Leadership

Hydaker-Wheatlake

Danny B Allen

Director of Operations - Southern Region

Danny Allen, P.E. is the Director of Operations for the newly established Southern Division of The Hydaker-Wheatlake Company (HWC). He is responsible for providing safe, high quality construction services to HWC’s customers across the southern and southeastern regions of the United States.

Prior to joining HWC in October 2023, Danny worked for CVR Engineering, a sister company of HWC, as the Lead T&D Line Engineer, overseeing all overhead electric designs for clients. Preceding this, Danny spent over a decade at Tampa Electric Company, where he fulfilled various roles, and prior to that, he served as an Operations & Maintenance Engineer on commercial ships as a member of the U.S. Merchant Marine.

Danny received his Commission in the U. S. Navy and Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering from the U. S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, NY. He furthered his education by completing a Master of Business Administration from the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL. Additionally, Danny holds professional engineering licenses in Florida, Michigan, and Iowa.

Danny lives with his wife, Brandi, and three children, Henry, Matthew, and Charlotte, near Tampa, Florida. They enjoy traveling, visiting theme parks, soccer, golf, gymnastics, and spending time with family and friends.