As the President & CEO, Lou provides leadership for all aspects of the firm’s operations with an emphasis on strategic goals, growth and shareholder return on investment. He actively builds industry and market relationships while also fostering V3’s culture and maintaining the firm’s core values.
Experience & Education
Lou began his career as a bridge design engineer. He then spent 15 years in construction management on major highway, railroad, aviation and facilities projects in the greater Chicago area, followed by oversight of both design and construction services for all of V3’s public sector operations. Prior to being named as V3’s President & CEO, Lou was responsible for firmwide business development for several years. He is a recognized leader in the industry and serves on the Board of Directors for several professional associations.
He graduated from Marquette University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Civil Engineering. Lou is active in the American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois, the Illinois Road & Transportation Builders Association, American Public Works Association and Engineers Without Borders. He is a licensed professional engineer in the State of Illinois.