KCI promoted Laurie Arensdorf and David J. Eberspeaker, PE, to vice president. Arensdorf oversees financial performance and contract risk management of the firm’s Environmental and Resource Management disciplines, while Eberspeaker leads the construction management efforts in the South Atlantic region.
Arensdorf is an operations manager with more than 24 years of experience in project controls, budgeting and accounting. She gives continuing support to the firm’s technical disciplines by collecting and distributing financial information, providing analyses, and sharing projections. Her responsibilities include monthly project accounting and invoicing, budgeting, key metric performance analysis, safety, ISO compliance, and management of the disciplines’ personnel, equipment and facility resources. Arensdorf holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from The College of William and Mary, and is a member of the American Council of Engineering Companies of North Carolina Business Practices Committee.
Eberspeaker’s career spans more than 28 years in construction project management and business development. He joined KCI in 2010 as the quality control project manager for the Triangle Parkway design-build project in Raleigh and was later promoted to Regional Practice Leader for construction engineering and inspection in the Carolinas. His experience includes managing projects for state transportation agencies in Florida, South Carolina and North Carolina. Eberspeaker also served as an officer in the U.S. Navy Civil Engineer Corps where he managed Department of Defense construction projects at the new submarine base at Kings Bay, Georgia, and was a Company Commander and Detail Office-in-Charge during deployments to Guam, Greece, Puerto Rico and Bermuda. He earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from North Carolina State University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Eberspeaker is a registered professional engineer in three states.