David E. Kinchen, DBIA

As the regional manager for Burns & McDonnell’s Construction Design-Build Group in Texas, Dave Kinchen is responsible for leading the construction business in the southwest in all business lines, including the water sector.

With more than three decades of experience, Dave has led multidisciplinary teams and managed nearly $1 billion in projects across multiple industries, and his group is currently leading the 120 mgd Northwest Water Facility project in Wichita, Kansas.

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 treasurer on the board of the SW region of the DBIA.