Matern Professional Engineering
The Matern difference is a personalized approach that embraces collaboration, solutions and project success. We protect your interests throughout the project and perform our job so you can perform yours. Our ultimate goal is to make the project and team successful.
We are a self-certified small business with offices in Maitland, Fort Myers, and Tampa; we have been providing professional engineering design and consulting services throughout the Southeast United States since 1984. In addition, we are licensed in Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.
We are in the people business. Without people, we have no clients and we have no product to offer. The most important thing for us to maintain longevity is to take care of our staff and clients.
Our Core Values
- Possess A “CAN DO” Attitude
- Show Respect
- Behave Ethically
- Demonstrate Integrity & Accountability
- Maintain Balance of Work & Home
- Embrace Diversity
- Commitment to Excellence
- Help People
- Encourage Growth
- Remain Open to Innovation
Matern Management / Commitment
A commitment to client satisfaction has permitted our firm to earn the recognition as a reputable Engineering firm throughout Florida and across the southern states. Success and growth in the future are dependent upon our ability to sustain this reputation. For this reason, we are committed to providing ethical, proactive, and innovative engineering with high client satisfaction. We encourage our staff to grow professionally and personally while supporting a balance of work, home, and faith. The collective strength of Matern is derived from the effort and dedication of every employee.
With a strong and consistent management team, dedicated experienced staff, and effective in-house quality control, Matern offers financial stability for years to come. As a client-centric firm, we pride ourselves on quick responses, complete flexibility, and pragmatic decision making in our endeavor to “engineer building systems that work for you”.
Doug Matern, PE
Founder / CEO
Doug is the founder and inspiration of our firm. Doug has been an electrical engineer for over forty-eight years and founded the firm in 1984. One of his most coveted facilities is the Orlando International Airport. He has been providing engineering services for this facility since its inception. In his free time, Doug enjoys writing and playing music, boating, refurbishing MGs and Austin Healy’s, traveling, and spending time with his family.
Ryan Strandquest, LEED AP
Ryan is a hands-on leader in the firm. He thrives on mentoring staff and helping them reach their fullest potential. As a leader in energy solutions, Ryan has designed and implemented HVAC solutions such as hybrid-geothermal and thermal energy storage systems. Through the implementation of these systems, he has achieved clients’ rebates totaling over $9.5M through local energy companies. Ryan frequently donates his knowledge of mechanical system design to charitable organizations and is an active member of ASHRAE Central Florida. He is a fan of UCF and Steelers football, and loves to fish, cook and spend time with family and friends. Ryan is instrumental in our Project Management program, day to day operations, and client satisfaction.
Adrian Baus, PE, LEED AP, RCDD, QCxP
Senior Vice President / Director of Engineering
Adrian joined our team right out of college. His extraordinary grasp of all things engineering related was quickly realized and cultivated. During his tenure, he has solved some of the most complicated issues for clients. He embraces unique projects and has designed co-generation power systems, photovoltaic systems, and even designed a dinner train refurbishment in Fort Myers. Adrian is passionate about helping new engineers grow thus he is a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and teaches electrical apprentice class for FEAT at Seminole State College. If you have a question on how to fix something, Adrian is the person to ask!
Senior Vice President / Controller
Judy is the backbone of our business administration. Fondly referred to as “The Enforcer”, she makes sure all of the accounting and staffing needs are met. She has a passion for encouraging future generations to become part of the AEC Industry and serves on the Board of ACE Mentoring for Central Florida. She is a member of the Society of Design Administration and enjoys sailing the Florida seas with her husband and spending time with her family. Judy’s due diligence and attention to detail help make the firm an operational success.
K. Todd Griffith, PE, LEED AP
Vice President / Director of Southwest Florida
With a vision of living near the ocean, Todd relocated from his “sweet home in Alabama” to oversee the day to day operations of our Fort Myers office. He has been influential in better establishing this office and is an active member of the community. Managing client projects from Manatee to Collier Counties, Todd’s emphasis is on building relationships and becoming an extension of any team members’ staff. Todd hails from Auburn University. When he isn’t shouting War Eagle, he is enjoying fishing from his “Jon-canoe” or following his favorite band, Whiskey Myers. His team spirit captures the essence of what our firm was built upon.