Gregory J. Zartman, P.E., Principal Engineer, Vice-President


Mr. Zartman is a Civil and Forest Engineer with more than 28 years’ experience as a consulting engineer working throughout the northwest. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Forest Engineering from Oregon State University, and he is licensed as a Professional Engineer in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho.  Mr. Zartman started his career at LEI on a route survey crew, advancing to roadway designer, logging systems and transportation planner, and eventually project manager. In 2005, he took over the reins of LEI as President and ran the company until 2020. Now, Mr. Zartman is Principal Engineer and Vice-President of LEI Oregon.

Mr. Zartman has extensive experience in all aspects of Forest Operations and Forest Engineering projects, and he serves as LEI Oregon’s lead Logging Engineer on all forestry and forest engineering projects. In recent years, Mr Zartman has gained significant experience in commercial civil site design, residential development, civil infrastructure design, and civil roadway design. He currently performs all the hydrology and hydraulic analysis for LEI Oregon’s civil engineering projects, with an emphasis on Stormwater Design. Mr. Zartman also performs all final plan reviews for LEI Oregon’s civil design projects and is engineer-of-record for many of these projects.

In 2006, Mr. Zartman was awarded the Outstanding Alumni Award by the Oregon State University College of Forestry. Mr. Zartman has also lectured on topics including transportation planning, low volume road design, and complex drainage structure design at the Oregon State University Forest Engineering Department and for industry professionals. Mr. Zartman is member of the Council on Forest Engineering, Professional Engineers of Oregon and he is also a past member of the Oregon State University Forest Engineering Advisory Committee and the Oregon State Engineering Board Forest Engineering Examination Committee.