Krupakaran Kolandaivelu, PE Promoted to Managing Director and Vice-President of Engineering
Network Building + Consulting is pleased to announce that Krupakaran “Krup” Kolandaivelu, PE, Director of Engineering and an Associate Director on NB+C’s Executive Board, has been promoted to Managing Director and Vice-President of Engineering.
Krup, who reports directly to the EVP of Strategic Programs, oversees engineering and design operations throughout NB+C’s multiple geographic markets. In this role, he is responsible for production scheduling, quality control, personnel management and training of the NB+C Design Team. In addition, Krup plays a critical role in helping to grow NB+C’s engineering contractual scope and client base through business development and sales.
Krup began his tenure with NB+C in 2012 as a Program Manager for the Engineering Services Division as a structural subject matter expert based out of the Blue Bell office. Over the past eleven years, Krup has utilized over 20 years of progressive experience in all the phases of civil and structural engineering design to support the growth and direction of the division within the larger company. Under his leadership, the engineering team at NB+C has built a reputation for not only speed and disciple around aggressive project schedules but also design work product of the highest quality in the industry.
“An innovative and dedicated leader, Krup has been a driving force behind the growth of the Engineering service line and Design Team,” said Tom Kane, CEO. “This promotion – to a Managing Director of the NB+C Executive Board – recognizes Krup’s unique and integral contributions to the company and to the NB+C executive team.”
Krup is a licensed PE in Civil and Structural disciplines in twenty-four states. He is a member of several professional organizations including the Delaware Valley Association of Structural Engineers (DVASE), the TIA – TR-14 Engineering Committee on Structural Standards for Communication and Small Wind Turbine Support Structures, Board of Director at Telecommunication Industry Foundation (TIF) and the New York City Department of Buildings – Existing Building Code (EBC) structural committee member.