The people and values of Moore Bass are our greatest assets.

The people and core values of Moore Bass are our greatest assets. As an organization, Moore Bass strives to make a difference in our projects and communities. We attribute our success to our employees who share this value. We recognize our many differences and the richness that our diversity brings to our work environments. Such differences help us connect better with the project needs of communities through the Southeast.

We Are MB

Leadership

Richard Moore, P.E. Richard Moore, P.E. CEO
Richard Moore, P.E.
CEO

Rick is an owner and partner of Moore Bass Consulting, forming Moore Bass Consulting more than 28 years ago alongside his business partner Karen Bass (retired). With more than 35 years of professional engineering experience, Rick is seasoned in land use and land development, project master planning, government consulting, developmental agreements and zoning approvals. Passionate and committed to his local community, Rick has enjoyed many leadership opportunities and board appointments in the Tallahassee and North Florida region including past Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce Past-Chairman, as well as his current role as the chair of the Urban Land Institute of North Florida - Capital Region.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Land Use/Development Consulting
  • Environmental Permitting
  • Project Master Planning
  • Project Management
  • Roadway and Drainage Design
  • Contract Administration
  • Development Agreements and Zoning
  • Governmental Consulting 

Professional Registrations:

  • Florida Professional Engineer #38745
  • Georgia Professional Engineer #22434
  • Alabama Professional Engineer #23962
  • Colorado Professional Engineer #36029
  • Louisiana Professional Engineer #42042
  • Mississippi Professional Engineer #18799
  • North Carolina Professional Engineer #44073
  • South Carolina Professional Engineer #31434

 

Richard Moore, P.E.
Steve Moore Steve Moore Shareholder
Steve Moore
Shareholder

Mr. Moore is a Land Planner and Managing Partner of the Atlanta office, with a depth of experience in community master planning, including residential, commercial, governmental, commercial, industrial, and office campus planning. He represents zoning and land use changes in front of local elected boards and is also involved in the drafting and implementation of new land development ordinances, providing continual input in an effort to improve existing regulations. He has developed land use plans for properties that range from 0.5-acre commercial sites to tracts in excess of 3,000-acres. He has worked closely with local and state government, providing consulting for capital improvement projects, including fire and police stations, 911 Emergency Operations Facilities, municipal transit facilities, schools and college campuses. 

Areas of Expertise:

  • Land Use Planning
  • Residential/Commercial Planning
  • Office Campus Planning
  • Utility and Stormwater Master Planning
  • Golf Course Planning/Permitting
  • Land Development Consulting
  • Environmental Permitting
  • Zoning and Entitlements

 

 

Steve Moore
Tom O’Steen, R.L.A. Tom O’Steen, R.L.A. Shareholder
Tom O’Steen, R.L.A.
Shareholder

As a partner and registered landscape architect, Tom is an urban and regional planner as well as a registered landscape architect with more than 36 years of experience in site planning, landscape architecture and urban planning. His career experience includes property analysis, local permitting, and land use planning. He has provided landscape architectural services to both public and private sector clients. His experience includes residential subdivisions, shopping centers, multi-family housing, pedestrian malls, transportation corridors. He has been active in community service and was instrumental in the creation of Blueprint 2000 and served on the Leon County Sales Tax Committee.  He has served on the Board of Directors for The Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce, the Red Cross of the Big Bend and Holy Comforter Episcopal School.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Urban and Regional Planning 
  • Master Planning
  • Re-zoning / Comprehensive Plan Amendment 
  • Project Management

Professional Registrations:

  • Florida Landscape Architect #0000981 
  • Alabama Landscape Architect #638 
  • Georgia Landscape Architect #1512
  • Mississippi Landscape Architect #555

 

Tom O’Steen, R.L.A.
Alison Taber Alison Taber Chief Operating Officer
Alison Taber
Chief Operating Officer

Having joined the Moore Bass team in 2002, Alison leads an administrative team as a strategic operational advisor for both the Tallahassee and Atlanta Moore Bass offices. Leading hundreds of process improvements and work flow innovation initiatives in her time at Moore Bass, Alison is a vital force for the company in continuing to deliver excellent performance and value to clients. Her commitment to the firm’s vision of innovation, championing client success and maintaining a healthy and growing company culture is a testament to her leadership and ability. Under her guidance, the firm continues to grow revenues, increase staff size and make significant investments in company culture.

