Civil and Environmental Engineering

Dean Niese


Senior Vice President

Dean Niese is a partner and the Chief Operating Officer of The Mannik & Smith Group, a 200 person civil engineering, surveying and environmental consulting firm. Through board positions with civil engineering and consulting firm associations, Dean has worked to enhance the profession.  His community service has impacted environmental issues, diversity in engineering, and youth participation in soccer programs. Dean is very involved with business, engineering and community activities.

Dean has utilized his 1984 Civil Engineering degree from the University of Toledo to make his mark on many notable engineering projects in northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan.   Dean and his wife, Cathy, have 3 children.

Last Updated: 11/14/18