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The expansion of Coffman’s depth of services in the Southeast Region continues with the addition of senior civil engineer Jeff Lowe, PE, in our Atlanta office, and senior fire protection engineer Steve Whitman, PE, in our D.C. Metro office. Please join us in welcoming Jeff and Steve to the Coffman team!

Jeff Lowe, PE – Atlanta

Jeff Lowe
Jeff Lowe, PE

Jeff is the first civil engineer to join the Southeast Region team. He is a licensed civil engineer and brings more than 25 years of experience in designing site development projects, and has experience in all phases of commercial, federal, and state site development including preliminary planning, due diligence, concept design, civil-site design (layout, staking, grading/drainage, stormwater management, utilities, and erosion control), construction plan preparation, regulatory permitting, and construction management/oversite.

Jeff also has 4+ years of environmental engineering remediation including due diligence reports, environmental audits, environmental assessments, and environmental construction remediation oversite for commercial, federal, and state government projects. Jeff brings familiarity with state and local design and construction standards/practices, regulatory/entitlement process, and environmental regulations to the team.


Steve Whitman, PE – D.C. Metro

Steve Whitman, PE, Senior Fire Protection Engineer
Steve Whitman, PE

Steve is a licensed fire protection engineer (FPE) with more than 15 years of experience in building/life safety code consulting, fire protection systems design, construction administration, performance-based design, and property condition assessments. He specializes in higher education and commercial/multifamily residential markets, while also working as a discipline lead on healthcare, hospitality, and government projects.

Steve graduated from the University of Maryland and is active in the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) at the Chapter and International level. Steve’s focus is on client satisfaction and lasting relationships while contributing to the design of buildings that enhance the local community.

Steve joins a team of fire protection engineers across the company and will serve as a local resource for Washington D.C. area clients.

More about our Southeast Region offices and services: D.C. Metro, Atlanta, Raleigh.