LDA Engineering Names Zack Daniel as President

May 15, 2024

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – LDA Engineering has announced that Zack Daniel, PE has joined as its new president.

“We are thrilled to welcome Zack Daniel to LDA Engineering as our new President,” said Jason Brooks, PE, CEO of LDA Engineering. “His extensive experience, proven leadership and commitment to excellence make him the perfect fit to lead our company as we enter our next phase of growth,” Brooks said of his successor.

Daniel is joining LDA from his leadership position at national engineering firm, CDM Smith. Throughout his tenure, Daniel held various significant positions, including Client Service Leader for the firm servicing clients throughout Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama and Arkansas while rising through the ranks of shareholder, advancing from Associate to Principal to Vice President. In his career, he has built pivotal relationships across the Southeast, most notably in Tennessee with Metro Nashville, Metro Water Services, the City of Memphis, and the City of Franklin.

Daniel’s deep industry involvement extends to his recent recognition as the alumnus of the year for the Herff College of Engineering Civil Engineering Department at his alma mater, the University of Memphis, highlighting his commitment to excellence in civil engineering.

“Zack’s appointment comes at a pivotal moment for LDA Engineering, as we strive to seize growth opportunities and fortify client relationships. His expertise as an engineering visionary within the water and civil infrastructure field positions him perfectly to guide our organization towards continued success,” Brooks said.

As a respected leader in the water professional community; highlighted by his past service as Chair of the Kentucky Tennessee American Water Works Association and recipient of its highest honor, the George Warren Fuller Award, Daniel will promote LDA Engineering both to the broader market and directly to clients, fostering a culture of innovation and accountability.

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, the 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.