Aaron Patterson, P.E.
Design Group Manager - Chicago
INGENUITY Experience. Aaron Patterson is responsible for leading the efforts of the design team at IEI’s headquarters in Chicago, IL. With more than 14 years of design and transportation experience, Mr. Patterson focuses on continuing to develop the firm’s design capabilities to deliver successful solutions for our clients’ most challenging projects. He and his team oversee key client relationships, proposal development, and project execution. He originally joined IEI in 2012 as a project engineer and his tenure has included several complex projects, most recently serving as the CDOT Aldermanic Menu Program Manager since 2019. His broad experience includes design, project management, coordination, and quality assurances for all phases of project development – particularly for highway, local roadway, pedestrian facilities, traffic, and bridge design.
Education. Aaron studied received a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Science from Morehouse College, a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from Columbia University and an MBA at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Involvement in Community. Aaron is a part of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) and American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC).