CDM Smith is pleased to announce that Mark Lester, PE has joined CDM Smith as client service leader of the South Carolina transportation markets in our Columbia office. Mr. Lester will be responsible for leading client engagement and business development for transportation projects throughout South Carolina.Mr. Lester joins the CDM Smith Columbia, SC office after retiring from a 24-year long career at the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT). Before joining CDM Smith, he served in various leadership roles at SCDOT including Deputy Secretary for Intermodal Planning, Director of the Office of Planning and Asset Management, and Regional Engineer for the Upstate Regional Production Group.
Mr. Lester brings with him a wealth of state and federal knowledge, as well as key relationships with various stakeholders across the Southeast. In his new role as client service leader at CDM Smith, Mr. Lester will utilize his unmatched understanding of South Carolina transportation needs to serve existing clients, identify new clients, and establish partnerships that will help grow our services throughout the region.
Please Join CDM Smith in Welcoming Mark!