Matthew E. Ferris, P.E., P.S. | Stakeholder
Matthew E. Ferris, P.E., P.S. is currently the President of E.P. Ferris & Associates, Inc., named to this position in August 2012. In addition to steering the growth and direction of the company’s six main business lines, he provides direct oversight and management for site development, municipal engineering and surveying departments. He has demonstrated strengths in developing client relations and identifying business development opportunities for the organization. Most recently Mr. Ferris has become a leader in civil engineering for renewable energy and urban redevelopment projects.
Prior to his current role, Mr. Ferris was the Vice President of E.P. Ferris & Associates, where he was responsible for site development and municipal engineering departments from 2005-2012. During this time he was able to boost sales by over 150% in both business lines, by selecting key leaders, allocating resources effectively, and implementing new technologies. Ultimately, in his tenure as Vice President, the organization’s visibility in larger markets expanded resulting in increased net sales. Currently Mr. Ferris is managing more than $800 million in site development projects including renewable energy facilities, materials recovery facilities, two (2) new horse racing tracks with gaming facilities, urban infill/redevelopment projects and brownfield redevelopment projects. Mr. Ferris is the Civil Engineer of record for what is believed to be the world’s first renewable energy cluster utilizing municipal solid waste to energy to fuel a net carbon negative commercial development. This development includes the latest technologies in anaerobic digestion, solar power, water reclamation and hydroponic & aquaponic greenhouses. Mr. Ferris has a history of undeniable performance, and was able to obtain his Professional Engineering and Professional Surveying license by the age of 29. Mr. Ferris received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Ohio Northern University. Mr. Ferris is licensed in Ohio, Kentucky, Pennsylvania and North Carolina.