Thursday, August 25, 2016

LKG-CMC names Sheila Wray Given to key post

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LKG-CMC Inc. (LKG) has named Sheila Wray Given a principal and business development executive in the firm’s Glendale, Calif., headquarters, with responsibility for the transit and rail market sectors and transit/rail facilities.

“With more than 25 years of experience with global companies, Wray Given specializes in the development and implementation of strategic growth, business development, and branding for A/E/PM/CM (Architectural/Engineering/Program Management/Construction Management) firms, particularly in the pursuit and capture of complex infrastructure programs and projects,” LKG-CMC said. “Using that experience, she will expand LKG’s strategic planning and execution, business development, industry representation, outreach, and client-service delivery and satisfaction.”

Before joining LKG, Wray Given served as a principal for an international A/E/PM/CM consulting firm where she handled business development and played a key role in developing a large California transportation practice, resulting in more than $200 million in fees. Her client experience includes the Bay Area Rapid Transit District, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Orange County Transportation Authority, Southern California Regional Rail Authority, and the Federal Transit Administration, among others.

Wray Given’s professional affiliations include the Los Angeles Area Chapter of WTS (Women’s Transportation Seminar), an international organization advancing women in transportation. Wray Given served for two decades on its board and was honored as member of the year. She also served on the WTS International board for four years. Wray Given has also been a long-time member of the Construction Management Association of America and APTA, among others. She has won numerous awards for her work and her service to the industry.

“Sheila’s extensive knowledge and experience in this region’s transportation market is a tremendous benefit,” said LKG President Kathy A. McClure. “A respected industry professional, her client relationships, familiarity with mega-transportation issues, background in business development and outreach, and leadership in key industry organizations will help LKG continue to evolve as one of the top small-business service providers in the industry.”

LKG describes itself as “providing comprehensive services in all stages of infrastructure projects from environmental, planning, engineering to construction management. A highly respected configuration management/document control specialist, LKG professionals also deliver project controls (scheduling, cost estimating, cost control), design review coordination, change control, quality auditing, safety-certification tracking, labor compliance, DBE plan development, technical writing, contracts, and administration services to satisfied clients nationwide. LKG is certified as a DBE / WBE / SBE firm with more than 65 agencies. The firm currently staffs 25 project sites across the country. Current and past projects include work for BART, California High Speed Rail Authority, Denver RTD, GoTriangle, Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation, Los Angeles Metro, MARTA, New Jersey Transit, MTA Long Island Rail Road, Phoenix Valley Metro, San Diego Association of Governments, Sound Transit, Tri-Met, WMATA, Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority, and OMNITRANS.

 

 

 

 

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