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Mannik & Smith Group offers a full array of consulting services for both the public and private sectors including, but not limited to Civil/Structural Design and Permitting, Construction Engineering, Cultural Resources, Environmental, Geotechnical, Landscape Architecture, Planning/Funding Strategies/Grant Writing, Program Management and Surveying.

Our in-house professionals are highly efficient in project management, team leadership and decision-making. These fundamental skills ensure projects remain on a positive track and help build client relationships.

Mannik & Smith Group
1800 Indian Wood Circle

Maumee, Ohio 43537

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Dean Niese

Dean Niese serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the Mannik & Smith Group where he leads operation throughout their 14 offices and 7 business sectors. He empowers his operations managers, challenges them technically, enhances their management and leadership skills, yet he is hands-on to demonstrate his commitment to excellence. Efficient project delivery and effective communications are key in his role as Principal, where technically, he has decades of experience with civil and environmental infrastructure development projects and environmental program management. Dean has been with the firm 37 years, since graduation from the University of Toledo with a Bachelors in Civil Engineering. He is an active member in the AEC community, Rotary, and several business organizations.


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