Richard (Ricky) A. Smith, Jr., PE, will assume the role of president at R.A. Smith National, effective Jan. 1, 2018. He will succeed his father, current president Richard A. Smith, MS, PE.

Ricky brings more than 15 years of experience to his new role, all from R.A. Smith National. He served as director of the Land Development Services division overseeing operations in Brookfield, Wis., Irvine, Calif., and Naperville, Ill. Smith is a graduate of Northwestern University with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and economics.

Richard will remain involved in the company as CEO, serving in an advisory and support role. The firm has carefully planned this change in leadership over the last two years to ensure a smooth and seamless transition for clients, business partners and employees.

About R.A. Smith National Inc.

R.A. Smith National Inc. is a consulting engineering firm, providing multi-disciplinary services to local, state and federal government and the land development industry.