Kenneth P. West

Kenneth P. West
Principal (retired)
DLR Group

Ken West, AIA, recently retired as a Principal at DLR Group after 43 years in the A/E industry and 38 years with DLR Group. His responsibilities and experience over his career ranged from being a structural technician, to staff architect, to project architect, project manager, project leader, Principal in Charge on projects.

He also fulfilled roles as Omaha Office Leader, Regional Marketing Leader and Regional Hi-Ed Business Sector Leader. West spent much of his time doing business development and being involved in community outreach / activities.

As his leadership responsibilities at DLR Group grew, so did his personal involvement in the community organizations and numerous University of Nebraska boards and committees, including: University of Nebraska Architectural Engineering Advisory Board, the University of Nebraska President’s Advisory Committee, UNO Athletics Advisory Board, Maverick Council Executive Board, University of Nebraska- Lincoln College of Architecture Advisory Board and UNO Strategic Planning Committee.

He is also involved with Omaha Chamber of Commerce Board, Omaha Chamber of Commerce Education Committee, Keep Omaha Beautiful Advisory Board, Omaha by Design Advisory Board, the Architectural Foundation of Nebraska Board, ATO Fraternity Alumni Board and church leadership.

He also serves on The Durham School of Architectural Engineering and Construction Advisory Board.