Leira Douthat, LEED AP

Vice President

Leira Douthat is S&ME’s Client Manager for the telecommunication industry. Over the past few years she leveraged our position in this industry from a few environmental site assessments to a multi-million dollar presence offering a full range of environmental, geotechnical, industrial hygiene, survey, stormwater design, and construction materials testing services. She established a team of project managers and other professionals dedicated to providing a high level of quality service to the client with a flexibility to meet the client’s growing needs. She first gained the client’s trust, and then moved on to integrate our services throughout their organization.

Leira has a passion for helping other experience success – challenging them and devising opportunities that can stretch them and help them grow.

A graduate of Tennessee Technological University with a BS and MS degrees in biology, Leira has 30 years of professional experience. She started her career at S&ME in 1997 following her work for the state of Tennessee and other consultants in the environmental field. She established and managed the S&ME’s aquatic toxicology laboratory, and managed risk assessment and natural resources projects prior to building our relationships in the telecommunications industry.