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Jessica Hartman, Align Civil Engineering Consultants

Jessica Hartman, PE

PRESIDENT

Growing up on the shores of Cedar Lake inspired Jessica’s career choice, beginning as a hydraulics engineer for Indiana Department of Natural Resources. Over the next 20+ years, Jessica moved into private practice and expanded her portfolio to include a wider array of specialties, all with a focus on building better communities in her home state.

Hometown: Cedar Lake, IN

Degree: BSCE, Purdue University

Registrations: IN, KY

Affiliations: INAFSM, Chi Epsilon National Civil Engineering Honor Society

Specialties: Hydrology, hydraulics, transportation, development, site planning

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Jeffrey Mahan, PE

PRINCIPAL

Ever since creating chalk road networks for his Hot Wheels as a child, Jeff has been fascinated by transportation infrastructure. Over his 20+ year career, he focused on improving the built environment—managing projects from inception to design, permitting to construction. His portfolio focuses on roads, highways, interchanges, and related infrastructure.

Hometown: Clayton, IN

Degree: BSCE, Purdue University

Registrations: IN, KY, IL

Affiliations: ASCE

Specialties: Transportation, infrastructure

Grant Niemeyer, Align Civil Engineering Consultants

Grant Niemeyer, PS

PRINCIPAL

Raised on a farm with a strong work ethic, Grant was inspired by Abraham Lincoln’s early career to become a surveyor. Over the past 30+ years, Grant has surveyed thousands of acres and hundreds of linear miles in Indiana, using a comprehensive approach. His unique skillset includes the latest technologies and a pragmatic commitment to tailoring methodologies to client needs.

Hometown: North Salem, IN

Degree: AS, Vincennes University, IUPUI

Registrations: IN, KY

Affiliations: ISPLS, NSPS, IRWA, ACEC, KAPS, Avon Plan Commission, QBS, Redevelopment, BZA, Recreation, and Transportation Committees

Specialties: LiDAR, Route Surveys, Topographic, Bridge, Bathymetric, and Aviation

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Matt Voris, PS

ASSOCIATE

Matt has been a leader in the development of West Central Indiana for decades. As manager of Align's Terre Haute office, Matt leads teams of engineers and surveyors and ensures each project stays on time and on budget.   Private companies, government agencies, public organizations, and developers have consulted Matt over the years and have trusted him with their most important projects.

Hometown: Casey, IL

Degree: AAS, Civil Engineering Technology, Lake Land College

Registrations: IL

Specialties: Project Management, Construction Staking, Transportation, Site Design, ALTA Surveys

Kurt Vonderheide, Align Civil Engineering Consultants

Kurt Vonderheide, PS

ASSOCIATE

Growing up Kurt loved history, mathematics, and science, but he also wanted a career where he could wear blue jeans one day and a sport coat and tie the next. Kurt entered the surveying profession over 26 years ago and has delivered projects for federal, state, local and private clients in AL, CA, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, NC, OH, TN, TX, VA and WV.

Hometown: Vincennes, IN

Degree: AS, Vincennes University; BGS, IUPUI; MBA Florida State University

Registrations: IN, AR, KY, TN, TX

Affiliations:  ISPLS, NSPS

Specialties: Right of Way Engineering; Bridge, Road and Rail Route and Topographic Surveys; USACE

Garth Hughes, Align Civil Engineering Consultants

Garth Hughes, PE

ASSOCIATE

Garth’s knowledge of vertical and horizontal construction disciplines translates into cost-effective, real-world engineering designs. Over his 35+ years in the field, Garth developed a broad portfolio including evaluation and modification of earthen dams, as well as commercial, residential, and civic design and development.

Hometown: Logansport, IN

Degree: BSCE, BSLA Purdue University

Registrations: IN

Affiliations: Association of State Dam Safety Officials

Specialties: Construction, geotechnical engineering, landscape architecture, dams, site design

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