WALL TOWNSHIP, NJ--(Marketwire - Apr 1, 2013) - KMB Design Group LLC, a prominent national engineering firm, today announced that Kristin L. Heyser and Steven G. Schwerd have been promoted to partners within the organization.
Ms. Heyser serves as the vice president of operations and manages the firm's HR, IT, and finance departments. Kristin graduated from Drexel University with a Bachelor of Science degree in commerce and engineering, concentrating in operations management. She has 15 years experience in the industry within telecommunications, outside plant engineering, MEP engineering and the supporting business operations.
"Kristin has been a trusted leader within our organization from the start of the firm and has been instrumental in developing many of our operational systems," said Stephen A. Bray, P.E., president and COO of KMB Design Group. "We are pleased to have her become a partner, and feel that she serves as a positive example for women who are considering a career in engineering."
"It has been a rewarding journey seeing how our focus on operational excellence has enhanced our company's position in the industry," stated Ms. Heyser. "I look forward to working with the other partners and contributing the vision and voice of a woman to the leadership of our firm."
Mr. Schwerd leads the firm's facilities and energy division as vice president. Steve joined KMB in 2009, and has worked hard to brand KMB into a nationally recognized name in the renewable energy field. With a strong focus in solar energy, Steve and his team have completed over 250 projects totaling over 225 megawatts nationwide. Steve holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Rutgers University and is a LEED accredited professional.
"Steve has grown our facilities and energy division to a leadership status in the solar engineering industry, while dramatically growing the firm's reputation with MEP design," said Mr. Bray. "He has the rare combination of engineering expertise and business acumen, which ensures both quality and value for our clients."
About KMB Design Group
KMB Design Group is licensed in 49 states and is a leading telecommunications, facilities, and solar engineering firm with locations in the New York, Boston, and Chicago metropolitan areas. KMB provides a full range of offerings including structural, mechanical, electrical, solar, civil engineering and design / build services. More information is available at www.kmbdg.com.