Rob Matthews III, PE

President

Rob has built a thriving company by establishing solid, long-term partnerships with his clients through integrity, honest communication, and dependability. Rob serves as an advisor and principal-in-charge on every project, taking a personal interest in ensuring that project schedules and budgets are met, and clients receive high-quality deliverables. With a master’s degree in civil engineering from Clemson University and over 25 years of experience in land development, Rob provides an innovative approach and expertise to all phases of land development, civil engineering, and environmental and regulatory permitting.

Rob’s strong leadership, and invested interest in the growth of his employees, encourages development through all stages, forward-thinking, and thoughtful education for future engineers. He believes “the heart of any company is its people. We are creating a company culture that makes Matthews Design Group a professional yet fun-spirited place to work where employees feel valued, respected, and empowered.”  

The commitment and dedication to his employees and the community, along with quality designs and service, contribute to Matthews Design Group’s (MDG) solid reputation. Outside MDG, Rob donates his time on the Service Board for Flagler Hospital and as Chairman of the Economic Development Council for the St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce. He was previously named Board President at The Arc of St. Johns, Jacksonville Business Journal’s 40 under 40, and awarded the “Hope And A Future” award from Alpha-Omega Miracle Home.