Ray Messer

Class of 1969 |
  • Engineering
  • Engineering 3-2 Program
  • Mathematics
Engineering , Engineering 3-2 Program , Mathematics
Where are they now
Carroll College
Portrait of Ray Messer


Major: Mathematics (3-2 Program)

Montana native Raymond F. Messer, P.E., started his engineering career in Carroll's 3-2 program where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics. He spent two years at Columbia University, earning a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering in 1970 and later a Master of Science in Engineering Mechanics.

Ray joined his current engineering firm, Walter P. Moore, in 1981 and became president in 1993. At that time, the firm had four offices and provided structural, civil and traffic engineering services. Today, Walter P. Moore has more than 400 professionals in 13 U.S. cities. It now serves clients in the areas of structural diagnostics, transportation engineering and parking consulting. Under Ray's direction, Walter P. Moore has won numerous prestigious awards for engineering solutions.

Ray was featured in the cover story for the July 2011 issue of Structural Engineer magazine.

Ray is also a former member of Carroll's Board of Trustees, serving as Chairman of the Board. Contact Ray Messer: