KCI Technologies Inc., a multi-disciplined engineering firm with offices throughout the United States, is pleased to announce that Mark Shumpert, PE, has joined the firm to establish a land development practice in South Carolina.
He will be leading this venture into a new regional market for the company, while supporting the efforts of the Raleigh and Mid-Atlantic land development teams. In the role of practice leader, his responsibilities will include business development, financial management, technical leadership and quality control for site/civil engineering projects.
Throughout his nearly two decades in the industry, Shumpert has served a wide range of industries and clients, including municipal government agencies, residential and commercial developers, industrial manufacturers, and regional gas and electric utilities. He has been responsible for management of civil design teams, associated sales and revenue metrics, preparation of annual budgets, and business development.
“South Carolina is an untapped market for KCI’s land development practice and offers an incredible opportunity for us to expand our business,” said Regional Practice Leader Nicholas Barrick, PE, LEED AP BD+C. “Mark’s long-standing history with major clients in the area is a perfect match for our planned growth as a firm.”
Shumpert’s project experience has focused on all aspects of civil/site engineering, including grading, stormwater management systems and roadway drainage, sediment and erosion control measures, permitting application and coordination, assistance in obtaining grant funding, and utilities, as well as landfill design and operations, project management, and construction support and closeout services.
Following five years of active duty as a U.S. Navy Flight Engineer, Shumpert earned his bachelor’s degree in civil and environmental engineering from the University of South Carolina. He is a registered professional engineer in North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama and Virginia, and a member of the American Public Works Association. Shumpert also served for years in the Army National Guard (both North and South Carolina), as well as the U.S. Army Reserve.