Vicki founded CDI in 1996 to provide responsive, quality-driven civil engineering services, after gaining 11 years of project management and leadership experience with St. Louis-based Sverdrup Corporation (now Jacobs). Under her direction, CDI has experienced continuous success, gaining a reputation for using a community-focused approach to successfully deliver projects.
Vicki earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville and a master’s degree in Engineering Management from the University of Missouri – Rolla. She is a registered Professional Engineer in Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky.
Dennis has experience as a project manager and design engineer on a variety of civil engineering projects, from conceptual design and environmental documentation to final plans and specifications. He has extensive experience coordinating with multiple agencies and organizations to maintain project schedules and streamline design processes. Dennis also oversees CDI’s quality control and assurance program.
Dennis earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Missouri – Rolla. He is a LEED Accredited Professional and a licensed Professional Engineer in Illinois, Missouri, and Texas.
As Infrastructure + Analytics Service Leader, Jeremy has led projects for clients including Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District, Illinois Department of Transportation, Missouri American Water, and Great Rivers Greenway. His technical experience includes inflow and infiltration analysis, sanitary and storm sewer design, combined sewer separation, hydraulic and hydrologic modeling and assessment, sewer evaluation and rehabilitation, and flow metering analysis. Additionally, Jeremy has extensive knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and has assisted in the development and maintenance of numerous GIS databases for clients across the Midwest region.
Jeremy earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in Missouri and a Certified Floodplain Manager.
Since joining CDI in 2004, John has exclusively employed his education, talents, and expertise to site development projects. He produces all documents for project delivery including construction drawings, design, calculations (e.g., hydrology, pavements, cut/fill), cost estimates, engineering specifications, and construction administration services. John enjoys working with clients and members of the design team to develop practical, cost-effective solutions.
John earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Missouri – Rolla. He is a LEED Accredited Professional and a licensed Professional Engineer in Illinois and Missouri.
With over 20 years of structural design experience, Jason’s structural background includes bridges, retaining walls, structural inspections, light and sign foundations, and staged construction. Jason has also focused his time on the design of institutional and private development building structures including single and multi-story buildings, building inspections and reports, mechanical foundations, retaining walls, renovations, and structure rehabilitation. Jason manages projects from the initial concept to final construction documents.
Jason earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville. He is a licensed Structural Engineer in Illinois and a licensed Professional Engineer in Alabama, Kentucky, Illinois, Missouri, and Ohio.
With nearly 20 years of experience, Philip has developed a broad range of experience encompassing land surveying on transportation, site, and commercial projects. While providing project management and performing project calculations and research, Philip uses the latest technology and surveying equipment to complete boundary, topographic, hydrologic, and ALTA/NSPS land title surveys, as well as construction layouts for water mains, sanitary and storm sewers, grading and roadways, and aerial control surveys.
Philip holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering Technology from Murray State University and is a licensed Professional Land Surveyor in Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, and Missouri.
As Transportation Service Leader, Tricia brings over 20 years of design and project management experience on highway, municipal roadway, pedestrian trail, and park projects. Throughout her career, Tricia has worked extensively with professionals across multiple disciplines, contributing to her diverse knowledge of successful team integration and project delivery.
Tricia has a Bachelor of Science and master’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Missouri – Rolla. She is a licensed Professional Engineer in Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, and Missouri.
Zack Kline recently joined the CDI team as our Water Resources Service Leader. With over 15 years of experience, Zack is committed to providing high-quality service on every project, focusing on organization and communication to maximize efficiency. Zack’s expertise includes contract negotiation, water/wastewater process design, environmental inspection, treatability testing, and production management.
Zack is a licensed Professional Engineer in Kentucky and Illinois, a registered Project Management Professional, and a LEED Accredited Professional. He received a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Kentucky.
With over 15 years of experience, Adam joined CDI in 2015 as a structural designer focusing on transportation-related structures. His structural experience spans bridges, culverts, retaining walls, sign structures, lighting structures, deep and shallow foundations, and structural inspections. Since joining CDI, Adam has transitioned into his role as Director of Client Relations, developing relationships with clients across Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, and Missouri.
Adam earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Southern Illinois University – Carbondale and a master’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Wisconsin. He is a licensed Structural Engineer in Illinois and a licensed Professional Engineer in Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, and Wisconsin.
With a background in communication and operations, Katie brings nearly 15 years of professional experience to the CDI team. Her people-oriented, creative approach to human resources allows CDI to further its goals as an organization, and she works to ensure CDI’s organizational culture is welcoming, respectful, and fulfilling for each of our team members.
Katie earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana and a master’s degree in Organizational and Leadership Development from Saint Louis University.
Client Relations Team
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