Deanna Schmoyer, P.E. – Land Planning & Design Regional Service Leader

Deanna Schmoyer, P.E. loves a challenge. In her current role as Land Planning & Design Regional Service Leader, she tackles challenging land development projects for a wide range of clients, delivering value adding enhancements and revenue generating facilities.

Schmoyer joined Borton-Lawson in August of 2011, bringing with her years of land development experience from markets in North Carolina and Pennsylvania.

Since joining Borton-Lawson, she’s been able to grow within her service center. “I’ve had tremendous opportunities to grow professionally, learn new processes, and take on more responsibility,” Schmoyer said. She started out as a project designer and then expanded her role to become a project manager and is now the Land Planning & Design Regional Service Leader.

In her current role, Schmoyer is focused on delivering cutting edge solutions to Borton-Lawson’s land development clients and is responsible for oversight of the project design team, project timelines, finances, and coordination with regulatory agencies for project approvals.

One of the biggest challenges in her role is dealing with the constantly changing Local, State, and Federal Regulations“Updates are constantly being made to the regulatory permit process,” Schmoyer said. “The design teams need to stay current with these regulations which can have a big impact on a project and our clients.”   

Schmoyer really enjoys working with Borton-Lawson’s diverse land development clients. “I have had the privilege of working with clients that have been with the company for over 15 years,” Schmoyer said

Overall, Schmoyer believes he coworkers are the best part of her job. “I love the people I work with,” Schmoyer said. “The people at Borton-Lawson have become my second family and I have made irreplaceable friendships with my fellow employees.”

Schmoyer feels like a valued member of the team and says that Borton-Lawson looks out for their employees. “Our team is made up of individuals who are not only technical experts in their fields, but are also willing to go the extra mile for Borton-Lawson,” Schmoyer said. “We are a big family here and I have been able to learn so much from my coworkers. Many of them have been with the company for over 10 years.”

Schmoyer believes that a distinguishing factor of Borton-Lawson is a willingness to improve its people and develop their skills. “Borton-Lawson recognizes its employees for their hard work and dedication, and will invest both time and money to further develop each individual,” Schmoyer said. “Our Career Compass and Borton-Lawson Leadership Development Institute (BLDI) programs prepare each individual to grow within the company – that isn’t something that happens within many organizations.”