Seattle, WA – Parametrix has hired Liz Kelly, PE, PMP, CRL as Senior Vice President overseeing the firm’s Puget Sound region, including offices in Seattle, Puyallup, Tacoma, and Bremerton.
Kelly has 30 years of experience in water, wastewater, drainage, and solid waste utilities work. She comes to Parametrix from Jacobs where she led the firm’s North America Water Sector Asset Management practice and was also the U.S. West regional lead for the Strategic Consulting operation.
She has provided management consulting services to many clients across the west, including Portland Water Bureau, Portland Bureau of Environmental Services, Sound Transit, Central Utah Water Conservancy District, Bellevue Utilities, King County, and the cities of Vancouver and Redmond.
Prior to consulting Liz was with Seattle Public Utilities for over 20 years, where she was instrumental in successful delivery of the Tolt and Cedar Water Treatment Facilities Design-Build-Operate projects. She served as Director of Project Management and Engineering from 2009 to 2013 and was Director of Corporate Asset Management from 2004-2009.
She serves on the Council of Advisors for the non-profit Center for Sustainable Infrastructure and is a member of the American Water Works Association Strategic Management Practices Committee.
At Parametrix, Kelly will oversee the Puget Sound Region which includes practices in water, transportation, environmental, and community building. Her initial focus will be on continuing to grow the firm’s Puget Sound region water practice, which provides services in drinking water, wastewater, stormwater, flood control, and electrical/SCADA to public clients across the region.
“I’ve known Liz over the years by reputation and personally when we worked together. I always found her to be hard working, knowledgeable, professional, and extremely well regarded in the industry. She is approachable and has a great way of interacting with clients and staff. She will be a great addition to Parametrix and our growing water division!” said Parametrix Chief Operating Officer, Roger Flint.
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