Jess Karls Promoted to Associate Vice President of Transportation
KLJ is proud to announce that Jess Karls will now serve as associate vice president of Transportation. In this role, she will oversee the client management of the company’s transportation services. Specifically, Karls will focus her efforts on helping support the North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT), ensuring projects are delivered effectively and efficiently, utilizing all infrastructure-related services KLJ provides. “Jess has vast experience working on a variety of projects. Focusing her efforts on one of the company’s longest-standing clients helps ensure we are continually providing the exceptional experience our clients expect,” said Mark Anderson, Senior VP of KLJ.
Karls, who works from KLJ’s West Fargo, ND location, joined the company in 2007 and most recently served as a production director and department manager for KLJ’s civil transportation department. She is a registered engineer in North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, and Montana.
Karls earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from North Dakota State University. She is also an avid member and volunteer of the community serving as volunteer with Engineers Without Borders, Introduce a Girl to Engineering, and FM Engineers.