(Dallas, Jan. 2, 2024) KAI proudly announces the promotion of Aleksandar Milenkov, PE, LEED AP to Engineering Design Principal at its Dallas-Fort Worth, TX office. Milenkov joined KAI in 2020 as Director of Mechanical Engineering.
In his new position, Milenkov will provide overall practice leadership for KAI’s Engineering business. His primary focus will be resource management; talent growth, retention and development; technical standards and quality; and budget and schedule execution for Engineering projects. Additionally, Milenkov will drive engineering best practices, fostering an environment of collaboration within a multi-discipline team environment.
Milenkov has over 20 years of Mechanical Engineering experience in HVAC; steam and chilled water systems; utility master planning; energy, stress and flow modeling; facility energy auditing and analysis; and construction administration.
“Aleksandar is a recognized industry leader with extensive experience across a wide range of markets and projects,” said KAI Managing Partner Brad Simmons, FAIA. “He brings a comprehensive understanding of the engineering business. Over the last several years at KAI, he has consistently assumed progressive management responsibilities culminating in this expanded role as the top leader for KAI Engineering practice. I have had the pleasure of working with Aleksandar not only at KAI but previously in our careers. He is a trusted partner and proven performer. We’re thrilled about the prospect of him leading and expanding our national engineering team.”
Milenkov’s extensive portfolio of projects at KAI includes:
- Parkland Family Medicine Clinic
- UTSW Clinic at Redbird
- DFW Airport CTX Recap
- Dallas County Emergency Operations Center
- Dallas College – Eastfield College
- Dallas ISD Pinkston High School
- Fort Worth ISD YMLA
- National Juneteenth Museum
Prior to KAI, he worked as a Senior Mechanical Engineer for BW Design Group; Director of Engineering Services for Axxis Building Systems; and Senior Mechanical Engineer for Jacobs Engineering Group, each in Fort Worth, Texas.
Milenkov has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington and is a member of ASHRAE.
When not working, Milenkov enjoys baking, photography, and spending time with his wife and three sons.