMB to deliver quality projects.
Executive Vice President
Mitch Green has over twenty years’ experience in the development of infrastructure projects. Mitch initially started in HMB’s Environmental Division as an Environmental Scientist. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry from the University of Kentucky and a Master of Science degree from Washington State University. Responsible for the development of technical, field survey and NEPA documents across a range of disciplines, Mitch also performed both air quality and highway traffic noise baseline reports, including the noise modeling for several constructed noise barriers in Louisville, Kentucky. Mitch was promoted to the position of Division Manager and Principal in Charge of the Environmental/Planning Division prior to his election as Executive Vice President in 2020. Today, he supervises HMB’s financial and administrative functions.
Chris Stewart, PE
A graduate of the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Chris Stewart, PE, serves as our current Vice President and Principal-in-Charge for the Indiana Division and the Water Resource Division. With over 25 years of experience, his expertise includes the development and engineering of water and wastewater systems, including water line improvements, pump stations, water storage tank projects, and sanitary sewer collection projects. Chris also specializes in the procurement of project funding facilitating grant, loan and special appropriation processes.
Wes Mattingly, PE
Wes Mattingly, PE, began his career with HMB following his graduation from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. With over 22 years of experience as a design engineer, project manager, and division manager, he currently serves as Vice President and Principle-in-Charge of our Structures Division and Tennessee market. Driven by a commitment to advance transportation systems and improve quality of life for our client communities, Wes’ skill-set covers the full range of transportation engineering, including roadway design, hydraulic analysis, structure design, sidewalk/trail/shared use path design, construction engineering and stream restoration. He has led or supported projects throughout our service region in Alabama, Florida, Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee, and West Virginia.
Supporting our leadership and the delivery of our client services is our team of Principals-in-Charge. This group leads various aspects of our technical and administrative teams and serves as a resource for Division Managers and staff: