LEADERSHIP

Building Strong Leaders

Exceptional leadership is essential to how we operate. We know that in order to retain and attract top talent, quality leadership is essential to create a positive workplace. We focus on continual development within our teams to advance skills and enhance future opportunities for our team members. We know that to bring the best quality to our customers, we need strong leaders, and we work with each employee to help them achieve their fullest potential.

 


MEET OUR LEADERSHIP

Kurt Zmich, PE

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

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Kurt Zmich, PE

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Kurt works with the leadership of our company to ensure business performance and attainment of strategic goals. He leads the operations management teams in our business – the technical services and project delivery side of our house. He brings more than 30 years of professional experience and progressive responsibilities in environmental engineering, civil engineering, and project management, as well as extensive experience in enterprise-level operations leadership.

Dan Greenfield

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

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Dan Greenfield

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Dan brings significant experience to KLJ regarding financial analysis and strategy, helping us make the right investments as we grow. He helps us provide an exceptional experience for our clients, which is the bottom line we care most about.

Emily Johnson

Chief People Officer (CPO)

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Emily Johnson

Chief People Officer (CPO)

Emily has a zest for collaboration and communication and serves as KLJ’s Chief People Officer (CPO). The role of CPO links our Human Resources/Talent Acquisition teams and our Marketing and Communications teams. Emily strives to support enhanced growth and positively impact our employees and the communities in which we work and serve.

Mark Anderson, PE

Senior Vice President, Public Works

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Mark Anderson, PE

Senior Vice President, Public Works

Mark is known for his knowledge, compassion, and expertise as a great engineer and leader. Mark leads our environment and public works division and continues to mentor others on how providing an exceptional customer experience can lead to a great career.

Lanny Harris, PE

Senior Vice President, Energy and Utility Services

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Lanny Harris, PE

Senior Vice President, Energy and Utility Services

Lanny leads our energy and natural resources division, bringing decades of experience in telecommunications, as well as leading one of our previous subsidiary companies. Lanny is straightforward, bringing a positive outlook at each opportunity.

Jackie Dylla

Vice President, Environment and Corridor Services

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Jackie Dylla

Vice President, Environment and Corridor Services

With more than 20 years of engineering consulting expertise Jackie knows that projects require and a comprehensive approach. Which means connecting stakeholders, agencies, and helping everyone identify and understand all environmental aspects, early on, so your project is always moving forward.

Ben Dzioba, PE

Vice President, Construction Management Services

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Ben Dzioba, PE

Vice President, Construction Management Services

Ben is passionate about taking an idea and turning it into reality. He ensures projects reach their greatest potential and are kept on-schedule and within budget through oversight to our construction resources.

Marty Mazur

Senior Vice President, Human Resources

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Marty Mazur

Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Marty brings decades of extensive HR experience and insight to KLJ. A perfect balance of head and heart, Marty fits right into our team, providing leadership, mentorship, and support across KLJ!

Cody Aldinger

Vice President, Information Technology

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Cody Aldinger

Vice President, Information Technology

Cody operates with an entrepreneurial spirit, bringing innovative ideas and processes to our company – helping us meet our internal and external needs!

Michelle Miller

Associate Vice President HR

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Michelle Miller

Associate Vice President HR

Michelle oversees employee relations as well as KLJ’s compensation and benefit programs. Her extensive HR knowledge and witty sense of humor are just a few things that make KLJ a great place to work.

Kurtis Karn

Associate Vice President Talent Acquisition

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Kurtis Karn

Associate Vice President Talent Acquisition

To say Kurtis is enthusiastic is an understatement, his energy fills a room and he excited about all things KLJ! Kurtis leads our Talent Acquisition team, and we wouldn’t have it any other way. When becoming a KLJer, Kurtis is one of the first you’ll meet.

Quentin Obrigewitsch

Associate Vice President Survey

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Quentin Obrigewitsch

Associate Vice President Survey

For more than two decades Quentin has been a part of all things survey at KLJ. His dedication to the survey profession and industry starts all projects out on the right foot.

Luke LaLiberty, PE

Associate Vice President, Municipal

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Luke LaLiberty, PE

Associate Vice President, Municipal

Luke brings energy and enthusiasm to the municipal engineering space. His mix of military service, program, project, and construction management, creates dedication to people and quality is second to none! As a KLJer, Luke focuses on providing the best project solutions for our local communities while building client relationships across our footprint!

Bill Wuolu

Safety Director

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Bill Wuolu

Safety Director

Bill brings more than a decade in the safety profession to KLJ and knows that Safety Matters – every project, every person, every time.

Travis Jones, PE

Associate Vice President, Oil and Gas

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Travis Jones, PE

Associate Vice President, Oil and Gas

Without hesitation, Travis delivers a multi-perspective mindset and efficient focus that is ready to lead the charge on complex and intricate phased projects in the oil and gas industry. He provides a diverse blend of expertise and guidance with nearly 20 years of dedicated service at KLJ.

Jon Markusen, PE

Associate Vice President, Transportation

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Jon Markusen, PE

Associate Vice President, Transportation

Jon’s good-nature and professionalism is a driving force at KLJ. He has more than 24 years of dedicated experience leading transportation projects, building long-standing client relationships, and facilitating collaboration. Jon’s dedication to his clients is an accomplishment of which he is truly proud.

Shane Steiner, PE

Associate Vice President, Aviation

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Shane Steiner, PE

Associate Vice President, Aviation

Successfully navigating airport planning and engineering projects for nearly 20 years, Shane provides unparalleled leadership. His engaging and skillful approach provides an exceptional client experience on every project, every time.

Jason Manlove

Associate Vice President, Construction Services

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Jason Manlove

Associate Vice President, Construction Services

Jason’s extensive knowledge of construction practices has led him to manage some of the company’s largest construction projects to date. To him, construction isn’t just a project, it’s a seamless art form, that provides our client’s peace of mind, knowing that it is done right.