President, Oates Associates, Inc

Mr. Oates is Chairman of the Board of Oates Associates. Previously, he served as President of Oates Associates for twenty years, directing all operations of the firm. Mr. Oates maintains principal involvement in major transportation and site projects, assisting project managers and reviewing quality assurance measures.
He has served in leadership roles in a number of business and community organizations. Most recently he served as the American Council of Engineering Companies’ national Transportation Committee Chair.


ME, Civil Engineering | 1975
BS, Civil Engineering | 1975
University of Louisville


Professional Engineer: Illinois & Missouri


American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois
National Society of Professional Engineers
Illinois Society of Professional Engineers
Leadership Council Southwestern Illinois
SIU Edwardsville Foundation – Member of the Board