M.B.A., Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA
B.S., Civil Engineering, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
California Registered Professional Engineer No. C45715
Arizona Registered Professional Engineer No. 32724
Nevada Registered Professional Engineer No. 13343
DRC Engineering, Inc.
President / Principal
Other Civil Engineering Firms
Lawrence M. Gates, PE
Mr. Gates has over 29 years of experience in the fields of civil and environmental engineering in Southern California. He has been responsible for the planning, design and construction management for projects ranging from subdivisions and site developments to landfill expansions.
Mr. Gates’ recent responsibilities include providing design and management services for the development of a large retail and office mixed-use project on a large former aerospace facility and land re-use of a closed airport facility.
Mr. Gates is currently managing the design of several commercial developments ranging from 30-acre drug stores to 100-acre plus power centers. He has comprehensive knowledge of government agency requirements, including those of the Army Corps of Engineers, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Los Angeles County Department of Public Works, Caltrans, Department of Fish and Game, Environmental Protection Agency, and State Water Resources Control Board, at all levels of project design.
Mr. Gates is on the National Development Council and the Chair of the College of Engineering Dean’s Leadership Board at Cal Poly Pomona and is a member of the Young Presidents Organization.