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Iowa's Shive-Hattery engineering firm hires new president

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based architecture and engineering firm Shive-Hattery recently announced the election of James Lee to the position of president. Lee has served as executive vice president since January of 2012.

Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based architecture and engineering firm Shive-Hattery recently announced the election of James Lee to the position of president. Lee has served as executive vice president since January of 2012.

Thomas Hayden has served as president and chairman of the board since 1996 and will remain as chairman of the company.

“Jim has exceptional experience in developing and maintaining long-term client relationships which complement our firm’s philosophy,” said Hayden. “His market experience, client insight and industry knowledge will continue the firm’s success.”

Lee joined the architecture and engineering consulting firm in 1985 and has over 30 years of experience. He has a mechanical engineering background and previously served as the building systems team leader in Shive-Hattery’s West Des Moines office, the largest team in the company.

“I look forward to my new role and continuing the firm’s strong history of serving its clients and providing great careers for our employees,” said Lee. “Client and employee satisfaction has and will continue to be the key to the firm’s longevity.”