Nancy Melby Appointed Director of Operations for LEO A DALY Omaha

LEO A DALY is proud to announce that Nancy Melby, PE, SE, LEED AP BD+C, has been appointed Director of Operations of the firm's Omaha office. In this role she oversees the day-to-day operational management of professional services for the Omaha office, including project delivery, technical processes, financial planning, resource allocation, and human resource matters.

Melby joined LEO A DALY in 2006 as a structural engineer-in-training and quickly distinguished herself, rising to the rank of Vice President and Team Leader. Before assuming the Director of Operations role, she managed a multidisciplinary team of 31 architects, engineers, interior designers, and planners. She takes over the operations role for Jim Hedgpeth, who is retiring after 17 years with the firm.

Melby takes on her new role as LEO A DALY celebrates its 100th year in business. Current LEO A DALY projects in the Omaha include the Capitol District, KETV NewsWatch-7 Burlington Station Transformation, Boys Town – West Residential Treatment Center, Creighton University Medical Center at CHI Bergen Mercy Campus, and the Cloisters on the Platte.

“I feel exceptionally fortunate to serve as Director of Operations for the Omaha office. I hope to build upon and foster an environment where open communication and collaboration are celebrated, focus on recruiting the best technical and design talent in the industry, and maintain an eye on quality and financial success," Melby said.

“Nancy brings a focus on quality and professionalism that makes her perfect for this role. She’s a creative problem solver with significant experience in all aspects of design and construction. Her ability to build relationships and focus on the mission of delivering design excellence to our clients will be instrumental to our success,” said Christopher Johnson, AIA, LEED AP, Managing Principal of LEO A DALY Omaha.

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