Wes Christmas, MBA, PE, ENV SP

President and Chief Executive Officer

Wes is an experienced engineer, completing his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering at Purdue University in 2000, as well as his Master of Business Administration from the University of Louisville College of Business in 2023. He has dedicated his entire career to Clark Dietz, serving the firm for over 22 years, starting as a project engineer and resident project representative for the planning, design, and construction of roadway and trail improvements, enhancements, stormwater, water/wastewater collection, and distribution projects throughout the Midwest.

Subsequently, Wes advanced to roles that included project manager, Area Manager, Regional Director, Regional Sales Manager, Corporate Director of Business Development, and Executive Vice President. Growing within the organization, he was entrusted as manager or client liaison for a variety of large and complex projects for Indiana and Kentucky communities, of which he maintains close working relationships. Wes continues to identify infrastructure needs, solutions, and funding mechanisms while being engaged and active in the communities he serves.

Wes has served on the Board of Directors of Clark Dietz since 2012, acting as Corporate Treasurer from 2018-2020. In 2018 he was named Regional Director for Indiana/Kentucky operations. In 2020, he was named Executive Vice President and in 2021 Corporate Director of Business Development, all while serving as a client liaison and trusted advisor for clients in the Indiana and Kentucky markets. His corporate and regional responsibilities included monitoring and managing regional workload, financial planning, and performance optimization in the areas of profitability, accounts receivable, staff utilization, contract development, and staff recruitment. In 2023, the Board of Directors of Clark Dietz voted to confirm Wes as its new President and Chief Executive Officer.