A registered Professional Engineer (P.E.) and licensed Juris Doctor (Esq.), Kristen Braden has extensive experience with both public and private sector projects including water/wastewater, roadways, parks, airports and offshore oil and gas production facilities. She leverages over 20 years of experience in the construction industry in project planning and conceptual development; budget development and estimating; project set-up and start-up; and on-site contract administration. Kristen is also a skilled liaison, responsible for coordination between contractors and resolution of design and layout issues, negotiating contract modifications and resolving construction related questions and conflicts on-site. As VP of Construction Operations, Kristen champions staff and diversity development, resource management and strategic planning for H.R. Gray.