Kennah is responsible for managing and delivering major projects, nurturing client relationships and working to expand HNTB’s services to its regional transit clients.
“Robert has a strong background in delivering complex transit projects throughout the country through multiple delivery methods,” said Mike Voinis, PE, HNTB Houston office leader and vice president. “He has a clear passion for transit and all it can offer to a robust transportation system.”
Prior to joining HNTB, Kennah served as principal project manager for another consulting firm. Throughout his career, he has worked on transit projects across the U.S., including light rail, automated people movers, and terminal and station modeling.
Kennah earned a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from the University of Wyoming. He is involved in numerous industry associations, including American Society of Civil Engineers, American Public Transportation Association, streetcar coalitions and more. He is a graduate of the Leadership APTA Class of 2018.
HNTB’s many signature transit projects in Texas and throughout the nation include design for Houston METRO’s Northwest Transit Center, serving as final designer and program manager for the Dallas Area Rapid Transit Blue Line Light Rail extension to serve South Oak Cliff, construction manager for the Charlotte Area Transit System’s Blue Line Extension, coordinating with multiple stakeholders to communicate a vision for the Atlanta streetcar system, leading design and providing construction oversight assistance on the Wilson Station Reconstruction project in Chicago, and many others.
HNTB Corporation is an employee-owned infrastructure solutions firm serving public and private owners and construction contractors. Celebrating 105 years of service in the United States, HNTB continues to grow in size and service offerings to clients from seven office locations in Texas, currently employing approximately 360 full-time professionals in the state. HNTB understands the life cycle of infrastructure and addresses clients’ most complex technical, financial and operational challenges. Professionals nationwide deliver a full range of infrastructure-related services, including award-winning planning, design, program management and construction management. For more information, visit www.hntb.com.