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Hove Joins HEI

Headshot of Erik Hove
Erik Hove joins HEI’s team as a Civil Engineer and will focus primarily on transportation and municipal projects for Northern Minnesota cities, counties, and the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

Erik will be performing project management duties; providing detailed engineering analysis; preparing technical reports, plans, and specifications. Additionally, he will collaborate with project teams, lead business development efforts, and provide effective client communications for transportation services in Northern Minnesota. HEI is excited to welcome Erik to our team to help strengthen our reputation of becoming a regional leader in transportation services!

Originally from Devils Lake, ND, Erik has a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of North Dakota. He is a licensed professional engineer in Minnesota and North Dakota and brings more than a decade of experience from his previous roles as County Engineer for Red Lake County (MN), Assistant County Engineer for Clay County (MN), and Civil Engineer for KLJ Engineering in Fargo, ND. 

Fun Facts

  • Hobbies: Running, hiking, and going to the lake.
  • Family/Pets: Married to my wife Hannah for 10 years this fall! We have two children, Teagan (2 years old) and Jaxon (5 years old). We have a golden doodle named Molly (9 years old). Molly enjoys sleeping 20+ hours each day. 
  • Random Fact: I once played bass guitar in a rock band.  
  • Most Memorable Concert: Lollapalooza.
  • Favorite Podcast: TED Talks.
  • Currently Watching: Friday Night Lights.
  • Top Destination on Bucket List: Germany.
  • I enjoy listening to all music. My favorite genre is Alternative Rock. My favorite band is Red Hot Chili Peppers!
  • I cheer for “Da Bears.” 
  • How do you like your coffee? Black.
  • How do you like to start your day? With a cup of coffee and listening to music.
  • I’m excited to be part of the HEI team because I am excited to jump in and start contributing to the success of a great company! Seems like a great culture. Humble, Hungry, and Smart!

Erik Hove with his wife
Erik with his wife Hannah.

Erik Hove with his kids
Erik and his two kids, Teagan and Jaxon, having fun on the water.

Erik Hove's dog
Erik's golden doodle, Molly.