Lawrence K. Kaiser, PE, is the President of Collaborative Infrastructure Services, Inc. (CIS). His firm specializes in program management, project engineering and construction management services for horizontal and vertical infrastructure for public and private sector clients. The firm also provides engineering consultation and “formation development” for several Community Improvement Districts in the metro area. Lawrence Kaiser has practiced in the field of civil engineering for thirty-five years.
Prior to incorporating CIS in 2006, Kaiser served in the public sector for sixteen (16) years in an appointed role as the Director of Public Works, Director of Planning & Engineering and General Manager of Capital & Community Improvements for the Rockdale County Board of Commissioners.
Mr. Kaiser has served on a number of State appointed committee assignments; Governor Barnes “Clean Water Initiative” and the “Stormwater Advisory” committees. In Gwinnett County, he served on the 2005 and the 2008 SPLOST Citizen Committees. Mr. Kaiser has authored articles on Qualifications-Based Selection for Engineering Services, professionalism in civil engineering and Chapter 14 of the Association of County Commissioners Georgia Public Works Handbook. He has been a guest lecturer at Georgia Tech on land use and transportation. He was selected for the Atlanta Regional Commission’s “Regional Leadership Institute” in 2002, the “Institute Georgia Environmental Leadership” in 2006 and the Paul Coverdell Leadership Institute as a member of the 2005 class. He served in an elected role as District Supervisor for the Gwinnett County Soil and Water Commission from 2000 to 2016. He is a Foundation Board Member for the Walk of Heroes Veterans Park in Rockdale County.
Mr. Kaiser received his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Purdue University, a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from Georgia Tech and he is a registered Civil Engineer in the State of Georgia. He has been married to his wife, Zaddy, for 37 years and they have two daughters, Sheila and Roxanne; both of which are graduates from Georgia Tech. Larry and his family have resided in Grayson for 34 years.