Member News — Company Growth Continues for LAN Associates with Additional Promotions to Management Team
September 6th, 2018
LAN Associates’ Board of Directors recently announced another series of promotions within its management team, including two promotions within its Engineering Department. This comes off last month’s announcement of the expansion to the Architectural team.
Tom Wighard, who served as Senior Mechanical Engineer, has been promoted to Vice President. Since joining LAN 17 years ago, he has been an invaluable member of the Mechanical Engineering Department. His leadership within the department has helped further bring to life LAN’s mission of providing a dedicated client experience and innovation to best serve their needs. Wighard has been an integral element to the growth and training within the department, committed to advancing his team’s knowledge and their experience.
“I am excited to start the next phase of my career at LAN Associates,” said Wighard. “I began my time with LAN 17 years ago as a college intern and am proud of how the MEP department, as well as the company, has grown over the years. I look forward to continuing the existing values of the company and working together towards new initiatives.”
Additionally, Erik Boe has been promoted to the Director of Civil Engineering. Boe has been with LAN for over 15 years and has brought high levels of innovation and a wealth of experience to the team. Boe is a valued team member, devoted to emerging technologies utilizing energy and environment policies to develop new options for building and design.
“Our Civil Engineering Department is growing to better serve our expanding client base, from good working relationships with longstanding clients to diving into new markets, our goal is to keep pushing forward,” said Boe. “I am pleased to work with a team of talented engineers.”
The engineering department is working on a variety of projects including:
- SUNY Broadview, a $120M independent and assisted living community with approximately 450-units for the SUNY Purchase campus;
- A $12m project for LEGOLAND’s new state-of-the-art park in Goshen, New York;
- Ongoing projects with iFortress including data centers and mission critical facilities around the world;
- A $6m athletic field renovation for the Monroe-Woodbury Schools;
- Several solar power generation projects in New Jersey and New York;
- Implementation of aerial drone services for large scale data collection
The Board of Directors also named Jennifer Gangeri as its Director of Marketing. Gangeri joined LAN in 2014 and has played a vital role in promoting the business and mission of LAN. She is a passionate marketer, with an eye for design and determination to highlight LAN’s employees, projects, and experience.
“The marketing department has made tremendous strides over the last several years,” said Gangeri. “It is rewarding to see our efforts pay off as the company continues to advance in this extremely competitive industry. The support from LAN’s senior management team has allowed the department to tackle new and exciting projects, creative campaigns, and strategies. I look forward to what’s to come.”