Matt Samuelson, President
Samuelson’s vision provides the impetus for the company’s growth and expansion. He offers a unique ability to guide and shape each engagement’s direction to meet the needs of all stakeholders. Samuelson brings to bear an expert understanding of delivery, operations and life cycle of facilities and improvements.
Samuelson’s 20 year career path began at Danis Industries, a heavy civil construction firm focused on water, waste water and infrastructure and continued as Project Manager on Beers Construction’s healthcare and education projects. He grew to President of CCL Associates, a regionally based program management firm, where he led the evolution of its brand and its offerings, culminating in projects totaling over $1B in development costs. Samuelson continued his dedication for program management in founding a firm that specializes in campus, recreational, performance and assembly spaces. He left the partners of his firm to become President of Gude Management Group and focus his energies on championing the company to it’s current position as a leader in the southeast. Samuelson graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering and received a certificate of engineering from Oxford University in England. His board member service includes Metro Atlanta YMCA, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, True Colors Theatre Company, several local civic organizations and chairs the board of Velocity Productions, a technical and creative production company.