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B&V Water, the water business of Black & Veatch, has recently promoted Cindy Wallis-Lage to chief of process technology. In her new role, Wallis-Lage will lead B&V Water’s global process technology practice and development that pulls together tacit knowledge of its industry experts to enable project managers to apply such knowledge to any project regardless of geographic location.
“Cindy brings to the table strong marketing skills and deep technical knowledge,” said Dan McCarthy, president and CEO of B&V Water. “Her ability to translate that knowledge into understandable solutions has helped her gain confidence and respect from colleagues and our clients.”
As chief of process technology, Wallis-Lage will lead a team of technical experts in the fields of water, wastewater, residuals and operations to provide innovative yet technically sound solutions for Black & Veatch clients around the world. She will also continue to apply her wastewater expertise to Black & Veatch projects.
“Her global perspective will provide our clients seamless access to the best available knowledge and expertise,” McCarthy said. “In addition, she will foster an environment of learning and information sharing among our process and technology engineers and technicians that will deepen their knowledge in this discipline through constant interaction.”
Wallis-Lage has 19 years of experience with Black & Veatch and has held various positions including director of wastewater treatment technology for the Americas region, and is currently the leader of Black & Veatch's Drive For Value team that helps guide the company's efforts in three initiatives focused on improving operations. She received her master’s degree from the University of Kansas in environmental health engineering and her bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Kansas State University.