Keller hires Miriam Smith, PhD, PE, as Business Development Executive

Miriam Smith of Keller

Hanover, MD, February 16, 2023 — Keller announces the hire of Miriam Smith, PhD, PE as a Business Development Executive for its West Business Unit. 

With over 27 years of geotechnical engineering experience, Miriam has held various roles with increased responsibility in engineering design, research/development, and business leadership. She has devoted the last ten years of her career to the specialty geotechnical design-build industry, providing technical and commercial oversight to a wide range of ground improvement projects globally. Miriam is a registered Professional Engineer in several US states, including California and Nevada. She received a master’s degree and a doctorate in civil engineering, with an emphasis on geotechnical engineering, from Virginia Tech and a bachelor’s degree in architectural engineering from the University of Texas, Austin. 

In her new role, Miriam looks forward to facilitating business opportunities and establishing positive client relationships for Keller.  

Miriam can be reached at  or 619-672-9659.    

About Keller 

Keller was founded in 1860 and is the largest independent geotechnical contractor in the world, with ongoing operations in over 40 countries across five continents. With a North American presence of over 100 years, Keller operates as the market leader, with over 50 offices throughout the US and Canada. Keller is the sole source for a complete geotechnical construction solution optimally designed to reduce clients’ risk. Web site address:

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