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Celebrating Rod McComas’s Retirement and Tom Miltner’s New Role

Celebrating Rod McComas’s Retirement & Tom Miltner’s New Role

November 27, 2023

O’Donnell & Naccarato announced Rod McComas, P.E., S.E. will retire from the company at the end of this calendar year. Beginning with the merger of McComas Engineering in August 2019 into the O’Donnell & Naccarato family, Rod has been crucial in the growth of the firm’s national presence.

Over his forty-two-year tenure, Rod has been responsible for approximately 10,000 projects in 2,000 cities throughout the United States. Some of the highlighted projects are The Fashion Mall and The Children’s Museum in Indianapolis, IN, Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles, CA, Republic Air Headquarters in Carmel, IN, United States Penitentiary in Terre Haute, IN, United States Penitentiary ADMAX in Florence, CO, Leavenworth Correctional Facility in Leavenworth, KS, precast concrete wall panels around the U.S., retail stores around the U.S., restaurants around the U.S., and, swimming pools for universities, communities, military, training, Olympic training and U.S. Embassies. Founding McComas Engineering Structural Engineers in 1991, he grew the company in specialized building sectors into a highly profitable and respected entity from coast to coast.

Rod shared his thoughts, stating, “I am fortunate that I had the opportunity to develop many friendships and clients around the United States through my work at McComas Engineering and O’Donnell & Naccarato. Thank you all for the trust you put in me and the teamwork we built on each project. I am confident that our clients are in great hands with Tom Miltner and the entire O’Donnell & Naccarato team.”

For several years, Tom Miltner, P.E., has led the Indianapolis office alongside Rod, and was promoted to the position of principal one year ago. He will continue in his role. Tom, a steadfast presence at McComas Engineering and subsequently O’Donnell & Naccarato for the past 29 years, will take the reins. With more than three decades of engineering experience and a profound understanding of our industry, Tom is poised to continue the legacy of excellence. He is a seasoned leader who participates in all phases of projects, driving our teams to exceed expectations and delivering the most cost-effective structural solutions.

“It’s an honor to be selected to lead O’Donnell & Naccarato’s Indianapolis office,” said Tom Miltner. “I look forward to working alongside my teammates and continue providing the highest quality of structural engineering services to our new and existing clients.”

“We are grateful for the contributions Rod has made to O’Donnell & Naccarato, his leadership and collaboration will be missed,” said Anthony Naccarato, PE, SE, F.ASCE President of O&N. “We are confident in Tom’s ability to take the reins as the new leader of the Indianapolis office and are excited to see all the success that he brings to the role.”

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