Matthew K. Newchurch, PE, MBA




As DDG’s President, Matthew Newchurch is responsible for the operational activities of the company and its employees. His primary function is to translate the firm’s core values, vision, and strategy into actionable plans to be carried out by other firm leaders. Matthew closely monitors the firm’s project workload firmwide thus allowing him to not only help support DDG’s commitment to first-class client service but also allows him to keep a pulse on the latest in industry standards and practices in the AEC community.


Applying the pace and attention to detail that has made DDG successful in other sectors, Matthew has spearheaded DDG’s growth into the industrial sector over the past decade and understands that our industries are an economic driver and are key to the growth of our region.


To better serve his community and clients, Matthew holds active memberships on instrumental nonprofit organizations focused on making our industries and communities a better and stronger place. Currently, he serves on the Board of Directors for Louisiana Manufacturers Political Action Committee (LAMP) and the Board of Directors for South Central Industrial Association.



Bachelor of Environmental Engineering, 1998  – Louisiana State University

Masters of Business Administration, 2005 – Nicholls State University



Board of Directors  2019-2020 Louisiana Manufacturers Political Action Committee (LAMP)

Board of Directors  2020-2021 South Central Industrial Association (SCIA)

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)

American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC)

National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)


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