Burns & McDonnell Names Lisa Janness to Lead the Detroit Office
Burns & McDonnell Names Lisa Janness to Lead the Detroit Office
12/13/2023 1 minute read

DETROIT — Burns & McDonnell, a 100% employee-owned engineering, architecture and construction firm, has selected Lisa Janness to lead its Detroit office in the Great Lakes Region.


“Lisa has a bold vision for the continued growth of our Detroit office,” says Scott Newland, senior vice president and general manager for Burns & McDonnell in the Great Lakes Region. “Her deep experience with building and developing cross-functional teams, knowledge of the utility industry, and understanding of diverse project delivery systems will position the Detroit office for critical success in the future.”

Janness, a graduate of Michigan State University, joined Burns & McDonnell in 2017 and has over 25 years of experience in the construction industry. Previously, she led project controls employee-owners on the program management team in the region’s Construction Group. Janness also heads the Detroit office’s Network of Women employee resource group.

“I’m excited to lead and grow the Detroit office,” Janness says. “I look forward to continue expanding our presence in Michigan and helping our employee-owners in Detroit succeed through mentorship and development.”

The Detroit team of engineers and construction professionals focuses on various industries, including power generation, transmission and distribution, environmental services, commercial facilities, and critical infrastructure like transportation, water, and wastewater.

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is a family of companies bringing together an unmatched team of more than 13,500 engineers, construction and craft professionals, architects, planners, technologists, and scientists to design and build our critical infrastructure. With an integrated construction and design mindset, we offer full-service capabilities. Founded in 1898 and working from 70 offices globally, Burns & McDonnell is 100% employee-owned. Learn how we are designed to build.

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