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Long-time TKDA employees retire

A number of long-time TKDA employees retired at the end of 2015.

Retiring Senior Registered Architect, Peter Brožek, began working at TKDA in 1985. He has been instrumental in the design and project administration of industrial plants, transit facilities, public works facilities, and water and wastewater treatment facilities. Peter is also an expert in roofing design and building envelopes, and extremely adept at identifying problems and formulating solutions.

Peter has been a trusted advisor to many private and public clients, and he oversaw design implementation and construction administration of 15 Blue Line (Hiawatha) Light Rail Line passenger stations and the LRT vehicle maintenance facility in Minneapolis. Currently, Peter is completing a new central facility he designed for Austin Utilities. He will remain on TKDA’s staff as a temporary employee until the Austin project wraps up.

Larry Bohrer, PE, an Engineering Group Manager in the Municipal Services Division retired from TKDA after 43 years of service to cities and towns. A former TKDA Vice President of Municipal Services, he has served government clients as a staff manager, consulting city engineer, project manager, and project engineer.

In honor of his retirement, the City of Columbus passed a resolution, thanking Larry for his 15 years of services to their community. Larry assisted Columbus to incorporate from Township to City, and planned/implemented a municipal sewer and water system for the City.

Recently, Larry led a multiphased infrastructure improvement project at the Camp Ripley training facility for the Minnesota National Guard in Little Falls, Minnesota. The project was recently recognized as an APWA Project of the Year Honorable Mention.

Our devoted Office Manager, Cyd Young, recently completed her career after 20 years with TKDA’s Saint Paul Office.

Sue Oman has retired after dedicating 11 years as an administrative professional in TKDA’s Architecture Division.

“TKDA will miss each of these long-time employees. Their contributions were many and their experience runs deep,” said President/CEO Bill Deitner. “We appreciate all their work in passing on their knowledge and expertise so our clients and staff enjoy a seamless transition. We wish them all a happy retirement.”

Photo (from left to right): Peter Brožek, Larry Bohrer, Cyd Young, and Sue Ohman

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