Paul McNamee

Senior Consultant/Director of Business Development

Mr. McNamee brings more than 40 years of management, business operations, strategic planning, economic development, governmental relations and consulting experience to SAA. He possesses significant experience in project and program development and management, professional service operations and procurement, project identification, permitting and implementation, grants funding and administration, marketing of professional services, and training. His client experience includes federal agencies (VA, USACOE, DOD, USPS), departments of general services, counties, townships and municipalities, transportation agencies, higher education institutions and K-12 schools, Fortune 500 companies, major developers, and many more. His project expertise extends to the government facilities, brownfields, environmental, utilities, transportation, infrastructure, and land development markets.


40 years’ experience including 20 as President and CEO of two ENR Top 500 Engineering and Architectural Firms


Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, The Ohio State University.


Registered Professional Engineer in multiple states


Throughout his professional career, Mr. McNamee has been very active as an Officer and serving on the Board of Directors of Professional and Community Organizations including:

  • York County Economic Development Corporation
  • Harrisburg Urban Design Studio
  • American Engineering Council of Ohio and Illinois
  • American Society of Highway Engineers
  • Black Hawk Community College Foundation
  • Renew Moline
  • Water Environment Federation
  • American Water Works Association