Dan Kennedy

Field Services Manager for CSA

dan@nullcivilsolutions.net | 513.601.3030

Dan is reliable, hardworking and dedicated to serving our clients in a thorough and knowledgeable manner from start to finish.  Dan grew up on the west side of Cincinnati as the youngest of four children. Growing up during the Depression, Dan’s parents were able to teach Dan and his siblings the value of hard work, dedication, self-discipline and giving back to the community.  His father worked for Cincinnati Bell for 35 years. He was very active in the VFW after leaving the US Navy where he served in the Pacific during World War II.  Dan’s mother was a devoted stay at home mom. She was very active in their neighborhood church for many years while also teaching remedial reading for over 25 years within the Cincinnati Public Schools. Dan’s  parents always taught him to work hard, make sacrifices when necessary, and stay focused on his goals.

Dan graduated from Hanover College with his Bachelor of Science in Geology.  During his time at Hanover, Dan was a key member of the Wrestling Team. He helped guide the Panthers to 3 winning seasons in the Hoosier Buckeye Collegiate Conference.  Throughout his collegiate career, Dan learned to balance the rigorous class work with the intense workouts of college wrestling.  Lessons taught by his parents, being very disciplined and dedicated, help Dan handle the demanding schedule.

Dan began his career as a Geologist right out of college by joining a large geotechnical and materials testing firm in Cincinnati, Ohio.  He started as an Engineering Field Technician monitoring construction activities and testing construction materials. In an effort to advance his career and expand his expertise, Dan joined a small geotechnical engineering and materials testing firm that had opened an office in Cincinnati, in the early 1980’s. During this time he expanded his field testing capabilities, developed laboratory testing expertise and became the Field Service Department Manager. In this capacity he prepared project documents and reports, developed proposals for construction testing and inspection projects, collaborated with clients and contractors to establish construction schedules and requirements. His responsibilities also included hiring, training, scheduling and evaluating personnel.

Dan joined the CSA team in 2011, bringing over 37 years of experience, as Field Services Department Manager.  Dan is active at CSA in project management, sales, marketing and utilizing his experience in construction, engineering and consulting.  Dan’s specialty revolves around quality control testing and inspecting.  He manages successful projects and generates new business by leveraging his interpersonal communication skills with clients, owners, contractors, engineers and his fellow associates.  Dan excels at creating winning proposals through diligent project documentation review, detailed project planning, and strong relationship skills.  His goal is to offer his amenities in a manner that represents on time and dependable service along with complete, accurate and timely reporting.

Dan resides in Westwood, a neighborhood on the west side of Cincinnati, with his wife Kerri and their three children. Their children include Nick, who graduated from Walnut Hills High School in 2011, along with Claire and Luke who attend Covedale Elementary School.  Dan’s time away from work is best enjoyed by interacting with his family and his siblings.  Dan also enjoys United States Military history, especially World War II.  Dan & Kerri are both active in their children’s schools while performing numerous volunteer activities with various festivals and events.  Dan’s favorite place to travel is anywhere that includes the sun, sand and warm weather.