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Beard Joins HEI

Beard Joins HEI


Headshot of Kylie Beard
Kylie Beard joins HEI's Fargo team as a Scientist I/Watershed Planner. Kylie will assist with watershed planning efforts across the firm, including watershed district management plans and One Watershed, One Plans in Minnesota. She will work closely with large and diverse stakeholder groups and HEI's team to facilitate and guide the development of these plans.

A Fargo native, Kylie studied across the country, earning her bachelor's degree in anthropology from the University of Mary Washington in Virginia and her master's degree in sustainability studies with a focus in water resources from Texas State University. She previously worked for the City of Austin, TX, in their Watershed Protection Department.

Fun Facts

  • Hobbies: Cooking, gardening, hiking, knitting, and walking her golden retriever
  • Most Memorable Place Visited: Great Barrier Reef in Queensland, Australia
  • Favorite Music: Texas country
  • Favorite Food: Pizza
  • Currently Watching: Tiger King
  • Famous Person You've Met: Diego Luna at a café in Mexico City