2020 40 Under 40: Andrea Mulvany, PE, 39
Vice President/Director of Kansas City Operations, Henderson Engineers, Kansas City, Mo.; BS Architectural Engineering, MS Architectural Engineering, Kansas State University
From Mulvany’s early days as an electrical engineer, she taken her natural skills in leadership, efficiency, productivity and hard work to the next level. Not only does she manage the operations and efficiency of her team, but she also wears several hats in the engineering field — professional engineer, vice president and director of the company’s arts and culture practice. Mulvany knows how to lead employees to deliver on client expectations, ensuring each project will satisfy the end-users as intended. She is responsible for the design of facility electrical systems that are both innovative and cost-effective and specializes in performing arts centers, commercial interiors, retail, health care and educational facilities. Mulvany thrives in taking responsibility for staffing, business development, marketing, operations and anything else that comes her way as the office director. She is deeply involved in the Kansas City community with Centurions, a young professionals’ network in the region, which is a two-year leadership development program. Mulvany also serves as a mentor for Lead to Read KC, the largest literacy volunteer corps in the city. She and her husband are the proud parents of a daughter and a son. Her favorite activities outside of work include cooking, softball and working on her house. The family enjoys exploring and spending time at the library or zoo or visiting the Science City interactive children’s museum at Union Station near the downtown Kansas City Henderson office.