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Mike Wayts

Southeastern U.S. Division Manager and Vice President/Principal at Freese and Nichols Inc.


Wayts, PE, is a Freese and Nichols Inc. vice president/principal and the firm’s division manager for the Southeastern U.S. Wayts specializes in the management of multidiscipline teams for municipal infrastructure projects, especially related to water, wastewater and stormwater utilities. His client-service background includes the full range of engineering services, from master planning and capital-improvement-plan development to sustainable design and client representation during construction. Wayts is an effective presenter at public involvement meetings, where he has a unique ability to clearly communicate complex issues to diverse stakeholders. He also is skilled in facilitating regional collaborations and in developing Low-Impact Development solutions that help accomplish his clients’ goals.