KCI is pleased to announce the promotions of four managers to vice president:
- Adam Rickey, PE, CPD – Mid-Atlantic Mechanical/Electrical Regional Practice Leader, Sparks, Maryland
- Arch Noha, PM – Mid-Atlantic Communications Infrastructure Practice Leader, Bel Air and Hanover, Maryland
- Peter Bourne, PE – Construction Management Practice Leader, Dover, Delaware
- Robert Atkinson – Construction Management Practice Leader, Rock Hill, South Carolina
The new appointees have in excess of a century of combined industry experience, including more than three decades with KCI.
Each of these promotions reflects exceptional leadership and vision for their respective groups. Spanning regions and service lines, they represent an expansion in management across our geographic footprint and service offerings.
Nathan J. Beil, PE, D.WREPresident and Chief Executive Officer
Rickey leads the firm’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Mechanical/Electrical Engineering Practice, where he is responsible for technical oversight, business development, client relations and financial performance. Serving in this capacity since 2016, he has leveraged experience from his 13 years in the industry to solidify the firm’s backlog while spearheading expansion of existing and new service lines, including energy and building information modeling. He earned his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and is a registered professional engineer in five states and the District of Columbia.
Noha oversees KCI’s Mid-Atlantic Communications Infrastructure Regional Practice, where he is charged with managing the cabling and wireless construction projects as well as inside (ISP) and outside (OSP) plant installation for federal, state, municipal and private clients. Having spent close to four decades in the communications field, he is an expert in both aerial and underground work, including the installation of copper and fiber systems. Over his eight years with KCI, Noha has established the firm’s presence in the market and extended the service line throughout the region.
Bourne serves as practice leader for construction management in Delaware. His 34-year career has afforded him expertise in large-scale program and project management of transportation projects for both public and private sector clients. Since joining the firm in 2012, he has doubled his staff by successfully pursuing major contracts with the Delaware Department of Transportation. His team is currently providing construction engineering and inspection (CEI) services for roadway improvements and the widening of multiple segments of U.S. Route 301. Bourne earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Maryland and is a registered professional engineer.
Atkinson joined KCI during the firm’s 2012 acquisition of Triplett King and Associates. As a construction management practice leader in the Carolinas, he currently oversees a team of nearly 60 professionals focused on highway, bridge and traffic improvements. Over the course of his 21-year career, he has gained a reputation for delivering exceptional service to clients in the region, including state agencies and departments of transportation. Since taking on his current role, Atkinson has been directly responsible for staff growth in excess of 350 percent as well as securing some of the firm’s largest CEI contracts, including the reconstruction and widening of three miles of I-85 in Spartanburg County and the U.S. 701 bridge replacement project in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.