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

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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, Project Manager
Tom O’Steen, R.L.A.
Shareholder, Project Manager

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

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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.

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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

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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.

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Daniel Simone
Richard Darabi, P.E. Richard Darabi, P.E. Shareholder, Project Manager
Richard Darabi, P.E.
Shareholder, Project Manager

A Civil Engineer and Tallahassee native, Richard joined Moore Bass Consulting in 2014 after working as an engineer and construction project manager for a large developer in North Florida. Richard has over 16 years of engineering design experience and has managed construction projects from inception to close-out.  He specializes in industrial, large-scale economic development projects bringing job growth and positive community impacts.  Richard is active in the community through his volunteerism serving on community boards such as the Urban Land Institute, the Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce, and Access Tallahassee. 

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

 

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Richard Darabi, P.E.
Roger V. Wynn, P.E. Roger V. Wynn, P.E. Shareholder, Project Manager
Roger V. Wynn, P.E.
Shareholder, Project Manager

A Civil Engineer, Tallahassee native and Florida State University alum. Roger works with both public municipalities and private developers to deliver projects on time and within budget. With 25 years of experience and 17 years of service to Moore Bass, Roger’s portfolio of civil engineering projects is deep and wide. Roger has served as Engineer of Record for growth impacting our community including projects on the Tallahassee Memorial Hospital campus and Florida State University campus. With extensive experience in all facets of the land development and design process, Roger enjoys working alongside his clients, providing solutions to make their idea a reality. 

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

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Roger V. Wynn, P.E.
Ben B. Hood, P.E. Ben B. Hood, P.E. Shareholder, Project Manager
Ben B. Hood, P.E.
Shareholder, Project Manager

A Civil Engineer with 20 years of design experience with Moore Bass, Ben learned to draft as a young man and applied those talents into a career designing and planning infrastructure throughout the community. He joined Moore Bass in 2000 and applies his highly technical knowledge to large-scale, complex projects. Ben enjoys the intricate and collaborative nature of the design process and the tangible results of construction. Ben is a strategic problem solver and delivers solutions to the most complex site designs.
 

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

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Ben B. Hood, P.E.
Ken A. Powell, C.B.C. Ken A. Powell, C.B.C. Shareholder, Project Manager
Ken A. Powell, C.B.C.
Shareholder, Project Manager

A Certified Building Contractor with a results-oriented leadership mindset and approachable manner, Ken leads the Land Survey and Construction Management divisions for Moore Bass Consulting. Ken manages projects from the civil design phase through construction and close-out processes. A Tallahassee native, Ken returned to his hometown after working for a large private developer, leading all master planning, construction administration and contract negotiation efforts for large scale-projects. Driven, detail-oriented and organized, he is a fierce client advocate on the job site, assuring that each project he works on is delivered per plan. 

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

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Ken A. Powell, C.B.C.

Tallahassee Office Professionals

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

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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

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Danny Davis, P.L.S.

Atlanta Office Professionals

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

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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

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Sean Shanks, P.E.
Wade Stroud, P.E. Wade Stroud, P.E. Project Manager
Wade Stroud, P.E.
Project Manager

Mr. Stroud has extensive experience in transportation and stormwater/environmental engineering, along with construction and contract management. This background includes roadway design, hydraulic design, project and program management, bid management, pavement assessment, MS4 compliance, Army CORP of Engineers permitting, stream and wetland identification, GA EPD compliance for both general development and linear projects and intersection design. In the public sector, he has developed, and overseen the implementation of capital improvement plans as well as implementation and oversight of multi-million dollar budgets. He also holds Level II GSWCC NPDES Erosion Control Design certification.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Project Management
  • Contract Administratio
  • Municipal Project Design Managemen
  • Mass Grading and Commercial Earthworks Design
  • City/County Roadway Design
  • Subdivision and Roadway Design
  • Residential and Commercial Land Planning
  • Environmental Permitting
  • Minor Highway Design
  • Major Highway Design

Professional Registrations:

  • Georgia Professional Engineer - #34220
  • NPDES Level II Certification - 0000058947

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Wade Stroud, 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.