Kelly Larimer

Director of Science, Regulatory, and Modeling-GIST

Kelly provides long-term strategic planning and operational management for Kleinschmidt’s Science, Regulatory, and Modeling & GIST Division. She supervises and mentors Section Managers, drives innovative thinking in business practices and technical approaches for new and traditional service lines and has overall responsibility for meeting the Division’s goals and performance. 

Professional Experience:

Kelly has 17 years of regulatory experience and specializes in strategic regulatory planning, land use and environmental resources management, project management, habitat restoration, and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) licensing and compliance activities.


Kelly earned her M.S. degree in Resources & Environmental Management and her B.A. in Geography and Environmental Studies from Central Washington University.