Kenda Caskey

Chair of the CII Board of Advisors

Kenda Caskey is 2017 Chair of the CII Board of Advisors. She has also served on CII’s Annual Conference, Executive, Finance, Membership, and Strategic Planning committees. CII recognized her dedication to service with its Distinguished Service Award in 2016.

During her 25-year career at Burns & McDonnell, Caskey has ascended to become a leader at the firm, being named Engineering Manager for the Process & Industrial Group in 2011, and Vice President in 2013. Her career also has included roles as process department manager, project manager, process engineer, and lead project engineer.

Caskey’s professional skills include planning project elements, organizing project team members, and leading and controlling the process design. She has worked on industrial projects throughout the United States as well as Malaysia. One of her prouder achievements is helping Burns & Mac expand into India. Burns & McDonnell India was incorporated in April 2012 in suburban Mumbai.

In addition to her work with Burns & Mac and CII, Caskey has been active in the American Institute of Chemical Engineers and the Central Exchange. She is also on the Board of Directors at the Genesis Promise Academy, a charter K-8 school in urban Kansas City, and is a member of Iowa State University’s Engineering College Industrial Advisory Council.