SAN DIEGO, Calif. June 21, 2021 —LEE + RO, Inc., today announced that Supervising Engineer Eric Magee, P.E. ENV SP, has been named the San Diego branch manager. He assumes the role from Vice President Eric Lovering, P.E., who was recently promoted to chief engineer. Lovering, who managed the region for the past 17 years, will continue to work out of the San Diego office.
Magee joined LEE + RO in August 2020, bringing his 24 years of engineering experience in water, wastewater, and recycled water to the company.He’s known for his pipeline, reservoirs and pump stations infrastructure design experience for private, municipal, and federal applications as well as master planning for wastewater collections projects. His professional working proficiency includes project management, design development, planning, construction engineering services, design-build delivery, and coordination of multi-disciplinary projects from the design phase through construction.
Said Lovering, “Eric Magee has been a tremendous addition to the company and the San Diego team. He’s made it possible for me to transition to my new role as Chief Engineer. His proven engineering knowledge, business development expertise, and leadership skills have shown that he’s the perfect individual to take over for me and to continue leading the growth in the San Diego area.”
"Partnering these past 10 months with Eric Lovering has enabled me to accelerate my understanding of LEE + RO’s core expertise, getting to know the clients, and establish rapport with the team,” said Magee. “I’m excited to take on the leadership and mentoring roles and to continue LEE + RO’s growth in the San Diego region."
Magee has spent more than two decades immersed in water issues in the fast-growing Southern California region where solutions that provide communities with safe and reliable water must be balanced with the economic and environmental impact.
Magee is also a senior lieutenant commander in the U.S. Navy Reserve Civil Engineer Corps. As an officer with proven leadership capabilities, he has led construction teams and provided technical expertise in a wide range of operations in a contingency environment.
He received his M.B.A. degree in business administration from Point Loma Nazarene University and his B.S. degree in civil and environmental engineering from San Diego State University. He is a California-registered professional engineer (civil) and a certified Envision Sustainability Professional.