CEC Cincinnati Welcomes Mary McConnell as Civil/Site Principal

March 7, 2023

 Mary McConnell


Mary McConnell, P.E., brings 30 years of experience as she joins CEC Cincinnati as a Principal in the Civil/Site Practice.

Mary spent 15 years in transportation infrastructure and 15 years in civil site design and leadership. She traveled for 10 years TDY as a GeoPak expert, providing horizontal and vertical solutions for highways and interchanges. After moving to Cincinnati, she performed alignment design and analyzed impacts for the Brent Spence Bridge D/FEIS, completed the Waldvogel Viaduct and Railroad relocation, and helped set the alignment for the Cincinnati Streetcar.

Local civil perspective was gained through team leadership and institutional site design projects such as schools, VAs, and municipal works. As a director, she focused on team oversight, QA/QC, and client satisfaction. Global diverse DoD project experience is mixed with municipal, commercial/industrial, private, infrastructure, and A/MEP/I inclusive projects that she will forever be proud to be the engineer of record, such as:

  • Cincinnati Bengals Practice Facility (the dome)
  • Freestore Foodbank Facility
  • Clearcreek and Monroe Police facilities
  • Pro-bono development of the Lebanon school Kings Mills EduScape outdoor classroom

Mary specializes in coaching /training young engineers, scopes and budgets that win work, client relationships, planning and zoning, variance, permitting, QA/QC technical plan reviews, SWPPP, due diligence, and specifications.

A Michigan State graduate, she holds licensures in six states, five of which are active; is a Qualified Preparer of SWPPP (QPSWPPP), and a Qualified SWPPP Inspector. Mary is the mother of two teenagers and resides in Wyoming, Ohio.


About CEC Cincinnati

As CEC’s second office location, CEC Cincinnati has been an important geographic market for the firm since 1992. Our experienced staff serves clients from all of CEC’s target market sectors, including real estate, manufacturing, oil & gas, power, solid waste, mining, and the public sector. We’ve built a long track record of success with municipal, state, and federal agencies and private institutions by providing client-first service to support all of their goals across the project life cycle — start to finish. Through our strong focus on mentoring talent, we’re developing the next generation of complete consultants — and strengthening a collaborative, entrepreneurial culture that’s great for our clients and our organization. The office is anchored by long-term professionals with many years of experience assisting our clients with a broad range of challenging projects. We’re consistently included on the Cincinnati Business Courier’s “Largest Greater Cincinnati Engineering Firms” list and are currently ranked at #20.

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Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC) provides comprehensive market-oriented consulting services to advance client strategic business objectives. CEC is recognized for delivering innovative design solutions and integrated expertise in air quality, civil engineering, ecological sciences, environmental engineering and sciences, manufacturing infrastructure services, survey/geospatial, waste management, and water resources.

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