Daniel W. Mitchell, P.E. of HRC

Daniel W. Mitchell, P.E.

President

Daniel W. Mitchell, P.E., serves as principal-in-charge of general engineering services for several communities and governmental agencies. He oversees project management efforts for municipal infrastructure improvements, including road, sanitary, stormwater, combined sewer systems, and water main reconstruction projects, and has guided community leaders in the procurement of grant funding and financing options. Mr. Mitchell has over 22 years of professional experience and has been involved in the planning, design and construction administration of upwards of $100 million in various infrastructure improvements throughout southeast Michigan. Mr. Mitchell has also worked with numerous industrial clients, including the Ford Motor Company and General Motors Corporation.

Email: dmitchell@hrcengr.com
Education: B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Lawrence Technological University, 1990
Professional
Registration:
Professional Engineer, Michigan
NASSCO Certified Pipeline Assessment and Certification Program
Certified Storm Water Operator for Industrial and Construction Sites, Michigan
Societies: American Public Works Association
Michigan Water Environment Association
North American Society for Trenchless Technology
Southern Michigan Water and Sewer Utilities Association
South Oakland County Municipal Engineers

Nancy M.D. Faught, P.E. of HRC

Nancy M.D. Faught, P.E.

Executive Vice President

Nancy M.D. Faught, P.E., oversees HRC’s Civil/Road Design and Traffic Engineering Departments. Ms. Faught has over 29 years of professional experience and has served as manager and technical director for state and federally funded road reconstruction projects with construction costs totaling more than $31 million in recent years. Ms. Faught oversees services provided to communities, road commissions, transportation agencies, and private clients as well as to universities and airport authorities. Major projects often include utility design and coordination, planning and implementation of innovative stormwater management best management practices, traffic engineering, traffic control, and coordination of surveying and construction engineering activities. Ms. Faught’s diligent project management efforts have resulted in numerous award-winning projects.

Email: nfaught@hrcengr.com
Education: B.S. Civil Engineering, Michigan State University, 1987
Professional
Registration:
Professional Engineer, Michigan
Societies: American Society of Civil Engineers
American Public Works Association
Transportation Research Board
Michigan State University – Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering Professional Advisory Board

Keith D. McCormack, P.E. of HRC

Keith D. McCormack, P.E.

Vice President / Treasurer

Keith D. McCormack, P.E., serves as Principal-in-Charge for numerous municipal clients and directs HRC’s Information Systems Department. Mr. McCormack has over 31 years of professional experience and is responsible for oversight of the firm’s hydrologic and hydraulic computer modeling efforts. Mr. McCormack has particular expertise in planning, design, and construction of municipal wastewater collection and treatment facilities. In addition, Mr. McCormack’s background and experience also encompasses environmental projects, stormwater management, infiltration and inflow studies, road rehabilitation, and GIS data conversion projects.

Mr. McCormack serves on the Collection Systems Committee for both the Michigan Water Environment Association and the Water Environment Federation.

Email: kmccormack@hrcengr.com
Education: B.S. Civil Engineering, Purdue University, 1978
Professional
Registration:
Professional Engineer, Indiana, 1983
Professional Engineer, Michigan, 1990
Professional Engineer, Ohio, 1997
Societies: American Society of Civil Engineers
American Water Works Association
Water Environment Federation

Jesse B. VanDeCreek, P.E. of HRC

Jesse B. VanDeCreek, P.E.

Vice President

Jesse VanDeCreek, P.E., has over 20 years of professional experience and serves as principal-in-charge for general engineering services for several communities and governmental agencies. He has been directly involved in the planning, design and construction engineering of over $300 million in municipal infrastructure improvements including road, utility, water and wastewater treatment systems where he guided community leaders through state and federal grant funding procurement processes.

