Mike Hatcher joined SAM at its founding in 1994. He has 42 years of experience in the AEC industry, with the last 34 years as a Professional Land Surveyor. His experience at SAM has included a broad range of responsibilities, covering business operations management, project management, and business development. As a Senior Vice President and long-time Principal in the firm, he is responsible for advising and supporting the COO, the Transportation Market Vertical Lead, and the rest of the executive management team in establishing operational plans, policies, and transportation market growth strategies.

Mike studied electrical and bioengineering at Texas A&M University and is a Registered Professional Land Surveyor in Texas. He is a member in industry associations such as the Texas Society of Professional Surveyors, National Society of Professional Surveyors, and International Right-of-Way Association.

Mike’s favorite SAM core value is Excellence in Service and he has strived throughout his career to mentor SAM’s Project Managers in how to deliver best-in-industry services to our clients. He is involved with local, state, and national community programs through his volunteer efforts with the TxDOT Adopt-a-Highway program, support for local animal shelters and Humane Societies, and volunteer and financial support for national organizations that are training the future political leaders of our country.