Olsson’s McKerrow and Coomes Elected to Lead Kansas Engineering Groups

July 22, 2020

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas (July 22, 2020) – Two engineers from Olsson, a nationally recognized engineering and design firm, recently were elected to the executive boards for respected, engineering-focused organizations in Kansas.

Jeff McKerrow, a transportation industry subject matter expert at Olsson, was elected to serve as president-elect for the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Kansas. In addition, Olsson’s Brian Coomes was named president-elect of the National Society of Professional Engineers of Kansas (NSPE-KS).

As president-elect, McKerrow serves on the board of directors for the ACEC of Kansas, which is the trade association representing private consulting engineering firms in the state and dedicated to the promotion and development of the highest standards of professional competence and ethics.

At Olsson, McKerrow provides clients with innovative and cost-effective solutions for transportation infrastructure. He has more than 20 years of experience in transportation engineering and holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Missouri.

Coomes was elected to the executive committee of NSPE-KS, which represents licensed professional engineers and provides resources and services to keep members informed and connected within the professional engineering community.

Based in Pittsburg, Kansas, Coomes is a project engineer for Olsson, a position he has held since 2017. With more than 12 years of experience, he specializes in transportation design and total project management for Olsson’s municipal clients. Coomes earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Kansas State University.

Olsson is a nationally recognized engineering firm made up of people who craft expert solutions and designs that improve communities. The firm offers design and consulting services in planning and design, engineering, field services, environmental and technology. For more information, go to www.olsson.com.