KCI welcomes Bayne Smith, PE, PTOE, to the firm as regional practice leader. He will be responsible for growing the firm’s presence and service offerings within the Southeast transportation market.
Smith brings to the firm more than 25 years of experience in engineering and business development working in both the private and public sectors. Prior to joining KCI, he held numerous titles of increasing responsibility with the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) before finishing his tenure as Director of Field Services. In that capacity, he was responsible for managing the transportation agency’s statewide field operations including planning, design, construction, operations and maintenance for more than 18,000 miles of state highways. He is experienced in managing major transportation projects for top-tier clients and has a thorough knowledge of public sector transportation programs.
“Bayne’s distinguished career has provided him with the experience, knowledge and skills that will allow him to grow KCI’s presence in Georgia,” said Harvey Floyd, PE, previous Executive Vice President and Chief Knowledge Officer. “We are thrilled to bring someone of his caliber to the firm and look forward to expanding our range of services under his leadership.”
Smith earned his bachelor’s degrees in civil engineering and math/physics from the Georgia Institute of Technology and the University of Georgia, respectively. He is a registered professional engineer in the state of Georgia and is a Professional Traffic Operations Engineer. Throughout his career, Smith has been active in a number of technical societies including serving as past president for the Georgia Section of the Institute of Transportation Engineers, a member of the board of directors for the Intelligent Transportation Society of Georgia and member of the Transportation Research Board. In 2014, he was honored with the Institute of Transportation Engineers’ Carl Bevins Outstanding Engineer award. Smith currently serves on the board of directors of the Athens-Ben Epps Airport Authority and American Council of Engineering Companies of Georgia.