LDA Engineering has hired Kelli Richardson, PE, as associate engineer and project manager. Richardson, who works out of the Chattanooga office, will provide civil/site design and project management on commercial, multi-family and residential projects, handle permit writing and build client relationships.
“With more than 14 years of experience as a civil and environmental engineer, Kelli is able to make an immediate impact,” said Jason Brooks, president and CEO of LDA Engineering. “Her background and knowledge in site layout, project management, civil design and permitting allow her to take projects from inception to completion, which will serve us and our clients well.”
Prior to joining LDA Engineering, Richardson served as project manager/engineer on several Chattanooga area projects, including the 728 Market Multi-Use Infill Project, Integra Preserve Multi-Family and the Spears Avenue Pump Track. She also served as project engineer on The Shoppes at Gunbarrel Pointe in Chattanooga and the Morning Pointe of Powell Senior Living Facility in Knoxville and other subdivisions.
Richardson graduated from Tennessee Technological University with Bachelor of Science degrees in civil engineering and biology. She has her professional engineering license in Tennessee, Georgia and Alabama, and is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Society of Women Engineers and Chattanooga Engineers Club. She serves on the boards of the Chattanooga Area Chamber North Hamilton County Council and the American Society of Civil Engineers-Environmental & Water Resources Insitute (ASCE-EWRI) in Tennessee . Richardson also volunteers as a mentor in the ACE Mentor Program.
About LDA Engineering
LDA Engineering is an employee-owned firm based in Tennessee with offices in Johnson City, Knoxville, Nashville and Chattanooga focused on delivering engineering, operational, and management solutions to infrastructure challenges for water, wastewater and stormwater in East Tennessee. Established as Lamar Dunn & Associates Inc. in 1982, LDA Engineering’s innovative solutions to water-related problems continually earn national recognition from industry organizations, such as the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC).