Our Story

Carl Shepherd and Associates Inc (CSA Inc.) was formed by Carl A. Shepherd PE in August 2010. Mr Shepherd is an experienced Structural Engineer with over 40 years experience in his field. Mr Shepherd is the product of Howard University, Washington DC where he obtained both undergraduate and graduate degrees, the former in Civil Engineering and the other in Structural Engineering.

Our Approach

Founded in August 2010 by Mr. Carl A. Shepherd, CSA Inc. offers professional Civil and Structural Engineering services along with Construction Management services to various clients including city, county and state agencies as well as general contractors and private firms.

CSA Inc. also offers services in building construction and modification. We undertake structural inspections and work with commercial and residential property owners to provide engineering services for plan review of design and/or restoration projects for permitting per building code administration.

CCNA: Palm Beach Co
SBE: Palm Beach Co
SBE: Palm Beach Co School District
SBE: Florida Dep't of Transportation
DBE: Florida Dep't of Transportation

CSA Inc.'s staff includes registered professional engineers experienced in Civil and Structural Engineering, Construction Management and Cost Estimating. Our staff remains highly committed and responsive to each task regardless of size to produce deliverables of good quality for the client's satisfaction. CSA Inc provides state of the art CAD engineering and computer programs to facilitate quick turn-around and efficient client services.

Meet the President


Carl A. Shepherd PE

Carl A. Shepherd

Founder & CEO

Carl is President and Founder of CSA Inc. He has over 40 years of engineering experience and has practiced Civil and Structural Engineering in South Florida for 12 years. Following graduation from Howard University in Washington DC, Carl was employed by Bechtel Corporation in the Nuclear Power industry for over 8 years. After years of employment with private firms and City agencies, Carl founded Carl Shepherd and Associates Inc to provide innovative and responsible Civil/Structural services for design and construction projects.

BSc - Civil Engineering Howard University
MSc - Structural Engineering Howard University
Florida PE No 59060

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