Bachelor of Arts with Emphasis Business Administration, Chaminade University, Honolulu, Hawaii

With SSFM Since 2014

Carlos H. Salas

Pacific Region Manager

Carlos is the face of SSFM in Guam with oversight of the firm’s presence and operations in the Pacific Region. With over 20 years of experience, Carlos honed his management skills through executive positions with the region’s major transportation facilities. He served as Executive Manager for the Guam International Airport, General Manager for the Port Authority of Guam, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Ports Authority of the Northern Mariana Islands and as Treasurer/Comptroller for the Commonwealth Ports Authority Saipan .

In his leadership role Carlos focuses on strategic planning and marketing, infrastructure financing, and compliance with U.S. Homeland Security and TSA security mandates, including Federal Aviation Authority regulations.

Michael P. Matsumoto, P.E., FACEC


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).

Master of Science, Civil Engineering
University of Illinois

Bachelor of Science,Civil Engineering
University of Hawaii

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