KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District has announced Mr. Bryan Smith as the new Deputy District Engineer, Chief, Planning, Programs and Project Management.
Smith has worked for the Kansas City District for twenty years and has extensive knowledge in military programs, civil works and infrastructure operations and maintenance. As the Kansas City District’s senior civilian, Smith will oversee civil works, military construction and environmental programs for the district.
“The Kansas City District is committed to providing quality products and superior customer satisfaction around the globe and I am honored to serve the nation in a different role as the Deputy District Engineer for the Kansas City District,” said Smith. “These are exciting times in the Heartland as we have taken on new work and are executing five large-scale programs exceeding over $2 billion over the next few years. Our team of professionals are well-trained in several mission areas and am confident we will continue to deliver outstanding products while sustaining and delivering all our routine work.”
Smith believes in strong stakeholder relationships and will assist the district commander in continuing to strengthen current relationships and establish new connections in the Heartland.
“Communication is key. We have a strong history of great relationships and I plan to keep those and build upon them. A priority I have is engaging with Missouri River basin stakeholders and working together to meet the challenges of tomorrow. I will also work to sustain our relationships with our military customers in Missouri and Kansas, ensuring we are benefiting the warfighter.”
Smith is a licensed Professional Engineer and a Certified Project Management Professional.
Smith received a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Iowa State University and a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Kansas.
For additional information contact the Corps of Engineers Public Affairs Office at 816-389-3486.
The Kansas City District is a team of dedicated professionals with a strong heritage and proven results who, in collaboration with our partners, proudly serve in the Heartland providing leadership, technical excellence, and innovative solutions to the nation's most complex problems.