Engineers Company Profile
S. Vreeland graduated from the University of Tennessee with a BS degree in electrical
engineering and served with distinction in the US Army Corps of Engineers in the
Philippines during World War II. After the war ended, Mr. Vreeland worked for
an engineering firm in Oak Ridge, TN. until opening his own consulting engineering
firm in downtown Knoxville, Tn. in February, 1949. In 1950, the firm, which became
known as Vreeland Associates, moved its office from the Cherokee Building to the
nearby Daylight Building, where it remained until the 1990ís.
this time period, the firm grew and continued serving numerous clients in Tennessee
in the Knoxville, Chattanooga, Tri-Cities, and Crossville markets as well as clients
in Southwest Virginia and Western North Carolina. One of the many employees that
Vreeland Associates hired during this time period was Charles N. (Chuck) Luttrell,
Jr., who graduated from the University of Tennessee with a BS degree in electrical
engineering in 1975 and joined the firm shortly thereafter.
1992, Fred S. Vreeland retired and ownership was transferred to Chuck Luttrell.
The firm was incorporated at that time and was renamed as Vreeland Engineers,
Inc. In 1997, the firm moved from the downtown Daylight Building to its present
office location on Sutherland Avenue located just west of downtown Knoxville.
The firm continued to grow under Chuck Luttrellís leadership through 2020.
firm currently has a staff of twelve full-time employees and two part-time employees..
January, 2021, ownership and the title of company president was transferred from
Chuck Luttrell to Harold E. Damron. Mr. Damron graduated with a BS degree in electrical
engineering from Tennessee Technological University, joined the firm in 1986,
and served as company vice-President from 1992-2020. Also in January, 2021, Chris
Lay and Aaron Love were each named Vice-President. Chuck Luttrell retired from
the firm in January, 2023 but still assists the firm periodically as a valuable
Vreeland Engineers, Inc. has engineers on staff licensed to practice professional
engineering in 21 states. Now in itís 74th year of continuous operation, the core
mission of Vreeland Engineers, Inc. remains the same- to provide quality engineering
services for its clients in a courteous, responsive, and professional manner.