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Ms. Deryl McKissack

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Chairwoman And Chief Executive Of...

Phone: (202) ***-****  
Email: d***@***.com
Local Address:  WASHINGTON , District of Columbia , United States
McKissack & McKissack
1401 New York Ave., N. W., Suite 900
Washington , District of Columbia 20005
United States

Company Description: McKissack & McKissack is a woman/minority-owned, full service Design, Engineering and Program Management firm with more than 150 professionals in three offices in...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • Bachelor of Science Degree , Civil Engineering
    Howard University
  • Architecture
    Howard University
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DCBIA, 3 Feb 2016 [cached]
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Deryl McKissack, P.E., PMP, 8 Nov 2015 [cached]
Home > About > Deryl McKissack, P.E., PMP
Deryl McKissack, P.E., PMP
Deryl McKissack ?Deryl McKissack is Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer of McKissack & McKissack, a national architectural, engineering and construction services firm that provides Best-in-Class services to both private and public sector clients. The company has earned a strong reputation for consistently delivering results on time sensitive, complex, high profile projects. From our nation's most revered memorials, public spaces and institutions to complex public housing and education solutions, transportation megaprojects and leading green buildings, Ms. McKissack has piloted the company's management of many of the country's most complex construction projects.
Ms. McKissack's passion for excellence has defined the culture of McKissack & McKissack, which provides quality services in the areas of healthcare, environmental, government, education, residential, sports and recreational, commercial and transportation, among others.
Prior to launching her own organization, Ms. McKissack worked directly with the President of Howard University. Her leadership at the institution was marked by successfully managing all of the facilities and associated capital budget, which covered three campuses, 133 buildings and 900 employees. Earlier in her career, she worked for both Turner Construction Company and Dames & Moore Group, leaders in the construction and engineering industries. Ms. McKissack serves on the Board of Directors of the DC Building Industry Association, Living Classrooms Foundation and Economic Club of Washington, DC and chairs the DC Career Academy Engineering Industry Advisory Council. She is also a former member of the Board of Directors of the National Building Museum and University of the DC Foundation as well as a former member of the Board of Trustees for the Miami Art Museum. Ms. McKissack serves as a Legacy Advisor for the Commonwealth Institute, South Florida. She is a member of the Federal City Council in Washington, DC, DC Chamber of Commerce, Executives' Club of Chicago, International Women's Forum (Florida Chapter), Construction Management Association of America and National Forum of Black Public Administrators, where she served as the Chair of its Annual National Leadership Awards Dinner for three consecutive years. Moreover, Ms. McKissack is appointed to the U.S. General Services Administration's National Register of Peer Professionals and U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations' Industry Advisory Group. Ms. McKissack holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from Howard University, where she also studied Architecture. In 2007, she was the recipient of the Adelphi Commencement Honorary Degree, Doctor of Public Service, from the University of Maryland University College. Moreover, Ms. McKissack is a licensed Professional Engineer and registered Project Management Professional.
2011 -  International Women's Forum Newsletter, "Martin Luther King Memorial Private Tour with Deryl McKissack"
1997 -  Westside Gazette, "Deryl McKissack Named Small Business Person of the Year"
MIAMI, FL - Miami Art Museum, ..., 14 Dec 2009 [cached]
MIAMI, FL - Miami Art Museum, South Florida's major contemporary art museum, has elected nine new members to its board of trustees: Steven J. Guttman, Mark H. LaRoe, Juan P. Loumiet, Rodolfo Luzardo, Deryl McKissack, Mark E. Oren, M.D., Arthur Halsey Rice, Eneida Roldan and Dennis Scholl.
Deryl McKissack is president and chief executive officer of McKissack & McKissack, an architecture, environmental engineering and program management firm which she founded in 1990 as a sole entrepreneur. Through her leadership and vision, McKissack & McKissack has grown to a firm of 150 employees with offices in Washington, DC, Chicago, Miami and Baltimore. The firm is ranked by Engineering News Record as one of the top "construction management for-fee" firms in the nation. Its successful track record includes the new Martin Luther King, Jr. memorial, the renovation of the main U.S. treasury building, the restoration of the Thomas Jefferson and Lincoln memorials, the new Washington convention center, the new Washington Nationals major league baseball stadium, the O'Hare International Airport modernization program, and the new Baltimore Hilton Hotel and Convention Center. Prior to launching her own company, McKissack worked with Howard University, Turner Construction Company and Dames & Moore Group, leaders in the construction and engineering industries. McKissack serves on the board of directors of the National Building Museum, the Classrooms Foundation and the DC Economic Club. He is a former member of the board of the National Building Museum. McKissack has a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Howard University, where she also studied architecture. In 2007, she was the recipient of the Adelphi Commencement Honorary Degree, Doctor of Public Service, from the University of Maryland University College.
National Building Museum Board of Trustees, 14 Dec 2008 [cached]
Deryl McKissack
The Economic Club of Washington D.C. - About the Economic Club, 2 Nov 2014 [cached]
Deryl McKissack, Chairwoman & CEO, McKissack & McKissack
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