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ACEC Kansas visits some of the most interesting and influential leaders across the state of Kansas to discuss current events and learn more about their stories and lives!

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    • Business

ACEC Kansas visits some of the most interesting and influential leaders across the state of Kansas to discuss current events and learn more about their stories and lives!

    The QBS Express ft. Kansas Engineering College Deans

    The QBS Express ft. Kansas Engineering College Deans

    ACEC Executive Director Scott Heidner joins the Deans of the three Kansas Engineering Colleges for a discussion on the University Engineering Initiatives Act (UEIA). Learn more about how this initiative was born, the substantial requirements placed on universities in order to be a beneficiary, and the incredible success metrics as we near the ten year mark of the program. Nobody knows more about it than the Deans!

    • 39 min
    The QBS Express ft. Kansas Governor Laura Kelly

    The QBS Express ft. Kansas Governor Laura Kelly

    The QBS Express welcomes Kansas Governor Laura Kelly to the show. Listen in as we discuss life in a military family, the many places she’s lived along the way, why playing for the Yankees was her first career choice, and some of the best opportunities that come with being the Governor of Kansas. We also discuss issues near and dear to ACEC and her support for several of those issues through the years.

    • 49 min
    The QBS Express ft. Jerry Stump

    The QBS Express ft. Jerry Stump

    The QBS Express welcomes Jerry Stump, President & CEO of Volkert Inc and a Past Chairman of ACEC National. Join us as we discuss the future opportunities and challenges of the industry, what traits are found in good leaders, the most important political issues to our businesses, and the joys of hearing Merle Haggard music on the radio as a child!

    • 1 hr 1 min
    QBS Express ft. ACEC National President Linda Darr

    QBS Express ft. ACEC National President Linda Darr

    Join us as we visit with ACEC National President Linda Darr! We discuss the career steps that brought her to ACEC, current challenges to the consulting engineering industry, and how ACEC will play a vital role under her leadership in meeting these challenges.

    • 53 min
    QBS Express ft. Julie Lorenz

    QBS Express ft. Julie Lorenz

    The QBS Express welcomes KDOT Secretary Julie Lorenz. We discuss what it's like growing up in a newspaper family, the unpredictable ways she found herself in the engineering world, classic movies, and of course future plans for KDOT!

    • 43 min
    The QBS Express ft. Tim Cowden, KCADC

    The QBS Express ft. Tim Cowden, KCADC

    The QBS Express welcomes Tim Cowden, President & CEO of the Kansas City Area Development Council. We discuss life as an Oklahoma Sooner, following your dreams even when they take a detour, and the contributions of the engineering community in helping market the Greater Kansas City Area.

    • 54 min

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