TKDA growth spurs new positions
Ruth Chistensen Xai Xiong Jeff Lipovetz
TKDA is pleased to announce several of our veteran staff have stepped up into key leadership roles.
Ruth Christensen, PE, has joined the TKDA board of directors to help shape our firm’s strategic planning, growth, and business objectives. A senior registered engineer with an MBA, she has been with TKDA for over 20 years. She currently leads the structural group within Facilities Engineering.
Xai Xiong has been named to the newly created position of Chief Information Officer and joins our firm’s management committee. He will oversee all information and technology systems. Xai has been with the firm over 15 years, and for most of that time he has served as IT manager.
Jeff Lipovetz steps into another new position at TKDA, Chief Operating Officer, to oversee day-to-day operations and help advance planning, growth, and expansion strategies. He brings skills in organizational design and leadership, strategic planning, negotiations, and systems improvement, and has served as the Vice President of Facilities Engineering.
“We are very lucky we have such a deep bench of talent at TKDA to move into senior leadership,” said Tom Stoneburner, TKDA President/CEO. “As we grow our services and national presence, we will rely on the talents of Ruth, Xai, and Jeff to help shape our future success.”