Rick Lanoha is president and chief executive officer of Kiewit Corporation. Rick is also a member of Kiewit’s Executive Leadership Committee and was elected to the board of directors in 2009.
Rick started his career with Kiewit in 1986 as a part-time employee. After receiving a bachelor’s in construction engineering from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, he joined the company’s Southern California District working as a field engineer, superintendent, and project manager.
In 2000, he started to take on more senior roles including area manager, district manager, senior vice president and division manager. In 2010, he was named executive vice president of Kiewit Industrial Group and was responsible for the Kiewit Energy, Cherne Contracting Corp., Kiewit Power and The Industrial Company (TIC) divisions of Kiewit. In 2012, he was promoted to president of Kiewit Energy Group, overseeing its two divisions – Kiewit Oil, Gas & Chemical and Kiewit Power.
He was promoted to president and COO in 2016, overseeing all company operations and stepped into the role of CEO in January of 2020.
Rick also sits on the board of Valmont Industries, Inc and is a member of Business Roundtable.
Kiewit is one of the largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations in North America. The company had revenues of more than $10 billion in 2019.