Leadership Kentucky

Michael Draper, P.E.

Michael Draper, P.E.

President, DLZ Kentucky, Inc.

Lexington, Kentucky

Mr. Draper is the President of our Kentucky operations. He develops project plans, site inspection, supervision of technical staff, and project management related administrative tasks. He manages engineering projects for both public and private sector clients. He has prepared plans for highway and transportation improvements as well as industrial parks and site layouts, including utility relocations and coordination. Mr. Draper’s background is in transportation engineering, and he has experience in public involvement, geometric design, drainage analysis, traffic control plans, and erosion control measures.


  • B.S. Civil Engineering (Construction Management), University of Kentucky, 2000


  • Professional Engineer, KY, WV, IN, OH, MI, TN