Chris Goodwin, P.E.

Regional Vice President

“I was attracted to Kleinschmidt by the culture and focus of the company on water resources and renewable energy.  The culture has lived up to the expectations and I am excited to be part of a team all rowing in the same direction”

Chris is a licensed engineer with over 30 years of experience in the consulting industry, focusing the last 15 years on the renewable energy sector. He has extensive expertise managing complex water resource projects across the Midwest; these projects range from major dam rehabilitation, floating bulkheads, dam safety inspections, floodplain studies, and compliance assistance for dam owners. These skills and knowledge, combined with his experience in managing business operations, people, and processes, will benefit Kleinschmidt’s team and client base. 

In his role with Kleinschmidt, Chris will provide strategic direction and leadership for regional business operations including management and improvement of the client experience, overseeing project delivery processes, providing support for the successful pursuit and delivery of projects, and helping to build the team needed to serve our clients. 

Chris holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Wisconsin River Falls, and a Master’s in Environmental and Public Health, from the University of Wisconsin EAU Claire. He is an active member of the United States Society on Dams (USSD), the Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO), the National Hydropower Association (NHA), and the Midwest Hydro User Group (MHUG). Chris is also a Registered Professional Engineer in Wisconsin, Wyoming, and Maryland.