Ron serves as the President and CEO at QK (formerly Quad Knopf), a 115 person multi-disciplined consulting firm headquartered in Visalia, California with five offices located in California between Bakersfield and Sacramento and a satellite office in Broomfield Colorado.
QK provides Civil Engineering Design & Construction Management, Land Surveying & GIS, Urban Design & Landscape Architecture, Biology & Environmental Permitting and Planning services to both public and private clients throughout California. Since 1972, QK has successfully delivered hundreds of projects for our clients in the following market sectors: Municipal & Governmental Agencies, Oil & Gas, Public Utilities, K- 12 School Districts and higher education, Special Districts (Irrigation, Water & Wastewater), and Land Development.
Ron is an active member of his community and has served as a Past President and active Executive Board member of the ACEC San Joaquin Valley Chapter, Past Chair and active Executive Committee member of the Saint Agnes Medical Center (SAMC) Foundation, SAMC Men's Club President, Building Industry Association Executive Board and Chair of the St. Anthony's School Golf Tournament Committee.
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Ron Wathen, P.E.
ACEC RT Trustee
901 East Main Street
Visalia, CA 93292