Member News 8.31.23

Posted By: Andrew Heidtke Member News,

raSmith is pleased to announce that David Mortensen has been promoted to director of site design services. Read the full press release below:

"raSmith, a multi-disciplined civil and structural engineering and surveying firm, has announced the promotion of David Mortensen to director of site design services. Mortensen previously held the position of assistant director of site design services at raSmith.

In his new role as director, Mortensen will lead the division’s site planners, civil engineers and landscape architects who work on projects across the United States in retail/commercial, mixed use, industrial, senior living, health care, residential, hospitality/entertainment, higher education and K-12, and office. He will work closely with team members who work out of raSmith’s Wisconsin, Illinois, and California offices as well as future hires who may be located in other areas of the United States. Mortensen will continue to work directly with several clients with whom he has established close working relationships.

Mortensen has more than 16 years of experience in land development including due diligence, planning, design, grant procurement, permitting and construction administration on various types of projects including parks, health care, hospitality, education and athletics, retail and mixed use, and commercial. He holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and is licensed as a professional engineer in Wisconsin.

About raSmith
raSmith is a multi-disciplinary engineering consultant established in the city of Brookfield, Wisconsin, in 1978. Our services are focused on our public and private sector client needs in planning, design, and construction including site planning and design, structural engineering, municipal engineering, transportation and traffic, surveying, development management, ecology, landscape architecture, LiDAR (3D laser scanning), UAS (unmanned aircraft systems), construction services, and geographic information systems (GIS). We work on projects nationwide from our seven locations in Wisconsin, Illinois, and California. The firm employs a staff of 220. For more information about raSmith, visit"