Julie Lorenz, Senior Strategic Consultant, Burns & McDonnell

Julie Lorenz, Senior Strategic Consultant, Burns & McDonnell

julieJulie Lorenz leads Burns & McDonnell’s strategic consulting and engagement services for the transportation practice based on more than 20 years of experience in communication, public affairs and policy development in the transportation industry. She is recognized as a national leader in areas of facilitation, collaboration and in the use of trend analysis to communicate the value of future transportation investment.

As Director of Public Affairs at the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT), she led strategic planning and integrated collaboration efforts. Notably, KDOT secured an $8.2 billion 10-year funding program resulting largely from stakeholder collaboration efforts and a focus on economic impact analysis led by Julie.