LHB Announces Promotions


Minnesota and Wisconsin; (December 11, 2019) – LHB announces the following promotions:

LHB promoted Joe Litman to Chief Operating Officer.

Litman succeeds Dave Sheedy as COO and is responsible for all business units and internal operations.

Litman has over 30 years of experience in transportation infrastructure design and structural engineering with LHB. His work began in bridge engineering and evolved to the leader of LHB’s Public Works, Structures and Survey Business Unit providing site, utility, roadway, bridge and survey design services throughout a multi-state region. He holds a BS degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Minnesota. LHB promoted Mark Anderson to Chief Administrative Officer.

Anderson fills a newly created position at LHB responsible for LHB’s internal client services group comprised of human resources, legal, information/design technology, marketing, office, and administrative services.

In his position as Human Resources Director, Anderson was instrumental in positioning LHB for continuous growth to become a leader in engineering and architectural services. Anderson brings with him 25 years of human resource management experience, of which 21 are with LHB. He holds a BBA and an MBA from the University of Minnesota Duluth. LHB promoted Dan Heldt to Chief Financial Officer.

Heldt fills a newly created position at LHB, overseeing accounting, finance and growth initiatives. His new responsibilities include organic growth initiatives, partnerships and facilitation of mergers and acquisitions.

As founder and leader of LHB’s Pipeline/Utilities Business Unit, Heldt was responsible for development and growth of the unit to become a regional leader in engineering services to the Pipeline Industry.

Heldt brings with him 30 years of experience in pipeline engineering project management and design, of which 22 are with LHB. He holds a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan Technological University and an MBA from the University of Michigan.

Incorporated in 1966, LHB continues to be a privately held, employee-shareholder-owned company. LHB has five offices and over 260 staff. For more information or to schedule an interview, contact Rick Carter at 612.752.6923 or visit, LinkedIn, and Twitter @LHB_AEfirm.