Lynn Bruns, PE, LEED AP
La Crosse Office
Since Lynn began working at ISG in 2004 as Civil Engineering Lead he has been a guiding force throughout ISG's evolution. Complemented by humility and a strong sense of responsibility, his competitive nature has had a significant impact on the growth of the firm. Before transitioning to CEO, Lynn served alongside previous CEO/President and current Chief Strategy Officer Chad Surprenant during pivotal firm milestones including acquisitions and ISG’s transition to a 100% ESOP structure. His dedication and strengths provided a natural pathway to his firm leadership role.
During his career, Lynn has earned a reputation for excellent client service and providing thoughtful design solutions and effective procedures, which morphed into direct mentorship and leadership efforts to instill the same in those he inspires and empowers. Lynn also offers industry expertise to ensure success on some of the firm’s most high-profile projects.
With direct responsibility for firm stability, growth, and ingenuity, Lynn pays close attention to the balance between operations and innovation, with client and employee experience guiding every decision. Lynn also serves on ISG's Board of Directors to ensure the firm’s vision is dynamic and results are positive.
Individualization | Belief | Responsibility | Significance | Positivity
La Crosse Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Board of Directors
La Crosse Area Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors, Chair
Faribault Area Chamber of Commerce
National Council of Employee Ownership, Presenter
ISG Board of Directors
Various Church Leadership and Planning Team Positions
University of Wisconsin Foundation, Supporter
South Central College Advisory Board, Civil Engineering, Former Member
Master of Business Administration, University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management – Minneapolis, MN
Bachelor of Science in Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, South Dakota State University – Brookings, SD