Alison Taber
Dana Slaughter, CPA Dana Slaughter, CPA Chief Financial Officer
Dana Slaughter, CPA
Chief Financial Officer

As CFO, Dana is responsible for all financial and capital management strategies, budgeting and planning, financial accounting, tax and treasury and shareholder relations for the company. She began her career in 2005 as a CPA with a regional firm, followed by key accounting positions within the construction services and legal industries. With extensive financial, operational and strategic industry experience, Dana’s leadership experience and ability is a key asset to both the Tallahassee and Atlanta offices.

Professionally, she enjoys the challenge of identifying and solving problems, listening to the needs of the shareholders and firm leaders and leading the Moore Bass Finance team.

Professional Registrations:

  • Florida Certified Public Accountant
Dana Slaughter, CPA
Daniel Simone Daniel Simone Chief Information Officer
Daniel Simone
Chief Information Officer

As a valued Moore Bass colleague for more than 20 years, Daniel leads the information technology strategy and computer systems management for Moore Bass Consulting. His analytical skill set and technical knowledge of the needs of the industry, employees, and Moore Bass clients allows him to develop strategic solutions to anticipate the ever-changing technical landscape. Daniel is an effective leader who consistently ensures that Moore Bass’ systems are in line with the needs of clients and can help achieve company growth.

Daniel Simone

Tallahassee Office Professionals

Richard Darabi, P.E. Richard Darabi, P.E. Project Manager
Richard Darabi, P.E.
Project Manager

Mr. Darabi brings a unique range of experience covering both engineering design and construction management related to industrial, commercial, residential, school facility, and roadway design projects to Moore Bass. His engineering design expertise includes site feasibility assessment, land planning, hydraulic and hydrologic modeling for stormwater management systems, traffic and roadway geometry design, and utility infrastructure design. Richard is involved in many organizations throughout the community and currently services as the Chair of Access Tallahassee, a program of the Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce, is an active member of the Urban Land Institute implementing the UrbanPlan program at local schools, and serves on both the Executive Committee and Board of Directors for the Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Stormwater Management System Design
  • Utility Infrastructure Design
  • Roadway Design
  • Rail Design
  • Commercial, Industrial, and Residential Site Design
  • Project Management
  • Permit Consulting
  • Construction Management & As-Built Certification

Professional Registrations:

  • Florida Professional Engineer #68298
Richard Darabi, P.E.
Roger Wynn, P.E. Roger Wynn, P.E. Project Manager
Roger Wynn, P.E.
Project Manager

Mr. Wynn is a Professional Civil Engineer with 28 years of experience. This experience covers a broad range activities including project management, contract administration, plan compliance inspection, field supervision, and expert testimony.  His civil design expertise includes roadway and drainage systems, local and regional stormwater facilities, large-scale drainage study’s, earthen dams, site planning and design, subdivisions, shopping centers, apartment complexes, banks, service stations, office parks, water distribution systems, and sanitary sewer collection systems, including pump stations and force mains.  Mr. Wynn’s experience also includes permitting through federal, state, and local agencies, including the City of Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Northwest Florida Water Management District, Florida Department of Transportation, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Civil Engineering Design
  • Stormwater Master Planning and Retention/Detention Design 
  • City/County Stormwater, Utility Design Pump Station and Force Main Design 
  • Water Distribution Modeling and Design
  • Stormwater Modeling

Professional Registrations:

  • Florida Professional Engineer #49400

 

Roger Wynn, P.E.
Ben Hood, P.E. Ben Hood, P.E. Project Manager
Ben Hood, P.E.
Project Manager

Bringing more than 20 years of experience to the Moore Bas team, Mr. Hood offers a broad range of expertise in civil design and permitting while working with state and local agencies. His capabilities allow him to perform site planning and design work including residential subdivisions, multi-family apartments, condominiums, industrial and commercial retail/offices. 

