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TKDA's Rusty Steitz named Facilities Engineering VP

September 16, 2021
For immediate release

TKDA’S Rusty Steitz named Facilities Engineering VP 

SAINT PAUL, Minn. — TKDA, an employee-owned provider of engineering, architectural and planning consulting services, is proud to announce that Peter (Rusty) Steitz, PE, has been promoted to vice president of the firm’s Facilities Engineering Division. 

Steitz has provided management and engineering services for projects in the energy, heavy industrial, and manufacturing markets for more than 20 years. During that time, he has scheduled, managed and overseen all phases of new construction and plant upgrades for projects involving gas turbines, air pollution controls, dust collection/ventilation systems, industrial building HVAC design, LFL ventilation systems, thermal oxidizers, plant expansions, process transfer and piping systems, high-energy piping systems and emerging power generation technologies. 

He joined TKDA in 2011 and has previously served as the corporate and industrial market manager and the mechanical group manager in Facilities Engineering.  

“Rusty’s breadth of experience makes him a great choice to fill this role,” said Tom Stoneburner, TKDA president and CEO. “He is a well-respected engineer, and we are very happy to have him step up into this key leadership position in our firm.”  

Steitz earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. 


Leslee LeRoux 
Vice President Marketing/Business Development

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