Who We Are
Central Florida Full Service Civil Engineering
In 1998, UF alumni Paul A. Manuel, P.E. opened Coastal Design Consultants in Pasco County, FL. He is an ambitious civil engineer who’s goal was to raise the bar on quality engineering and consulting services in West and Central Florida. Throughout the years, his company’s detailed and thorough practices have grown its reputation and team, which includes experienced civil engineers, project managers, designers and consultants.
Coastal’s services include land development and planning, site work and design, construction observation and inspection and ecological services for commercial, residential, schools, government, utilities and transportation View Portfolio.
We support the Pasco Economic Development Council, Pasco Education Foundation, Leadership Pasco, Dayspring Academy Board of Directors, Leadership Pasco, Premier 1000 and Coastal Conservation Association.
Coastal Design Consultants Team of Professionals
Paul A. Manuel, P.E. - President / Principal
Gregory B. Wegener, P.E. - Project Engineer/Manager
Hunter P. Brown, P.E. - Project Engineer
Thomas O’Brien - Senior Microstation Designer
Cuyler Lutz – Senior CAD Design Technician
Mr. Lutz has 6 years with Coastal in practical experience in civil engineering, land development design, and planning. Mr. Lutz is proficient in working with Autodesk Drafting Software such as Civil 3D for professional applications including civil engineering. Mr. Lutz has experience creating vertical and horizontal geometry, grading and drainage design, utilities design, cross sections, and details. Drafting/Design abilities include Minor Subdivision Plans, Commercial/Industrial Site Plans, and Construction Details. Mr. Lutz is experienced in conceptual and construction design of municipal, educational, residential, and commercial infrastructure.
Miguel Perlaza - Senior CAD Technician
Mr. Perlaza has more than 18 years of working experience in AutoCAD and IT Computer Services. He started with Coastal in 2022, and has continued gaining practical experience in civil engineering, land development design, and planning. Mr. Perlaza is fluent in both English and Spanish and has a background of projects including a 250-unit development, townhouses, condominiums, government facilities, numerous retail sites, heavy to light industrial, storage sites, cemeteries, and recreational facilities. He is proficient in working with Autodesk Drafting Software such as Civil 3D for professional applications including civil engineering and has experience creating vertical and horizontal geometry, grading and drainage design, utilities design, cross sections, and details. He is a lifelong student who enjoys learning new foreign languages and writing books.
Aldrin Giler - Senior CAD Designer
Jana Tripp - EIT (Engineering Intern)
Christine Banull - Project Administrator
Stephanie Castagna - Permitting Coordinator