Denver, CO – Kumar & Associates, Inc. (K+A) has promoted four employees to firm leadership as Associate Principals. These employees have exhibited a consistent commitment to quality and positive work ethic, and have helped to establish and maintain positive working relationships with new and existing clientele.
Scott Hougard, Manager of Construction Services, has 23 years of experience in all aspects of construction observation and materials testing and has been with the firm since 1993. Hougard has developed strong client relationships based on responsive customer service and commitment to quality assurance and quality control deliverables.
Josh L. Barker, P.E, Fort Collins Branch Manager/Senior Geotechnical Engineer, has 23 years of experience and has been with the K+A since 1993. From the start of his career with the firm, his professional attitude and strong work ethic has helped K+A to maintain solid working relationships with the firm’s current client base.
J. Wade Gilbert, P.E., Senior Geotechnical Engineer, has 28 years of experience and has been with the firm since 2005. He has been the project manager and lead geotechnical engineer for K+A’s routine and complex geotechnical investigations and construction monitoring services related to highway and railroad bridges and embankments, deep and shallow foundations, large-mat foundations, flexible and rigid pavements, earth retaining structures, slope stabilization, and surface- and subsurface-drainage systems.
Laura Crowley, Account Administrator, has 34 years of experience and has been with the firm since 1998. She oversees day to day operations of K+A in the corporate office, which includes managing HR and all aspects of the accounting department.
Headshots courtesy of K+A.