Kevin brings nearly thirty (30) years of public sector management experience to Koff & Associates with an emphasis in executive leadership; strategic and technical planning; organization effectiveness; and, public-sector financial, human resources and risk management.

Kevin earned Bachelor and Masters of Public Administration degrees at San Diego State University while working as a budget and management analyst for the City of San Diego. In 1991, his career took him to the City of Chula Vista, CA where he served as the principal liaison between the Chief of Police and Fire Chief, the City Council and its commissions, and the City Manager’s Office. Kevin was appointed Director of Administration, Treasurer, and Auditor of the Encina Wastewater Authority (“EWA”) in 1995. Headquartered in Carlsbad, CA, EWA promoted Kevin to Assistant General Manager in 2003 and named him EWA’s 4th General Manager in 2009. As AGM, EWA was recognized by the EPA for excellence in its operations and biosolids management programs. While GM, EWA earned a national reputation as a “Utility of the Future”; EWA’s resource recovery facility was named the best in California three (3) times; and the organization garnered both state and national recognition for its environmental management and performance, strategic planning, employee safety, renewable power, community outreach, and transparency initiatives.

While working at EWA, Kevin earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of San Diego School of Law in 2000 and a Certificate in Water and Wastewater Leadership from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2006. Kevin is the immediate past-president of the California Association of Sanitation Agencies (“CASA”) having served on the CASA Executive Board since 2010. He is also past-president of the California Sanitation Risk Management Authority.

Kevin joined K&A in 2016 following retirement from EWA and a successful public service career that spanned four (4) decades. His areas of expertise include public sector executive leadership; management of high-performance utilities; organizational communications and branding; water-energy-food synergies; employee classification, compensation, performance evaluation and succession development; organization effectiveness; and, employee-management-elected official relations.

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