For Immediate Release
Contact: Joel Hoekstra
LHB Names Lori Thompson as Chief Financial Officer
Duluth & Minneapolis, MN (May 17, 2022) – LHB Inc. has named Lori Thompson as Chief Financial Officer effective immediately. Thompson, who joined the firm’s Duluth office as a bookkeeper in 1989, previously served as controller. As CFO, she will serve as a member of LHB’s Leadership Team and oversee financial compliance, reporting, planning, risk mitigation, and internal controls.
“Lori has played a key role in our success,” LHB Chief Operating Officer Joe Litman said. “Our firm has grown significantly since she joined us, and Lori’s financial-management skills have helped keep us on track and operational even when challenges arose. This promotion recognizes the sound advice and strong leadership she has brought to the table over the years. We are deeply grateful for her ongoing contributions to our business.”
Thompson holds an accounting degree from the University of Minnesota-Duluth and is an active supporter of women’s education. She serves as a member of the Philanthropic Education Organization, which provides scholarship support to female college students, and she has volunteered with Junior Achievement USA, visiting Duluth-area classrooms to talk with students about careers and professional success.
“I’m excited to continue my work with LHB in this new role,” Thompson says. “I’m proud to support the work of our talented staff as they reshape our communities and our collective future.”
Founded in Duluth in 1966, LHB is an award-winning multidisciplinary architecture, engineering, and planning firm that serves clients nationwide. The 260-person firm specializes in commercial, education, government, healthcare, housing, industrial, pipeline, and public-works projects, and maintains four regional offices in Minnesota and Wisconsin. LHB is committed to providing clients with high-performance design solutions that can meet today’s challenges and create a better tomorrow. In 2021, the Minnesota chapter of the American Institute of Architects honored LHB with its biennial Firm Award for outstanding contributions to the advancement of architecture.
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