BOISE, IDAHO—Layne Merritt, P.E. has been appointed Area Manager for the Spokane Office, effective April 1, 2019. Layne will replace Dave Kliewer, P.E., who has honorably served the company for 25 years. As Dave transitions into retirement, he will continue to focus on client care and business development. “Dave Kliewer is a tremendously devoted member of our J-U-B family. He is a man of integrity and has been key to our success in Spokane. We are glad he will remain engaged,” said Lee Cammack, CEO of J-U-B Engineers.
Layne Merritt has 28 years of engineering experience with professional licenses in Washington, Idaho, and Wyoming. He has been with J-U-B since 2010 and specializes in all aspects of municipal engineering. “I am pleased with Layne’s new opportunity,” Kliewer said. “Layne has proven himself to be intelligent, honest, and very dedicated to our client’s success. I look forward to him leading the way toward continued growth for the Spokane Office and all of J-U-B,” he concluded.
Layne’s ability to build strong relationships—internally and externally—has earned him a reputation of trust and competence. “Through Dave’s example, we know the values of J-U-B will continue to be emphasized under Layne’s leadership,” said Tim Haener, President of J-U-B. “With our superb Spokane team, Layne will help clients succeed and bring up the next generation of employees to thrive in their careers,” Haener added.