Ron Cauthan, PE

Principal/Vice President of Civil Engineering

Ron sets the bar for technical professionalism; he’s a hardworking engineer with the heart of a servant-leader.

As a Chastain-Skillman shareholder, Ron serves as a beacon for incoming engineers and a collaborator for tenured professionals.

With over 4 decades in the industry, the majority of Ron’s career has been at Chastain-Skillman. He began as a young registered professional engineer at the firm before investing in the company and becoming a principal. Ron is now the vice president of Civil Engineering for Chastain-Skillman.

Additionally, for about 15 years, Ron also served as a county consulting engineer for Florida’s Highlands County.

Ron provides consultative engineering services to private and municipal clients and has spearheaded an array of successful projects for the firm. He cites his team’s experience and the breadth of projects under their management as a key factor in the firm’s success.

Notably, Ron has designed seven recreation and park projects in central Florida. These projects have ranged from passive parks on environmentally sensitive tracts to active parks boasting baseball, softball, football, and soccer facilities.

Ron possesses a BS in Engineering from The Citadel where he played college football.

He has also completed the FDOT Bridge Inspection Training and FDOT Advanced Maintenance of Traffic Certification (MOT).

He’s registered as a professional engineer, licensed in Florida, Georgia, and North Carolina.

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