Business View Magazine | April 2021

35 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE APRIL 2021 KLJ ENGINEERING, REIMAGINED W hat began as a small, family firm has evolved into a dynamic leader in engineering excellence. More than a traditional engineering company, KLJ is on a mission to improve the lives of people by engineering infrastructure, ultimately creating a brighter future for generations to come. Headquartered in Bismarck, ND with numerous offices in North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Minnesota, Wyoming, and Colorado, KLJ is dedicated to creating sustainable communities by providing long-term solutions. The business was founded in 1938 by Louie and Mary Ellen Veigel, who built a fine reputation based on a strong work ethic and commitment to customer relationships. Their company evolved over the decades from L.W. Veigel Consulting Engineering, to Kadrmas, Lee & Jackson, and is known today as KLJ – a national multi-disciplinary firm, specializing in the markets of aviation, environmental, funding resources, land development, oil & gas, power, public works, right-of-way, structural, survey, telecommunications, transportation, and water. No community is too small; no project too big. The KLJ team has the sophisticated engineering expertise for planning, designing, and supporting infrastructure projects of all shapes and sizes – from roads to runways, pipelines to parks. Business View Magazine recently had the pleasure of speaking with KLJ CEO, Barry Schuchard; Tom Schneider, VP Client Services; and Kristi Spindler, VP Human Resources &