Lyle Donan is a Professional Engineer and the third-generation leader of Donan, formerly known as Donan Engineering. Mr. Donan joined the company in April 2000 and grew to lead Donan as the company’s president and CEO. He is a licensed civil engineer in 14 states and a licensed private investigator.
Mr. Donan focuses his professional efforts on understanding and advancing the technical investigation processes of property claims, specifically within the property insurance industry. Under his leadership, Donan provides forensic engineering, fire investigation, component and materials testing, and investment and advisory services to the Insuretech and Proptech industries. Ranked by project volume, the company is the largest forensic investigation company in the United States.
Mr. Donan began his formal education studying civil engineering at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, and graduated with a degree in mining engineering at Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado. He and his wife have three children and reside in Louisville, Kentucky.