Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm, announced Oct. 11 that Michael Herseth has joined the firm as Civil Engineering Manager in the firm’s Seattle office. In this role, Herseth will help lead the growth and management of the Seattle Civil Engineering team and manage select projects.

A registered professional engineer in the state of Washington, Herseth brings over nine years of experience to Ware Malcomb. Prior to joining Ware Malcomb, he worked as a Civil Associate for an engineering company and was responsible for a wide range of development projects throughout the Pacific Northwest. Herseth’s expertise spans a variety of project types, including multifamily, affordable housing, mixed-use, healthcare, education, infrastructure, roads and trails. His experience includes all phases of site development and civil engineering design, from concept design to contract documents and contract administration.

“Michael’s experience and skill set will further allow us to best serve our clients,” said Jonathan Thomas, Regional Director for Ware Malcomb. “His leadership in civil land development is a great addition to Ware Malcomb's architecture and interior design services, further enhancing our full-service design capabilities in the region.”

“Michael’s strong leadership, project management and technical skills are key to growing our civil engineering services in the Washington market,” said Michael Murphy, Director, Civil Engineering for Ware Malcomb. “We are excited to see his impact and wish him many years of success with Ware Malcomb.”

Herseth is a registered Professional Engineer in Washington and a member of both ULI and DBIA. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Washington State University.