Technical communications for transportation professionals

Who We Are

CTC’s writers, editors, research managers and web designers work closely with our clients in transportation research to develop the most effective ways to communicate technical and policy information. We carefully tailor communications for top management, practitioners, partner organizations and the public. We establish clear working relationships between our team and the client’s team, with one of CTC’s Managing Directors responsible for every client project. We pride ourselves on delivering high-quality, effective products and services on time and on budget, with attention to every detail. We’d like to be your technical communications team.

Patrick Casey

Owner/CEO
30+ years of management and communications experience in public and private sectors. Bachelor’s degree in English from Michigan State University.

Brian Hirt
Brian Hirt
Managing Director
20+ years of management, research and communications experience in transportation. Bachelor’s degrees in linguistics from Stanford University and mechanical engineering from the University of Nebraska. Master’s degree in math and science education from the University of Nebraska.
Chris Kline

Chris KlineManaging Director
25+ years of project management, research and communications experience, and four years of experience as a professional librarian. Bachelor’s degree in philosophy from the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point. Master’s degree in library and information science from the University of Iowa.

Mark Linsenmayer
Research and Writing Manager
17 years of writing and research experience. Bachelor’s degree in philosophy from the University of Michigan. Master’s degrees in philosophy and library science from the University of Texas.
Kirsten Seeber

Kirsten SeeberResearch Program and Project Manager
20+ years of project management experience, including nearly a decade in transportation research. Bachelor’s degree in American studies from the University of Minnesota.

Greg Waidley

Greg Waidley
Research Program and Project Manager
16 years of experience in transportation planning and research management. Bachelor’s degree in general science from Middle Tennessee State University. Master’s degree in urban and regional planning, University of Tennessee.

Andrea Thomas
Senior Research, Writing and Editing Associate
20 years of research, writing and editing experience. Bachelor’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University.
Carol Rolland

Carol RollandSenior Research, Writing and Editing Associate
30+ years of experience in the communications and publishing industries. Bachelor’s degree in English and journalism education from the University of Wisconsin.

 

Josh Casey


Senior Web and Design Associate
15 years of experience in Web design, graphics and marketing communications. Bachelor’s degree in theater arts from Eastern Michigan University.

 

Matt Mullins

Matt MullinsResearch and Writing Associate
15 years of transportation writing and research experience. Bachelor’s degree in English from Seattle Pacific University. Master’s degree in history of science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Maina Tran

Web and Project Associate
14 years of experience in web design/management, digital marketing and communications. Bachelor’s degree in psychology from George Washington University. Master’s degree in business administration from Babson College.

Sharon Van Sluijs
Research and Writing Associate
20 years of research, writing and editing experience. Bachelor’s degree in English and French from the University of Wisconsin-Madison; ESL/TEOSL Certification from Edgewood College; Master of Fine Arts, Iowa Writers’ Workshop, from the University of Iowa.
Will Kline

Will KlineResearch and Project Associate
22+ years of program and project management experience and 14 years of experience in transportation and urban planning at the local, regional and state levels. Bachelor’s degree in forestry administration from University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Master’s degree in urban planning, University of Kansas.

Valree Casey
Valree Casey
Business and Project Associate
15 years of business management, marketing and event planning experience. Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in music from the University of Michigan.

Our Business Partners

Jennifer Green


shu shu design
www.shushudesign.com

19 years of experience in graphic design at all levels of the industry. Projects include
annual reports, tech summaries, brochures, catalogs, website planning and digital illustrations.

 

Brian Casey

Root Level Services, LLC
www.rootlevelservices.com

20+ years providing Web hosting for large and small clients around the world. Expert in Perl and PHP development, with an emphasis on user interactions and database integration.