Ed Kagel, PE
Ed is a vice president of American Structurepoint who brings 27 years of experience leading multidisciplinary engineering projects in the public works sector. Ed is a leader in developing strategies to grow American Structurepoint’s Ohio operations, which includes furthering the growth of our dynamic Cleveland design center.
Ed has a passion for assisting ODOT districts, local public agencies, and communities of all sizes solve complex infrastructure challenges in transportation, utility infrastructure, and construction solutions. Ed’s background in design, plan review, and managing projects in all 12 ODOT districts and numerous municipal jurisdictions gives him a thorough understanding of federal, state, and local programs and funding procedures. His specialized experience also includes transportation studies, final design, safety improvements, and utility solutions.
Ed joined American Structurepoint in 2019 as regional services director to establish the firm’s Cleveland design center. In 2020, Ed was promoted to principal of Cleveland operations. Under his leadership, American Structurepoint’s Cleveland operations have experienced substantial growth, expanding to over 20 staff and generating over $25 million in sales for the road, utility infrastructure, construction solutions, civil site engineering, and investigative disciplines in just four years. Furthermore, Ed's leadership played a crucial role in the Cleveland design center being recognized as the 2023 Employer of the Year by the Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) Northeast Ohio chapter for its efforts in recruiting, retaining, and advancing women in the transportation industry.
American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC)
Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, Ohio University, 1997
Master of Science, Civil Engineering, University of Akron, 1999