Mamo Assefa, PE | Vice President, Engineering Design Services

Mamo Assefa leads DHA’s engineering design services, ensuring that client expectations and needs are fully met. Superior technical expertise combined with excellent management skills, enables Mamo to provide customized service to each client.

With more than 25 years of experience in the design and management of civil engineering projects, including site development and infrastructure projects; Mamo is a Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) approved expedited reviewer, having reviewed numerous storm water management and erosion and sediment control plans on behalf of MDE.

Mamo’s technical expertise includes roadway design, infrastructure and utilities design, site planning, preliminary and final design of numerous site/civil projects. Specific services within his portfolio include location analyses, grading, field studies associated with traffic/pedestrian movements, intersection improvements, hydraulic and hydrologic analysis to support designs of storm water management facilities, storm drain design, flood plain delineation and analysis in the determination of impacts of development to streams and natural water bodies, permitting through local agencies, cost estimating, and construction and materials specifications.

Under his management, DHA completed the design of an underground water collection, storage vault and blanketing layering system for the nation’s first LEED certified major league facility, Nationals Park. Another notable project under Mamo’s direction was the Georgetown Waterfront Park, where he served as project manager performing site/civil engineering services on a 10-acre parcel designed to utilized green construction materials, and environmentally-conscious construction systems.

Mamo Assefa holds Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering, and is a registered professional engineer in the states of Maryland, the Commonwealth of Virginia, and the District of Columbia.