HNTB names Del Walker as Denver office leader

Accomplished leader brings over three decades of engineering experience

DENVER (April 29, 2024) – Del Walker, PE, has been named as Denver’s office leader for HNTB Corporation. With a wealth of experience spanning more than 35 years in engineering and transportation, Walker’s vision and leadership will be instrumental in driving the firm’s strategic initiatives forward.

Walker joined HNTB in 2022 as a senior program manager in Denver. Most recently, he has been a pivotal member of HNTB’s team, collaborating with the Chicago Transit Authority on the Red Line Extension Program, demonstrating his ability to deliver results in complex projects.

“Del’s extensive experience, proven track record and long-term commitment to the Colorado community make him the ideal candidate to lead our Denver office,” said Stephen Knobbe, PE, HNTB Northwest Division president. “We are excited to have him in this role, and I am confident that under his leadership, we will continue to deliver exceptional value to our clients and drive growth in the region.”

Walker’s career includes notable positions such as deputy assistant general manager for capital programs at Denver’s Regional Transportation District, where he oversaw the implementation of the RTD FasTracks program. He also served as director of staff branches for the Colorado Department of Transportation, contributing to the agency’s executive management team.

Del Walker, HNTB office leader

“I am thrilled to take on this new role and opportunity to contribute to the continued success of HNTB’s Denver office,” said Walker. “Having lived in the Denver community for the past 45 years, I am deeply committed to its growth and prosperity. I look forward to working closely with our exceptional team and leveraging collective expertise to positively impact critical transportation infrastructure projects.”

With key clients, including Denver International Airport, the City & County of Denver’s DOTI, RTD and CDOT, HNTB’s Denver office serves as a linchpin in advancing the region’s transportation and infrastructure landscape. Walker’s commitment to excellence is poised to build upon the office’s strong foundation, ensuring that HNTB continues to deliver exceptional value to its clients and communities.