Charlotte, NC, January 29, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- W.K. Dickson & Co., Inc., a leading community infrastructure consulting firm, announced today that Kraig C. Kern, CPSM, has been promoted to Vice President.
Kern began his career with WK Dickson as Corporate Marketing Coordinator in 2001 and was promoted to Director of Marketing in 2003. He will continue to serve as the firm’s marketing executive.
“Kraig demonstrates tremendous leadership for this company on a daily basis. He has knowledge of the markets we serve, key contacts and resources within the industry and a reputation of ability and integrity,” said David Peeler, President and CEO. “He is one of the most resourceful and creative people I have ever worked with. He always finds a way to get the job done professionally and efficiently.”
Kern, a Certified Professional Services Marketer, is a graduate of Indiana State University, and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Corporate Communications. He has worked within the professional services industry for more than 20 years, including 7 years in central Florida with an architecture and construction management firm.
Kern is an active member of the Society for Marketing Professional Services; the International Association of Business Communicators; and the American Council of Engineering Companies of North Carolina, where he was selected as committee chairperson of the year in 2009. He is also the founder and team leader of Climb for Water, a grass roots organization that raises awareness and financial support for clean water and sanitation projects in the developing world.
WK Dickson is an Engineering News Record Top 500, multi-disciplined consulting firm specializing in total community infrastructure solutions including: Airport Planning & Design; Environmental & Water Resources Engineering; Community Planning & Site Development; and Geospatial Technology. Our goal is to help communities improve the lives of its citizens through sound, ecologically responsible design principals. The firm has been headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina since its founding in 1929. We have grown to operate seven regional offices strategically located throughout the Southeastern United States including Charlotte, Hickory, Raleigh and Wilmington, NC; Columbia, SC; Augusta and Atlanta, GA.