Chastain-Skillman recently hired Lennie Arnold, PE as the new Vice President of Operations.  Mr. Arnold has over 35 years of experience in the industry and has played a large role in the growth of Central Florida throughout the course of his career.

In his new role, Arnold will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the company.  Arnold’s addition to the team will boost business development, create opportunities for employee success and provide quality assurance for clients and partners.

Before joining the Chastain-Skillman team, Arnold worked as VP/Director of Planning and Design at S&ME.  Prior to that, he worked as a Business Unit Manager for AMEC Earth and Environmental, a Project Manager for HNTB, the President of Southeast Bridge and Concrete, Inc. and an Estimator at Arnold Construction Company.  He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Tennessee Technological University.

“Hiring Lennie is a significant addition to the CS Team,” said Chastain-Skillman CEO, Jay Chastain.  “I believe he has the capability to take our company to a new level of growth and development.  He has the knowledge and experience to be an ideal advocate for both clients and employees.  I can’t wait to see his impact on our firm.”

Chastain-Skillman is a leading engineering firm that has been headquartered in Lakeland, Florida since 1950.  The company provides Civil, Environmental, and Water & Wastewater Engineering in addition to Geology/Hydrogeology, Construction Management/Inspections, and Land Surveying.  CS professionals have delivered thousands of projects throughout Florida, including parks, municipal facilities, roadways, schools, commercial & residential developments and utility improvements.  For more information, visit


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