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McNamara Promoted to Indiana Area Manager at WSP USA

McNamara Promoted to Indiana Area Manager at WSP USA

Brings two decades of experience collaborating with Indiana transportation agencies, managing multiple transportation projects for the firm.

INDIANAPOLIS  — Kelli McNamara has been named Indiana area manager for WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy.

In her new role, McNamara will be responsible for managing operations, overseeing project delivery, and growing and diversifying business in Indiana. She will work with WSP clients in the area, including multiple state and local transportation agencies.

“Kelli has played an integral role in the successful procurement and delivery of numerous Indianapolis projects,” said Joseph Willhite, Central Region business manager for WSP.  “Through her collaboration and leadership on these projects, she has developed meaningful, productive client relationships in several INDOT districts as well as with the Indianapolis Department of Public Works, the Indianapolis Airport Authority, and other local and state-wide agencies and administrations.”

Prior to her promotion, McNamara served as deputy civil Technical Excellence Center (TEC) lead for the Central Region of WSP. In that role, she worked with the civil TEC leads in each Central Region office to manage the workload of the civil engineering staff, coordinating workshare among offices both internally and externally.

At WSP, she is serving as the project manager for the design of INDOT’s conversion of a six-mile stretch of State Route 37 into Interstate 69, was the deputy project manager for three miles and two interchanges of the US 31 upgrade in Hamilton County, and was the roadway discipline lead for Interstate 69, Section 2 from Oakland City to the US 50 interchange.

McNamara joined WSP in 2000 after graduating from Purdue University with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering. She is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, where she serves as secretary for the Metropolitan Indianapolis branch.


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