parametrix inspired people blog

Inspired People: Jackie Kuechenmeister Talks Transportation, Grants in Nevada


In this new series, meet the Inspired People of Parametrix! We’ll chat with them about their role, what they’re currently working on, market trends, advice, and what they enjoy doing outside of work.

Today, meet Jackie Kuechenmeister, a Senior Planner with our Nevada Transportation team, working remotely from her home in Arizona. She has been with Parametrix for nearly 3 years and has 16 years of industry experience.


Tell us about your role at Parametrix.

I am a transportation planner, working for the Nevada office. I work on a range of projects, mostly for regional and statewide agencies, that set the foundation for future transportation investments. This ranges from high-level visioning, conducting data-driven analyses, and engaging with the community, to working with entities to apply for grant funding, prioritizing project lists for implementation, or communicating ... (more)


Parametrix Delivers First of its Kind Freight Mobility Enhancement Plan for Nevada Department of Transportation


By Bardia Nezhati, PE, PTOE

Co-authored by Vern Keeslar, AICP and Jackie Kuechenmeister, AICP

The I-15 Corridor is a major transcontinental north-south highway in the western United States that extends more than 1,470 miles through the states of California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, Idaho, and Montana. It serves as the economic artery linking San Diego and the Inland Empire of California with the Las Vegas metropolitan area of Nevada. An estimated 30 million tons of cargo are carried through the corridor each year.

Map showing I-15 freight mobility enhancement plan from las vegas to san diego

Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) in partnership with Caltrans (California’s Department of Transportation), was awarded a National Economic Partnerships grant by the Federa... (more)


Civil FX, A Division of Parametrix: Meet the Team


On August 17, Civil FX became a division of Parametrix. This partnership combines Parametrix’s expertise in engineering with Civil FX’s industry-leading interactive visualization capabilities. Meet and learn more about the seven talented individuals who have joined us in Las Vegas as Civil FX, A Division of Parametrix.


Black and white headshot of Wayne Sullivan

Wayne Sullivan

Wayne has over 20 years of experience in project visualization, specifically for civil infrastructure... (more)