Team

Leadership at Every Stage of Your Project. 

Inspired by the earliest employees of LTK, we believe in an enterprising culture. We find great people and allow them to do their best work. Members of our team come from staffs of railroads and transit systems, where they served as general managers, executive directors, and lead engineers. With a staff of nearly 400, including 280 rail system specialists, we offer your project expansive industry knowledge along with critical hands-on experience.

Firm Leadership



  • Chris Lawlor

  • Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer
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  • C.P. Luk

  • Managing Director, NDYLTK (Australia, Asia and Africa)
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National Practice Leaders



  • Bill Lipfert

  • Vice President, Rail Operations Planning & Simulation
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  • Jim Dietz

  • Vice President, Rail Vehicle Engineering
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  • Dave Diaz

  • Vice President, Positive Train Control
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  • John McGee

  • Senior Director, Revenue Systems & Technology
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Regional Leaders



  • Chris Pacher

  • Vice President, Northern New England & Eastern Canada Region
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Office Leaders


  • Ambler
  • Atlanta
  • Boston
  • Brooklyn
  • Chicago
  • Dallas
  • Denver
  • Los Angeles
  • Minneapolis
  • New Haven
  • Newark
  • Petaluma
  • Portland
  • Rochester
  • San Francisco
  • Seattle
  • Toronto
  • Washington
  • White River Junction