Michael Lingenfelter is an accomplished engineer and has worked on a number of very visible and important public construction projects in his 40-year career. He has designed and managed construction of communication systems for airports, mass-transit systems, and other public carriers in Dallas, Pittsburgh, Los Angeles, Buffalo, and other cities around the world. A member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers and several professional societies, Mike holds 17 patents for his work worldwide. Mike and his wife, Nancy, have four children and seven grandchildren. They reside in Huntsville, Alabama, where Mike works for Parsons Transportation Group, a division of Parsons Engineering.