Burns & McDonnell
Keegan Odle is Director of Substation Projects at Burns & McDonnell.
Of the 64 rising stars, we selected eleven of them to highlight. These eleven exemplify the impressive record and pace of accomplishments of the best of our industry's next generation. The inspiring stories of Haben Goitom of Alliant Energy, Jennifer Wischnowsky of Ameren, Keegan Odle of Burns & McDonnell, Delevane Diaz of EPRI, Sean Meredith of Entergy, Illinois Commissioner Maria Bocanegra, Aaron Curtis of ITC, Ana Stachowiak of NYPA, Lisa Dailey of Northfork Electric Cooperative, Abbey Roy of Southern Company, and Brian Van Abel of Xcel Energy are told in part in the interviews that follow. These unique up-and-comers are already leading the industry's transformation and mission-critical groups within their organizations, in some cases as a COO, CFO or division VP.
PUF: You're the Director of Substation Projects, perhaps one of the biggest design groups at Burns & McDonnell. What do you and your team do?
Keegan Odle: I took over this position a couple of years ago and with great staff was able to grow it. We're sitting now at about three hundred and forty-five full time employees in Kansas City.