Meet Our Team

The entire LDC team is committed to ensuring all aspects of land development work together seamlessly to deliver value to our clients and achieve your project’s success.

Experience Matters

When it comes to land development, having the best professionals on your project makes a difference. That’s why we maintain an experienced team with the credentials you need to get the job done right.

The LDC team includes:

  • Seven licensed professional engineers, registered in Maryland and Virginia, averaging nearly 15
          years of land development engineering experience.
  • Five licensed land surveyors, registered in Virginia, West Virginia and Washington D.C.,
          averaging nearly 25 years of experience.
  • One accredited planner, American Institute of Certified Planners.
  • One licensed landscape architect, registered in Virginia and Maryland, with nearly 20 years of
  • One certified arborist, International Society of Arboriculture with nearly 20 years of experience.


30 years ago, LDC was established based upon several simple but paramount fundamentals: value, service and community.

Today LDC continues to grow under a leadership team that is focused on delivering solutions that meet our clients’ engineering challenges and fostering a culture that promotes innovation and increased efficiency.

These are the LDC executives and key team members who will bring your land development vision to reality:

Matt Marshall, L.S., A.I.C.P.

Matt Marshall, L.S., A.I.C.P.

Matt is responsible for establishing annual corporate goals and ensuring they are achieved. He uses his nearly 20 years of experience and regulatory relationships to ensure that LDC produces a technically sound and punctual deliverable. He is a licensed 3B surveyor that is cross-trained in all disciplines of land development. He prides himself on employing the appropriate methodology for each unique property in order to maximize our clients’ return on investment and minimize their risk. He has managed all facets of the land development process for local, regional and national clients.

He is a member of the American Planning Association, American Institute of Certified Planners, Virginia Association of Surveyors, At-Large member of the Prince William County Building Appeals Board and graduate of Virginia Tech.

Josh Marshall, Vice President

Josh Marshall, P.E.
Vice President

Josh is responsible for overseeing day to day operations of the engineering department; everything from major plan preparation to residential house sitings to construction issues. A proactive problem solver, Josh combines a strong technical background and broad based jurisdictional experience to ensure timely delivery of a quality product.

With more than 15 years of professional experience, Josh’s expertise runs the gamut of land development—from preliminary engineering to site/subdivision plan preparation. He has an extensive background in hydraulic analyses, having modeled numerous floodplains and worked with F.E.M.A. to delineate and revise F.I.R.M. limits.

Josh is a licensed professional engineer with a degree in Civil Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and has worked as a mentor for the Virginia Tech Land Development Design Initiative (LDDI). Further, he is currently a member of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) as well as the Northern Virginia Building Industry Association (NVBIA). Josh has served as the Vice President of the Arlington NVBIA Chapter in the past.

Kevin Vaughn, L.S.

Kevin Vaughn, L.S.
Director of Survey

Kevin has over 42 years of experience in the field of land surveying managing various types of civil engineering and land surveying projects throughout Virginia, West Virginia and District of Columbia. He is responsible for providing operational leadership, business development and career mentoring within the survey division. Applying his professional experience and many years of proven management skills, he closely monitors the overall quality control level of all survey effort striving to produce the finest work product achievable. His marketing strategy and construction experience has aided him in developing excellent relationships with major general contractors that have proven to be very rewarding in winning incredibly exciting construction projects throughout the Washington Metropolitan area.

He is a member and past Director of the Virginia Association of Surveyors, Mount Vernon Chapter.

Joan Holliday

Joan Holliday
Director of Human Resources

Joan is responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating the company’s day-to-day operational activities and providing administrative and logistical support to the entire staff. She is the lynchpin of our company, applying her extraordinary organizational skills to ensure that everything runs smoothly and effectively.

Joan oversees accounting and billing, with a commitment to ensuring that all client invoices are timely, accurate, and easy to understand. She also handles communication with clients and vendors, manages the administrative staff, and supervises our human resources, payroll and marketing activities.

With over 25 years of professional experience, Joan possesses a vast array of business knowledge that she applies to improving our business performance and customer satisfaction. She is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management, National Association of Credit Management and is a commissioned Notary in Virginia.