Kenneth M. Hanifan, PE, LEED AP

Vice President, Land Division, Strategy

Ken is one of the founders of the Las Vegas-based firm Slater Hanifan Group (SHG), which was acquired by Westwood in 2018. Ken is a Land Division vice president, and he oversees operations, growth strategies, and business development for land development and public infrastructure in Las Vegas, NV.
He has over 28 years of experience in civil engineering including master plan communities, residential and commercial development, water resources, permitting, agency coordination, public works infrastructure design, and construction management. Through the acquisition, he became a Westwood shareholder. Under his leadership and with the support of his team, Ken quickly established SHG as a leader in professional services, serving clients across Nevada and Arizona. Ken believes that to be successful, one must lead and mentor the team one works with to effectively grow the company, provide exceptional service to clients, and maximize the potential for each individual.

  • University of Nevada Reno, BS Civil Engineering
  • Professional Engineer: California and Nevada
  • ASCE
  • APA
  • APWA
  • ACEC - NV Chapter