Sudhakar Kalaga, P.E.
Sudhakar Kalaga, P.E.President
Sudhakar Kalaga, P.E. brings over 20 years of engineering experience to KIT Professionals, Inc. As a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Texas, Mr. Kalaga has diversified experience in project management and design in civil, structural and architectural projects. Mr. Kalaga is committed to honesty, integrity, providing quality work, maintaining strong client relationships, and customer success. His goal is to provide solutions that are innovative, responsive, and effective.

Jaya Kalaga
Jaya KalagaVice President and Office Manager
Jaya Kalaga received her bachelors and master in accounting and brings more than 15 years of accounting and office management experience to KIT Professionals, Inc. Prior to joining KIT as a partner and office manager, she has experience working at a fortune 500 financial company in Houston. She has Series 7 certification.
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Our Valuable Team Members

Trent Slovak, P.E., BCEE
Trent Slovak, P.E., BCEESenior Vice President
As a Senior Vice President, Mr. Slovak has over 30 years of experience in environmental engineering in the planning, permitting, evaluation, design, construction management, and the operation of municipal water and wastewater facilities. Mr. Slovak’s experience includes distribution system water quality evaluations and improvements, and assessment and design of water and wastewater treatment and conveyance facilities. Mr. Slovak’s expertise includes addressing complex water, wastewater, and water reuse challenges for municipal and industrial clients.  Mr. Slovak is a Licensed Professional Engineer in Texas and Louisiana, a Board Certified Environmental Engineer, and a Certified Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator.

Srikanth “Sree” Punukula, P.E.
Srikanth “Sree” Punukula, P.E.Vice President/Principal
As a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Texas, Sree Punukula, directs public works engineering design projects and brings more than 20 years of extensive design and project management experience to KIT Professionals, Inc. Sree Punukula leads a group of professional engineers providing civil engineering expertise for water, sanitary sewer and paving and drainage system planning, and design.

William Pembroke, P.E.
William Pembroke, P.E.Project Director - North Texas
Bill Pembroke leads our North Texas operations. Bill has over 30 years of engineering design, program management and construction management experience in North Texas working on projects ranging from transit light rail projects, telecommunication and data facilities, large diameter water conveyance, utility relocation, pump stations, water and wastewater treatment plants, and municipal service center facilities. He has held operational leadership positions for various nationwide programs and business units and has directed construction management and program management personnel, lead design and constructability reviews, provided multiple construction contracts oversight, managed quality control and assurance inspection services and construction claim resolution. Mr. Pembroke has extensive experience working with clients such as Dallas Water Utilities, the Fort Worth Water Department, the City of Houston, Dallas Area Rapid Transit, TxDOT, AT&T, T Mobile, and North Texas Municipal Water District.
 Sunil Kommineni, PhD, P.E., BCEE, CWO
Sunil Kommineni, PhD, P.E., BCEE, CWOVice President - Water Quality/Treatment
Dr. Kommineni serves as Vice President leading the firm’s water quality/treatment practice. He has over 18 years of experience in the planning, process selection, pilot testing, preliminary engineering, and process design of water and wastewater facilities for municipal and industrial clients. His expertise includes drinking water and wastewater treatment systems for conventional and advanced processes, distribution system water quality and hydraulics, water resources planning for source water and reuse, and industrial and energy related water and wastewater treatment and disposal.  He has published more than 100 articles, conference papers, and reports on his work. Dr. Kommineni has a PhD in Chemical/Environmental Engineering and is a Board Certified Environmental Engineer.

Chetan M. Vyas, P.E.
Chetan M. Vyas, P.E.Vice President - Construction Management/Principal
Chetan Vyas brings leadership, project expertise as well as over 25 years of experience to KIT clients. He serves as Vice President over construction management and inspection services. Chetan Vyas has an extensive background in engineering, program management, and construction management on transit projects, building construction / rehabilitation, large diameter water lines, utility relocation, pump stations and water treatment systems.
Michael Lacy, P.E.,
Michael Lacy, P.E., Vice President
Mr. Michael D. Lacy, PE is Vice President at KIT Professionals, Inc. and has over 30 years of project management, engineering design, and construction management experience for municipal infrastructure projects for the City of Houston, Harris County, Metro and other area municipalities.  Mr. Lacy has managed and designed numerous infrastructure improvement projects including Rebuild Houston projects, Neighborhood Street Reconstruction (NSR) projects and Storm Water Management Projects (SWMP) that included major roadway improvements, bridges, storm sewer systems, wastewater collection systems, water distribution systems and regional detention facilities.

Sheldon M. Buck, P.E.
Sheldon M. Buck, P.E.Project Manager
As a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Texas, Sheldon Buck, brings over 15 years of experience to KIT clients. His experience includes pilot testing, design, and permitting for traditional water treatment systems, wastewater treatment systems, and innovative treatment technologies such as low pressure membrane and tertiary treatment systems such as granular activated carbon systems. He manages multidiscipline design teams working on water transmission lines, groundwater production facilities, water storage facilities, raw water pump stations, distribution pump station, surface water treatment plants, as well as, all aspects of wastewater collection and treatment. He has delivered projects through traditional design/bid/build, design/build, and construction manager at risk delivery methods.
Frank L. Stephens, P.E.
Frank L. Stephens, P.E.Project Manager
Mr. Stephens has over 17 years of civil engineering experience in the project management and design of water and wastewater systems ranging from conceptual phases through final construction, for expansion, retrofit, and rehabilitation-type projects. His wastewater treatment experience includes designs from system lift stations, influent lift stations, headworks through secondary treatment and effluent processes, including hydraulics analysis, solids and residuals handling, pump and chemical system designs, and process design. Mr. Stephens’ water experience includes design improvements of mixed media filter rehabilitations, high service pump stations, well designs, groundwater plant improvements, chemical feed systems, and disinfection system improvements.