KLH Engineers Welcomes New Vice President of Strategic Growth
Kohrs Lonnemann Heil Engineers, Inc. (KLH Engineers), a nationally recognized engineering firm, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ryan Dobbins as vice president of strategic growth. In this role, Dobbins will promote and execute entrepreneurial strategies within the company including operations, business development and key performance indicators connected to KLH’s technological innovations.
“Ryan’s expertise from the trades will accelerate the evolution of KLH Engineers to deliver even more value to our downstream partners,” says Jim Tavernelli, president and COO. “His unique perspective of the construction industry will put a new lens on the challenges the industry faces and help us identify opportunities for innovation.”
Dobbins brings 20 years of experience in manufacturing, construction, logistics, sales and project management. Most recently, he served as both the director of strategic initiatives and director of the commercial division for a leading mechanical contractor headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, while also attending to duties as director of manufacturing for a sheet metal and copper production facility. During his time there, Dobbins was responsible for overseeing the start-up of its commercial and supply chain divisions while expanding manufacturing into copper and broad-based ductwork production.
“The KLH vision of industry disruption through innovation is unparalleled to what I’ve ever observed in construction. This team has, is, and will continue to accomplish tremendous things. I’m honored to join in their momentum of evolving the way construction is accomplished,” says Dobbins.
Dobbins is a graduate of Western Michigan University and the American College of Dublin in Dublin, Ireland.
KLH Engineers is nationally ranked among the top mechanical, electrical, plumbing and technology engineering firms. As a leader in the AEC industry, KLH leverages building information modeling (BIM) and advanced in-house technology to deliver innovative and value-driven solutions. KLH serves the civic, education, healthcare, hospitality, lifestyle, industrial, retail and workplace markets.