As president of SCI Engineering, Inc. (SCI), Mr. Harms is responsible for the firm’s strategic direction and technical guidance for its geotechnical functions. The majority of his engineering and project management experience over the past 25 years has involved transportation projects for local agencies and the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT).

Mr. Harms currently serves on several committees and holds key positions with several organizations including the Leadership Council of Southwestern Illinois Executive Committee, the Transportation Research Board Earthworks Committee, the American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois Board of Directors, the St. Louis Regional Commerce and Growth Association Board of Directors, and the Enterprise Client Advisory Board. He is affiliated with the Illinois and National Societies of Professional Engineers, Southern Illinois Builders Association, and the American Society of Civil Engineers.

He earned a Masters Degree in Civil Engineering (Geotechnical) from the Missouri University of Science and Technology and was inducted into the Missouri University of Science and Technology Academy of Civil Engineers. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Illinois, Missouri, and Texas.