Areas of Expertise:

  • Civil Engineering Design
  • State and Local Government Permitting 
  • Sanitary Sewer Design (Gravity Sewer, Pump Station and Force Main)
  • Water Distribution Modeling and Design
  • Stormwater Master Planning
  • Stormwater Management Facility Modeling and Design
  • Stormwater Conveyance Modeling and Design
  • Commercial Site Development

Professional Registrations:

  • Florida Professional Engineer # 69167
Ben Hood, P.E.
Lindsey Hartsfield, P.E. Lindsey Hartsfield, P.E. Project Manager
Lindsey Hartsfield, P.E.
Project Manager

Ms. Hartsfield is a Professional Civil Engineer with over 10 years of experience. She has extensive knowledge of civil design, permitting with state and local agencies, hydraulic and hydrologic stormwater modeling, and design of stormwater management facilities in the North Florida region. Her experience includes a range of project types including, but not limited to commercial retail/offices, single family residential subdivisions, and multi-family apartments and condominiums. Ms. Hartsfield’s expertise lies in design and permitting of stormwater management facilities ranging from larger regional stormwater facilities to small facilities intended to serve single family homes.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Civil Engineering Design
  • City/County Stormwater and Retention/Detention Design
  • Stormwater Modeling

Professional Registrations:

  • Florida Professional Engineer #75432
Lindsey Hartsfield, P.E.
Danny Davis, P.L.S. Danny Davis, P.L.S. Project Manager
Danny Davis, P.L.S.
Project Manager

Mr. Davis is a professional land surveyor who has worked in Leon County and surrounding counties for more than 40 years. He is the Director of Land Surveying Services for the Moore Bass Tallahassee office. His staff currently includes multiple field crews, which operate daily, and technical and administrative office staff, which provide a quality final survey product to our clients. He has extensive knowledge of the latest technology in survey equipment including Global Positioning Systems, Robotic Total Stations (S-6 RTK Cell data collection using R10 rover units), and Automated Data Collection.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Project Management
  • ALTA/ACSM Land Title Surveys
  • Boundary and Topographic Surveys
  • Deed and Easement Research
  • Boundary Resolution

Professional Registrations:

  • Florida Professional Land Surveyor - 5254

 

Danny Davis, P.L.S.
Ken A. Powell Ken A. Powell Project Manager
Ken A. Powell
Project Manager

A State of Florida Licensed Certified Building Contractor, Mr. Powell brings more than 15 years of experience in the land development and construction industry. He has been an integral part in the planning, permitting and development of many large-scale master planned communities throughout North and Central Florida. Specializing in client and municipality relations, project management and construction administration, Mr. Powell provides management and leadership by overseeing the firm’s construction management service line while supporting the Land Surveying operations of the firm.  Mr. Powell is a valued member of the Moore Bass Consulting, Inc. Board of Directors.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Construction Administration
  • Project Management
  • Permit large mixed-use developments
  • Contract Bidding
  • Client Coordination
  • On-site Consulting

Professional Registrations:

  • State of Florida Licensed Certified Building Contractor #CBC1256805
  • FDEP Stormwater Management Inspector

 

Ken A. Powell

Atlanta Office Professionals

Anthony Wiggins, P.E. Anthony Wiggins, P.E. Project Manager
Anthony Wiggins, P.E.
Project Manager

