Kent Kimes, our founder, is recognized as an aquatic engineering expert. His 30 + years of expertise and reputation in state and local government and private practice place him as a highly sought after creator of definitive solutions in aquatic engineering. Kent holds a Master's in Environmental Engineering and a Bachelor's in Civil Engineering and Environmental Sciences from the University of Central Florida.
Kent's innovative views and grounded engineering techniques have proven him to be a leader in the field. Maintaining a focus on health and code compliance while incorporating creativity and technology inspires Kent to seek perfection in every project for which Kimes Engineering is a proud partner.
Water is the best of all things --Pindar, from the Olympian Odes
Kathy Kimes, our co-founder, has over 16 years of commercial pool regulation, engineering plan review and inspections. Serving as a regional engineer for the Florida Department of Health, Kathy coordinated the major revision of the "commercial pool rule" and consulted on water park safety and hydraulic engineering.
Kathy had the distinction of being appointed by Govenors Chiles and Bush to the Florida State Swimming Pool Advisory Board for eight years.