Kurt Ubbelohde Joins HDR as Director of Professional Services, Federal

Kurt Ubbelohde

Kurt Ubbelohde has joined HDR as the Director of Professional Services for the federal group. Based in Omaha, Nebraska, he will lead quality initiatives, organize technology adoption to improve business processes and promote training.

A graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Ubbelohde had a 26-year career in the Army leading staff, conducting strategic planning and daily operations, managing projects and leading crisis management responses. His final assignments with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers were Commander of the Omaha District, then Commander of the Gulf Region North in Mosul, Iraq. For the last 13 years, Ubbelohde led Leo Daly's  federal practice and significantly grew market share.

Ubbelohde is active in the industry and highly engaged with federal clients. He is a long-time member and Fellow of the Society of American Military Engineers, serving in leadership roles at the local and national levels, providing mentoring for young engineers at the U.S. Air Force Academy and speaking at conferences.

“Kurt’s industry reputation is unmatched,” said Doug McAneny, HDR's federal group president. “He is uniformly recognized for his know-how, ability and leadership. We’ll take advantage of his deep experience to help advance our technical services and client development.”

About HDR

For more than a century, HDR has partnered with clients to shape communities and push the boundaries of what’s possible. Our expertise spans nearly 10,000 employees, in more than 225 locations around the world — and counting. Our engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services bring an impressive breadth of knowledge to every project. Our optimistic approach to finding innovative solutions defined our past and drives our future.