Ray Messer

Ray Messer

Ray Messer, PE, DBIA

Senior Principal

Former President and CEO for 21 years, Ray led Walter P Moore through exponential growth in employees, services, and locations — from four to 15 U.S. and two international offices. With this growth, the firm has won numerous prestigious awards for engineering solutions.

With more than 35 years of experience in engineering design, project management, and construction, with a special interest in the interface between design and construction, Ray is now focusing on developing relationships to pursue and execute design-build projects. He is creating the firm’s in-house protocol for delivery of design-build and construction engineering services and serves as a consultant solving construction issues related to post-tensioned structures. For ten years prior to joining the firm, Ray focused on the design and construction of post-tensioned structures.

Ray continues to focus his time on business and professional organizations and serves on many industry-related boards. He is a registered professional engineer in four states. Prior to receiving a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and a Master of Science in Engineering Mechanics from Columbia University, he obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Carroll College.

In a word, what should your co-workers expect of you?
Leadership by example.
In a word, what do you expect of them?
Dedication to their profession.
Why did you choose Walter P Moore?
It was (and still is) a company focused on quality work, with a professional standing in the marketplace.
What three words best describe you?
Optimistic. Driven. Spirited.


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