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Krista Akerman

SUDBURY – J.L. Richards & Associates Limited (JLR) is pleased to announce the appointment of Krista Akerman, P.Eng., as Manager, Sudbury Mechanical & Electrical Department.

Akerman, a graduate of the University of Waterloo, brings 15+ years of experience in both the commercial buildings and industrial and mining markets along with previous engineering manager experience in consulting.

“I am very excited to join the JLR family in this role,” says Akerman. “JLR employees embody and cultivate an impressive workplace culture. I look forward to contributing to the firm’s success and being part of this collaborative environment.”

Akerman joins a growing staff of 65 in the Sudbury office. Along with Stephanie Campbell, OAA, SAA, Manager, Sudbury Architectural & Structural Department and Darren Radey, P.Eng., Manager, Sudbury Civil, Environmental & Planning Department the three will oversee the operation in Sudbury. Matt Weaver, P.Eng., PMP, FEC, who previously held Akerman’s role, was recently appointed Manager, Project Delivery.

JLR’s President and CEO, Saverio Parrotta, is excited to have Akerman join the JLR team.

“Krista shares JLR’s core values and will be instrumental in expanding the Sudbury office’s mechanical and electrical engineering reach,” says Parrotta. “JLR looks forward to the experience and enthusiasm that Krista brings.”

JLR congratulates Akerman in this new role and wishes her continued success.

About JLR

As a Platinum Canadian Best Managed Company, JLR provides high quality, integrated engineering, architecture, planning, and project management services to clients in the private and public sectors. With seven offices across Ontario, JLR’s professional services support a wide variety of projects across five key markets, placing them at the cutting edge of both value and service delivery. For information on how JLR can help with your next project, please visit

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