ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. (SEH®), a 550-person engineering and architecture firm, named four new company Principals: Jim Hall, Miles Jensen, Brian Kent, and Dan Zienty. The SEH Board of Directors selected these individuals based on their superior performance, thought leadership, and the trust and respect held by their clients and peers. SEH is an employee-owned company headquartered in St. Paul, Minn. with several offices across the Midwest, Colorado and Wyoming. The company’s collective engineering and architecture efforts focus on building a better world for all of us by providing services to create better and safer infrastructure, cleaner air, lakes, rivers, renewable drinking water, or improved economic vitality and quality of life.
Jim Hall, PE
Highway Design – St. Paul, Minnesota
Managing multi-million dollar, complex transportation projects is Jim’s area of expertise. He is recognized by clients and peers in the consulting and transportation arena for his leadership and ability to manage projects that require the collaboration of many partners and disciplines and involve a significant number of stakeholders. Most recently, he successfully managed the consultant team which provided design and construction oversight services for the I-494 and TH 169 interchange located in the Twin Cities metropolitan area. Jim also stays active in engineering-related associations. He’s a board member of the Minnesota Chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers, a member of the Minnesota Surveyors and Engineers Society’s Scholarship Committee, and an active member in American Consulting Engineers Council-Minnesota, having recently chaired a joint committee on pre-qualification practices.
Miles Jensen, PE
Water Engineering – St. Paul, Minnesota
Miles leads the SEH Water Practice team of engineers and technical experts serving the company’s clients in Minnesota, South Dakota, and North Dakota. His 28 years of experience in consulting engineering has resulted in the design of more than 50 water treatment plants in the Midwest. His award-winning work on the national level includes the North Station Facility in South Bend, Indiana, and regionally the Marshfield, Wisconsin water plant and the Maple Grove, Minnesota plant. Miles stays active in Minnesota and Wisconsin professional water industry organizations and recently served as chair for the American Water Works Association (AWWA) Minnesota Section annual conference Technical Program Committee. He’s recognized locally and nationally as a thought leader due to his numerous speaking engagements at water industry conferences and seminars.
Brian Kent, CHMM
Environmental Services – La Crosse, Wisconsin
Brian’s successful career at SEH spans 19 years, starting as a project scientist and advancing to a senior project manager and company Principal. His work and technical expertise centers primarily on helping our clients develop innovative and cost-effective solutions to address solid waste, hazardous waste and air quality issues. His deep understanding of state and federal regulations governing the solid waste industry and, more importantly, an understanding of the public and private industry helps clients successfully navigate projects to completion. Brian is also recognized by peers and clients for being an effective communicator and successfully managing the needs of multiple stakeholders while achieving overall project objectives.
Dan Zienty, NACE, CIP, SSPC, PCS
Water – St. Paul, Minnesota
For more than 21 years Dan has worked closely with our clients to help them manage their major infrastructure investments and life cycles by developing protective coatings solutions. To help cities increase their revenue potential, he has helped them consider their water towers and municipal properties as transmission sites for telecommunications. His role as a Protective Coatings and Telecommunications Site Specialist has resulted in clients being better able to manage budgets and assets, and generate revenue. Dan has authored numerous technical papers published in industry trade publications, which has positioned him as a leader among his peers. He has received numerous Engineering Excellence Awards from the American Consulting Engineers Council of Minnesota for his work on water tower restorations.
In business for more than 85 years, Short Elliott Hendrickson (SEH®) is headquartered in St. Paul, Minn., and has more than 28 offices across the Midwest, and in Colorado and Wyoming. SEH specializes in civil engineering, transportation engineering and planning, environmental, energy services, structural engineering, water and wastewater engineering, surveying, planning and urban design, funding services, and architectural services. Our core purpose is Building a Better World for All of Us® and our work is evidenced in more than 35 states.