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Michael Herseth Hired as Civil Engineering Manager

Will Lead Growth and Management of Seattle Civil Engineering Team

SEATTLE (October 11, 2022) – Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm, today announced Michael Herseth has joined the firm as Civil Engineering Manager in the firm’s Seattle office. In this role, Herseth will help lead the growth and management of the Seattle Civil Engineering team and manage select projects.

A registered professional engineer in the state of Washington, Herseth brings over nine years of experience to Ware Malcomb. Prior to joining Ware Malcomb, he worked as a Civil Associate for an engineering company and was responsible for a wide range of development projects throughout the Pacific Northwest. Herseth’s expertise spans a variety of project types, including multifamily, affordable housing, mixed-use, healthcare, education, infrastructure, roads and trails. His experience includes all phases of site development and civil engineering design, from concept design to contract documents and contract administration.

“Michael’s experience and skill set will further allow us to best serve our clients,” said Jonathan Thomas, Regional Director for Ware Malcomb. “His leadership in civil land development is a great addition to Ware Malcomb’s architecture and interior design services, further enhancing our full-service design capabilities in the region.”

“Michael’s strong leadership, project management and technical skills are key to growing our civil engineering services in the Washington market,” said Michael Murphy, Director, Civil Engineering for Ware Malcomb. “We are excited to see his impact and wish him many years of success with Ware Malcomb”

Herseth is a registered Professional Engineer in Washington and a member of both ULI and DBIA. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Washington State University.


About Ware Malcomb (

Established in 1972, Ware Malcomb is a contemporary and expanding full service design firm providing professional architecture, planning, interior design, civil engineering, branding and building measurement services to corporate, commercial/residential developer and public/institutional clients throughout the world. With office locations throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Brazil, the firm specializes in the design of commercial office, corporate, industrial, science & technology, healthcare, retail, auto, public/institutional facilities and renovation projects. Ware Malcomb is recognized as an Inc. 5000 fastest-growing private company and a Hot Firm by Zweig Group. The firm is also ranked among the top 30 architecture/engineering firms in Engineering News-Record’s Top 500 Design Firms and the top 30 interior design firms in Interior Design magazine’s Top 100 Giants. For more information, visit and view Ware Malcomb’s Brand Video at

Ware Malcomb Seattle

3015 112th Ave NE, #205

Bellevue, WA 98004

P: (425) 670-6706

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