OAKLAND, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kleinfelder announced today that Louis Armstrong has been named Executive Vice President and West Division Director of the firm. Armstrong is a seasoned executive with extensive experience managing the domestic and international operations of major engineering firms. Based in the firm’s Oakland, CA office, Armstrong will oversee all of Kleinfelder’s operations throughout the Western United States.
“We are very pleased that Louis decided to join us. He is a proven leader and will be a tremendous asset to Kleinfelder,” said George Pierson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Kleinfelder. “Louis’ experience growing businesses and driving operational excellence will help lead Kleinfelder to new heights.”
An engineering professional with nearly 30 years of experience, Louis Armstrong is an accomplished business leader who excels at running business, capturing new markets, and growing market share and profitability across markets. His expertise extends across numerous engineering specialties, including water, transportation, environment, industrial and high tech, power and petroleum, and buildings and architectural services. He is active in numerous professional and charitable groups, including having served on the Board of Directors of the California Chamber of Commerce and the Bay Planning Coalition. He is also a founding member of the Board of Directors for MEDIATE Art group, a San Francisco-based 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization.
“I am pleased to be joining the leadership team of Kleinfelder,” said Armstrong. “I’m excited to have the opportunity to contribute to the firm’s 50-plus-year legacy of providing quality services with a strong commitment to safety and ethics. With our diversified services, premier technical talent and dynamic leadership, Kleinfelder is positioned to help our clients achieve their goals while benefiting the natural and built environments in which we live.”
Kleinfelder has been connecting great people to the best work since 1961. We are engineers, scientists, and construction professionals providing solutions that improve our clients’ transportation, water, energy, and other private infrastructure. As an integrated, cross-disciplinary team of bright, curious, and innovative problem-solvers, we are dedicated to doing the right thing, every day, on every project from over 60 offices in the US, Canada and Australia.