Ron Almond, P.E., LEED AP brings extensive hands-on insight to his role as Executive Vice President and COO of Optima Engineering. He oversees the firm’s project pipeline and management to ensure the highest level of design and client service. With over 40 years of experience, Ron leads our government and higher education teams and holds principal responsibility for many of the firm’s high-profile projects. Ron received his Bachelor’s Degree from UNC Charlotte in Mechanical Engineering Technology and is a member of ASHRAE. His commitment to meet budget constraints and creating efficient designs while maintaining the highest design standards has been integral in the firm’s overall success.