Stanley Consultants Elects New Vice Presidents

June 23, 2014

Stanley Consultants has elected Dan Bender, P.E., and Tom Lothspeich, P.E., as vice presidents at its annual Board of Directors meeting.  Ranked as one of the world’s largest consulting engineering firms, Stanley Consultants provides program management, planning, engineering, environmental, and construction services worldwide.

“We’re pleased to welcome Dan and Tom as vice presidents,” said Gayle Roberts, president and CEO of Stanley Consultants.  “Our success as a company is achieved through performing well on each and every client engagement.  Dan and Tom are well respected managers who empower and motive members to bring their best to each project.”

Stanley Consultants Elects New Vice PresidentsBender is the West Regional Manager for the company’s Infrastructure Business. He is responsible for developing and executing the business plan and growth strategies for the Infrastructure Business in Boise, Denver, Las Vegas, Phoenix, and Salt Lake City.   Bender joined Stanley Consultants in 2008 as the Operations Group Manager in the Las Vegas office, and he went on to become a project principal and office manager of the Las Vegas Office.

Bender has a degree in civil engineering from Brigham Young University and is a licensed professional engineer in Nevada, Arizona, and Utah.  He has 22 years of professional experience, with a technical background in water resources.  He has expertise in hydraulic modeling, water shed management, and flood control design. 

Stanley Consultants Elects New Vice PresidentsLothspeich is a Senior Project Manager and manager of the Power Generation Group of the Energy Business in the Muscatine Office.  He is responsible for overseeing the Muscatine Power Generation mechanical, structural, electrical, and controls engineering departments.

Lothspeich joined Stanley Consultants in 2001.  He has a degree in mechanical engineering from North Dakota State University and is a licensed professional engineer in Iowa, Kansas, and Kentucky.  He has 23 years of professional experience with a technical background in the mechanical system of power plants.  He has expertise in design, project management, owner’s engineer and construction management of pulverized coal, fluidized bed, and combined cycle power plants.  Lothspeich has worked on some of the company’s largest and most complex power generation projects. 


In 2013, Stanley Consultants celebrated its 100th anniversary.  The company provides program management, planning, engineering, environmental and construction services worldwide. Recognized for its commitment to client service and a passion to make a difference, Stanley Consultants brings global knowledge, experience and capabilities to serve clients in the energy, water, transportation and Federal markets.   Since 1913, Stanley Consultants has successfully completed more than 25,000 engagements in all 50 states, U.S. territories, and in 103 countries.  For more information on Stanley Consultants, please visit