Dan McGhee Joins Lamp Rynearson’s Kansas City Office

Senior project manager, Dan McGhee, joined Lamp Rynearson’s Kansas City office to further develop his technical skills with a group of seasoned engineers in the Civil Design Group. Private land development in Kansas City is a key service and Dan will play a critical role in partnering with our developer clients. Initially starting his 14-year career in land development and working on residential and commercial developments, Dan decided to diversify his skill set when the economy took a downturn in Read more…

Lamp Rynearson Improves ENR Top 500 Design Firms Rank to 439

Climbing the 2018 ENR Top 500 Design Firms Ranks! Our second year on the list, Lamp Rynearson has bypassed nearly 50 firms to sit at #439 on this year’s Engineering News-Record’s Top 500 Design Firms ranking. Is this important? Yes! ENR ranks firms according to revenue for design services performed in 2017. Our team of 160 professionals lands among firms with the horsepower of thousands, even tens of thousands, of employees. It’s a proud year to be an employee at Read more…

City of Peculiar: Obtaining A Less Expensive Water Source For The Future

City of Peculiar: Obtaining A Less Expensive Water Source For The Future by Chad Harrington, P.E. and Carl M. Brooks, P.E. Published in May/June 2018 issue of MML Review Magazine Conveniently located 25 miles south of the hustle and bustle of Kansas City, Missouri, sits the city of Peculiar. Founded in 1868 and celebrating its sesquicentennial (150 years) in June 2018, Peculiar was incorporated in 1953 to become a fourth class city governed by a mayor and board of aldermen. Read more…

This is What A Leader Looks Like: Stand Strong and Dream Big

Nancy Pridal, Lamp Rynearson President, was interviewed for Midland University’s This is What A Leader Looks Like site. In the interview, Nancy shared her life and career experiences as she found her value and strength in her profession. Lamp Rynearson supports Midland University and its initiative to develop and support women leaders. “I say, stand STRONG and dream BIG.”  – Nancy Pridal Listen to what Nancy and other noteworthy female leaders have to say.

Full-service YMCA Returning to Downtown Kansas City in the Historic Lyric Theater

After 36 years, the YMCA is coming back to downtown Kansas City. The new location at the historic Lyric Theater at 11th and Central will call for the historic facade and lobby of the vacant Lyric Theater building to be retained. A pool, fitness center, indoor track and gym will also be built behind the building. We have just started the design development phase of the project and could not be more excited! Check out the full details of the Read more…

The Dillon Family Aquatics Center at the Fremont Family YMCA is the Largest in the World!

The Dillon Family Aquatics Center at the Fremont Family YMCA in Fremont, Nebraska is now the largest square foot YMCA facility in the world! Fremont, NE is a community that is serious about their swimming. With the new addition of an aquatics center, the community can keep on swimming! Here are some facts about the facility: 6 lanes – 50 meters and 12 lanes 25 yards 12 ft diving well and 1 meter diving board 12 warm water jets in Read more…

Save More in the New Year: Water Conservation Tips for Travel

Set a New Year’s resolution that makes a positive impact in your community! The following tips about easy ways to save water during travel was shared with us by Girl Scout Peyton who is earning her water badge. These small habits can make a big difference in being a good steward of our precious water supply.  Bring an insulated bottle of water with you instead of buying plastic bottles of water. Not only does the one-time use plastic have a Read more…

The Charles E. Lakin YMCA is Making a Splash in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

A Community Effort: A Brand-New YMCA. After nearly four years of hard work from community members in Council Bluffs, Iowa, The Charles E. Lakin YMCA is ready to open its doors on December 11th. Lamp Rynearson’s aquatics division, Larkin Aquatics, is proud to have held a role in bringing the new YMCA to fruition.  The pool at the Y’s new building features a depth ranging from 18 inches to more than 3 feet and includes an additional pool with a Read more…

Lamp Rynearson Elevates Pridal, Atkins, Wawers to Executive Positions

Following a comprehensive leadership succession process, four of Lamp Rynearson’s senior leadership team have taken on new roles. Nancy Pridal, P.E. has been named President of the firm. She has been with Lamp Rynearson for 20 years, managing large projects for key clients. In addition, Pridal leads the firm’s strategic planning and organizational development initiatives. As president, she will guide overall company strategy, the human resources, marketing and organizational development teams. Pridal noted, “The new executive team structure is designed to elevate and strengthen Lamp Rynearson’s leadership. This well-defined management team provides a Read more…

Pete Carlson at the Helm in Fort Collins

Northern Colorado is a Sea of Opportunity Pete Carlson has been selected to navigate the Fort Collins office in the booming market. During a nationwide search for a new office leader, Pete quickly surfaced as a top candidate to lead Lamp Rynearson’s Fort Collins division. Hailing from a large engineering firm based in the Midwest, Pete has served in leadership positions for the past 18 years. Five of those years were in the greater Denver area as a regional engineering leader. So Read more…

Lamp Rynearson Ranks on ENR Top 500 List

We have arrived. Yes! For the first time in our company’s history, Lamp Rynearson received the Engineering News-Record’s Top 500 Design Firms ranking. Is this important? Sure! ENR ranks firms according to revenue for design services performed in 2016. Our team of 160 professionals sits among firms with the horsepower of thousands, even tens of thousands, employees. Making our debut among global firms, we secured spot #485. It’s a proud year to be an employee at Lamp Rynearson, and we’ve Read more…