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John Lee

President and CEO

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John Lee, who was elected Barr’s president and CEO in 2013, has more than 35 years of experience providing project management and engineering services to industrial and government clients. His experience encompasses project management, power plant siting, environmental review and permitting, landfill design and permitting, civil and geotechnical engineering, and remedial investigation and design. John’s background includes managing large, complex projects that have required coordinating the work of plant owners and operators, design and construction-management teams, contractors, and fabricators to achieve client and project goals.


(952) 832-2646


Professional Engineer (MI, MN, ND)

service area lead

construction-phase services


BS, Civil Engineering, Iowa State University


Barr Engineering Co.
4300 MarketPointe Drive
Minneapolis, MN 55435

Phone: 952-832-2600
Fax: 952-832-2601
Toll free: 800-632-2277