Kathy Yurkunas

President, Security Screening Group at K2 Consulting

Kathy Yurkunas is President of K2 Security Screening Group. Under her 20-year leadership, the company has become a national leader in the planning, installation, and integration of advanced security screening equipment at airports across the country.

Yurkunas has partnered with hundreds of customers and partners, including the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), airports, airlines, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), and port authorities to provide security screening services to every Category X airport and 92% of all TSA-regulated airports in the United States.

Her expertise in project controls, scheduling, and custom software development enables customers to bridge technology gaps, gather information quickly, and successfully execute complex security checkpoint projects. Most recently, Yurkunas led major projects at New York’s LaGuardia Airport (LGA), Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL), San Francisco International Airport (SFO), Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC).

Yurkunas has teamed with the TSA and the TSA’s Innovation Task Force (ITF) to successfully introduce cutting-edge security equipment in America’s busiest airports. K2 Security Screening Group is the country’s leading Systems Integrator in the installation of Automated Screening Lanes (ASL’s).

Prior to assuming her President position at K2 Security Screening Group, Yurkunas consulted on complex projects at a number of large airports, including Miami International Airport (MIA) and Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH). She is certified as a Planning & Scheduling Professional (PSP) and has been recognized by the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering International (AACEi).



  • President, Security Screening Group

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