Raleigh, NC – June 2017 – Ramey Kemp & Associates, Inc. (RKA) is pleased to announce the addition of Brian Byfield, AICP as a Senior Transportation Planner.

Mr. Byfield joins the RKA team with over 20 years of planning experience. Mr. Byfield started his ca­reer working as a land use planner for two governmen­tal planning agencies. Previously he served as the Program Director for the North Carolina Sustainable Communities Task Force. He has also worked at the Center for Transportation and Environment (CTE) housed at Institute for Transportation Research and Education (ITRE), as a research associate and course instructor teaching “Context Sensitive Solutions & Community Impact As­sessment for Transportation Infrastructure Planning”.

His planning experience includes freight rail, high speed rail, toll roads, corridor studies, park planning, transit, and producing NEPA documents. Mr. Byfield is a member of the American Planning Association as well as a certified American Institute of Certified Planner and a Certified Public Involvement Specialist.

Mr. Byfield’s primary role includes expanding RKA’s transportation planning group throughout the Southeastern United States. He will work closely with RKA’s Director of Planning, Mr. Roger Henderson, P.E., AICP to grow RKA’s transportation planning group. Mr. Byfield’s additional responsibilities will include producing a variety of transportation plans for municipalities and regional planning organizations. He will also lead stakeholder involvement efforts and guide NEPA documentation. Much of his time will also include coordination with RKA’s existing and new public and private sector clients.

Mr. Byfield is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning and a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Planning and Environmental Resource Development from the University of Technology in Jamaica.

On the addition of Mr. Byfield to the Raleigh, NC office, Mr. Montell Irvin, P.E., PTOE, President / CEO of RKA stated, “We are very excited to have Brian join our firm. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to RKA and we look forward to having Brian help grow our transportation planning group.”

About Ramey Kemp & Associates, Inc.

Ramey Kemp & Associates, Inc. (RKA) is an EMPLOYEE-OWNED firm founded in 1992 with a MISSION to provide a professional transportation consulting experience that satisfies our clients and ourselves. Our SUCCESS is due to our focus on client needs and our ability to deliver a quality experience for everyone involved. Our CULTURE is one of ownership – ownership in our company, ownership in our profession, and ownership in our personal lives.  Visit us at www.rameykemp.com.


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