Our President & CEO

SAMMS was founded by Shahid Qureshi, MSCE, P.E, PTOE, who brings over 30 years of diversified civil engineering experience. He is a registered professional engineer in Maryland & the District of Columbia, as well as a professional traffic operation engineer. With extensive technical design skills and management experience, he provides a full range of technical expertise. 


Shahid is active in many professional and business associations, including: American Society of Civil Engineers, Institute of Transportation Engineers, American Society of Highway Engineers, and the American Council of Engineering Companies. 


Mr. Muhammad Shahid Qureshi graduated with a Bachelor of Civil Engineering degree in 1981 from NED University of Engineering and Technology in Karachi, Pakistan. He also holds a Master of Science degree in Transportation Engineering with a minor in Construction Management and graduated from University of Lincoln, Nebraska in 1987. He is a US Citizen, a registered Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the state of Maryland and Washington, D.C, and a certified Professional Traffic Operation Engineer (PTOE). 


He served as a Director of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Maryland Section from 2009 to 2011. Currently, he is serving as a member of the ACEC Political Action Committee since 2014. Mr. Qureshi is also involved with various socio-political organizations and is a member of Howard County Muslim Council (HCMC) and United Maryland Muslim Council (UMMC). He served as a chair of the Public Policy Committee on HCMC Board for a period of two years from 2006 to 2008 and participated in many events representing council. Currently, he is serving as a director of HCMC and UMMC. Mr. Qureshi was also nominated by the Howard County Chief Executive to serve as a member on the Howard County Public Works Board, Maryland (HC-PWB) for a period of four (4) years from 2011-15.  He was also nominated by the Governor of Maryland to serve as a member of the Maryland Transportation Commission (MTC) for a period of three (3) years in 2010. 


He lives in Ellicott City with his wife and three lovely children, two girls and a boy. 

Muhammad Qureshi

Muhammad Qureshi