Kong Xiong

Kong is a Wisconsin native who graduated with an associates in drafting from Chippewa Valley Technical College.   What do you enjoy most about working at KOMA? The people here are great and the projects challenge my abilities. Favorite food? I cannot say no to a thick burger and a hoppy IPA. Favorite quote? Remember […]

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Chris Fix

Chris joined Krech, O’Brien, Mueller & Associates in 2015. He graduated from the University of Minnesota Duluth in 2015 with a degree in civil engineering and energy engineering.   What about  structural engineering  led you to pursue a career in this field? I enjoy puzzling out the challenges that come with putting things together.  It’s also […]

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Frank Stanton

Frank graduated from Northwest Technical Institute (NTI) with a degree in architecture and CADD technology in 2002.   Why did you choose a career in design? Functional layout of spaces.  Whether it’s been working on a master plan for a neighborhood or access platforms for equipment, it has to make sense from the end users […]

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Matt Van Hoof

Matt graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1997 with a bachelor’s degree in civil and environmental engineering and has been practicing structural engineering ever since. Matt joined the firm in 2001 after working in Chicago for four years.   What do you enjoy most about working at KOMA? I enjoy the people I work […]

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Brian Riley

Brian graduated from Northwest Technical Institute with an Associates in Applied Science and started in career in 1995. After 4 years of battling it out in the trenches of Engineering vs Architecture, he found a home with KOMA in May of 1999. KOMA offered both disciplines for him to practice and succeed.   What led you to […]

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Dan Jaeger

Dan joined KOMA in June, 2011, after graduating from the University of Minnesota with a bachelor of civil engineering degree with an emphasis in structures and a minor in architecture.   What inspires you? People and imagination.  I really enjoy helping others and I’ve always believed that we were created to use our imagination, especially […]

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Mike Lisowski

Mike graduated in 1992 from the University of Minnesota with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering. He joined KOMA in 1995 and is regularly involved in all aspects of daily company life.   Why structural engineering? The wonder and curiosity of how building parts and pieces come together. Your travel bucket list includes… Europe, just generally Europe. […]

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Jim Krech

Jim graduated from the University of Minnesota with distinction in 1972. He has enjoyed practicing structural engineering for the last 38 years. Prior to being a founding partner of Krech, O’Brien, Mueller & Associates, Inc. in 1985 he was manager of the A/E Department at Cenex. In his early career years he was mentored at […]

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