GS&P Adds Senior Water Resources Engineer

March 18, 2015
Ken Roseman will focus on project management, client service and business development throughout Kentucky and Ohio

Gresham, Smith and Partners (GS&P), a multi-disciplinary design and consulting firm for the built environment, announces that J. Kenneth “Ken” Roseman, P.E., has joined GS&P’s Louisville office as a senior water resources engineer.

During his 37-year career, Roseman has delivered dozens of water/wastewater projects throughout Kentucky and Ohio valued from $100,000 to more than $50 million. His experience includes design, management and consulting for water and wastewater treatment facilities, sanitary sewer systems, water distribution systems, pump stations and raw water intake structures. He has also worked on projects related to water source development, distribution system modeling, funding assistance, environmental permitting and water pollution abatement/remediation plans. At GS&P, Roseman will focus on project management, client service and business development throughout the region.

“Ken has earned a reputation with clients, regulatory officials and funding agencies as being a character-driven professional who works very hard to address the needs of the municipalities and utilities he serves,” said Joe Whitson, P.E., executive vice president at GS&P. “He’s a solid leader with strong technical skills and experience working on many impressive, cost-effective projects over the years. His knowledge will be valuable to our team and clients as we continue to grow GS&P’s services throughout Kentucky and Ohio.”

“GS&P’s Water Resources group has exceptional technical capabilities, loyal clients, dedicated employees, a diverse range of projects and a focus on the future, so I’m honored to join the team,” Roseman said. “One of the most rewarding aspects of my chosen profession is meeting the needs of the larger community by working together with talented people who have ‘can do’ attitudes. I enjoy delivering successful projects that accomplish clients’ goals and are a source of pride for their cities and regions.”

Prior to joining GS&P, Roseman was a senior technical director and regional marketing director at O’Brien & Gere in Lexington. During that time, he was project manager for a $7 million wastewater treatment plant upgrade and expansion for Ohio’s Clark County Department of Utilities as well as the Miami Trail Pump Station Replacement project for Frankfort, Ky.’s Sewer Department. While working at Lexington’s CDP Engineers, Inc., as principal, vice president and water-wastewater group manager, Roseman was project manager for a new 2.5 million-gal-per-day water treatment plant and the Kentucky River raw water intake project for the gity of Jackson, Ky.

Roseman is a registered professional engineer in Kentucky and Ohio and a long-standing member of the American Water Works Assn. and Water Environment Federation. Outside of the office, he has served the community through his volunteer involvement with the global water-access program Water for People, the child mentor program Amachi Central Kentucky, as well as with the Worldwide Marriage Encounter and his church. Roseman earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Engineering Technology from Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green.

Source: Gresham, Smith and Partners

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