Mead & Hunt has added Auref Aslami and Steve Brown to our growing transportation team. Both Auref and Steve will provide senior leadership to continue our expanded growth in the Mid-Atlantic, Northeast, and Southeast regions. The addition of these recognized professionals in their respective fields displays Mead & Hunt’s strong commitment to serving our clients, as well as to leadership and growth in the transportation industry across the country.
Auref is passionate about ITS and CAV technologies and the future of transportation using TSMO strategies. His goal is to continue developing and delivering ITS programs and projects to bring our transportation system into the 21st century. Throughout his 27 years of ITS experience, Auref has led and delivered projects that have paved the way for Automated Traffic Signal Performance Measures (ATSPM), traffic responsive & adaptive signal control, and deployed Connected Vehicle (CV) and Connected Intersection technologies. Auref’s experience will be key to supporting our clients in our 40 offices nationwide.
According to Ziad Sabra, Mead & Hunt Vice President,
“The addition of Auref Aslami to the Mead & Hunt Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) team exemplifies Mead & Hunt’s commitment to continue servicing our clients with cutting edge technology to support their infrastructure projects.”
Steve has dedicated his 29 year career to studying, developing, and implementing procedures and documentation that consider the natural environment for public and private sector transportation projects throughout the Southeastern United States. He has successfully completed Environmental/NEPA Documentation for 300+ projects, and this extensive experience allows him to quickly find solutions for his clients’ most challenging projects. Now, as Mead & Hunt’s Environmental Planning Manager, he excels at building diverse teams to successfully complete complex projects on time and within budget. Steve is a collaborative leader who excels at cooperative problem solving, resource management, and conflict resolution.
Berry Still, Transportation Southeast Business Unit Leader, stated
“We are pleased to have Steve join the Mead & Hunt family. He will be pivotal in our continued growth in the Southeast. His ability to partner with his clients to provide value-added solutions for their infrastructure and environmental needs is at the heart of Mead & Hunt’s culture.”
In addition, both Steve and Auref have joined Mead & Hunt’s Raleigh office, and each bring extensive experience working with North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) to the team. This gives them local experience to augment the team’s national vision.
According to Rick DeCola, Mead & Hunt’s Raleigh Transportation Department Manager,
“The addition of Auref and Steve displays Mead & Hunt’s commitment to being a leader in the North Carolina Transportation Market.”
Not only do Steve and Auref each bring invaluable technical skills and experience to the Mead & Hunt transportation team, but they are also a direct culture fit, as they work to put people first throughout every project and maintain strong, enduring client relationships. We look forward to seeing what we will accomplish together moving forward.