Kerri Ward Joins ECS As Business Development Manager

Square graphic with a headshot of Kerri Ward in the lower right corner and ECS logo with Kerri's new title.We are pleased to announce that Kerri Ward joins ECS as Business Development Manager in our Charlotte, NC, office. Kerri has more than 32 years of sales experience with a strong mindset for sales-driven goals.

Kerri’s exceptional value lies in her deep, unwavering commitment and exceptional relationship-building capabilities. These qualities not only contributed to her recognition in North Carolina but also propelled her to become a top-ranked territory manager in sales in the state.

As a Business Development Manager at ECS, Kerri’s role involves driving revenue growth and enhancing the company’s market presence. She is tasked with identifying new business prospects, nurturing relationships and overseeing market research to keep the organization informed about industry trends and competitor activities, all of which inform strategic decision-making.

When asked about the opportunity with ECS, Kerri said, “This business development role is a challenge for me that I am very excited about! Having spent the majority of my career engaging with healthcare professionals, I look forward to interacting with new clients and conquering challenges in the geotechnical field.”

A native of Maryville, TN, Kerri earned and received her bachelor’s in communications from the University of Tennessee. In her free time, Kerri finds solace in the serenity of yoga. When not on the mat, she loves channeling her inner chef by cooking; she also travels and reads to keep her mind sharp and engaged.


About ECS

ECS Group of Companies (ECS) was founded in 1988 with the goal to raise the standards of professional engineering consulting. Today, we are a leader in geotechnical, construction materials, environmental and facilities consulting services. We are employee-owned with more than 2,500 employees in 80+ offices and testing facilities across the United States. ECS is currently ranked #61 in Engineering News-Record’s Top 500 Design Firms (ENR, April 2023), #131 in Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms (ENR, July 2023) and #2 in Zweig Group Hot Firms (Zweig, June 2023). For additional information about ECS, visit:


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