Charleston, S.C. – Jan. 16, 2020 - TranSystems announces the promotion of Matthew Gehman of the firm’s Charleston, S.C., office to principal and senior vice president.
Gehman has more than 20 years of project management and technical experience. As a principal maritime planner, his project experience includes expertise in analysis, planning and analyses for both commercial deep-water and inland waterway port terminals, as well as port related infrastructure projects around the country. His professional experience includes domestic and international projects involving facility physical evaluation, terminal operation analyses and master planning of container terminals, bulk terminals, barge terminals, general cargo facilities, inland waterway ports and intermodal rail facilities. He has been involved with multiple terminal evaluations, representing both private investors and the public sector, providing expert consulting in capital expenditure and capacity projections.
As a nominee, he was measured on client relationships and sales, management and operations ability and specialized skills or subject matter expertise. The promotion is part of an annual process determined by the firm’s partner performance and development committee to refine the company’s leadership development standards by identifying a process for selecting future leaders and owners.
Gehman holds a Bachelor of Science in Geography and Urban Planning and Regional Development from Old Dominion University. He has been involved with ACEC South Carolina since 2016 and currently serves as a Director on the Board of Directors. He was nominated to join ACEC-SC Executive Committee and will begin his tenure as Acting Treasurer in June of 2020.