Education
Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder

Registration
Professional Engineer, Civil Engineering, Hawaii, #9558-C

With SSFMSince 2012

Galen T. Gokan, P.E.

Deputy General Manager, Kauai
Senior Project Engineer

Galen applies his diverse engineering capacities as a key member of the Civil Engineering Group. Combining his design talents with his in-depth construction engineering experience makes Galen a versatile member of the SSFM team.

Michael P. Matsumoto, P.E., FACEC

President/CEO

Mike joined SSFM International in 1968 as a newly graduated structural engineer. In 1976 he was appointed principal. Through his tenure with the firm Mike has served as its Secretary, Treasurer and Chief Operating Officer. He was appointed SSFM’s President/CEO in 1997 and is currently responsible for all aspects of the firm’s practice. Under Mike’s leadership SSFM has experienced tremendous growth, with the addition of offices on all of the Islands and successful expansion throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

Mike’s professional experience includes management and design of structural and civil engineering projects within all of the firm’s markets, from the Diamond Head Terminal at Honolulu International Airport, Interstate and the H-1 Keehi Interchange, to resort projects such as the Four Seasons Hotel and Sheraton Redevelopment on Maui.

As a certified organizational and technical peer reviewer. Mike has conducted peer reviews of engineering firms for the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), the Council of American Structural Engineers (CASE), and the Structural Engineers Risk Management Council (SERMC).

Education
Master of Science, Civil Engineering
University of Illinois

Bachelor of Science,Civil Engineering
University of Hawaii

Registration
Professional Engineer, Structural Engineering, Hawaii, #2974-C

Professional Engineer, Civil Engineering, Guam, #843

Professional Engineer, Civil Engineering; Structural Engineering, Commonwealth of Northern Marianna Islands, #209

With SSFM Since 1968