David E. Kinchen, DBIA

As the water practice leader in Texas at Burns & McDonnell, Dave Kinchen is responsible for expanding the firm’s water services and growing the team of engineering, construction, and design professionals to deliver water and wastewater solutions for municipalities, utilities, and industrial clients.

With more than three decades of experience, Dave has led multidisciplinary teams and managed nearly $1 billion in projects across multiple industry sectors including municipal and industrial water and wastewater.

Dave is an active board member on the Water Design-Build Council (WDBC) and served as its president in 2015. He is also active on the national water/wastewater committee for the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) and currently serves as president of the Dallas/Fort Worth chapter. He is also a member of the Water Environment Federation (WEF) and American Water Works Association.