Stephen Gilbreath, PE

Vice President, Chief Operations Officer

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Master of Science, Ocean Engineering, Texas A&M University

Bachelor of Science, Maritime Systems Engineering, Texas A&M University at Galveston


Mr. Gilbreath has over 25 years of diverse experience in the civil engineering industry and currently serves as Chief Operating Officer for LAN. Formerly, Steve was the Business Group Director of the Infrastructure Business Group, responsible for program management, engineering planning, design, and construction-related activities for water and sanitary sewer pipelines, water and wastewater facilities, drainage and stormwater management, municipal infrastructure, and port and marine projects.

In his role as Chief Operating Officer, Steve oversees the day-to-day operations of LAN. He collaborates with leaders across the firm to establish policies that enable LAN to achieve its firm-wide vision through operations. Steve oversees the efficiency of LAN’s various business groups, which includes maintaining control of various business operations and securing the functionality of the business to drive extensive and sustainable growth.

Certifications / Licenses

Professional Engineer – Civil, Florida

Professional Engineer – Civil, Hawaii

Professional Engineer – Civil, Louisiana

Professional Engineer, Texas


American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA)

American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC)

American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA)

American Water Works Association (AWWA)

Gulf Coast Rail District Board

Texas Water Conservation Association (TWCA)