Kal I. Bhatti, AIA, NCARB
CEO / President
Kal Bhatti is the President and CEO of Mimar Ponte Mellor (MPM), a full-service architectural-engineering firm based in Baltimore, MD, with an office in New York City, and an affiliate offices in Washington, DC. and Harrisburg, PA. Kal founded MPM in 1994, and soon secured projects with public universities, state and federal agencies, and private international firms, including the Department of General Services, the University of Maryland - College Park, The Maryland State Highway Administration, the Maryland Aviation Administration, and the US Veterans Administration. As his firm flourished, he expanded his its services to include engineering and graphic design. Today, MPM holds contracts with NAVFAC, USACOE, the US Veterans Administration, the Department of Justice, FBOP, the Federal Reserve Bank, Andrews Airport Base, GSA, the Department of Homeland Security, and numerous other state and federal agencies.
Kal Bhatti holds a Master's degree in Urban Design from the University of New Mexico, and a Bachelor's degree in Architecture from the National College of Arts in Lahore, Pakistan. He has participated in continuing education seminars at Johns Hopkins and Harvard University, and is currently licensed as an architect in MD, DC, VA, VW, PA, GA, ME, NJ, NY, FL, DE, and Guam. He has over 34 years of experience in design and design management of facilities for institutional, commercial and residential clients throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region of the United States, and abroad. Prior to founding MPM, Kal worked with several notable international firms in the USA and abroad including: URS Corporation, HLM Design, Bechtel Corporation and Design International. In the last 16 years, under Kal's leadership, MPM has been awarded dozens of projects and Indefinite Quantity contracts. He provides hands-on project leadership, the primary purpose of which is to provide clients with an absolute assurance of his team's total commitment to the project's objectives.