Kevin MacDonald, PhD, PE, founder and president of Benton Consulting Engineers, has a PhD in Materials Engineering, 30 years of field and lab concrete experience, including 10 years as vice president of engineering and quality at a large urban ready-mix concrete plant. He has a knack for taking the most complex ideas and putting them into action. Under Kevin’s leadership, Beton makes concrete work for you. He earned a B.S. in Chemical Engineering as well as a Master’s and PhD in Engineering Materials from the University of Windsor in Ontario. In addition to his degrees, Kevin has gained considerable experience in field and lab concrete, and as the vice president of engineering and quality for a large ready-mix producer. He has developed a knack of taking the most complex ideas and putting them into action. Kevin is a Fellow of the American Concrete Institute. He also is a member of the ASTM Committee, ASCE and Professional Engineers Ontario. He has been on the board of directors for the American Concrete Institute (ACI), a member of the ACI technical activities committee, and is the present and past chair of many ACI committees including Responsibility in Concrete Construction.