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Kyle Cranston Promoted to Principal


Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, is pleased to announce Kyle Cranston, PE, HFDP has been promoted to Principal in the firm’s Houston office. He will continue to provide client and project leadership to the healthcare market.

“Kyle’s strong mechanical engineering and project management skill set has been profoundly felt both internally and for our clients,” said Jon Perucki, PE, LEED AP, CIPE, Principal. “He has positively impacted clients by providing proactive and thoughtful project management and solution driven collaboration. This promotion is well-deserved, and we are excited for him to officially become part the SSR project leadership team in Houston.”

Kyle joined SSR in 2019 as a mechanical engineer with a focus on the healthcare market. As his career evolved, Kyle has gained valuable experience with projects, operations, and client relationships. He has worked closely with owners, external project team members, and across SSR’s multi-disciplined internal teams. Kyle has contributed greatly as either a mechanical engineer or project manager to numerous projects in Houston and across Texas, including work for Houston Methodist, Memorial Hermann Health System, CommonSpirit Health, and CHRISTUS Heath System. His communication skills, attention, and dedication has allowed Kyle to build trusted relationships with internal colleagues as well as external partners and clients.

“I am appreciative of Jon and SSR’s belief in my ability to increase our presence in Houston and beyond,” stated Kyle. “It has been a fantastic experience developing institutional knowledge of our clients’ facilities and learning their needs to deliver successful projects. I look forward to continuing to grow relationships with our clients and design team members, as well as helping to develop the next leaders in SSR.”

Kyle is an active member of the Association of Medical Facility Professionals (AMFP). He is also involved with ASHRAE, AIA Houston Committee on Architecture for Health, the Texas Association of Healthcare Facilities Management (TAHFM), and the Houston Area Association for Hospital Engineering (HAAHE). Kyle graduated from Kansas State University with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering.