MTBMA Welcomes New Members!

Baltimore Pile Driving & Marine Construction, Inc.
BPDI is a full service contractor specializing in pile driving, marine construction and support of excavation.

BlueDrop, LLC
Blue Drop is a nonprofit spinoff of DC Water that launched in late 2016 with the goal of marketing products and services DC Water has already developed to generate revenue and improve the state of the water sector.

Carmeuse Lime & Stone
Carmeuse is a worldwide leading producer of high calcium and dolomitic lime, limestone and derived products, providing customized solutions and services for many different industries.

Development Facilitators, Inc.
Development Facilitators, Inc. (DFI) is a multi-disciplined consulting engineering organization headquartered in Maryland providing innovative, creative, professional, and certified services to clients within Maryland and the adjacent mid-Atlantic region.

EarthRes Group, Inc.
EarthRes is a multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm providing cost-effective high quality services to private and public clients.

Info Tech, Inc.
Info Tech offers a variety of products and services to facilitate and expedite infrastructure e-Construction across the U.S. and Canada.

Infrastructure Technologies, LLC
Infrastructure Technologies, LLC (IT) is a certified women-owned business offering heavy civil engineering construction management and construction inspection services.

Mid-Atlantic Loadrite
Mid-Atlantic Loadrite is your local authorized Trimble Loadrite distributor for Virginia, West Virginia, Delaware, Maryland, and Kentucky. Providing service, sales, and new installations of Loadrite Weighing Systems for Wheel Loaders, Conveyor Belts, Excavators, Back Hoes, Skid Steers, Fork Lifts, and more.

Skanska USA Civil SE, Inc.
Skanska is a project development and construction group aimed at building for a better society with a focus in heavy civil bridge and marine contracting.

Total Civil Construction, LLC
Total Civil is a premier heavy civil construction company specializing in earthwork, roadway construction, bridge construction, building and site demolition, and utility infrastructure including storm drainage, sanitary sewer, water distribution, and electrical/telecommunication distribution.

Whitman, Requardt & Associates, LLP
WRA is a nationally recognized engineering, architectural, construction management and environmental firm providing comprehensive construction inspection services across multiple disciplines in both the public and private sectors.  


MTBMA Welcomes New Executive Director
The Board of Directors of the Maryland Transportation Builders & Materials Association is excited to welcome Mike Sakata as the new Executive Director of MTBMA. Mike’s first official day will be July 2nd. Jim Russ, President will remain with the association for the transition until his retirement in December 2018.  

Michael Sakata

Prior to joining MTBMA, Michael served as American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) Vice President of Services & Technology. During his sixteen-plus years at ARTBA, Michael managed several major contracts, the association’s digital and information technology portfolio, and two ARTBA member divisions. Since 2013, Michael served as the executive director of both the Metropolitan Washington Road & Transportation Association (MWRTBA), an ARTBA-managed affiliation, and the Council of University Transportation Centers (CUTC). In addition, Michael managed ARTBA’s National Work Zone Safety Information Clearinghouse contract, and served as the managing director of the over-1200 member ARTBA Transportation Officials Division and Research & Education Division.

Michael is a certified Project Management Professional and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer. He holds a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Decision Sciences/Management Information Systems from the George Mason University’s School of Business. In 2017, recognized Michael’s work at MWRTBA and bestowed him with the Top Association & Non-Profit Innovator Award for Executives.

Michael serves as First Vice Chairman of “The Road Gang”, a fraternal group of public officials and private sector executives involved in transportation infrastructure policy issues in Washington, DC and sits on the Board of Directors of the Architecture Construction Engineering (ACE) Association, where he mentors and inspires high school students to pursue careers in the fields of transportation design and construction. 

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