A. Morton Thomas and Associates, Inc.  (AMT) is pleased to announce it has named Tim Kirk, PE, PTOE, RSP1, as its new President.  Kirk brings leadership experience as well as a passion for propelling the innovative firm to unparalleled performance.  Kirk has grown AMT’s West Virginia practice including transportation design, traffic engineering, structures, and CEI services.  Throughout his eight years, he has supported other AMT office locations with engineering services while engaging in corporate level activities and initiatives. In 2023, Kirk will also assume the position of American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of West Virginia President.  “It is a privilege to serve in leadership of this outstanding firm, to uphold the legacy of accomplished achievements, and to fulfill opportunities in service to existing and future clients,” said Tim Kirk, AMT’s President.  

In tandem with Kirk’s new role as President, Richard Khalil, CPA, will assume the role of AMT’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Chairman of the Board.  He has been actively involved as AMT’s Chief Financial Officer for over twenty-five years, and he will continue to serve his role of CFO.  In his new role, Khalil will establish and oversee the interpretation and implementation of AMT’s policy and objectives in accordance with the Board’s directives. He has been instrumental in guiding the firm’s growth, profitability, and transition to becoming an ESOP and serves as a Trustee for the ACEC Retirement Trust.   “I embrace this transition and adhere to upholding our mission to serve our clients, industry, and employees,” stated Rich Khalil, AMT’s CEO, Chairman of the Board, and CFO. 

Khalil and Kirk will work with AMT’s management team in strengthening and overseeing the firm’s strategic planning while forecasting continued growth.  Together, they will direct the day-to-day operations of the firm by focusing on technical production, quality control, and business development. Both will work with vigor and commitment to the betterment and growth of the firm.