is President of Johnson Traffic Design in Houston, Texas and has over fourteen years of experience in construction and engineering. During this time, he has provided both private and public clients with his expertise in residential and commercial development design, bond issuance support, project financial feasibility, annexations and acquisitions, root cause analysis of traffic system failures, special event traffic management, traffic signal design and timing, traffic impact analysis, corridor planning, access management analysis, macro-, micro- and 3D-simulation analysis, speed evaluation and setting and various other traffic and planning studies.

Matthew has a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from Texas Tech University, where he was recently inducted in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Academy. He is a licensed professional engineer in Texas, a Professional Traffic Operations Engineer and a Professional Transportation Planner. He is one of only 75 in the world to hold both the PTOE and the PTP certifications. He is the current president of the Greater Houston Section of the Institute of Transportation Engineers and was named as their Young Engineer of the Year in 2010. Matthew is also involved in several professional societies, including the Society of Professional Engineers, the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Institute of Transportation Engineers, the American Planning Association, the International Municipal Signal Association, the Engineering Council of Houston and the Science and Engineering Fair of Houston.