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TKDA Ruth Christensen named to firm board of directors

TKDA’s Ruth Christensen named to firm board of directors 
SAINT PAUL, Minn. — TKDA, an employee-owned engineering, architecture and planning consulting firm, is pleased to announce that longtime employee and company leader Ruth Christensen, PE, SE, has joined its board of directors.  

Christensen has contributed considerable design and structural analysis expertise to the Saint Paul-based firm in her more than 20 years with the company. She has a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Minnesota. She has led the consulting firm’s structural group for the past 15 years. 

She provides design and project management leadership on projects for the firm’s top clients. Her work spans a wide variety of markets, including industrial and manufacturing, government/municipal projects, rail/mass transit and education.  

“We are fortunate to have Ruth’s talents and perspective in our company. She brings diverse stakeholders together for the best results in design and structural solutions, and she will bring that diplomacy and creativity to our board,” said Tom Stoneburner, TKDA president/CEO and board chair. 

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 111 years of experience, TKDA is ranked among Engineering News-Record’s Top 500 Design Firms. For more information, visit 

Leslee LeRoux
Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer