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ACEC/Michigan Elects New President and Board of Directors

Richard Chelotti
Richard Chelotti
LANSING, MI — The American Council of Engineering Companies of Michigan (ACEC/Michigan) announces Richard Chelotti, PE, from Colliers Engineering & Design as its 2024-2025 President.

Chelotti is a Senior Principal and Division Director of Infrastructure Services for Colliers Engineering & Design with over 24 years of industry experience. In his current position as Division Director, he oversees the Highway, Bridge, Rail, Water, CEI, and Traffic Planning disciplines nationally.

Formerly the Senior Vice President of Bergmann, a national architecture, engineering, and design firm headquartered in Rochester, New York, Chelotti's career advanced by holding many leadership positions within the company until the firm was acquired by Colliers Engineering & Design in 2021.

Along with a passion for his corporate responsibilities, Chelotti has fostered an extensive commitment to council members, having served on ACEC/Michigan’s board of directors for seven years before taking over as the 2024-2025 President. Dedicated to improving infrastructure throughout the state of Michigan, he supports the governor’s Growing Michigan Together initiative along with Ron Brenke (ACEC/Michigan Executive Director) and the rest of ACEC/Michigan.

2024-2025 ACEC/Michigan Officers
  • President: Rick Chelotti, PE, Colliers Engineering and Design, Lansing
  • President-Elect: Barbara Arens, PE, Cincar Consulting Group, Detroit
  • Treasurer: Matt Stacey, PE, Wade Trim, Taylor
  • National Director: G. Ramanujam, PE, Somat Engineering, Detroit
  • Past-President: Jon Kramer, PE, OHM Advisors, Livonia
2024-2025 ACEC/Michigan Directors
  • Roland Alix, PE, Hubbell, Roth & Clark, Inc., Bloomfield Hills
  • Eric Barden, PS, Spicer Group, Saginaw
  • Steve Carlisle, PE, Wightman, Benton Harbor
  • Chuck Gemayel, PE, SME, Plymouth
  • Cheryl Gregory, PE, ROWE Professional Services Company, Flint
  • Brenda Longman, Abonmarche, Kalamazoo
  • Lauren Roller, PE, HED, Royal Oak
  • Jeff Schumaker, PE, Fishbeck, Grand Rapids
  • Scott Shogan, PE, HNTB, Detroit
  • Matt Wendling, PE, WSP, Lansing
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