Valentino Travis Bates, American engineering executive. Registered professional engineer, Georgia, North Carolina, Wisconsin, Massachusetts.
Bates, Valentino Travis was born on May 6, 1955 in Shreveport, Louisiana, United States. Son of Travis Van and Ruth A. (Johnson) Bates.
Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, University Missouri, Rolla, 1976. Master of Science in Civil Engineering, University Missouri, Rolla, 1978.
Staff engineer Black & Veatch Consultant Engineers, Kansas City, Missouri, 1974-1979. Design coordinator CH2M-Hill Engineers, Milwaukee, 1979-1986. President Khafra Engineering Consultant, Atlanta, since 1986.
Contributor articles to professional journals.
Member transportation and infastructure task force Center Atlanta Study II, since 1986, Cobb County Democratic Committee, Marietta, Georgia, since 1986. Member Water Pollution Control Federation (fixed film task force since 1985), National Technology Association (Vice-President 1979-1980), Chi Epsilon, Tau Beta Pi, Alpha Episilon Pi.
Avocations: singing, football, softball.
Married Connie Denise Wattleton, November 24, 1979. Children: Lateef Akim, Takesha Monique, Valencia Coniah, Janna Marlene.