Leonard Rice Engineers, Inc. (LRE) is a company that provides consulting and engineering services related to planning, managing, and developing water resources throughout the Western United States. We have offices in Colorado, Texas, Arizona and Kansas. LRE’s ownership has evolved from a single owner to an employee-owned corporation with multiple principal owners.
Embracing Change Amidst Constant Commitment
In addition to the evolution of its ownership structure, LRE’s history has always included change and new opportunities. What remains constant is our commitment to contribute to our community by providing professional services to top-notch clients.
Lee Rice starts his new company at 27th and Speer.
Move to 27th and Alcott, near La Loma, who still serves great chili rellenos.
City & County of Broomfield becomes a client.
Gregg Ten Eyck joins LRE.
Work with the State of Wyoming on the Wind River Adjudication and create our first Fortran river basin water rights administration model.
Greg Roush and Janet Williams join LRE.
Move to Root Building at 15th and Platte.
Eagle River Water & Sanitation District becomes a client.
LRE is hired by SRP to work on groundwater and surface water matters for the Gila River Adjudication.
Lee Rice steps down as President, ownership transitions to three Principal Shareholders.
Donala Water and Sanitation District becomes a client.
Move to 20th and Clay.
Katie Fendel joins LRE and forms our Environmental Management Group.
Ownership is broadened to include more employees.
The Water Information Technology Group is formed, lead by Kelly Close.
Move to 1221 Auraria Parkway.
LRE Water, LLC (expansion) office in Round Rock, Texas opens.
LRE Phoenix office opens.
Cortney Brand promoted to President/CEO
LRE Kansas satellite office opens.