Betty named woman of year

Kristen Betty - Courtesy Photo
Kristen Betty
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The Women’s Transportation Seminar Puget Sound Chapter has named Kristen Betty as its 2014 Woman of the Year.

Betty is founder and president of Bellevue-based KBA, Inc., which offers construction management services for public and private clients.

The WTS Woman of the Year award honors a woman who is a leader in transportation, who has made an outstanding contribution to the transportation industry, and who has directly contributed to the advancement of women and minorities through programs or opportunities in the transportation field.

Betty founded KBA in 1994 has led the firm’s growth from a 1-person company to 65 construction management professionals. Under her leadership, KBA has worked on more than $5 billion in public works projects.

More information about KBA is available at

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