Barry Lindner, PE, has joined the Visalia branch of QK as a Project Manager.
As part of its leadership succession plan, QK, a long-standing regional engineering and planning firm, announces Ronald J. Wathen, PE as its President and CEO. With this announcement, the company’s former, long-term President and CEO Michael D. Knopf, PE, PLS will remain Chairman of the QK Board of Directors.
QK is proud to welcome Ms. Jessica Bispels from Pennsylvania as an Assistant Planner with the QK team, reporting out of the Visalia office.
Trisha Barlow, PE, recently received her license as a California Professional Engineer from the Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors and Geologists.
Ms. Kim Tanksley has joined the QK team as an Associate Planner located in the Fresno office. She brings extensive knowledge with federal, state and local statues, regulations, and policies relating to environmental and cultural resource compliance.
At the November 7, 2017 APWA Central California Chapter’s Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet, QK’s very own Tom McCurdy, PWLF was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award for assisting cities in development of municipal engineering projects for over 40 years.
The QK Merced Office is pleased to welcome Ms. Seerat Sharma to the engineering team as an Associate CADD Technician.
Ismail Niazzy has joined the QK team to perform construction engineering and observation services out of the Merced office location. His focus will be on constructability and value engineering as he oversees construction work for our agency clients.
QK Bakersfield has announced the new hire of Philip Slater, Senior Associate Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist Analyst. He joins the planning division of QK, overseen by Principal Planner Christopher Mynk, AICP.