Leadership Team


Matt A. Davis, P.E., Leed AP


Office: 269.487.9715, Email:

Mr. Davis is proud to serve as the fourth President of Wightman & Associates, Inc. He has been with the firm over 22 years and is responsible for the planning, funding, design, and construction of Tribal lands, as well as municipal building, water, sewer, bridge, wastewater treatment, and site-design projects. His focus for the past 17 years has been helping tribes develop their communities and strengthen their sovereignty. He excels at identifying, acquiring and coordinating project funding and the development and preservation of Tribal Lands.


Steve C. Carlisle, P.E.

Director of Engineering

Office: 269.487.9712, Email:

Mr. Carlisle serves as the Director of Engineering for Wightman & Associates, Inc. and has been with the company for over 19 years. He is responsible for analysis, design and construction management for both municipal and private engineering projects. His experience includes municipal streets and utilities, private subdivisions, municipal planning and parks and recreation facilities. Steve is an expert with regards to road design, road project funding, parks and recreation planning, trail projects and road condition evaluation which includes recommending proper fixes for local roads.


Brian Lieberg, P.S.

Director of Surveying

Office: 269.201.4557, Email:

Mr. Lieberg currently directs survey operations at Wightman & Associates, Inc., managing staff in Allegan, Benton Harbor and Portage offices. He has been with the company since 1994. As Director, he manages staff, develops and implements policies and procedures regarding surveying practices and provides project management for large scale survey projects. Throughout, his career he has been involved in a variety of large scale projects include the Harbor Shores project, work with American Electric Power as well as other various projects. In addition to his role with Wightman, Brian serves as a firefighter for Royalton Township and as chair of the Planning Commission for Royalton Township.


Mickey Bittner, P.E.

Allegan Office Director

Office: 269.692.9338, Email:

Mr. Bittner has been with Wightman for 20 years and currently serves as the Allegan Office Director. He serves as a QA/QC Engineer with responsibility for analysis, design, and construction management for both municipal and private engineering projects. His experience includes municipal roadway, multipurpose trails, water main and sewer designs, as well as assisting communities in obtaining grants and loans and preparing feasibility studies. He is an expert in the following areas: Infrastructure Funding / Grant programs, combined plans – Master Plan / Recreation Plan / Capital Improvements Plan / DDA Plan, work with MDOT on project development, design and construction administration, PASER Road Ratings & Transportation CIP and Public Engagement for infrastructure projects.


Alan C. Smaka, P.E.

Portage Office Director

Office: 269.200.4240, Email:

Educated as both a surveyor and civil engineer, Alan has been with WAI for 19 years, serving in several capacities including surveyor, construction inspector, engineering assistant, and most currently project manager and municipal engineer. Mr. Smaka has worked with WAI’s municipal and private clients on varying projects, ranging from comprehensive planning projects to multimillion dollar infrastructure and environmentally sensitive projects. Currently, he serves as the director of Portage office. Alan’s areas of expertise include: lake sewer systems and intergovernmental cooperation, water systems, sewer systems, treatment systems and feasibility studies and financial analysis.


Jamie Balkin

Director of Marketing

Office: 269-605-4289, Email:

Jamie Balkin serves as the director of marketing for the company’s three offices in Benton Harbor, Allegan and Portage. Jamie holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications from Saint Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Indiana. She brings 20 years of past experience to her position.


Lisa Borre

Director of Human Resources

Office: 269-487-9175, Email:

Lisa Borre is proud to serve as the HR Director for Wightman & Associates, Inc. providing strategic and operational HR advisory services across three locations in Southwest Michigan. Lisa has HR experience with Vi Living, Amazon, FITCH/WPP and carries both the SHRM-SCP & SPHR professional certifications. Lisa holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (HR, Psychology, and Business) from Michigan State University and Master in Business Administration from Loyola University Chicago.


Mike Williams

Finance Director

Office: 269-487-9669, Email:

Mike Williams joined the firm as Finance Director in April 2016 and is responsible for Finance, Accounting, Treasury, Risk Management, and Information Technology. Mike joined Wightman with 18 years of experience in finance and accounting in various roles of increasing responsibilities. In addition to working at Stryker, he most recently was the Controller of Ranir, LLC. Mike holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Western Michigan University and a Master’s of Science in Taxation from Grand Valley State University.


Gregory H Monberg, AIA, MBA, ALEP, LEED AP BD+C

Director of Architecture

Office: 269-487-9673, Email:

Mr. Monberg is pleased to serve as the Director of Architecture for Wightman & Associates, Inc. He brings to the firm almost 25 years of experience with communities in Southwestern Michigan and Northern Indiana through planning, architecture and design for municipal, commercial, and educational clients. He is a passionate advocate for meeting our clients’ needs though design thinking, a collaborative process which consistently delivers original, high-quality, cost-effective solutions while emphasizing principles that encourage community, harmony with nature and economy of resources and energy. He currently serves as the Area 3 governor (Michigan, Indiana) of the Midwest Great Lakes (MWGL) Region of the Association for Learning Environments and serves on the Accredited Learning Environment Planner Commission as the MWGL representative.