Matthew Lane, PE 

​President/Project Manager


​Matthew is the co-founder of The Lane Group and is a Professional Engineer with a master’s degree in civil infrastructure engineering from Virginia Tech. Matthew is a member of the firm’s management team and also serves on the Board of Directors.

Leslie Sutherland, PE  

Geotechnical Engineer/
​Project Manager
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Les is a Professional Engineer with a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Virginia Tech.  He joined The Lane Group in 2006 and has been practicing engineering since 1989. Les is a member of the firm’s management team.

April Lane 

Environmental Specialist​​

April is an Environmental Specialist with a master’s degree in Environmental Health from East Tennessee State University and a bachelor’s degree in Biology from Virginia Tech.  She joined The Lane Group in 2000. April serves on the firm’s Board of Directors.

Bobby Lane, PE 

​Chairman/Senior Engineer

Bobby is the co-founder of The Lane Group and is a Professional Engineer with a master’s degree in Civil Engineering from Virginia Tech. Bobby is the Chairman of the Board of Directors and a member of the firm’s management team. 

kevin Heath, PE 

Vice President/Project Manager


​Kevin is a Professional Engineer with a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Virginia Tech.  He joined The Lane Group in 2013 and has been practicing engineering since 1990. Kevin is a member of the firm’s management team, Board of Directors and serves as Vice-President.

sally lane 

​Board of Directors


Sally has more than 35 years of experience working with communities, non-profits, and government agency representatives to develop funding packages for public sector projects. She also has a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Virginia Intermont College. Sally also serves on the firm’s Board of Directors.

Christopher N. Mullins 

Director of Marketing
​​Client Manager


​Chris has an A.A.S degree in drafting and design/engineering technology from Southwest Virginia Community College. He joined The Lane Group in 1998. Chris is a member of the firm’s management team and also serves on the Board of Directors.

Aimee Peterson  

Business  Manager​​
Aimee has worked in the accounting field since 2006 in both the public and private sector accounting. She has a degree in Administrative Support Technology from Virginia Highlands Community College. She joined The Lane Group in 2009. Aimee is a member of the firm’s management team and also serves on the Board of Directors.

Douglas Williams, AIA

Project Manager​​
Doug is a Registered Architect with a bachelor's degree from Virginia Tech.  He joined The Lane Group in 2016 and has been practicing architecture since 1991.  Doug is a member of the firm's management team and serves as Vice-President of Architecture.

Jonathan Broskey, PE 

Project Manager​​
​Jon is a Professional Engineer with a bachelor’s degree in Building Construction from Virginia Tech.  He joined The Lane Group in 2002. Jon is a member of the firm’s management team and serves as the office manager in our Big Stone Gap office.

Jeffrey Spickard, PE 

Senior Project Manager
​Jeff is a Professional Engineer with a bachelor’s degree from Virginia Tech. He joined The Lane Group in 2004 and has been practicing engineering in Southwest Virginia since 1983. Jeff is a member of the firm’s management team, serves on the Board of Directors and serves as the office manager in our Abingdon office.

Stephen McElroy, PE 

Project Manager​​
Stephen is a Professional Engineer with a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Virginia Tech. He joined The Lane Group in 2002. Stephen is a member the firm’s management team.

Lori Halsey, RN​

Secretary/Board of Directors​​
Lori has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from East Tennessee State University. She is currently employed by Alleghany Community Hospital in Sparta, North Carolina. She serves as the Company's Secretary and serves on the Board of Directors.

board of directors & Management Team

Jeffrey Cochran, PE 

Senior Project Manager​​
​Jeff is a Professional Engineer with a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Virginia Tech.  He joined The Lane Group in 2003 and has been practicing engineering since 1975. Jeff is a member of the firm’s management team and also serves on the Board of Directors.