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INTEGRITY…Ladd Environmental Consultants, Inc. is committed to providing the highest quality services in accordance with the goals, integrity, and ethical considerations of the Engineering and Land Surveying professionals with the best interests of the client at the forefront.

Ladd Environmental Consultants, Inc. was incorporated in 1973 by six engineers to continue providing civil engineering services that were previously performed under Ladd Engineering Associates, Inc. The original Ladd Engineering Company (subsequently renamed Ladd Engineering Associates, Inc.) began in 1938.

Our Staff

James Payton, P.E.

Owner, BS Agricultural Engineering, MS Agricultural Engineering from Auburn University. Registered Engineer in Alabama and Georgia. James has been with Ladd since 1997 as a Design and Project Engineer. He has experience with all aspects of Engineering Services offered by Ladd.

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Adam Lea, P.E.

Owner, BS Civil Engineering from the University of Alabama at Huntsville. Registered Professional Engineer in Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee. Adam has been with Ladd since 2004 as a Design and Project Engineer. He has experience with all aspects of Engineering Services offered by Ladd.

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Larry Whitley, P.E.

BS Civil Engineering from Auburn University. Registered Engineer in Alabama and Georgia. Larry has been with Ladd since 1973 as a Design and Project Engineer. He has experience with all aspects of Engineering Services offered at Ladd.

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Caleb Lea, P.E.

BS Biosystems Engineering from Auburn University. Registered Professional Engineer in Alabama. Caleb has been with Ladd since 2016 as a Project Engineer. Caleb had 8 years experience in Project Management with a General Contractor.

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Wayne Meadows

Wayne has been with Ladd since 1973 and specializes as a Project Manager, chief draftsman and a designer on recreational projects.

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Darrell Sears

Darrell has been with Ladd since 2014 as a Designer and Project Manager. Darrell had 13 years of experience in water and wastewater treatment and collection, and natural gas distribution design prior to working at Ladd. He also had 19 years of experience with TVA in Engineering and Project Management.

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Corey Baker, PLS

Registered Land Surveyor in Alabama, Design Drafter, GPS/GIS Technician. Corey has been with Ladd since 2012 and had 13 years of experience prior to this in engineering and land surveying.

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Kevin Holcomb

Land Surveyor Associate, Design Drafter. Kevin has been with Ladd since 1985.

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Tina Shrader

Design Drafter, Senior CAD Operator. Tina has been with Ladd since 1988 and specializes as a CAD operator.

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Scott Blevins

Design Drafter, CAD Operator, Construction Observer. Scott has been with Ladd since 1986 and specializes in CAD and Construction Observation.

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Stanley Smith

Construction Observer. Stanley has been with Ladd since 1998. He provides field observation services for projects that are under construction.

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Suzanne Rucks

Administrative Assistant. Suzanne has been with Ladd since 1997. She provides clerical support for bid documents, reports, contracts and correspondence and serves as a receptionist.

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Trinka Payton

Administrative Assistant. Trinka has been with Ladd since 2015. She provides receptionist duties, clerical support for project administration and assists with printing, shipping and human resources.

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