WMH Corporation Welcomes Collen as a Senior Consultant
SAN JOSE, CA WMH Corporation, welcomes Dan Collen, PE, as a Senior Consultant. Collen brings over 35 years of experience in transportation design and planning. Before joining WMH, Collen spent his career at Santa Clara County Roads and Airport Department. Collen gained a unique and comprehensive perspective over all phases of transportation development and design in the Bay Area, beginning his professional journey as a Junior Civil Engineer at the County in 1980, and retiring as Deputy Director of the Infrastructure Development Division in 2015. He left behind a legacy of professional achievements and major infrastructure developments.
While serving as Deputy Director, Collen led the Capital Projects Program, operated the County's traffic signals, and administered traffic engineering, planning, land development coordination and permitting, streetlights, surveying, construction inspection, and project engineering in the specialty areas of bridges, highways, and traffic signals. His expertise in streets, highways, and associated infrastructure will further support WMH as one of the leading transportation firms in the Bay Area.
"Dan brings tremendous depth to our operation and supports us in strategic decisions that have contributed to our success," said William Hadaya, President of WMH Corporation. "Our clients will receive significant, immediate value; and we will be better positioned to compete for major, complex projects across a diverse range of end markets and geographic regions."
Collen led the initiative for pedestrian adaptive signal operations and predictive traffic signals operation. He looks forward to continuing inter-agency coordination and collaboration with the contacts he has enjoyed working with over the years, and to embracing the newest emerging technologies in traffic signal operations and ITS infrastructure supporting Autonomous Vehicles.