San Francisco Director
CH2M HILL, a global full-service consulting, design, construction, and operations firm, has named CWEA member and volunteer Vijay Kumar as San Francisco Bay Area Manager. In this role, Kumar will lead integration of CH2M HILL operations in the greater bay area consisting of nine counties from Santa Rosa to Monterrey. Congratulations, Vijay!
Kumar is a Vice President and seasoned professional engineer with 22 years of infrastructure experience that includes planning, design and program management of medium to large sized projects. Most recently, he was the operations lead for CH2M HILL’s water business group in San Francisco and Oakland offices.
As Bay Area Manager, Kumar will focus on providing innovative solutions to the infrastructure projects of Bay Area businesses and local governments using CH2M HILL’s 450-person workforce in the greater Bay Area. CH2M HILL serves its clients from three regional offices located in San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose and several facility offices in the South Bay.
Jill Sideman, who has been CH2M HILL’s Bay Area manager for the last five years, will be continuing to work for the firm on large-scale projects and pursuits. Dr. Sideman is enthusiastic about this transition and looks forward to working with Kumar in his new role.