The Board of Directors of England-Thims & Miller, Inc. (ETM), a 270-person consulting firm, announced several changes to the leadership team. Effective December 1, 2021, Tyler Mathews will serve as the firm’s next President.
Alongside Tyler’s appointment, the Board also approved the promotion of two executives and welcomed eight new Shareholders: Brad Weeber is now an Executive Vice President of Land Development; Drew Holley is now a Vice President of Land Development; and new Shareholders include Shawn Barnett, Grant Bledsoe, Nicole Bolatete, Jason Crews, Scott Graham, Barry Scott, Chris Warshaw and Daniel Welch. These appointments bring the firm to 33 Shareholders.
Founded in 1977, Tyler is the fourth President in the firm’s history. Prior Presidents include Jim England, Doug Miller and Hugh Mathews. Ongoing, Hugh will serve as Chief Executive Officer and Doug Miller will continue to serve as Chief Strategy Officer.
This announcement follows a period of significant growth for the business. Over the past three years, the company has increased its staff by more than 80 people, and added Geospatial Technologies, Aerial Solutions and Subsurface Utility Engineering to its service offerings.
Today, the firm is involved in various infrastructure and development projects throughout North and Central Florida. ETM’s portfolio of projects includes Nocatee, Wildlight, Seven Pines, Silverleaf, State Road 9B, St. Johns Town Center, numerous FDOT roadways and studies, JEA’s Septic Tank Phase Out program, the Jacksonville Jaguars Sports Performance Center, multiple City of Jacksonville program management initiatives and roadways, Baptist Health Jacksonville, UF Health Ocala, Celebration Pointe Gainesville, Avalon Park Daytona and many more.
“Companies are either growing or they are dying. Leadership is how you make sure they are growing. Leadership is picking the right people that you want to work with, and that’s what we’ve done,” said Doug Miller, Chief Strategy Officer.
“I am so excited about the next generation of leadership we’ve identified. We are committed to creating opportunities for growth for everyone at ETM. As we approach our 45th anniversary, the current leadership team is as strong as it has ever been. I am proud of this continuation of growth and am excited to see the future generations continue to step up as we move forward,” said Hugh Mathews, Chief Executive Officer.
“Under our current leadership team’s direction, we are confident that ETM will continue to set the standard of excellence in infrastructure and development consulting,” said Robert Mizell, Chief Administrative Officer. “It’s so amazing that we are going to have a transition to a new President while the current Board includes one of our founders, our sitting CEO and additional executives with over 20 years at ETM. This transition plan will ensure continuity for our clients and our community. This is truly a great day for ETM.”
“As a partner-owned, partner-led and local firm, we are uniquely positioned to deliver and support the success of our clients across the infrastructure and development sectors in North and Central Florida. Our employees truly see our clients’ success as their own,” said Tyler Mathews. “We’re here to serve as ‘Trusted Advisors, Creating Community’ through exceptional execution of the services we offer to the public and private sectors. I’m humbled and honored to have the opportunity to build on ETM’s 45 years of success as its next President.”
About England-Thims & Miller, Inc.
England-Thims & Miller, Inc., founded in 1977, is a Jacksonville-based infrastructure and development consulting firm. Their services include planning, civil engineering, program management, geospatial technologies, land development, transportation, construction management and surveying. Focused on serving as ‘Trusted Advisors, Creating Community,’ they provide services to public and private sector clients throughout North and Central Florida. For more information, visit www.etminc.com.