About Us

We Are Experts

Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. is an engineering and environmental consulting firm with more than 1,100 team members and 29 offices nationwide. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, CEC is consistently ranked among the top firms on Engineering News-Record’s annual lists of the Top Design Firms and Top Environmental Firms.

A culture of accountability. We own it.®

At CEC, every member of our team has a personal stake in ensuring the success of our clients. Their success is our success. As employee-owners of the firm, we are all personally accountable for building lasting relationships and delivering outstanding results. Because we don’t just work at CEC. We own it.


Easy To Work With

Being easy to work with. We own it.

At other firms, you may find one person you work well with. Here, our clients tell us they work well with all of us. It’s because all of us are invested in your success. We’re accessible, responsive, and operate with integrity.

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People First People

Putting people first. We own it.

At CEC, people come first. Always. Whether that’s our clients, our employees, or our community. It’s why we listen more and work harder to understand the unique needs of our clients. And it’s why we prioritize the career development of every individual on our team. People are why we do this, and why we love what we do.

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Highly Collaborative

Teamwork. We own it.

We are at our best when we work together. That means bringing together a diverse team of talented, passionate, multidisciplinary experts to work closely alongside clients to craft comprehensive solutions to complex problems. We believe that by working together, no problem is insurmountable.

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Our Leadership

Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC) was founded in 1989 by four engineers and scientists. Today, we have a strong, diverse, and dedicated leadership team that is positioning the firm for growth and for the seamless transition of the next generation of leaders.

Mary Guinee

Strategic Development Officer
(412) 249-3157

AJ McDade

AJ McDade

Chief Marketing Officer
(412) 249-3179

Ken Miller

Chief Executive Officer
(412) 249-2302

Dave Pritts

VP of Human Resources
(412) 249-3163

Rick Richardson

Chief Financial Officer
(412) 249-1590

Keith Robinson

VP of Safety
(614) 468-6205

Dan Szwed

Chief Operating Officer
(412) 249-3121

Paul W. Tomiczek, III

Chief Technical Officer
(412) 249-3181

Safety Excellence. We Own It.®

We believe all accidents are preventable and are committed to creating an accident- and incident-free workplace for employees and subcontractors through training, safe work practices, and processes for assessing project hazards.  CEC strives for safety excellence throughout our entire organization and holds all individuals accountable for the safe performance of their work. Learn more about our Safety Culture.


Our History 30+ YEARS

CEC Founded

CEC is founded

New Location

Cincinnati Office Opens

New Event

First Annual Planning Meeting

New Location

Columbus Office Opens

New Locations

Indianapolis and Nashville Offices Open

New Locations

Chicago, Export, and St. Louis Offices Open

New Practice

CEC adds designated Ecological Sciences practice under the leadership of James Mudge

James Mudge
New Location

Phoenix Office Opens

New Locations

Austin, Charlotte, Sayre, and Toledo Offices Open

New Locations

Boston and Bridgeport Offices Open

New Location + Program

Philadelphia Office Opens
+ CEC Fit! Program begins


CEC's 25th Anniversary, Knoxville/Sevierville Offices Open
+ First Innovation Awards Presented (2013 Innovation Awards)

New Location

Greenville Office Opens

New Locations + Programs

Buffalo, Kansas City, and Oklahoma City Offices Open
+ CEC Community and CEC Women programs begin

Milestone + New Locations

CEC's 30th Anniversary + Cleveland and Houston offices open

New Practice

CEC adds Manufacturing Infrastructure Services to expand our support to clients in several markets.

New Program

CEC launches its new podcast series, CEC Explains, with new episodes released every month.

We're Coast to Coast

CEC establishes California operations with the launch of our San Diego and Sacramento offices.


CEC Company Values

Our four sets of Company Values have been an integral part of our foundation and have driven our success. We are guided by these values in our personal interactions and daily decisions as we work together to create the greatest value for our clients, fellow professionals, and shareholders.

Cultural Values

How we treat our people

Client Service Values

How we treat our clients

Business Values

How we strengthen and sustain our business

Core Values

The values that flow through all other values:

Safety, Integrity, Collaboration, Personal and Professional Development, Service Excellence