National Association of Professional Women Inducts Kathy Berek, Regional Water Practice Manager at Burns & McDonnell, into its 2015-2016 VIP Woman of the Year Circle

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Kathy Berek is recognized for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession

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I'm pleased to honor Kathy with this prestigious award.

The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) honors Kathy Berek as a 2015-2016 inductee into the NAPW VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in engineering management. With more than 700,000 members and over 200 operating Local Chapters, NAPW is the nation's leading networking organization exclusively for professional women.

"I'm pleased to honor Kathy with this prestigious award," said NAPW President Star Jones." Her knowledge and experience in her industry are valuable assets to her company."

In her recent position as Regional Water Practice Manager at Burns & McDonnell, Ms. Berek draws on more than 25 years of experience in the water industry. She has grown the firm’s market segments based on the company’s core values of client satisfaction, dedication, integrity, safety and overall outstanding service. As a full-service engineering, architecture, construction, environmental and consulting solutions firm, Burns & McDonnell was ranked 18th in Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work for in 2013.

Prior to her current role, Ms. Berek served as a Director of Special Projects at Tarrant Regional Water District (TRWD), provider of quality water to more than 1.7 million people in the North Central Texas area. She also served as Water Operations Manager for North Texas, a major national consulting firm where she managed projects including construction of TRWD's High Capacity Booster Pump Stations at Ennis and Waxahachie, the Regional Gravity Sewer Transmission Line and Lift Station in Rockwall for North Texas Municipal Water District, and improvements at Brazos River Authority's Morris Sheppard Dam at Possum Kingdom Reservoir. Before her position with TRWD, Ms. Berek worked as a Operations Manager for KBR a leader in global engineering and construction services.

NAPW’s mission is to provide an exclusive networking forum to professional women where they can aspire, connect and achieve. Through innovative resources, unique tools and progressive benefits, members interact, exchange ideas, advance their knowledge and empower each other.

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