Email: jvandecreek@hrcengr.com
Education: B.S. Civil Engineering, University of Detroit, 1993
Professional
Registration:
Professional Engineer, Michigan, 1999
Societies: American Society of Civil Engineers
American Society of Civil Engineers, Southeastern Michigan Branch
Southern Michigan Water and Sewer Utilities Association
Michigan Water Environment Association
American Council of Engineering Companies
American Water Works Association, Research and Technical Practices Committee
North American Society for Trenchless Technologies
University of Detroit Mercy Civil & Environmental Engineering Advisory Council

Roland N. Alix, P.E. of HRC

Roland N. Alix, P.E.

Vice President

Roland Alix, P.E., has over 12 years experience and serves as principal-in-charge for general engineering services and infrastructure improvement projects. He has been involved in planning, design, and construction engineering for approximately $200 million in public and private infrastructure improvement projects in Michigan and Ohio, including road and bridge, wastewater treatment, utility, site development and asset management projects. Of particular note, Mr. Alix’s experience includes major stormwater pumping station projects, rail car unloading facilities, wastewater treatment effluent pumping facilities, and parking lot replacement/rehabilitation projects.

Email: ralix@hrcengr.com
Education: B.S. Civil Engineering, Michigan Technological University, 2003
Professional
Registration:
Professional Engineer, Michigan
Societies: American Public Works Association
American Society of Civil Engineers, Southeastern Michigan Branch
American Water Works Association

Michael C. MacDonald, P.E. of HRC

Michael C. MacDonald, P.E.

Vice President / Secretary

Michael C. MacDonald, P.E., leads an extensive array of major infrastructure improvement projects for municipal clients and governmental agencies, including utility master plans; site/civil engineering projects involving roads, stormwater, water, and sanitary sewer systems; and parks and recreation facilities. Mr. MacDonald joined HRC in 1990, has 26 years of professional experience, and is a licensed Professional Engineer in the state of Michigan.

Email: mmacdonald@hrcengr.com
Education: B.S. Civil Engineering, Lawrence Technological University, 1989
Professional
Registration:
Professional Engineer, Michigan, 1994
Societies: American Society of Civil Engineers
American Water Works Association
Southern Michigan Water and Sewer Utilities Association

James F. Burton, P.E., LEED AP BD+C, CFM of HRC

James F. Burton, P.E., LEED AP BD+C, CFM

Vice President

James F. Burton, P.E., LEED AP BD+C, CFM, provides municipal engineering services to several communities and leads environmental, stormwater management, and sustainability initiatives. He directs the activities of HRC´s Environmental Engineering Department and serves as project manager for numerous habitat restoration projects and has successfully managed the procurement and administration of millions of dollars in grant funding for communities and governmental agencies. Mr. Burton joined HRC in 1998, has 18 years of professional experience, is a licensed Professional Engineer in the state of Michigan, and holds LEED AP and CFM designations.

Email: jburton@hrcengr.com
Education: B.S. Biosystems Engineering, Michigan State University, 1998
M.B.A. Integrative Management, Eli Broad Graduate School of Management / Michigan State University, 2004
Professional
Registration:
Professional Engineer, Michigan, 2002
Certified Flood Plain Manager, 2009
Societies: American Society of Civil Engineers
American Society of Agricultural Engineers
Michigan Water Environmental Association
Society of Southeastern Michigan Municipal Engineers

Charles Hart of HRC

Charles E. Hart, P.E.

Vice President

Charles E. Hart, P.E., currently leads the Road Design Department. His primary work experience includes managing and designing complex roadway, roundabout/intersection, bridge and culvert replacement and rehabilitation, municipal utility, and drainage improvement projects. The majority of Mr. Hart’s design and project management work is for federally funded projects, which follow Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) guidelines for special provisions and estimating. Mr. Hart joined HRC in 1998, has 18 years of professional experience, is a licensed Professional Engineer in the state of Michigan.

Email: chart@hrcengr.com
Education: B.S. Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan, 1997
Professional
Registration:
Professional Engineer, Michigan, 2002
Societies: American Society of Civil Engineers
American Public Works Association
Transportation Research Board