President & Co-Founder PE, DBIA, CCM
Avtar Singh, President of CES Consulting, provides overall leadership and management of the firm’s strategic growth and operations. Prior to starting CES Consulting in 2011, Avtar worked as a Responsible Charge Engineer at the Virginia Department of Transportation for five years
and has been part of the VA Consulting Industry since 1998. Avtar is a licensed Professional Engineer in Virginia, Maryland and Washington
DC, is a Certified Construction Manager and and an Associate DBIA member. He received a Master’s and Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from Queen’s University in Canada in 1994. Prior to working in the United States, Avtar worked as a Civil Engineer in Canada and Hong Kong.
Executive Vice President & Co-Founder PMP, PSP, CCP, DBIA
As an Executive Vice-President with CES Consulting, Mr. Gondy is responsible for the firm’s business development and marketing. In addition to strategic short and long term planning and execution of the firm’s business plan, Mr. Gondy continues to provide leadership, mentorship, management and expertise in the area of Project Controls (Concurrent Engineering process (pre-construction), contract assembly, such as
constructability, bidability, cost estimating & analysis, risk identification and mitigation, user cost benefits and all aspects of
scheduling, claim avoidance and analysis during and post construction). Additionally, with over 25 years of constructive work experience, Mr. Gondy brings that aspect of experience based knowledge assisting various clients successfully. Prior to starting CES, Mr. Gondy for six (6) years served as the District Scheduling Engineer (DSE) for VDOT in the Northern Virginia District and provided leadership in the development of VDOT’s Highway User Benefit Cost Analysis Program (HUBCAP) initiative.
Kumar B. Barakam
Executive Vice President & Co-Founder
Mr. Kumar Barakam, Vice President of CES Consulting, has over 20 years of Office Engineer and Construction Management experience in major
civil construction projects throughout the project planning, project initialization and execution and project closeout phases. He provides
leadership and management of the Construction Quality Improvement Program at CES and also responsible for firm’s strategic operations. He
received his master’s degree from New Jersey Institute of Technology and his Bachelors from SV University India.