LJA Engineering Houston Land Development division is making exciting changes. Growing our success across Texas for our clients and for our 750 employee-owners, these leaders have demonstrated true dedication to delivering unique hands-on solutions for today’s needs and the future’s ever-changing challenges. LJA’s ability to provide engineering excellence and broad-based expertise and resources with personalized attention and responsiveness is possible because of the solid foundation, reputation, and commitment of our senior leadership.
Alan McKee, PE, Senior Vice President, Land Development, Discovery Program
Alan McKee is being promoted to Senior Vice President of the Houston Land Development division. Alan’s increased role will include leading Houston Land’s business development and client relationship program while utilizing and expanding the DiscoveryTM process. He will work with LJA’s GIS team to provide this powerful investigative system and other needed services to our clients. Throughout his 30-year career in land development and active involvement in public policy, Alan has built a wealth of knowledge and intuitive skills that are a natural fit to enhance LJA’s already established and comprehensive DiscoveryTM process.
James Brown, PE, Senior Vice President, Land Development, Katy Office
James Brown is being promoted to Senior Vice President of the Houston Land Development division. In his increased role, James will assume leadership and management responsibilities for LJA’s Katy office. He has provided engineering leadership at LJA for over 25 years on major land development projects, large master planned communities, Municipal Utility Districts, and subdivisions in and around the greater Houston area. He has a long-term dedication to clients, employees, and issues crucial to the stability and growth of communities in the region.
James Ross, PE, Senior Vice President, Land Development, Houston
James Ross is being promoted to Senior Vice President of the Houston Land Development division. James is currently beginning the transition process to become Division Manager of Houston Land Development. Upon completion of the process in 2019, James will manage 15 separate specialty teams and services including civil design, hydrology & hydraulics, planning, residential platting, site development, landscape architecture, water/wastewater, and construction phase services. Along with overseeing this vital group of over 300 personnel, James will continue to be involved in new and existing client management and development. He has served as a District Engineer for various MUDs, TIRZs, and Special Districts providing key guidance to these organizations.