WALL TOWNSHIP, NJ, January 11, 2023 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — KMB Design Group LLC, a prominent national engineering firm, today announced that Stephen Banks has been promoted to President of Telecom.
Mr. Banks is a Senior Partner at the firm and has been instrumental in building the Telecom division. Steve graduated from the University of Sunderland with a B.S. in Civil Engineering and is a professional chartered engineer licensed in the UK and Europe. He has over 30 years of experience in telecom, civil and structural engineering.
“Steve Banks has been a trusted partner and friend for the past 20 years and we are so excited for him to take on these additional responsibilities,” said Stephen A. Bray, P.E., CEO of KMB Design Group. “Our telecom management team has strengthened considerably in the past four years, which allows Steve to now take a higher, more global role in growing the division – both geographically and through offering additional service lines.”
“Having worked in this industry for over two decades, I have been fortunate to work with some amazing people on two continents providing professional services for three carrier launches and expansions in the UK and now providing site acquisition, engineering, and utility coordination on my third carrier launch in the USA,” stated Mr. Banks. “People say once you join telecom you don’t leave – it’s an amazing industry that is constantly evolving and reinventing itself and I couldn’t be more excited about the role KMB will play and the future of our industry.”
The KMB Telecom team under Mr. Banks’ leadership has completed the engineering on over 5,000 telecom new build sites, over 22,000 upgrades/overlays, over 19,000 small cell projects, and over 1,000 emerging technology projects including IoT locations and EV charging stations. In his new role, Mr. Banks will be responsible for expanding and advancing KMB’s business lines including Small Cell, Fiber/OSP, Emerging Technologies, Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) & Smart Cities.
“What I hear from our clients is that they love how responsive we are along with our partnership approach. We thrive on solving problems and overcoming challenges. That coupled with working alongside our amazing team is what gets me out of bed each morning,” concluded Mr. Banks.
About KMB Design Group
KMB Design Group is licensed in 50 states and is a leading telecommunication, MEP, and solar engineering firm with headquarters in the New York metropolitan area and regional offices throughout the country. KMB provides a full range of offerings including structural, mechanical, electrical, and solar engineering services, which now include specialties such as EV charging stations and agricultural growth solutions. More information is available at www.kmbdg.com.