Ben Houle, PE

President

Ben has over 20 years of experience in the management of civil engineering projects. His experience includes not only the engineering, but also site selection assistance, due diligence, zoning and variance assistance, permit processing and assistance, bid assistance and construction administration support. From concept to construction to completion, he has worked on public and private projects from a few thousand dollars to nearly half a billion dollar projects in Indiana and across the country. Ben lives in South Broad Ripple with his three kids and wife, Sonja. If he’s not working, he’s probably working – renovating smaller & older neighborhood homes to keep the variation and vibrancy alive.

 

Keith Cruz 

Designer 

Keith has more than 19 years of experience as a designer for civil  engineering projects. His experience includes site development, parks and  greenways design, CAD management, surveying and drafting. He has  worked on public and private projects in Indiana and surrounding states.  He is detail oriented, thorough, and responsive. Keith spends his free time  canoeing local Indy rivers with his daughter and hiking the banks of Fall  Creek removing TONS of invasives!

 

 

Leslie Steinert, MBA

Director

Leslie has more than 25 years of experience as a project manager for various facets of real estate development. Her expertise includes managing the entitlement project from land acquisition, through closing and building permits. She has managed more than 75 commercial projects through the entitlement process and has conducted more than 1,600 site visits for transactions. She tolerates her husband’s race car habit and lives with her five cats – including the notorius L’il Pud (a.k.a. – The Terrorist).

 

Evan West, EIT 

Engineer 

Evan joined us from a Mechanical Engineering position for a career   change – both for the gratification of seeing his designs come to life and   to  embrace and grow the unique LandWorx culture. Evan bikes nearly   everywhere and wrenches part time at BGI when not designing!

 

Kelly Canter, PE

Project Manager

Kelly is an experienced site-civil engineer who was sick of the grind associated with the typical corporate structure. Here she gets the chance to spread her wings AND balance her life. Kelly & her fiancee Zach live in Franklin where Zach’s family owns the best Italian restaurant in the area – The Twisted Sicilian!

 

Jon Sheidler, PE  

Senior Project Manager  

Jon comes to LandWorx with over 20 years of site civil engineering  experience. Some milestone projects include the Indianapolis JW  Mariott, The Proscenium mixed use project in Carmel, and many  commercial projects! Jon lives in Fishers and is kept really busy by his  three daughters!

 

Chris Laystrom, PE

Engineer

Chris was the first employee at LandWorx and joined us part time because he missed the design process. He is an experienced designer and project manager with a passion for deciphering and problem-solving complicated site drainage projects. Chris & his wife Marla have three boys and live in Brownsburg.