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Rob Leonhard, PE, Joins Matrix as Senior Associate for Planning

07 March 2024

We are delighted to announce a significant addition to the Matrix team – Rob Leonhard, Senior Associate for Planning. With an impressive 31 years of experience in Planning and Civil Engineering, Rob is a licensed professional engineer in Texas and is a strong addition with long-time trusted relationships in the planning and engineering industry.

Rob Leonhard brings a wealth of expertise to Matrix, showcasing a diverse portfolio and an extensive history of successfully navigating complex planning scenarios. With a strong foundation in military compatibility planning, land planning, and development all throughout Texas, particularly in the San Antonio Metropolitan Statistical Area,  the Austin-San Antonio IH-35 corridor, portions of West Texas, and the Rio Grande Valley. Rob served as a USAF Civil Engineering Officer and has a proven track record of securing numerous entitlements, including annexation, zoning, platting, rights determination, water quality and stormwater permits, and building permits.  He also possesses a long history of performing site investigations and feasibility studies across multiple market sectors, and has participated in several Land Use/Compatible Use plans and studies, providing invaluable technical advice and contributing to strategic planning initiatives.

Beyond his professional achievements, he was the local President of  the Texas Society of Civil Engineers, Government Affairs Chair of the Real Estate Council of San Antonio,  local President and long time Board Member of the American Council of Engineering Companies, and a member of the Institute for Leadership in Capital Projects (ILinCP). He holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Southern Mississippi and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.