Walter Bowe

President, CEO

With nearly 20 years experience in industrial, glass project management and estimating, Walt helps set Lilja’s strategic vision. It’s a capability built from the ground up—as Walt has worked first-hand in all aspects of the company from billing and estimating to project management. Walt holds a Bachelors Degree in Earth Science and Environmental Engineering from California State University, Chico. In his spare time he spends time with his wife and their family of adopted pets.

Vic Freeberg

Eastern Area Operations Manager

Vic oversees the successful completion of large construction projects from beginning to end. He also ensures that Lilja adheres to the strictest of safety and environmental standards, continually improving and refining our safety processes. Vic has more than 20 years of experience in environmental management and construction safety, in addition to extensive knowledge of union operating rules and procedures. When he’s not wearing a hard hat, Vic enjoys riding motorcycles and woodworking.

Joe Senko

Mid-West Operations Manager

Joe is a brick mason by trade and earned a reputation as one of the industry’s top hot repairmen. He brings this experience to bear in his role as operations manager—responsible for project management and estimating for general, civil, structural and mechanical construction. Joe operated his own successful construction company for five years prior to joining Lilja. He’s a family man and an experienced outdoorsman who enjoys hunting year-round.

Ryan Nelson

Vice President - Business Development

Ryan joined Lilja in 2015.
Matt began his career over 15 years ago with KPMG, and worked his way to become a manager for a regional CPA firm specializing in the construction industry. He then worked for a construction company and homebuilder prior to joining our team in 2010. Matt oversees all aspects of our back office, including accounting, human resources and IT. He enjoys spending time with his family, mountain biking, and swimming.