HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Audubon Engineering Company (Audubon), a leading provider of integrated engineering, procurement, construction (EPC), consulting, and technical services announced today the promotion of Kent McAllister to Vice President of Projects, reporting to Chief Commercial Officer Jeffrey Gernon, PE. In this VP role, Kent will drive excellence in delivery for the company’s full portfolio of projects in oil and gas, power, utilities, clean energy, and infrastructure markets. He will uphold and elevate Audubon’s reputation with clients for successful project execution, proving integral in the company’s growth across regions and sectors.
Excellence and predictability in EPC project execution
With more than 20 years of engineering expertise and a strong background in project direction, Kent will lead Audubon in delivering its comprehensive capabilities to customers with predictability and superior quality. He will oversee all of Audubon’s projects in their activities and implementation, including project setup, review, and governance companywide. Working with Audubon’s key project directors to assess performance and meet metrics, Kent will ensure a solid foundation of consistency across the company’s broad EPC project work, from conceptual design through construction and startup.
This promotion solidifies and builds on Audubon’s position in the global marketplace as a provider of EPC project solutions that is both innovative and dependable. Energy and industrial operators seek ingenuity, efficiency, and reliability in services for designing, operating, and maintaining infrastructure. On top of project cost, safety, and returns, project execution remains a critical component for companies when prioritizing their initiatives and reporting on asset performance.
“We are thrilled to have Kent step into this position and lead our project teams,” noted Audubon CCO Jeffrey Gernon. “He is a skilled executive with extensive experience driving projects and people to excellence. Kent’s promotion to VP of Projects also represents an important checkpoint on Audubon’s growth trajectory. As we continue to expand our diverse competencies from engineering and design through automation, integrity, data management, heavy lifting, fabrication, and environmental compliance—boosting our project delivery to greater consistency and predictability will be pivotal to our advancement and success across regions and industry sectors.”
Kent said of his promotion: “I am proud to join the Audubon leadership team as VP of Projects at this moment in the company’s history. I especially look forward to working with our talented project personnel in bringing the highest levels of technical proficiency, safety practice, and process implementation. Exceptional project execution means success for both Audubon and our clients.”
Career dedicated to project engineering, development, and delivery
Kent’s career includes an impressive record of project delivery, problem-solving, and team leadership, beginning as a submarine officer for the United States Navy and featuring the notable positions of President of Project Delivery, Director of Engineering, and other executive roles in charge of onshore and offshore operations and businesses. He has a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Arkansas and is a certified Naval Engineering Officer in Nuclear Engineering.
Founded in 1997, Audubon Engineering Company LLC is a group of affiliate companies providing EPC, consulting, fabrication, and technical field services to the energy, power, infrastructure, and industrial markets. With proven industry experience, innovative technologies, and data-driven insight, the Audubon group of companies delivers sustainable solutions to build a better tomorrow.
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