MFRA Expands Transportation Role Through Partnership with Doug Differt

PLYMOUTH, Minn., May 24, 2013 – MFRA is pleased to announce a partnership with Doug Differt of Differt Consulting Firm. Differt will assist with transportation-related business development activities to further expand MFRA’s role in the transportation industry.

With a career that spans over 50 years and includes experience in both the public and private sectors, Differt is well known throughout the transportation industry. His prominent roles have included serving as deputy commissioner and chief engineer at Minnesota Department of Transportation and as vice president of engineering development for URS Corporation.

For Differt, partnering with MFRA is an opportunity to continue his legacy of delivering projects that enhance Minnesota’s transportation infrastructure. “Their culture is very creative and energetic, which makes the firm a good fit for me,” said Differt of his choice to partner with MFRA. “Together, we’ll be able to explore opportunities and bring a great deal of value to clients.”

Differt’s interest, knowledge, and experience in federal, state, and local transportation cultures and program delivery processes will help MFRA better serve transportation clients. “Throughout my life I’ve been blessed with great mentors who have helped to shape my career,” said Sirish Samba, CEO and president of MFRA. “Doug will be a mentor for our firm as we continue to grow, build relationships, and develop in the transportation industry.”

About MFRA, Inc.

Established in 1966, MFRA, Inc., is a Twin Cities-based professional services firm that specializes in engineering, planning, surveying, and energy services. MFRA’s headquarters are located in Plymouth, Minn., and the firm has an office in North Dakota’s Bismarck-Mandan area. For more information, please call 763-476-6010 or visit