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Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis Promotes Matt Yerkey to Principal



Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis Promotes Matt Yerkey to Principal

Clifton Park, NY – February 27, 2019 – Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis Engineering & Surveying, D.P.C., a firm specializing in structural and site engineering and land surveying in Clifton Park, NY, announced the promotion of Matthew G. Yerkey, P.E., to Principal.

With the firm since 1998, Matt provides structural engineering design and management for bridge and contractor support services projects. He earned his Bachelor’s degree from West Virginia University and is a member of several professional associations, including the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), and the Association for Bridge Construction and Design (ABCD).

Matt was honored as Young Engineer of the Year by the Capital District Chapter of the New York State Society of Professional Engineers in 2009 and Engineer of the Year by the ASCE Mohawk-Hudson Section in 2015. Matt has previously served as Chair of the Capital District’s Celebration of National Engineers Week and as the Program Committee Chair for the Eastern New York Chapter of ABCD. He is also an evaluator for the Practicing Institute of Engineering (PIE), for which he is responsible for the review and approval of courses for continuing education credits. Matt has been a mentor for local middle and high school students interested in pursuing careers in engineering, allowing them to shadow him during school breaks and visiting their schools to speak to classes about careers in engineering.

Matt served as Project Manager of the Hadley “Bow” Bridge over the Sacandaga River, a multiple award-winning historic bridge restoration project. Matt has written articles that have been published in STRUCTURE magazine including “Raising the Bar on Bridge Jacking” and “The Hadley Overpass Project: Taking the “Stress” out of Bridge Repairs.”

Matt joints the leadership team of Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis with four other principals. He is professionally licensed in New York State, Alabama, Massachusetts, Minnesota, and West Virginia.

About Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis Engineering & Surveying, D.P.C.
Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis Engineering & Surveying, D.P.C., is one of the largest woman-owned engineering firms in Upstate New York. Specializing in structural engineering; civil engineering; repair and restoration; construction support, inspection, and testing; and surveying, we provide services to architects, engineers, developers, and private and public owners. The firm has offices in New York’s Capital Region and Finger Lakes Region and maintains a staff of 40, including 20 licensed engineers. The firm maintains WBE certifications in New York, New York City, and Massachusetts. For more information, visit www.ryanbiggs.com.

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