Cindy Wallis-Lage is an Executive Director at Black & Veatch. In September 2022, Wallis-Lage announced her retirement after 36 years of working for the company. She served as president of Black & Veatch’s water business and is a member of the board. An active champion of water’s true value and its impact on sustainable communities, she has been focused on enterprise-wide client sustainability and resilience.
Wallis-Lage joined the company in 1986 and is well known in the industry for her expertise in the treatment and reuse of water and wastewater resources. Wallis-Lage has been involved in more than 100 projects globally in both the municipal and industrial sectors. She joined the Black & Veatch board of directors in 2012 and currently serves on the board of directors for the US Water Alliance and on the leadership Council for Water For People. Wallis-Lage earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Kansas State University and her master’s degree in environmental health engineering from the University of Kansas. She also serves on the Engineering Advisory Council at Kansas State University.