ACEC RT Trustee
Mr. Sheth is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Mead & Hunt, Inc. He was also the CEO of the firm from 1994 to 2018. He has more than 47 years of experience in consulting engineering and architecture business. He joined Mead & Hunt, Inc. in 1977 as a bridge engineer. Mead & Hunt is a national firm providing consulting services in the fields of transportation and water infrastructure, architecture, food and beverage industry, and cultural resources. Mead & Hunt, founded in 1900, has grown from a local Wisconsin company in 1994, to a national company with offices in 20 states. The company revenue has grown from $10 million in 1994 to over $137 million in 2018. Mead & Hunt is an employee owned C Corporation (not an ESOP), with nearly 30% of employees as shareholders.
Mr. Sheth is instrumental in promoting people focused values at Mead & Hunt. He attributes the company success to staying highly focused on people, while pursuing smart growth organically and by acquisitions. Mead & Hunt has successfully acquired and integrated ten companies in the last 20 years. The company has been consistently named as one of the fastest growing, and one of the best places to work. The Mead & Hunt Board of directors was awarded the “Private Company Board of the Year” award in 2016 by a national magazine for its best governance practices.
Mr. Sheth serves on the board of directors of HFA, an architecture company headquartered in Arkansas, Moffatt and Nichol, an international engineering company headquartered in California, and V3 Companies, an engineering company headquartered in Illinois.
He currently serves as one of the seven trustees for the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Retirement Trust.
In the past, he has served in leadership positions in various professional associations such as the American Society of Civil Engineers and the American Council of Engineering Companies. He also served for several years on the Board of Directors of Wisconsin Manufacturer and Commerce (Wisconsin’s Chamber of Commerce). He has also served in leadership positions in several community and charitable organizations.
Mr. Sheth has B.E. degree in Civil Engineering from India, and M.S. degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He is a licensed Professional and Structural Engineer.