Senior Vice President and Area Manager for Nebraska & Iowa
BS ’83 – Civil Engineering
MS ’87 – Civil Engineering
Matt Tondl has been in the consulting field for over 35 years. He has been with HDR for 30 years and currently is a senior vice president. He is a registered professional engineer in Nebraska and Iowa.
Tondl has responsibility for the Nebraska and Iowa engineering operations. He oversees a diversified group of engineers, technicians, and scientists that also support other HDR projects world-wide. With a staff of over 400, the group provides a vast array of services to over 160 clients encompassing all types of public and private infrastructure.
Tondl’s technical expertise is in the planning and design of transportation projects. He has led the transportation planning for significant developments in the Omaha area including CHI Arena/Convention Center, TD Ameritrade Park, and Baxter arena, as well as key regional transportation facilities such as West Dodge Expressway I-680 to 132nd and the US 34 Missouri River bridge. Tondl is a strong advocate for infrastructure maintenance and improvements, educating local, state, and federal elected officials, as well as community leaders on the need for continual investment to maintain our quality of life and grow our economy. He has served on several city and state-level task forces ranging from improved construction practices in the City of Omaha, to the governor’s panel looking at statewide assessments of transportation deficiencies.
Tondl has been an active volunteer in his community. He is a current and past representative with professional organizations at local and national levels, including serving as president and national director of the Nebraska chapter of the American Council of Engineering Companies. He was named a Fellow of ACEC in 2017 and was awarded the Charles Durham Achievement Award for outstanding service to the engineering community in 2017.