Members News 2/22/19

Posted By: Andrew Heidtke Member News,

Strand Associates is pleased to announce that Kent Locy, PE has been promoted to vice president. Read the full press release below:

'Strand Associates, Inc.® (Strand), announces the promotion of Kent Locy, P.E., Senior Associate, to Vice President, effective January 1, 2019. Kent joined Strand in 1993 and since has gained his experiences in the transportation field, including project management and design of urban and rural roadways, corridor studies, construction management, Wisconsin Department of Transportation coordination, and public involvement. He serves as Director of Business Development for Strand, a key role he has held since 2012.

“Congratulations to Kent,” said Phil Budde, President and CEO. “Kent has demonstrated outstanding leadership, and his election as an officer acknowledges his achievements, effort, and passion in his vital role here at Strand.”

“During my 25 years at Strand, I’ve had the opportunity to work with many great people, from clients to co-workers alike,” said Locy. “Those people provided experiences that helped me grow as an engineer and as a person, and created lifelong memories. I look forward to continuing to help others in the same way. I am honored by the trust the firm’s leadership has placed in me and will continue to be dedicated to helping co-workers and our clients succeed.”

Kent, an Oregon, Wisconsin, resident for more than 20 years, earned his B.S. in Civil Engineering with emphases in transportation and environmental engineering from University of Wisconsin-Platteville. He is a licensed professional engineer in Wisconsin.

Kent serves on the University of Wisconsin-Platteville College of Engineering, Mathematics, and Science Advisory Board and was a recipient of a Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s Excellence in Highway Design Award for the STH 35/Hanley Road Interchange in St. Croix County.

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