federal programs: leadership
Karen Ashton, P.E.
Federal Services Program Mngr.
Professional Qualifications Karen Ashton is a highly experienced construction program manager, Civil Works planner, remediation subject matter expert and Professional Engineer with more than 21 years of experience. Ms. Ashton is a proven leader, having risen through the ranks of the Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) New York District, ultimately attaining the rank of Deputy Chief of the Construction Division for New York District.
She has held leaderships positions within USACE both in Construction and Civil Works planning and is adept at managing and overseeing complex projects and programs. Under her guidance, USACE construction programs have placed hundreds of millions of dollars into the construction and engineering industries annually. Prior to her leadership at USACE, Ms. Ashton specialized in remedial design, where she was the Program Manager/Principal Engineer for the Petroleum Cleanup program in Florida. Ms. Ashton specializes in programs related to remediation projects, construction and planning (Civil Works), but is highly adaptable and capable of leading teams across a variety of disciplines.