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 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.
Larry Suniga joins QK’s Construction Management Team as a Field Construction Observer after having worked for a local water storage district in their operations and maintenance department.
Dave Dayton, Senior Biologist, recently joined the QK Bakersfield Biology Team and jumped right into work during the busiest time of year. Mr. Dayton is a very experienced consulting field biologist who has held previous senior-level positions at other private consulting firms.
Christopher Mynk, AICP, has joined QK Bakersfield’s Planning Team as a Principal Planner, after a successful 13-year career as a professional planner in the Kern County Planning and Natural Resources Department.
Ken Bonesteel, PE, joins the growing QK team as a Senior Project Manager with over 35 years of engineering experience.
John Quiring, a local authority at tracking down grant funding, financing and other infrastructure funding opportunities, has found a new home at the consulting offices of QK.