Metro Consulting Associates (MCA) is a multifaceted energy, land, and community development firm that serves both private and public sector clients throughout the Midwestern United States and beyond. Founded in 2009 as a land surveying firm, MCA has grown to provide a mix of services, talent, and technology driven by client needs and community goals to make life better.

With the capabilities and expertise typically found in large, multidisciplinary firms, combined with the agile project management and budget-friendly services of a smaller firm, Metro Consulting Associates delivers on value. Serving clients in the power and energy, municipal, land development, and oil and gas markets, MCA’s technical expertise will satisfy any and all emerging challenges, taking you where you want to go.

Dynamic. Daring. Diverse. DIFFERENT.

For the last decade, Metro Consulting Associates has built its reputation as an enthusiastic problem-solver. Our team excels in discovering new solutions and perspectives that enable client progress. We gravitate towards the road less traveled. We seek out unique opportunities that push us further, challenge the status quo, and ignite our passion for the betterment of community.

Our Purpose
Working together to create a world without boundaries.

Our Vision
Shaping the future by helping others achieve the impossible.

Our Mission
Empowering our people and clients to do their best work every day.

Our Truth
Our dynamic, daring, and diverse team of talented professionals deliver something different by reaching beyond ordinary to redefine success.


We believe effective action propels change and growth.


We call on adventurous courage in thinking and action.


We embrace our differences to discover more.


We reach beyond ordinary to redefine success.

Our People

Metro Consulting Associates is a team of 70 talented professionals working together to help you find success.

Jarion L. Bradley, PE

Senior Project Manager

Municipal Engineering

Paula M. Brown

Proposal Coordinator

Corporate Services

Adrienne M. Ponke

Financial Analyst

Corporate Services

Eric Geerlings, PE

Project Manager

Renewable Energy

Scott R. Lindgren, PS

Senior Project Manager

Land Surveying

Gail Morton

Project Manager

Right of Way Acquisition Services

Brad E. G. Oliver, PS


Land Surverying

Jacqueline A. Palmer, CMA

Finance Manager

Corporate Services

Pamela E. Rice, PWS

Senior Ecologist

Ecological Services

Andrew P. Richmond, PE

Project Manager

Municipal Engineering

Kalaya D. Thomas

Operations Coordinator

Corporate Services

Andrew R. Walters, PE

Senior Project Engineer

Engineering Services

Aaron Cox, CSP, CUSP, RSO

HSE Director & Construction Materials Testing Advisor

Construction Services

Elisha D. Martin

Materials Testing, Laboratory Manager

Ryan W. Klei

Construction Materials Testing Lead Technician

People do business with people.

At Metro Consulting Associates we believe a good employee experience yields a good customer experience which ultimately benefits the places where we work and the people that live there.

We take a holistic, community-centered approach to everything we do from investing in our talented professionals, to enriching client relationships, and fostering connections with the communities we serve.

Community matters. And our commitment to building stronger relational networks is demonstrated through organic efforts and practiced application of programs like #MCAFamily Mondays (ask us about it), professional development and training, charitable contributions, volunteerism, vested passion in our work, and a general philosophy of paying it forward.


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