Laurie grew up in Bismarck, ND. She has worked with HTPO for over 35 years including 15 years as majority owner of the firm, and is licensed as a Civil Engineer in five states. She has an exemplary work ethic, and has served numerous clients ranging from public entities to private firms in all facets of project engineering. Laurie's greatest assets are her dedication to clients and ability to balance big picture with technical details.
Laurie enjoys free time at her lake home, gardening, cooking, and playing tennis. She is also passionate about music and likes to travel.
Charlie is a licensed professional engineer in MN with over 20 years of experience at HTPO. He enjoys working at HTPO because of the varied size and types of projects he works on. He says “The wide variety of projects and clients create exciting challenges and keeps my daily routine fresh.”
Charlie is a life-long Minnesotan, is married, and has 3 young boys. He also serves as a Board Manager for the Prior Lake Spring Lake Watershed District.
Jim grew up in Ely, MN. He is the Survey Field Manager and has been with HTPO for 16 years. Jim is disciplined and organized, can manage multiple projects, and maintains a positive work environment.
Jim enjoys spending his free time with his family, helping coach his boys’ baseball and basketball teams, golfing and traveling.
Originally growing up in Stillwater, Tim is a licensed land surveyor in MN and ND with over 35 years’ experience in the commercial and municipal sectors. He specializes in working with complex coordinate systems in the Upper Midwest and utilizing a broad range of survey software tools.
Tim has a friendly demeanor, a strong work ethic and is highly responsive to clients. He enjoys working at HTPO because of its balance of autonomy and collaborative teamwork in a flexible work environment. He enjoys spending time with family, following sports, hunting, fishing, car repairs, and home improvement projects.
Aaron Carrell is a Project Manager for HTPO, and has been with the company for over 15 years. As a licensed professional engineer, he enjoys the variety that comes with working with clients from all around the engineering industry, and getting to know the people he meets along the way.
Aaron is originally from southern Illinois, and now lives in Eden Prairie, Minnesota with his wife and two daughters. Much of his free time is spent adventuring outdoors, whether it be on a mountain bike or in a boat, but he also enjoys quality time with friends around the fire or the table with a board game.
Adam is a Project Manager for HTPO and manages the Construction Management Department. He has been with HTPO for over 13 years. He is a licensed professional engineer in MN and enjoys working with staff and clients to find solutions to solve difficult issues.
Adam is from Watertown, MN and serves on its' City Council. Outside of HTPO, he enjoys working on projects around the house as well as watching the Twins and Vikings (“enjoy” might be too strong of a word when it comes to being a Minnesota sports fan).
Sarah grew up throughout the Midwest and is a licensed landscape architect in Minnesota.
She is passionate about stormwater and green infrastructure, urban corridor native plantings and approaching every project as a collaborative team effort between the Owner, users, designers, contractors and maintenance/management personnel.
Sarah is a mother of two children and a fur baby and enjoys lifting weights, yoga, hiking, gardening and a daily cup of joe (or two).