Michelle Underwood Promoted to Proposal Manager
Modjeski and Masters, Inc. announces the appointment of Michelle Underwood to Proposal Manager in the Corporate Business Unit. Michelle works out of the firm’s Mechanicsburg, PA headquarters.
Michelle joined M&M in 2020 and leads proposal efforts that highlight and showcase M&M’s capabilities and expertise to new and current clients. She leads proposals primarily for clients in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions, as well as overseeing other proposal efforts throughout the firm. Michelle has more than 15 years of proposal experience in the transportation industry, managing proposals and leading client management meetings and capture planning sessions.
“I want to build on the success that M&M has had these past few years to continue our unprecedented growth. We have a good team that works well together, and I can’t wait to see where we go from here ,” commented Michelle.
Michelle has managed numerous notable proposals for M&M, including:
- City of Philadelphia On-Call Transportation Engineering Design Services STR2 Structures – Rehabilitation/Reconstruction
- Idaho Transportation Department Rainbow Bridge Replacement
- Canadian National Railway Rainy River Bridge Replacement Phase 2 Design
- Philadelphia Navy Yard Engineer of Record
- NJ TRANSIT Bridge and Rail Task Order Contract
- PennDOT District 11-0 West End Bridge Preservation
"Michelle has been an invaluable member of our proposal team from day one. She has successfully led a myriad of proposals of various complexities and ensured each strictly complied with the firm's high-quality standards. No matter how many proposal requests come her way, she effectively and efficiently manages the unique needs of each submission. In her new role as Proposal Manager, I have no doubt that Michelle will use her expertise to mentor our staff and continue the firm’s tradition of submitting compelling and industry-leading proposals that our clients deserve,” said Jim Nugent, director of marketing and business development.
Michelle earned her B.A. in English from Elizabethtown College with a minor in business administration.