Scott Riddle

Scott Riddle

Energy Sector President

For over three decades, Scott Riddle has served utility companies and public agency clients in various and increasing roles that support the mission of serving the public good across the United States.

Joining KCI Technologies in 1997 as a design lead for utility-centric projects, Riddle progressed through increasingly challenging roles within the company by serving various utility and public clients with a quality-based focus. In 2005, his performance earned him a promotion to assistant division chief, where he was responsible for preparing detailed designs for electric, telecommunication, gas, water, and sewer facilities. By 2009, Riddle’s dedication and leadership led him to the position of vice president.

In 2016, he assumed the role of discipline head and had grown KCI’s collection of utility business lines to be the firm’s second-largest operational group. Under his guidance, the power and SUE practices experienced unprecedented growth, expanding its reach across the entire United States and forging partnerships with leading utility stakeholders. In recognition for these contributions to the firm, Riddle was promoted to senior vice president in 2019.

In 2023, Riddle’s leadership and focus on growth-based strategy led to his appointment as executive vice president. Most recently, he was entrusted with leading the newly created Energy Sector as its president, where he spearheads the engineering, design, and deployment of energy infrastructure crucial for grid operation, decarbonization, and grid transformation for industrial and utility clients.

Riddle has an associate degree in civil engineering from Catonsville Community College and holds various certifications in lateral, manhole and pipeline assessment, and FHWA and NHI for utility locating and coordination, and is a graduate of UESI Utility Investigation School. Additionally, he serves as a member of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials’ (AASHTO) technical council, the Community College of Baltimore County’s Engineering Technology Technical Advisory Committee and Foundation Board Member, and ACEC MD Utility Subcommittee member/outgoing chair.