Donald G. “Gary” Kathol 1942 – 2021 | A Tribute by Mike McMeekin

Gary Kathol was born in Hartington, Nebraska in 1942. His family moved to Omaha, and he graduated from Creighton Prep in 1960. He began his career at Lamp Rynearson in 1961 at the age of 19. At the time he was hired, Gary was working at a marina on the Missouri River. Don Lamp was impressed with Gary’s work ethic and offered him a job with his new engineering firm (a much different recruiting process than today). Gary studied for Read more…

The Scope | GIS Apps: Delivering the Future

The future is unknown. Over the past year, we’ve grown to expect uncertainty in many areas of our lives – but fortunately, planning for and managing your project is not one of them. Lamp Rynearson professionals have used Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology for years to uncover the unknown and help clients navigate their projects with eyes wide open. GIS has been applied to a wide expanse of projects, let’s dive in to discover how. What is GIS? Starting with Read more…

The Scope | A Traffic Engineer’s Secret Alter Ego

Have you ever had a close call? You’re driving in your car, looking for that “prime” parking spot or trying to think of a way to get through all the traffic. Your attention is elsewhere. You’re running late, you don’t have time for – Screech!  Suddenly, a car, a bike or, even worse, a person is right there in front of you! Somehow muscle memory kicks in, you slam your foot on the break. Hard. Through white knuckles and a Read more…

Lamp Rynearson Welcomes New Board Member

Rodrigo López, CMB, joins the Lamp Rynearson Board of Directors as its newest member. A Certified Mortgage Banker and Director of the Mortgage Bankers Association, López brings a strong background in finance to his role with Lamp Rynearson.  He will lead the board’s Audit and Finance Committee. Offering over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry, López has held many roles of leadership. In 1997, he founded AmeriSphere Multifamily Finance, LLC, to provide capital solutions for the multi-family Read more…