Executive Leadership

Jim Wolfe
Mr. Wolfe is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Knight. Mr. Wolfe is an attorney with past concentrations in transportation, labor relations, regulated industries, real estate transactions, the Railway Labor Act and government relations. He is responsible for leading strategic business planning for the corporation.

Kevin Lentz, PE
As President and Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Lentz manages all aspects of Knight’s operations. He is a hands-on leader, providing clear direction for project work and extensive technical expertise while building and maintaining strong working partnerships with clients and industry leaders.

Location Leadership
Randy Byom, PE, Vice President, Wisconsin
Dan Kavanaugh, PE, Senior Vice President, Chicago
Clayton Shipley, PE, Vice President, Bolingbrook
Eugene Joynt, PE, Vice President of Construction Services
Christine Reed, PE, Senior Vice President, Springfield
John Adam, PE, Senior Vice President, Iowa

Functional Leadership
Noreen Ellis, Chief Communications Officer
Melissa Mulhern, Chief Financial Officer
Bill Murphy, SE, RA, PE, Principal Structural Engineer
Marko Popovic, PE, Principal Electrical Engineer
Roxanne Knapp, RA, Director of Architecture
Chuck Sommer, PE, Vice President of Civil Engineering
Jeff Bedwell, PE, Director, MEP Group




Marko Popovic, PE

Marko Popovic is a Principal Engineer and leads Knight's electrical engineering practice. He has more than 30 years of experience in electrical design and advanced control systems for transportation agencies, laboratory, manufacturing and processing systems. Mr. Popovic holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Chicago Technical College. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Massachusetts. Selected projects Mr. Popovic led include the following:

Ramp Access Control System Cabling Upgrades at DuPage County Facilities Low Level Windshear Alert System Metra Task Order Chicago Medical Center Emergency Switchgear
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Ramp Access Control System