KCI welcomes Marco R. Menendez, PE, PACP, MACP, LACP, as water/wastewater practice leader in North Carolina. His responsibilities include client and opportunity development to expand the firm’s environmental engineering geographic footprint into the Carolinas. His goal is to build a team capable of providing comprehensive water and wastewater services, secure a diverse portfolio of public and private work, and engage the contracting community in order to develop a sustainable business unit and take advantage of future growth opportunities.
Menendez brings to the firm more than two decades of design and business development experience in the water and wastewater industry, working with both municipal and private clients. Over the course of his career, he has been responsible for the oversight of design, permitting and construction phase services for small and large wastewater collection and treatment projects. He is experienced in business and pursuit development for both municipal and private clients as well as managing small and large water/wastewater projects.
Marco has worked with numerous municipal and private utility water and wastewater clients and is heavily involved in several regional industry organizations. His leadership, experience and reputation will drive our strategy for expanding environmental engineering services throughout the South Atlantic.
Gary M. Mryncza, PE, LEED APSenior Vice President, Water Market Leader
Menendez earned his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from West Virginia University and his master’s degree in environmental engineering from the University of Florida. He is active in several industry organizations, including serving on subcommittees of the North Carolina Section of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) and the North Carolina Member Association of the Water Environment Federation. Menendez has presented on numerous industry topics, including “Advancements in Pipeline Rehabilitation Technologies,” and “How We Use Energy at Wastewater Treatment Plants and How We Can Use Less,” at the NC AWWA-WEA Annual Conference.