LDA Engineering adds Davis as chief operating officer

January 16, 2024

LDA Engineering has hired Carlton Davis as executive vice president and chief operating officer, with duties spanning the LDA Engineering family of companies, including LDA Engineering, LDA Fiber and LDA Services.

“Carlton is a seasoned professional who is dedicated to nurturing a culture that is centered in teamwork, open communication, accountability, operational excellence and exceptional customer service, which aligns perfectly with the LDA ethos,” LDA CEO Jason Brooks said. “He will work closely with division leaders to review and improve processes while building systems for our growing company. We warmly welcome him to our team.”

Carlton Davis

Davis earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in finance with a concentration in marketing from University of Tennessee. He previously served as chief operations officer for A&C Business Enterprises in Gallatin, Tennessee, overseeing retail and warehouse operations for the reverse logistics company that specializes in purchasing and liquidating returns and excess inventory from national retailers. He has served in leadership roles in various sectors such as design, marketing, publishing and software development.

He is an active member of executive coaching organization Vistage Worldwide and a certified Predictive Index Analyst. Davis has volunteered extensively with organizations supporting food insecurity, homelessness and children and as a crew lead and recruiter for Habitat for Humanity of Greater Nashville.

“I’m so glad to join the LDA team and a company that is dedicated to its team members, clients and community in tangible ways,” Davis said. “I’m focused on learning the company and its operations and identifying areas of improvement to build an action plan for sustained success that is guided by our core values.”

Davis lives in Nashville, Tennessee, and is the father of two adult daughters. He enjoys running, hiking, playing guitar and being outside as much as possible.

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About LDA Engineering

For 40 years, LDA Engineering has worked to build stronger, happier communities through sustainable, creative and economic infrastructure solutions. The employee-owned civil engineering firm supports private companies, municipalities and contractors across the Southeast, with offices in Knoxville, Chattanooga, Tri-Cities, Nashville and Memphis. Through its LDA Services division, the company provides cutting-edge geomatics and surveying services and B2B contract implementation. The LDA Fiber division develops high-speed fiber systems for telecommunications and infrastructure clients to meet the need of public and private investments to expand the reach of dependable, high-speed internet. For more information about LDA Engineering’s community-first culture and services, visit LDAinc.com.