Mr. Keith Lockwood

Chief, Water Resources Division

Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Published Oct. 30, 2020

Mr. Keith Lockwood serves as the Norfolk District’s Chief, Water Resources Division. In this role, Mr. Lockwood serves as the senior advisor to the commander on areas encompassing the water resources challenges and needs within the district area of responsibility, including the Norfolk District’s planning, operations and regulatory programs.

Mr. Lockwood has worked with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, for more than 18 years, serving most of his time in the Water Resources Division, Operations Branch as a supervisory biologist.  He began his career in 2002 in the Operations Branch, Geospatial Services Section where he was responsible for preparing drawings to support various Civil Works projects utilizing Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software.  He later worked in the branch’s Technical Support Section obtaining and managing environmental permits and authorizations for federal navigation projects.  

In 2007, Keith was promoted to Chief, Northern Virginia Regulatory Section in the District’s Regulatory Branch. After gaining valuable experience in support of the USACE Regulatory Program, Keith returned to the Operations Branch as Chief, Technical Support Section. He also served 120-day developmental assignments as Deputy Chief, Water Resources Division and as Acting Chief, Regulatory Branch upon the retirement of the former branch chief.  In 2016, Keith was selected for a one-year term promotion as the Chief, Interagency, International and Environmental Services Branch, serving as a Program Manager. In 2017, Keith was selected as the Chief, Operations Branch.

Mr. Lockwood received a B.S. in Fisheries Science from Virginia Tech with minors in Business and Biology, an advanced certificate in Geographic Information Science from Old Dominion University (ODU), and a master’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Management from ODU.  He is recognized as a Certified Fisheries Professional by the American Fisheries Society and an Accredited Professional in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED AP).  In 2010, Keith served as the Norfolk District’s representative in the North Atlantic Division’s Executive Leadership Development Program (ELDP) and was a recipient of Inside Business’ Top Forty Under 40 in Hampton Roads.