Mr. Bradley C. Kutchins, PE, is a Managing Principal at Kutchins & Groh. He brings vast experience in program, planning, design and program/construction management to the firm.
Mr. Kutchins leads the firm’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program (DBE) efforts, Environmental and Master Planning Service Practice efforts, as well as a significant amount of the firm’s Financial and Capital Development Practice, including all Passenger Facility Charge Actions for the firm’s clients in Texas and Louisiana. His Environmental and Master Planning experience includes general coordination of environmental clearance processes, Part 150 planning studies, and complete Master Plan development. His experience with preparation and management of DBE programs has consistently yielded Federal approvals for the firm’s clients.
Mr. Kutchins’ client base includes the Dallas Love Field Airport, Houma-Terrebonne, Baton Rouge Metropolitan, Abilene Regional, and Lake Charles Regional Airport, as well as several other small primary and general aviation facilities across the Southern sector of the country.
Before forming Kutchins & Groh in 2003, Mr. Kutchins worked with the Mumphrey Group from 1998 to 2003, leading the firm’s planning practice in Texas and Louisiana. During this period he worked with multiple entities resulting in the implementation of several major capital development programs at New Orleans International Airport and Baltimore/Washington International Airport.
From 1991 to 1998, Mr. Kutchins served as a Program Manager for the Federal Aviation Administration where he administered all federally-funded airport improvements, through the Airport Improvement Program, in Southeast Louisiana and Northwest Arkansas. Mr. Kutchins also served as the FAA’s manager for the New Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport, handling all aspects of the program including planning, design, construction, and public/media liaison.
Mr. Kutchins began his career and spent six years with AECOM (previously Day & Zimmermann, Inc.) in its transportation services group, where he was in charge of design and construction of both publicly and privately owned transportation and infrastructure projects. This included airfield construction and rehabilitation projects, aircraft maintenance facility construction, and landside development.
Mr. Kutchins received a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Texas A&M University in 1986. He is a Professional Engineer registered in the State of Texas. Mr. Kutchins is a member of the following organizations:
· American Association of Airport Executives;
· Louisiana Airport Managers and Associates; and
· Tau Beta Pi National Engineering/Chi Epsilon Civil Engineering Honor Societies.