Category: People

K+A 2023 Service Awards

In past years K+A has honored employees with their years of service at the company's annual Holiday Party.  We had the pleasure to recognize those employees who have been with Kumar & Associates, Inc. in 5-year increments. Each employee featured in this post received a special gift from K+A to help thank them for their [...]

International Intern – Raisel Nanda

Raisel Nanda joined K+A - Denver from April through July for a summer internship. Born and raised in India, where she is pursuing her bachelor's in civil engineering. She has expressed that her experience here has been enriching and largely met her expectations. Working on real-world jobs and expanding her insights on her desired industry. [...]

Wade Gilbert Retires

Significant upgrades to the geotechnical engineering capabilities of Kumar & Associates, Inc. (K+A) occurred with the addition of Wade Gilbert to the K+A staff in 2005. He obtained his engineering degrees from Tennessee Technological University and Arizona State University. He had 16 years of progressive engineering experience in Washington and Utah, and he obtained PE [...]

2nd Annual Chili Cook Off

K+A's Inaugural Chili Cook Off was such a success that we brought it back for a second year. There was a variety of chilis made including red, green, and white with the winning chili bringing a different game!  This year's winner was Alan Yelton with a Front Range chili that included deer meat as the [...]

Saying Goodbye to an “Original” Employee

Last week (July 28th), all of us at K+A said goodbye to one of its first employees, David (Dave) D. Scott.  K+A was incorporated in 1989 and Dave joined in 1990 to work as a field technician and eventually start the laboratory.  Before K+A was a leading geotechnical engineering company, it was a small firm [...]

Fundraiser for John Thomas

One of our newest members to K+A experienced an accident during one of our March snowstorms.  We are helping raise money for his medical expenses.  All funds raised through GiveButter will go directly to John Thomas to cover his medical and therapy expenses.  Read his story below. On Thursday, March 17th, John Thomas fell off [...]

New P.E.’s!

Congratulations to James Parsons, Alan Yelton, and Justin Cupich for passing the Professional Engineer exam to receive their license for the State of Colorado in 2021! James Parsons has been with K + A for more than 3 years providing engineering support at our Glenwood Springs office and projects throughout most of western Colorado.  James’ [...]

K+A 2021 Service Awards

Featured on this post are the employees that reached the 5-year and up milestones with K+A in 2021. Thank you to all of our employees for their years of service and especially: Jim N., John G., Barrett S., Brenda J., Chad B., Angel J., Alan Y., Josh S., Alan H., Andrew S., Alec D., Arben [...]

Barrett Sullivan Memorial

It is with deep sadness and heavy hearts that K+A announces the unexpected and tragic passing of our colleague and friend, Barrett Sullivan.  Barrett was the Branch Manager and heart of K+A’s Summit County office and had been with the company for 10 years.  He was an essential part of our Construction Materials Testing team [...]

Inaugural Chili Cook Off

K+A hosted an Inaugural Chili Cook Off on October 28, 2021.  There were a variety of chilis made including red, green, white and buffalo!  While all the chilis taste exquisite, the Buffalo Chicken Chili, submitted by Jim Noll, came out on top. All the employees raved about the event and we are looking forward to [...]