Founder and CEO of Mader Engineering Inc., Tim Mader has been an engineer for nearly 45 years. Earning his degree in Civil Engineering at the University of Southwestern Louisiana (currently University of Louisiana at Lafayette), Mr. Mader has worked as an engineer in both the public and private sector until forming his own company in 1988. With an expertise in general civil and environmental engineering, Mr. Mader holds professional civil engineering certifications in both Louisiana and Texas, and is a licensed professional land surveyor. As a licensed professional environmental engineer, Mr. Mader has overseen the design of some of the most innovative engineering projects in the area, including the natural rock filter wastewater treatment systems for the cities of Rayne and Crowley. He has parlayed his years of experience into very effective work as an expert legal witness in drainage and expropriation lawsuits with a near 100% success rate. Mr. Mader is an amateur musician and family man, with four children and eleven grandchildren. He currently lives in Lafayette where he and his wife, Suzette, have been at the same residence for nearly 30 years.