KCI Continues to Expand Leadership with Four Vice President-Level Promotions

KCI Technologies Inc., a multi-disciplined engineering firm with offices nationwide, is pleased to continue its leadership expansion through the following promotions:

The group of new officers have nearly 100 years of combined industry experience. Lawson and Lambert in particular have spent more than half of their careers with KCI.

These promotions are a direct result of each individual’s dedication, expertise, and drive for success. KCI has experienced exponential growth in recent years, and we are excited about the opportunities that have been created for these managers to grow, and take on new and challenging roles.

Nathan J. Beil, PE, D.WREPresident

Nathan J. Beil, PE, D.WRE

Bryan Lawson is taking over leadership of the firm’s Construction Management Discipline, which is part of a newly reorganized Transportation Market. In addition, he oversees the firm’s Tampa, Florida, office. With more than two decades of experience in the industry, Lawson is experienced in engineering, management and inspection services for transportation and site/buildings projects for federal and state agencies as well as institutions of higher learning. He earned a bachelor’s degree in engineering science from Loyola College in 1991 and is a graduate of Leadership Tampa and the American Council of Engineering Companies Senior Executive Institute. Lawson is a registered professional engineer, U.S. Green Building Council LEED Accredited Professional, and certified construction manager, and is involved in numerous professional and community organizations including the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce.

Bayne Smith’s career spans more than 25 years in traffic and transportation engineering. He is taking on the role of discipline manager for the firm’s transportation efforts in the southeast. His responsibilities will include oversight of KCI’s highway, traffic, and structural design engineering work in Florida, Georgia, the Carolinas, Tennessee and Texas. Smith holds bachelor’s degrees in civil engineering and math/physics from the Georgia Institute of Technology and the University of Georgia, respectively, and is a registered professional engineer and professional traffic operations engineer. He currently sits on the board of directors for the American Council of Engineering Companies of Georgia, and is a member of the Institute of Transportation Engineers and Intelligent Transportation Society of Georgia.

Erick Fry joined KCI in 2016 as a highway practice leader, responsible for growing the firm’s transportation design services throughout Georgia and the southeast. His career afforded him experience in managing major transportation improvements for multiple state departments of transportation and local government clients. He earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and is a registered professional engineer in several states. Fry is a member of the American Society of Highway Engineers and serves on the training and leadership committees of the American Council of Engineering Companies of Georgia.

Amy Lambert has spent her more than 30-year career advancing within KCI in roles of increasing responsibility and currently serves as director of corporate communications. Her expertise includes mass communications, branding, and public, client and employee relations. She has a bachelor’s degree in business from Johns Hopkins University and is a graduate of Leadership Baltimore County. She currently serves on the latter’s board of directors as chair of the marketing and public relations committee. Lambert is a certified professional services marketer and chairs the American Council of Engineering Companies of Maryland’s public relations committee.