A premier multi-disciplinary consulting firm
About
About

Zev Cohen and Associates, Inc., (ZCA) was founded in Ormond Beach in 1977 and since then has been providing high-quality consulting services in this region. Our simple, no-nonsense approach to providing cost-effective, high-quality technical services (while meeting and exceeding our clients’ needs, expectations, schedules, and budgets) is evidenced by our clients’ loyalty and our longevity.

Our entire ZCA organization is committed to providing personal service and professional design. The experience of our firm and the diversity of our projects are essential to providing quality services and meeting our clients’ expectations.

Principals
M. Dwight DuRant, P.E., (Dwight)
President

As President, Dwight has acquired a diverse background in site development experience with a sound working knowledge of engineering and design analysis. Dwight began his professional experience in 1983 and has worked continuously on engineering and design projects since that time. Dwight serves both private and public clients throughout the Southeast. His ability to combine engineering design and diligent project management leads to projects under budget and completed on time.

Samuel C. Hamilton, Jr., P.E., (Sam)
Senior Vice President

As Senior Vice President, Sam has designed and managed a multitude of private and public sector projects in the state of Florida. With so many years of experience, Sam has an exceptional level of team building and project management skills which drive his projects to success with innovative ideas that meet or exceed his Client’s expectations. He is an objective-driven, hands-on leader who takes a detail-oriented, time and cost-conscious approach to project management.

Robert J. Ball, P.E., (Bobby)
Vice President

Serving as Zev Cohen & Associates, Inc.’s (ZCA’s) Vice President, Bobby is best known for his judicious approach to problem solving, no matter the complexity. Bobby’s energy, attention to detail and problem solving skills give him the ability to coordinate and expedite tasks by combining experience in engineering design with a diligent approach to project management. His approach to project management coupled with outstanding client relations has made him a “playmaker” in the engineering and development arena and the “go to” engineer for ZCA’s returning clients.

History

Established in August 1977, ZCA's founder, Zev Cohen was previously Chief Engineer for ITT's 45,000 acres Palm Coast Community, located in Flagler County, Florida.

Initially, ZCA was a one-person firm, renting space in an Ormond Beach bank building. Technical and administrative staff was soon added, and in 1980, ZCA moved to its own nearby building, a distinctive Mediterranean-style structure constructed around 1937. Mr. Cohen created a loyal clientele following with his service-oriented firm.

As his reputation for service grew so did his client base. The sustained growth of the firm over the last 20 years necessitated another move. In December 2007, ZCA moved from its long-time address of 55 Seton Trail to 300 Interchange Boulevard, Ormond Beach, just west of I-95. The new building houses over 30 employees and provides room to grow.

Awards

Outstanding FDOT Project: Florida's Best in Construction, Special Significance, US 92 International Speedway Boulevard

Hardscape North America Project: Halifax Health Memorial Plaza Daytona Beach

Florida Planning and Zoning Association, Sustainability Award:  Hand Avenue Collector Road Upgrade, Ormond Beach, Florida

ZCA received the award for one of the BEST Places to Work in Volusia and Flagler Counties for 2018!

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