STOCKTON, California — Mark Connelly has been named vice president and senior water resources program manager in the Stockton, California office of Kleinfelder, a global architecture, engineering, and science consulting firm.
Connelly brings more than 27 years of federal, local and private sector experience in facilities, engineering, construction, and program and project management. He has expertise in developing and managing large, complex engineering programs and safety systems using a collaborative and results oriented approach to expand and deepen the Sacramento region's water resource work.
"We are excited to have Mark as part of our team. He is a proven team leader who brings great vision, insight, and water resources experience to Kleinfelder,” said Bill Naughton, the company’s vice president of federal programs. “His knowledge of government processes, combined with his ability to effectively lead large organizations, will be critical as we continue to build a world-class team and grow Kleinfelder’s government and water services across the United States and around the world.”
Prior to joining Kleinfelder, Connelly served more than 22 years in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), where he was the Deputy District Engineer/Commander, Acting District Engineer/Commander for the Sacramento District, and the Deputy Division Engineer/Commander for the South Pacific Division. Following USACE, he served as an engineering services manager and floodplain administrator for San Joaquin County Public Works, where the Flood Management Association (FMA) selected him as the 2010 “Floodplain Manager of the Year."
Founded in 1961, Kleinfelder is a leading engineering, construction management, design and environmental professional services firm. Kleinfelder operates from over 60 office locations in the United States, Canada, and Australia. The company is headquartered in San Diego, California.