Robert A. Heil, PE, LC

Chief Executive Officer

Bob Heil joined KLH in 1987 as a project engineer. Since that time, he has held a number of leadership roles within KLH including electrical engineering manager, chief client officer and president. In 2015, he was name CEO and now also serves as Chairman of the Board.

Prior to coming to KLH, he worked in the electric utility industry with American Electric Power and in the lighting industry with Whiteway Spaulding.   

Heil has an associate degree in electric power technology from Cincinnati State, a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Kentucky and a master’s degree in executive leadership and organizational change from Northern Kentucky University. He is presently enrolled in the Executive Leadership Program at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.  

In civic roles, Heil is currently vice chair of the board for the Northern Kentucky Tri-County Economic Development Corporation and is a founding member of the Northern Kentucky Regional Alliance. He was previously a board member and past chairman of the board of the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce. Heil is also a graduate of Leadership Cincinnati and Leadership Kentucky.