Thu, July 7, 2016
KJWW President Paul VanDuyne recently was inducted by Junior Achievement of the Heartland as a 2016 Laureate in the Quad-Cities Business Hall of Fame, which celebrates the region's entrepreneurial spirit. Laureates are selected based on their entrepreneurial achievements, their adherence to the highest moral and ethical principles, and their community involvement.
VanDuyne joined KJWW Engineering Consultants in 1976 and has been president of the Quad-Cities-based international firm since 2003. In 2015, he also became president and CEO of IMEG Corp., the holding company of both KJWW and California-based TTG Engineers. During his tenure, KJWW has grown from about 200 employees to nearly 1,000, and expanded from four locations to 26 U.S. offices and six foreign offices. He has over 40 years of engineering experience and is a licensed Professional Engineer in 17 states and the District of Columbia.
His previous honors include QC Business Journal QC Movers and Shakers (2005), and Quad City Science and Engineering Council Senior Engineer of the Year (2005).
Paul currently serves on the boards of the Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce (past chairman), Skip-A-Long Daycare (vice chairman), Palmer College of Chiropractic, HAVlife, Chief Executives Network, MRA Presidents Roundtable, KJWW, and the Milwaukee Region Porsche Club. He previously served on the boards of the Family Museum, Rivermont Collegiate, Ballet Quad Cities, and Winding Creek Estates.
Read more on the 2016 Quad-Cities Business Hall of Fame inductees, as well as Paul's advice for young people in search of their passion.