Kate Franczek, E.I.T., Staff Engineer

WDP Office: Charlottesville 

Kate assists project managers and senior engineers with field testing, building façade investigations, construction document review and preparation, and construction observations.

“I have a passion for learning particularly learning through experience. At WDP, I get to spend time in the field discovering how certain engineering systems function and how they fail. It is through this hands-on approach and mentoring from senior staff that I’m able to build knowledge and contribute to lasting engineering solutions.”

Professional Qualifications

Years with WDP

Kate joined WDP as a Staff Engineer in 2021.


  • Master of Science, Civil Engineering, Virginia Tech, 2017
  • Bachelor of Science, Cognitive Science & Neuroscience, University of Virginia, 2012

Registrations / Certifications

Engineer in Training: VA