KLJ Names Fritz Chief Administrative Officer
KLJ is proud to announce Martin Fritz as the company’s chief administrative officer (CAO). In this role, Fritz is responsible for overall operations of the company, including the company’s safety programs and procedures, strategy development, legal, risk management, insurance, office/facilities leasing and construction, and related administrative management.
He joined KLJ in the beginning of 2018 as the company’s market director for their Energy and Natural Resources Division, specifically serving the oil & gas, power, and telecommunication industries. Prior to joining KLJ Fritz held various executive level leadership roles at several public companies most recently serving as president and chief executive officer of WBI Holdings, Inc., MDU Resources Group’s pipeline, midstream, and energy services business.
He earned his Juris Doctorate (JD) degree from The Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University and previously practiced both as a corporate attorney with Duane Morris LLP and deputy general counsel with EQT Corporation. Fritz also earned a bachelor’s degree in business/economics from University of Pittsburgh and began his career with Ernst & Young where he earned his CPA.
As an active member of the community in which he lives and works he serves on the Board of Directors of Missouri Slope Areawide United Way in Bismarck, N.D. and is a past president and board member of Literacy Pittsburgh. He is a past board member of Interstate Natural Gas Association of America, the Southern Gas Association, and past president of the Pittsburgh Chapter Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Fritz has also been the recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award – University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown.