KCI welcomes Richard Hergenroeder, PE, FSAME, as Chief Client Services Officer. Hergenroeder will oversee implementation and compliance related to the firm’s quality management system, which has achieved ISO 9001:2008 certification.
With more than 30 years of industry experience, Hergenroeder’s career has focused on quality assurance and environmental engineering with particular expertise in waste, remediation, wastewater, air, geotechnical and architectural projects. Career highlights include serving as contractor quality control supervisor for a series of EPA remedial contracts, which involved RCRA and CERCLA activities at 125 military and other federal facilities. His quality control experience also extends to projects in Pennsylvania, New York, and New Jersey for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Omaha, Baltimore and New York districts.
“KCI is committed to client satisfaction and continual improvement, and our ISO certification is a critical component to consistently delivering the quality services that our clients expect and deserve,” said Chief Executive Officer and Chairman Terry F. Neimeyer, PE, BCEE, FACEC, ENV SP. “Richard’s extensive quality management experience on federal projects and his background as a professional engineer give him a unique understanding of the processes and products required for our industry.”
Hergenroeder earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in civil engineering from Drexel University. He also received a master’s degree in administrative science from Johns Hopkins University. Hergenroeder is a professional engineer in Maryland, Pennsylvania and Michigan, and is a fellow of the Society of American Military Engineers. In the past, he served as a director for the Baltimore Polytechnic Institute Alumni Association, District of Columbia coordinator for the International Coastal Cleanup, treasurer of the Virginia Recycling Association, and deputy chair of the Wormleysburg Planning Commission. He also served as a member of the solid waste and recycling fund advisory committees for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.
KCI is an engineering, consulting and construction firm serving clients throughout the U.S. and beyond. With revenues of approximately $146 million in 2012, KCI is ranked 81 on the Engineering News-Record's list of the top 500 engineering firms in the country. Roughly 1,000 KCI employee owners provide environmental, transportation, telecommunications, construction, facilities, and land development services from more than 20 locations. For more information, visit