Employee Highlight

Brian Hilgardner, PE

Principal Engineer

Brian serves as Bolton & Menk’s business development principal-in-charge of Twin Cities Metro operations. When it comes to clients, he takes time to get to know them on a deeper level, building trust in him and the Bolton & Menk team. Since beginning his career in 1998, he has gained a range of experience in project administration from conception through construction. His background as a project manager includes development and design of municipal reconstruction projects, with an expertise in trenchless technology techniques. Over the years, Brian has fostered strong relationships with both his clients and employees. He is passionate about mentoring and helping train young EIT's on proper construction observation skills and career development. When he's not helping employees develop their skills, Brian is perfecting his outdoorsman skills as a walleye fisherman and bow hunter.


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