Jeff Nance Joins R.A. Smith National as Development Director

January 06, 2015

BROOKFIELD, Wis. — Jeff Nance has joined R.A. Smith National – a multi-disciplined civil engineering and surveying firm – in Naperville, Ill., as development director in the land development services division.

Nance has more than 25 years of experience in commercial real estate and project development on more than 250 projects for clients that include The Home Depot, Target, United States Postal Service, Cineplex Odeon Theaters and others. He specializes in project development, due diligence, site acquisition, and zoning entitlement services.

Prior to joining R.A. Smith National, he was employed with Sure-Site Consulting Group, LLC in Chicago. Nance is a licensed architect in the state of Illinois. He has a bachelor’s degree in architecture from Mississippi State University.

With the addition of Nance, R.A. Smith National’s nationwide development services expand as part of the company’s plans for strategic growth. The Naperville office opened on October 1, 2014, to support the company’s plans for expanded development services. Development services include pre-development consulting, entitlement services and national program management, and are offered to clients nationwide, with a focus on national retail, health care and residential.

About R.A. Smith National, Inc.
R.A. Smith National, Inc.,, is one of Wisconsin’s leading consulting engineering firms, providing multi-disciplinary services to government and the land development industry. Our comprehensive services include civil engineering, surveying, construction services, structural engineering, ecological services, landscape architecture, irrigation design, water resource engineering, geographic information systems (GIS), visualization and 3D laser scanning. Our offices are located in Brookfield (corporate headquarters), Madison and Appleton, Wis.; Naperville (Chicago), Ill.; Orange County (Los Angeles), Calif.; and Tarentum (Pittsburgh), Pa.