by Mike McMeekin
The mission of the ACE Mentor Program is to inspire high school students to pursue careers in the fields of architecture, construction and engineering. This year an Omaha affiliate of the ACE Mentor program has been established and is working with students at four Omaha-area high schools.
Mike McMeekin is President of Lamp, Rynearson & Associates, Inc., an engineering, landscape architecture, and surveying firm headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska with additional offices in Fort Collins, CO; Lakewood, CO; and Kansas City, MO. He has over 40 years of engineering experience and has played a leadership role in a number of signature projects in the Omaha area, including the Century Link Center Omaha / Riverfront Redevelopment and Aksarben Village. Mike is a graduate of the American Council of Engineering Companies’ Senior Executives Institute, an advanced management, leadership, and public policy training program for current and emerging leaders of engineering and architectural firms. He is a credentialed professional in the Envision sustainability rating system for infrastructure projects.
Mike is currently serving as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Omaha by Design. He is also the Chairman of the Board of Directors of ACE Mentor Omaha, an organization whose mission is to inspire high school students to pursue careers in architecture, construction and engineering. He was also recently selected to serve on the National Executive Committee of the American Council of Engineering Companies. Mike was the 2010 recipient of the Laurels Award from Omaha by Design and the 2016 recipient of the Durham Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Nebraska.