KDG LEADERSHIP

Corporate Team

Lydia Kennard

CEO/Founder

Lydia Kennard currently serves as the President and CEO of KDG Construction Consulting. Founded in 1980 as an offshoot of her father’s renowned architectural firm, KDG provides…

Jeffrey Lilly

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer 

Jeff Lilly is responsible for the firm’s finance and administrative functions including accounting, human resources, talent management and treasury…..

Laura DV Smets

Executive Vice President – Client Development

With over 20 years of experience in construction/project management and project controls, Laura DV Smets represents the Los Angeles International Airport’s…

Hurley Gammon

Vice President – Project Management

Hurley Gammon is a twenty-three year veteran of construction management and inspection from managing infrastructure projects for the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Regions…

Brittany Storozinski, CAPM

Vice President – Business Operations

Brittany Storozinski has over eight years of experience in contract management for aviation, water and power, wastewater and transportation markets. She is highly proficient…

LaShonda Hass

Senior Director of Corporate Services

LaShonda Hass serves as KDG’s Senior Director of Corporate Services and has over 10 years of experience in the human resources, A/E/C and commercial real estate industries. She is…

Jen Palaski

Controller

Jen Palaski is KDG’s Controller with nine years of accounting experience in ever increasing roles of responsibility working with non-profit organizations, economic…

Julia Price

Talent Manager

Julia Price currently serves as Talent Manager at KDG Construction Consulting. She oversees recruitment and talent management responsibilities for KDG…

Field Leadership

Mike Sullivan

Electrical Utility Coordination

Mike Sullivan currently serves as KDG’s Electrical Utility Coordination leader and manages utility coordination and logistics for all electrical systems at Los Angeles International …

Jack Waizenegger, P.E.

Senior Construction Manager

Jack Waizenegger is a licensed electrical engineer and contractor with over 40 years of experience in electric power generation, transmission, distribution planning, design, and construction…

Vernon Stultz, PMP

Senior Project Controls and Master Scheduler

Vernon Stultz has over 30 years of experience in scheduling and leading, training, and developing project team personnel in cost engineering and scheduling. Mr. Stultz’s experience…

Tony Mouser, P.E.

Senior Construction Manager

Tony Mouser is a Construction Manager with over ten years of airfield experience managing the day-to-day activities of airfield construction…

Rick Slankard

Senior Construction Manager

Rick Slankard has more than 30 years in the aviation design and construction industry and managed the day-to-day operations of the City of Phoenix Aviation…

Samuel Kirk

Construction Manager

Samuel Kirk is an experienced Project/Construction Manager and professional civil engineer with over 12 years of experience and extensive knowledge…

Donald Chinery

Program Logistics Manager

Donald Chinery is a highly-skilled Program Logistics Manager with over 20 years of experience working on coordination and logistics management teams…

Phil Ignacio

Senior Project Manager

Phil Ignacio has accumulated 15+ years of experience in project management; 10 of those years focused in aviation as an Owner’s Representative. His efforts…

Jorge Padilla, CST, CHST

Program Safety Manager

Jorge Padilla is a Certified Safety Professional and Construction Health and Safety Technician with over 40 years of experience and currently serves as Assistant Safety Program…