Sean Lanier is the City Engineer/Director of Engineering and Water Resources for the City of Ocala, Florida where he has served since 2012. As Ocala’s Floodplain Manager, he has overall responsibility for the management of Ocala’s Floodplain and was a driving force behind Ocala’s recent change in CRS Class from an 8 to a 3. Prior to coming to Ocala, Lanier was the lead civil/structural engineer for B&W Pantex, LLC, where he managed the design & construction of the facilities and infrastructure at the Dept. of Energy’s Pantex Plant and was a commissioned officer in the Civil Engineer Corps of the U.S. Navy Reserve, deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2005 and 2006. Lanier holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from New Mexico State University and a master’s degree in business administration from West Texas A&M. He is a Registered Professional Engineer, in New Mexico, Texas, and Florida, and is a Certified Floodplain Manager. Lanier is married and has three sons