Within this role Greenfelder will connect engineering sections for each of our four operating teams (Industrial, Municipal, Systems and Program) within the group. By creating a defined career progression up through engineering, Greenfelder will define how Burns & McDonnell employee-owners will develop and progress their technical development. Greenfelder will focus on recruiting and developing new talent, serving as executive sponsor for our new professionals’ group within water and expanding our technical service offering.
“Kerrie has a passion for people – an aptitude that she often channels into supporting others in their professional development and advancement, making her a natural fit for this role,” says Ron Coker, Senior Vice President at Burns & McDonnell. She will continue to utilize her energy and vision to elevate our technical team within the industry.”
Most recently Greenfelder served as Municipal Water Department Manager leading a team of 50 in managing projects from small to large water/wastewater treatment processing, the removal of arsenic from groundwater for drinking water supplies, landfill design/construction and groundwater/soil remediation. Her clients include municipal, public, industrial, federal and design-build clients.
“I’m excited to take on this new role,” says Greenfelder. “Burns & McDonnell is an employee-owned company with talented, driven individuals. I can’t wait to work with those on the team to mentor, helping each achieve their technical excellence in engineering.”
Greenfelder’s commitment to the engineers she works with is also displayed in her volunteer work. She has held multiple positions within Society of Women Engineers and Kansas Society of Professional Engineers. Greenfelder is a licensed professional engineer (PE) in Illinois, Nebraska, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Kansas and Missouri. She earned her bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Kansas.
About Burns & McDonnell
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