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Cindy Wallis-Lage, Executive Director at Black & Veatch, Accepted into Forbes Business Council

Forbes Business Council is an Invitation-Only Community for Successful Business Owners and Leaders

Cindy Wallis-Lage, Executive Director of global engineering leader Black & Veatch, has been accepted into the Forbes Business Council, the foremost growth and networking organization for successful business owners and leaders worldwide.

Wallis-Lage, who has been with Black & Veatch since 1986 and is well known in the industry for her expertise in the treatment and reuse of water and wastewater resources, was vetted and selected by a review committee based on the depth and diversity of her experience. Criteria for acceptance include a track record of successfully impacting business growth metrics, as well as personal and professional achievements and honors.

“We are honored to welcome Cindy Wallis-Lage into the community,” said Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, the collective that includes Forbes Business Council. “Our mission with Forbes Councils is to bring together proven leaders from every industry, creating a curated, social capital-driven network that helps every member grow professionally and make an even greater impact on the business world.”

As an accepted member of the Council, Wallis-Lage has access to a variety of exclusive opportunities designed to help her reach peak professional influence. She will connect and collaborate with other respected local leaders in a private forum and at members-only events. Wallis-Lage will also be invited to work with a professional editorial team to share her expert insights in original business articles on, and to contribute to published Q&A panels alongside other experts.

Finally, Wallis-Lage will benefit from exclusive access to vetted business service partners, membership-branded marketing collateral, and the high-touch support of the Forbes Councils member concierge team.

“I am grateful to Forbes for granting me this opportunity to share my ideas on sustainability and resilience in business with a larger audience, and I am honored to be joining an esteemed group of fellow business leaders,” said Wallis-Lage. “As the business world takes on new and exciting challenges around decarbonization, digitalization and innovation, it is imperative we contribute to communities of knowledge sharing and idea generation. In this role on the Forbes Business Council, I hope to further involve Black & Veatch in the conversations crucial to solving our world’s evolving challenges.”


Editor’s Notes:

  • Wallis-Lage joined the Black & Veatch Board of Directors in 2012 and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the U.S. Water Alliance and on the Leadership Council for Water For People. She has been involved in more than 100 projects globally in both the municipal and industrial sectors.
  • Download a high-resolution headshot of Cindy Wallis-Lage.
  • In 2020, Forbes honored Black & Veatch by placing the company on its annual list of Best Employers for Diversity.

About Black & Veatch
Black & Veatch is a 100-percent employee-owned global engineering, procurement, consulting and construction company with a more than 100-year track record of innovation in sustainable infrastructure. Since 1915, we have helped our clients improve the lives of people around the world by addressing the resilience and reliability of our most important infrastructure assets. Our revenues in 2020 exceeded US$3.0 billion. Follow us on and on social media.

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