Michael Sanderson to discuss transportation trends
- Wednesday, September 27, 2017 from 4:30pm to 6:00pm
- Strand Union Building, Ballrooms B & C - view map
As a leader in the transportation profession for more than two decades, Michael Sanderson will visit with the campus and community about the future transportation landscape in America and beyond, and its associated impacts across the fabric of society.
His lecture will begin at 5 p.m., following a reception at 4:30 p.m.
Michael Sanderson, PE, PTOE, LEED AP is President and Chief Executive Officer of Sanderson Stewart, an award-winning planning and design firm with employees in Montana, North Dakota, Idaho and Colorado. Sanderson Stewart was recognized in 2014 as America’s Small Business of the Year by the US Chamber of Commerce, and has twice been recognized by the Zweig Group as a “Best Firm to Work For” in the architecture and engineering industry.
Michael is a Fellow of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) having served for nearly 20 years in elected leadership positions at all levels of ITE, including a term as International Director. During his term on the International Board of Direction, Michael led the effort to organize and launch LeadershipITE, ITE’s premier leadership development program. Michael currently serves as ITE’s International Vice President, and he will serve as International President in 2018.
Mr. Sanderson is also an active leader in civic, educational and non-profit organizations. He currently serves on the board of directors of the Alberta Bair Theater for the Performing Arts in Billings, Montana, and he serves on the President’s Advisory Council and the College of Engineering Advisory Council at Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana.
Michael holds BS (’94) and MS (’96) degrees in Civil Engineering from Montana State University. He also holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of Montana, and he has studied executive management and leadership at the Harvard Business School. Michael lives in Billings, Montana with his wife, Sara, and his children, Quinn Rose and North Henry.