WHO WE ARE

Founded in 1993, Latitude 33 unites planning and engineering services under one umbrella. Helping to shape the San Diego region for more than 25 years, we have an excellent track record of providing public sector planning, land use planning, public outreach, entitlement services, and civil engineering design to public agencies, developers, and property owners .
Latitude 33’s Planning team has decades of experience on the development side. Drawing on this experience and first-hand knowledge of what is important to clients, Latitude 33’s planners provide project management, proactive communication, and strategic direction to help meet the needs of developers and land owners. With a 100 percent success rate for seeking entitlements, Latitude 33’s clients benefit from our longstanding relationships built with municipalities, and expertise in navigating the permitting process.
The Civil Engineering team at Latitude 33 is made up of the region’s top talent. Our team brings innovative ideas to help resolve our clients’ most complex challenges. Our engineers also employ the latest technology to analyze, assess, and design solutions for our clients.
By having planning and engineering services under one roof, Latitude 33 offers our clients the benefits of streamlined communication and processes in a ready-built, cohesive team. Latitude 33 consistently receives high marks for being proactive team leaders, having solution-oriented attitudes, and for truly caring about the needs of our clients and community.

WHAT SETS US APART

Conceptually, our firm was to be different than other engineering and planning firms. Latitude 33’s core values formed the basis that shaped the company’s culture from the start and still resonates today. Our range of work, diverse personalities, and staff motivation encourages the strength of our teamwork and continued success.

CORE VALUES

   Hands-on Principal involvement on every project and with every client
   Strong client advocacy
  Approach each project with a fresh perspective-look at what’s possible
   Recognize that it is often as important to keep a client informed as it is just to do great work
   Be part of a “team” of the best and brightest
   Have long-term relationships, repeat clients, not just jobs
   Closely integrate planning and civil engineering for a comprehensive interdisciplinary approach to design
   Incorporate sustainable design into the project from a project’s conception through completion
Matt Semic, PE

Matt Semic, PE

Principal

Melissa Krause

Melissa Krause

Principal

Kris Taylor

Kris Taylor

Chief Financial Officer

Katie Yee

Katie Yee

Director of Business Development

 Giovanni Posillico, PE

Giovanni Posillico, PE

Principal

John Eardensohn, PE, PLS

John Eardensohn, PE, PLS

Sr. Principal Engineer

Nick Psyhogios, PE

Nick Psyhogios, PE

Principal

Randi Coopersmith

Randi Coopersmith

Planner Emeritus