New Strategy and Business Development Role Designed To Expand Firm in the Southeast
San Francisco, CA: Kennedy Jenks is pleased to announce the appointment of Edward Balchon as Director of Strategic Plan Implementation focusing on the company’s water business. In this newly created role, Mr. Balchon will leverage Kennedy Jenks’ world-class water and wastewater expertise in key growth markets in the Southeast U.S.
An extremely talented client manager and business development expert, he will also provide highly focused management of the firm’s strategic plan implementation in the areas of alternative delivery, construction management, utility management and other strategic services.
“Kennedy Jenks is fortunate to have the best minds in water and wastewater guiding our business enterprises,” said Keith London, President and Chief Executive Officer. “Ed brings superb strategy development skills and has built powerful teams which emphasize client service and strong relationships. He will provide invaluable leadership as we expand our core markets, broaden our municipal services throughout the US, leverage technology and grow our revenues.”
Added Mr. Balchon: ‘I’m excited for the opportunity to enhance Kennedy Jenks’ water prominence nationally, and to showcase the firm’s superb client service which has been a legacy for over a century.’
With over three decades of expertise in planning, design and construction of water and wastewater treatment facilities and pipeline systems, Mr. Balchon brings extensive credentials to Kennedy Jenks. A graduate of Pennsylvania State University, he is a licensed professional engineer, a board certified Environmental Engineer and has achieved certification from the Design-Build Institute of America.
About Kennedy Jenks
Kennedy Jenks professionals design, engineer and manage construction of major water, utility and environmental projects across the U.S. in partnership with public entities and private companies.