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LEADERSHIP

Setting the Pace for Performance

W. M. Lyles Co.’s staff consists of a number of highly skilled craftsman who are recognized as the elite of their specialties by industry and their peers. Our core strength is our people. We have developed experienced industry leaders who perform and do what they say they will do. Our leaders practice partnering with our clients by providing open dialog based on truth, honesty and integrity.

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President/CEO

STAN SIMMONS

Stan graduated from Iowa State University in 1979 and became a registered civil engineer in 1983.He has been with the Lyles Construction Group of Companies for 27 years and has served in various positions from Project Superintendent to his current role as President providing executive management for over $3B of Alternative Delivery water/wastewater projects and over $2B of all types of civil projects.

Chief of Operations

KEN STROSNIDER

Ken has a vast breadth of knowledge and expertise within the construction industry in a career that has extended 30+ years.

He has been employed as a Project Manager with W. M. Lyles Co. since 1989 managing projects in excess of $160M. Ken’s expertise includes project management and engineering in the areas of water pumping, water conveyance, water and wastewater treatment, groundwater recharge, sewer and storm drain installation, power distribution, and welded steel pipeline construction. Ken is a graduate of California, State University Fresno with a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction

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Southern Division Manager

PAT SALEEN

Pat has worked in the construction industry for more than 29 years. He began his career with W. M. Lyles Co. in 1989.

During that time he has successfully performed roles in lead estimating, project management and engineering for both public and private development projects. During his tenure, Pat has also provided executive management within three divisions of W. M. Lyles Co. He has extensive knowledge in underground utility infrastructure, pumping plant and utility rehabilitation and mechanical systems for water and waste water pumping and treatment plants. Pat is a graduate of California State University Fresno with a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management.

Alternative Delivery Manager

JOE LAWRENCE

Joe has been engaged, almost exclusively, in the construction of water and wastewater infrastructure since beginning his career with W. M. Lyles Co. in 2002.

Over the last 16+ years he has overseen the construction of more than $200M worth of projects utilizing both design-build and design-bid-build delivery methods. Joe’s areas of expertise include project management, risk management, value engineering, estimating, CPM scheduling, problem solving, and alternative project delivery methods. Joe is a graduate of California State University, Fresno with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction Management.

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Central Division Manager

KEVIN SHIGEMATSU

Kevin started his career with W. M. Lyles Co. in 2000 as a college intern. He progressed in his career to become a Senior Project Man-ager, and then transitioned to estimating where he became the Chief Estimator for the Central Division.

Kevin’s expertise is utility work, underground piping, mechanical piping, water pumping, water conveyance, water and wastewater treatment, groundwater re-charge, sewer and storm drain installation. Kevin has been involved with a vast arrays of projects ranging from a few thousand dollars to $165M. Kevin is a graduate of California State University Fresno with a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management.

Northern Division Manager

TONY MUELLER

Tony began his career with W. M. Lyles Co. as a college intern. Over the next 16+ years he has been engaged, almost exclusively, in the construction of water and wastewater infrastructure.

Tony’s areas of expertise include project management, risk management, value engineering, estimating, CPM scheduling, problem solving, and alternative project delivery methods. Tony is a graduate of Northern Arizona University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction Management.

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