Chad Pennel, P.E. is a Senior Project Manager. Chad’s interest in engineering spurred from a natural proclivity for math and science. Early in his career, Chad took a job working in the field at various airports, providing inspection and materials testing for aviation projects. He’s been working for airports for the last 20 years. With 23 years of total experience, Chad has designed engineering solutions for military airfields and civil airports ranging in size from small general aviation airports to large commercial service airports. His areas of expertise include airfield and landside pavement design, rehabilitation, and management; pavement condition assessments; airfield lighting, signage, and NAVAIDs; airfield perimeter security; airfield drainage, and construction management. He’s helped airports develop capital improvement programs, prepare grant applications, justify project eligibility for airport improvement projects (AIPs), and prepared overall development objective data sheets (ODOs).
Chad is an excellent communicator who possesses the ability to work well with all types of people. He’s passionate about airports and wants to do all he can to see them flourish.