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Darci Tanberg joins TKDA as chief human resources officer SAINT PAUL, Minn.

For immediate release
July 22, 2020

Darci Tanberg joins TKDA as chief human resources officer

SAINT PAUL, Minn. — TKDA, an employee-owned provider of engineering, architecture and planning services, announces that Darci Tanberg has joined the firm as chief human resources officer.

She takes over from Greg Barlow, who recently retired after serving the company for more than 20 years.

Tanberg comes to TKDA from Taylor Corporation, where she was vice president of human resources for one of the largest privately held companies in the United States. She has strong experience in organizational effectiveness, talent acquisition and management, employee engagement and organizational planning.

“We are very excited to have Darci join our team at TKDA,” said President and CEO Tom Stoneburner. “Her passion for aligning business and human resources strategies, leading efforts across states and multiple offices, and her proven track record at talent recruitment and retention will aid TKDA as we move into our 110th year of growth and innovation.”

Prior to joining Taylor Corporation, Tanberg also held senior human resources positions with Lifetouch, Northwest Airlines and Fairview Health Services.

Tanberg graduated magna cum laude from Concordia University with a degree in organizational management. She also holds a Human Resource Generalist Certification from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. She is a member of Society of Human Resource Management and is a certified coach through CTI (Co-active Training Institute). 

“I am honored to become part of the TKDA team,” Tanberg said. “As an employee-owned firm providing quality engineering and architectural services in Minnesota and across the country, TKDA is a destination for top talent. I look forward to capitalizing on our strong reputation as a great place to work, and helping build out and develop our workforce for the future.”

TKDA is an employee-owned provider of engineering, architecture, and planning services to a broad range of public and private markets. Our professionals in Minnesota and across the country are committed to delivering the highest levels of design to clients seeking single-source, integrated services. With more than 110 years of experience, TKDA is ranked among Engineering News-Record’s Top 500 Design Firms. For more information, visit 

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