Darrohn Engineering is headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina. Our team of experienced professionals is ready to assist you with your facility’s infrastructure needs. We are experts at navigating the complexities of regulatory requirements in order to develop innovative design solutions that meet or exceed project goals.
Our team of licensed civil engineers is at the ready to turn your concepts into effective engineered solutions. We have the civil engineering experience and creative passion that can help make your project successful.
Founder & Principal
PE, LEED AP BD+C, M.ASCE
Since graduating from Christian Brothers College in Memphis, TN with a Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering in 1991 John has served his profession and community in many ways. John has special interest in sustainable storm water design and bicycle trail and greenway projects and supports bicycle advocacy through direct participation and continued dialogue with local planners, stakeholders, and citizens. He supports responsible development and believes that both preservation of environmental resources and economic benefit are possible through common-sense design and construction.
In his spare time John enjoys listening to live music, collecting and playing vinyl records, and riding his mountain bike. John and his wife Sarah also enjoy spending time with their two young children, Emma and Ian.
Senior Civil Engineer
PE, QSD/QSP, M. ASCE
With 34 years of civil engineering, Debbie Tumler is still in her element crunching grading and drainage design projects. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Engineering from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo in 1985. During her 25 years with a local firm, she gained residential, institutional, energy and commercial project experience on some of the largest projects in San Luis Obispo County. Debbie joined Darrohn Engineering in the Fall of 2019 and finds that her position has given her the opportunity to work on a variety of commercial, residential, solar and agricultural projects that are both exciting and challenging.
Debbie enjoys riding her road bike, hiking, camping, knitting and spending more time spoiling her two grandchildren. Relocating to Greenville to connect with her growing family and joining a team that enjoys all aspects of engineering design has been so fulfilling for her.
After graduating Clemson University in 2010 with a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Austin worked as a mechanical project engineer for 6 years before making his way back to his true passion of civil engineering. Austin worked for another local civil engineering firm for several years before finding his home with Darrohn Engineering in 2020. As a registered professional engineer, Austin has had experience working on various commercial, industrial, and residential projects throughout the upstate of South Carolina along with several projects outside of the area. Austin enjoys the challenges that site engineering brings and the variety of projects that he encounters as he continues his career path.
In his free time Austin enjoys spending time with his two children, Luna and Wilder, along with his wife, Ellen. Austin is also an avid marathon runner and has ran 9 total marathons including the Boston, New York, and Chicago Marathons.
Caitlin Nelligan graduated with her degree in Agricultural Engineering from Purdue University in 2018. She worked as an engineer in the manufacturing industry for 3 years where she gained project management, communication, and technical skills. Caitlin is passionate about completing engineering work that helps improve the community, while also protecting the natural beauty of the area. She is looking forward to applying her past experience and taking on new challenges with the Darrohn Engineering team.
Caitlin is excited to relocate to the Greenville area to be closer to her family. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, running, kayaking, and spending time with her rescue pup.
Christian Lytle graduated from Clemson University in December 2020 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering and a Spanish minor. While in college he gained useful industry experience and knowledge working at local engineering firm. Christian has special interests in sustainable site design and business growth.
Christian is an Upstate SC native and enjoys being close enough to cheer on the Tigers. In his free time, he enjoys exploring the outdoors, cooking new recipes, and spending time with friends and family.
Sarah Darrohn officially joined Darrohn Engineering in February 2019 but has played a “behind-the-scenes” role since its inception. She has worked in the veterinary industry for 16 years and brings her experience in management, marketing, and streamlining work processes.
Sarah is a Greenville native and enjoys seeing how it continues to evolve. In her spare time, she enjoys going to see live music, cooking, making pottery, and spending time with John and their two kiddos, Emma and Ian.
Creating a design and gaining approval for construction requires numerous steps before any equipment arrives to start digging. We follow similar steps to reach milestones for all projects.
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