CEE Alum Joel Keels Promoted Made Vice President of KCI Technologies

Joel S. Keels, who received his master’s degree in construction management from CEE in 2005, has been promoted to vice president with KCI Technologies Inc., a Maryland-based consulting engineering firm with offices in the Northeast, Southeast and Mid-Atlantic. Since joining KCI as a construction manager in 1999, Keels has worked on many of the firm’s projects, including the historic St. Mary’s County courthouse, the Lexington Park Library and the Delaware Recycling Center, all three of which won project excellence awards from the Construction Management Association of America. KCI promoted Keels to operations manager in 2004 and division chief in 2006. Keels received his bachelor’s degree in general engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1986. He is a certified construction manager and a member of the Construction Management Association of America.

Published February 22, 2008