Mr. Wiggins is a professional civil engineering consultant with more than twenty-five years of technical experience in the areas of land development and engineering design. His responsibilities include providing civil site design, business development, project management, contract administration, and client relationship management. His primary engineering duties include, but not limited to: Hydraulic & hydrology analysis; infrastructure design (sanitary & storm sewer); water distribution layout and design; stormwater management and water quality analysis; horizontal and vertical roadway design and parking lot layout; grading and drainage planning, construction management and engineering inspections; erosion control design and permitting, streambank re-stabilization and restoration design, along with extensive experience with NPDES, EPD, and ACOE permitting.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Roadway Geometrical Planning & Design 
  • DOT/City/County Roadway, Stormwater, and Utility Design
  • Subdivision & Commercial Planning and Design
  • Project Management
  • Construction Management
  • Contract Administration
  • Plan Compliance & Inspection
  • Water Distribution Planning and Design
  • Stormwater Master Planning
  • NPDES Compliance & Permitting
  • Governmental and Municipal Contracting

Professional Registrations:

  • Georgia Professional Engineer #032281
  • GSWCC Level II GA Erosion Control Design #000002158
  • Georgia Stormwater Management Manual Certified

 

Anthony Wiggins, P.E.
Rob Debien, R.L.S. Rob Debien, R.L.S. Project Manager
Rob Debien, R.L.S.
Project Manager

Mr. Debien is a Registered Land Surveyor with more than 25 years of experience with a strong background in rural, residential and commercial land surveying. He has experience in legal research, boundary surveys, ALTA/NSPS land title surveys, subdivision layout, GIS inventory services, topographic surveys, commercial and residential construction layout, roadway construction layout, geodetic control surveys, aerial mapping control surveys, and use of total stations, GPS, and the computer operations to obtain final results. Experienced in all facets of Land Surveying and capable of handling a great deal of responsibility, Mr. Debien is effective in recruiting, motivating, and developing internal teams and long-term loyal employees.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Project Management
  • ALA/NSPS Land Title Surveys
  • Boundary Surveys
  • Topographic Surveys
  • Commercial and Residential Construction Layout
  • Subdivision Plats
  • FEMA Elevation Certificates

Professional Registrations:

  • Georgia Registered Licensed Surveyor #2964
  • Alabama Professional Land Surveyor #29084
  • Mississippi Professional Land Surveyor #3097

Professional Certifications:

  • GSWCC Level II Certified Design Professional #4435

 

Rob Debien, R.L.S.
Sean Shanks, P.E. Sean Shanks, P.E. Project Manager
Sean Shanks, P.E.
Project Manager

Mr. Shanks is a civil engineer with a strong background in land development consulting and general civil design. He is capable of providing a comprehensive spectrum of civil engineering services ranging from initial strategic planning, coordination and consulting to final detailed design and value engineering to construction administration. Mr. Shanks is particularly experienced in subdivision and site planning and design; and design of water, sanitary, and storm utilities, stormwater management facilities and systems. He also has extensive experience in static and dynamic hydrology and hydraulic design and modeling. In the Metro-Atlanta area, Mr. Shanks has prepared various pertinent permit applications through the following regulatory agencies including: Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT), Georgia Environmental Protection Department (GEPD), and many Metropolitan Atlanta area municipalities.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Roadway Geometrical Planning & Design
  • DOT/City/County Roadway, Stormwater, and Utility Design
  • Subdivision Planning and Design
  • Project Management
  • Construction Management
  • Contract Administration
  • Plan Compliance Inspection
  • Water Distribution Planning and Design
  • Stormwater Master Planning
  • NPDES Compliance

Professional Registrations:

  • Georgia Professional Engineer - #31558
  • Alabama Professional Engineer - #28219
  • Florida Professional Engineer - #61842

 

Sean Shanks, P.E.
Tallahassee, Florida

Tallahassee, Florida

Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta, Georgia

At Moore Bass, We Operate With These Values At Our Core:
Integrity is our most important core value.
We add or create and then deliver value with everything we do.
We are committed to excellent performance.
Our success depends on our client’s success.
We make bold commitments and we keep every commitment.
We prioritize positive relationships and respectful communication in all interactions.
We are strategic problem solvers.
Our opportunities are not limited.
We believe in holding ourselves and each other accountable.
We reward success.