Educational Experience:

MS, Civil Engineering
California State University, Long Beach, CA

BS, Civil Engineering

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA


Mr. Thornton, TKE’s President, is Principal-in-Charge of all TKE projects. He has over 30 years of experience in engineering, planning, design, land surveying and construction management for public works projects. He has worked on a variety of public works engineering projects such as water, street, park, bike trail improvements, and many others.  

Mr. Thornton has been responsible for managing the funding administration, planning and design of these types of projects and has provided construction engineering, construction management, and surveying services for various agencies throughout Southern California.

Michael P. Thornton
P.E., P.L.S.
Principal - In - Charge