KCI Technologies, a multi-discipline engineering firm with offices throughout the eastern and central United States, welcomes J. Carlos Gittens, P.E. as highway practice leader and manager of the firm’s new office in Greenville, South Carolina. He will be responsible for business development, quality control, and project management for transportation projects throughout the state. 
Gittens brings to KCI more than 16 years of infrastructure experience in design and management. His background includes construction management, rail coordination, and extensive utility coordination and management. He has worked with state and municipal organizations on a wide range of projects, including road widening and bridge replacements for the South Carolina Department of Transportation, the South Carolina Port Authority’s Inland Port, University Point Boulevard in Charlotte, and North Carolina Department of Transportation design-build contracts for the new Salem Creek Connector and widening of eight miles of I-85 in Cabarrus County.
“Carlos’ experience and resume offer our Southeast clients a new service line,” says KCI Vice President and Regional Practice Leader W. Merritt King, P.E. “His strong highway design and management skills combined with his rail and utility experience will enhance our transportation capabilities, open up new markets, and broaden our relationships for major highway design-build pursuits.”
Gittens attended the University of Central Florida, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering in 1998 and a Master of Business Administration in 2000. He is a registered professional engineer in South Carolina, North Carolina, and Florida.
Roughly 1,100 KCI employee-owners support clients from more than 20 offices throughout the eastern and central United States. KCI offers environmental, transportation, telecommunications, construction, facilities and land development services to government, institutional, and private-sector clients. For more information, visit www.kci.com