Smart Design.
Big Impact.

To compete in a global marketplace, manufacturers and distributors need a lean, value-engineered approach to every operation, and a design team that understands efficiency, profitability, and adaptability. Through close collaboration and analysis, our integrated teams use industry-tested tools and methodologies to optimize operations. Whether remodeling an existing space, updating for sustainability, or planning and creating a brand new facility, we apply 55 years of industrial project experience to create right-sized solutions that are safe and operationally excellent.

The manufacturing industry accounts for 12 percent of the U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

9 percent of the U.S. workforce is employed in manufacturing.

Food, Distribution & Manufacturing Leadership

Jeremy J. Klysen

Jeremy J. Klysen, PE

Vice President

Market Sector Leader – Food, Distribution & Manufacturing

Profile

Jeremy specializes in the design of food, distribution and manufacturing facilities. He enjoys a deserved reputation for innovation — from designing and developing a smarter way to transport perishable items, to fine-tuning, right-sizing and value-engineering a $300 million distribution center. His projects include expansions, renovations, and new campuses that encompass distribution, corporate offices, processing and packaging spaces, and asset recovery and transportation maintenance facilities. With a special expertise in refrigeration engineering, Jeremy is an expert in the design of industrial refrigeration and cooling systems, and in enhancing the efficiency of these facility types.

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Andy P. Campbell

Andy P. Campbell, C.ENG, MCISBSE

Senior Refrigeration Engineer

Specializations

Refrigeration Engineering

APCampbell@leoadaly.com

612.338.8741


Profile

Andy is a highly experienced refrigeration engineer. He has been awarded for his published research on refrigeration, innovations in environmental technology and use of green principles on large projects. Andy has 25 years of experience in refrigeration and energy engineering across the globe, and a proven track record of leading the food, distribution and manufacturing industry's changeover to natural refrigerants in the United Kingdom.

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Emily A. Gascho

Emily A. Gascho, SET

Senior Fire Protection Designer

Specializations

Fire Protection Design

EAGascho@leoadaly.com

612.338.8741


Profile

Emily has over 20 years of experience in the design of fire protection systems for high-rise structures, rack storage, wood construction, residential structures, building retrofits and aviation facilities. She has experience in a variety of systems, including: wet, preaction, dry and deluge systems, ESFR, quell systems, diesel and electric fire pumps, high-expansion foam, hi-fog/mist, VESDA and CPVC.

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Linda M. Landry

Linda M. Landry, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C

Senior Architect

Profile

Linda brings years of experience on a variety of project types, from complex renovations to new construction. Lending her extensive experience to balance scope, schedule and budget, she provides technical leadership to project teams. Linda looks forward to balancing innovation in design with project needs, particularly for complex, client-driven projects. Her receptiveness to finding new solutions leads to successful project outcomes.

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Michael K. Moeller

Michael K. Moeller, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP

Project Manager

Profile

Michael has been fully immersed in all phases of project development, including: long-range planning, facility analysis, project design, design development, documentation, coordination and construction administration. He has an acute understanding of the necessities of a successful project and can orchestrate a balance between project budget, excellent design, sound detailing and efficiency.

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Russell L. Schertz

Russell L. Schertz

Market Sector Leader – Food, Distribution & Manufacturing

Profile

Russell has designed and managed an array of expansion projects directly for major food companies over the last 21 years, managing projects that include ammonia refrigeration, automated crane systems and robotics. He is experienced in design of the site, building envelope, utility systems, manufacturing lines, control systems, material handling and finished goods distribution for both green field projects and plant expansions. His specialties include ammonia refrigeration and clean room design details.

With a unique perspective as an owner’s representative, Russell always maintains focus on the owner’s needs and expectations by continually communicating with the client and right-sizing the engineering effort to provide the best value.

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Michael Schmidt

Michael Schmidt, AIA, NCARB

Project Manager - Food, Distribution & Manufacturing

Profile

Michael has more than two decades of experience in all aspects of architectural design. He is highly skilled in designing and managing multi-disciplinary teams in the execution of large-scale projects. While he was a senior manager of architecture for a large national retailer, Michael developed a passion for food, distribution and manufacturing. With a solid background in a variety of projects, including retail and commercial space planning and development, he brings diverse architectural knowledge to each project he manages.

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