LJB Opens Houston Office

On September 2, LJB will open a regional office near Houston, Texas, to better serve our expanding client base in the Gulf Coast and Texas Triangle regions. During the past several years, LJB has applied its specialized knowledge—especially related to tilt-up concrete facility design and fall protection consulting—for organizations in this area of the country. […]

LJB Welcomes New Shareholders and Associates

The LJB board of directors recently announced a new group of shareholders and associates for the firm. These individuals have consistently demonstrated LJB’s core values and culture, while providing leadership and creativity to LJB’s clients. New LJB shareholders include: Matt Bell, P.E., P.Eng. Jeremy Falcone, P.E. Matt Gardner, P.E., ENV SP Heather Lacey, PMP Kim […]

LJB recognized as 2014 Healthiest Employer

Next Monday morning, LJB employees will stop by the break room to grab a piece of fresh fruit for breakfast. Others will actively count their steps as part of the firm’s Let’s Just Walk program. Both of these activities are examples of how LJB’s wellness program continues to encourage employees to adopt a healthier lifestyle. […]

LJB’s Core Values in Practice

LJB’s core values are listed in a variety of places—on the doors to our building, on our business cards and on our website—as a reminder of why we do what we do every day. These reminders reinforce that “Integrity defines us. Quality distinguishes us. And, Service fulfills us.” During the last several months, this last […]

LJB Recognized Again as a “Best Place to Work”

“I wake up every morning excited to go to work at LJB.” This is just one of the many positive employee comments that led LJB to be selected as a Best Place to Work in Dayton.  LJB received one of the top 25 honors out of 163 companies nominated by their employees. Earlier this year, […]

LJB plans impactful Earth Day events

When LJB plans and executes environmental services for our clients, we continually challenge ourselves by asking, “What are we doing to protect the environment for future generations?” This month, in addition to protecting the environment through client projects, we’re also fulfilling that mission through Earth Day activities for our staff. On Earth Day (Tuesday, April […]

LJB University Maintains Accreditation to Provide Continuing Education

LJB and its employees have a commitment to lifelong learning, as a way to better ourselves, our community and our clientele. For the last 10 years—through the firm’s training unit, LJB University—LJB has been authorized by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) to provide continuing education units (CEUs). IACET recently awarded reaccreditation status […]

The Battle of the Businesses Winner = The Special Olympics

For the past 12 years, LJB has participated in the Dayton Battle of the Businesses, an eight-day co-ed sports competition between more than 30 area companies. These sporting events develop good-natured rivalries and bragging rights among the companies, but the real goal is to raise money to support the Special Olympics of Greater Dayton. The […]

LJB Selects New CEO

Yesterday at the company’s annual meeting of shareholders, Rod Sommer was selected to serve as LJB’s new CEO.  Mark Thompson, who served LJB as president and CEO for the past 14 years, will be transitioning to a business advisor position with Aileron. Fittingly, Mark’s transition was sparked by LJB’s commitment to community. All LJB employees […]

LJB Toastmasters Club Celebrates Five Years

As it says on the wall of LJB’s Learning Center, “each employee is challenged to continually develop.”  By forming a Toastmasters club five years ago, LJB made a commitment to provide employees with an opportunity to practice and improve their communication and leadership skills. The founder of Toastmasters, Dr. Ralph Smedley, said, “The Toastmasters club […]