Our Management Team

Arif R Malick, PE, CME – President/CEO

Mr. Malick, President/CEO of the firm, has served the transportation industry for over 30 years. He has accumulated a wealth of engineering and management experience in transportation engineering and the project delivery process. He has managed multiple capital improvement projects for various public agencies, including NJDOT, NJ Transit, NJ Turnpike Authority, PANYNJ, NYCDDC, DRJTBC, PennDOT, and SEPTA. His current focus is on client relations and the strategic growth of the firm. He earned his bachelor’s degree from NED University of Engineering and Technology, and his master’s degree from NJ Institute of Technology. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Maryland, and is also a Certified Municipal Engineer.

Robert Zalewski, PE, CFM, CSM – Senior Vice President

Mr. Zalewski serves as the Senior Vice President and Director of Water Resources, overseeing the staffing and operational functions of the firm. He brings over 25 years of experience to M&S. He is also responsible for the Environmental/Civil Site Department, which includes oversight of civil/site engineering, stormwater management, hydraulic and hydrologic studies, bridge scour analysis, drainage design, and environmental permitting. The department combines proficiency in hydrologic/hydraulic procedures and software with thorough knowledge of current environmental regulations to successfully coordinate and obtain approvals from regulatory agencies. Mr. Zalewski has served as the project manager and/or technical supervisor for projects involving flood hazard, pinelands, CAFRA, wetlands, stormwater management, riparian zones and dam safety permits. Mr. Zalewski earned a BS degree from New Jersey Institute of Technology and is a licensed Professional Engineer in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Delaware. He is also a Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) and a Certified Stormwater Manager (CSM).

Steven C Ragazzo, PE – Director of Structures

Mr. Ragazzo is a Structural Engineer with over 25 years of experience in all aspects of bridge design, rehabilitation, and inspection as well as other areas of structural design. He has served as Project Manager or technical lead on bridge projects that included field inspection, superstructure and substructure design, structural bridge improvements from minor repairs to full replacement and construction inspection for culverts, steel truss bridges, concrete bridges and steel beam bridges. In addition, Mr. Ragazzo has been the technical lead for the initial design, structural analysis, and rehabilitation design of overhead sign structures, steel equipment electrical towers, and utility poles. He has also been responsible for structural evaluation and rehabilitation design on projects involving transit facilities and infrastructure. Mr. Ragazzo is a licensed Professional Engineer in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Maryland.

Michael J McAlpin, PLS – Director of Surveying

Mr. McAlpin is the Director of Surveying with over 30 years of land surveying experience. For more than two decades, he has focused on serving the transportation industry. He has been responsible for boundary and topographic surveys, utility, right-of-way analysis and plans, basemapping, establishing project control and control reports, ALTA/ACSM Title surveys, LiDAR survey, 3-D scanning, as-built surveys, and subdivisions. He is experienced in the following public agency procedures and standards: PennDOT, NJTA, NJDOT, NJ Transit, SEPTA, PANYNJ, AMTRAK and NYCDDC. Mr. McAlpin is a licensed Professional Land Surveyor in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.

John M Hill, PE – Transportation Department Manager

Mr. Hill is a Highway Engineer with over 25 years of diversified experience in all aspects of highway design, traffic engineering, and ADA design. He has served as a task leader on multidisciplinary civil projects including highway design, traffic engineering, bicycle/pedestrian trail design, site development, asset inventory, utility coordination, and construction engineering services. Mr. Hill brings technical expertise in assessment, analysis and design of transportation facilities, and delivering projects from concept to construction. Mr. Hill served in the U.S. Army Reserves, and National Guard from 1985 to 2006, attaining the rank of Master Sergeant before retiring. He is a registered Professional Engineer in New Jersey , New York, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts.

John Jimenez, PG, LSRP – Director of Environmental Services

Mr. Jimenez has over 40 years experience managing large and complex environmental projects with emphasis on regulatory compliance and hazardous waste management. He is a Licensed Site Remediation Professional, Professional Geologist and EPA/ NJ Licensed Lead Paint Inspector/Risk Assessor. His expertise includes regulatory compliance, site remediation and hazardous material surveys. He has served as an expert witness in site remediation cases in numerous lawsuits and enforcement actions. Mr. Jimenez has also served as Project Manager on many federal, state and private sector clients including US Army, EPA, NJ Transit, PANYNJ and the Delaware River Port Authority. These contracts included CERCLA site investigations and remediation, RCRA compliance, UST closures, NEPA Assessments, EMS audits, and hazardous material surveys.

Yosry Bekhiet, PMCM – Business Development Manager

Mr. Bekhiet brings more than 25 years of transportation/infrastructure experience to M&S, including fifteen years in program and construction management services. Mr. Bekhiet has extensive experience in overseeing construction personnel on teams providing program and construction management/inspection on major roadway reconstruction and facility improvements projects for major government agencies such as MTA, PANYNJ, NYCDDC, NYCHA, and NYCDEP. Prior to joining the transportation consulting community, Mr. Bekhiet worked for the NJDOT for sixteen years in various planning, design and project management positions.

Ryan Teets – Senior Utility Engineer

Mr. Teets is a civil engineer with over 20 years of experience, mainly focused in the area of utility infrastructure coordination and relocation. He has served as Utility Task Leader on numerous projects throughout the tri-state area for agencies including NJDOT, NJTA, NJ Transit, PennDOT, SEPTA, PANYNJ, Amtrak, City of Philadelphia as well as numerous counties and local municipalities. In this role, Mr. Teets is responsible for identifying relocation needs and ensuring that an efficient and seamless coordination occurs with respect to all interested stakeholders while simultaneously adhering to all state and client requirements. Mr. Teets has served as the Lead Utility Engineer on a number of high-profile regional improvement projects including the I-295 Direct Connect, NJTA Interchange 14A Improvements, GSP Milepost 83 to 100 Shoulder Improvements, and Route 22 Roadway Widening in Allentown, PA. Mr. Teets has over twenty years of engineering experience and received his BS degree from Rutgers University.