Chastain-Skillman, LLC (CS) is excited to announce the promotion of three members of our team across our Orlando, FL, and Nashville, TN offices. Effective Monday, August 29th, 2022:

Senior Project Manager, Derek Baalbergen, PE, has been promoted to Assistant Director of Civil Engineering – Nashville. With more than 21 years of experience, Mr. Baalbergen’s experience includes site layout, grading and storm sewer drainage, stormwater quality and detention, and water and wastewater systems. In his previous role, Mr. Baalbergen specialized in managing a wide range of design projects across the U.S. including residential and commercial developments. As Assistant Director, Mr. Baalbergen will continue to provide his skills to design projects while providing leadership support to the civil engineering group out of Nashville.

Senior Project Manager, Sergio Garcia, EI, has been promoted to Assistant Director of Civil Engineering – Orlando. With more than 19 years of experience, Mr. Garcia’s experience includes permitting projects through numerous review agencies, including several water management districts, Florida DOT, Florida DEP, and numerous local municipalities. In his previous role, Mr. Garcia specialized in managing and implementing site development engineering for industrial and commercial design projects. He will continue to do so while providing leadership support for the civil engineering group out of Orlando.

Crew Chief and CAD Technician, Mitchell Dawson, has been promoted to Project Surveyor – Nashville. With more than 14 years of experience, Mr. Dawson’s expertise includes general surveys (residential and commercial), ALTA/ACSM surveys, As-built Surveys, topography and underground mapping, tree inventory, construction layout, and elevation certifications. In his new role, Mr. Dawson will continue to direct survey crews and lend his CAD skills to surveying projects across Middle Tennessee.

CS is a leading engineering firm headquartered in Lakeland, Florida, with satellite offices in Orlando, FL, and Nashville, TN. Established in Lakeland in 1950, our company provides Civil Engineering, Water/Wastewater Engineering, Land Surveying, Geology/Hydrogeology, and Construction Management/Inspections services.

At CS, we treasure our role in creating thriving communities, always respecting the impact our work has on their foundations and their futures. For more information, visit


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