Mark K. Kramer, PE has led SME’s more than 275 professional and technical staff for the last 16 years. He is responsible for corporate development, profitability, staff retention and development, client satisfaction, and risk management. Mark also provides project management for large, multi-disciplined redevelopment projects including environmental and geotechnical evaluations, design and construction monitoring in Michigan, Ohio and Indiana. Mark also has experience in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Maryland, Florida, New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, Puerto Rico and Hawaii from teaming with local consultants on large projects and from his previous employment.

Since joining SME in 1995, Mark has held positions of increasing responsibility culminating in him taking over the reins from his father the founder of SME in 2001. He has fearlessly led SME to continue to be ranked among the top 500 design firms within the United States by the Engineering News Record (ENR).

Mark is sought out by owners and developers for his ability to translate project information, especially the engineering and risks, into language they can understand when developing or redeveloping sites, allowing them to make good decisions to save time and money while controlling risk.

Mark is very involved in the engineering field and the community serving as current President for ACEC Michigan as well as sitting on the Board of Directors. In 2016, he was elected to the prestigious Council of Fellows of the Geoprofessional Business Association (GBA), where he previously served as a past Board member and as a Past Business Practice Committee Chair. Mark currently serves on the Young Presidents' Organization (YPO) Motor City Chapter Board of Directors, where he also serves on the Membership Committee. He is a past Director of the Plymouth Area YMCA.

When his busy schedule allows, Mark enjoys skiing with his family, playing golf, fly fishing, and watching soccer, baseball and hockey.

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