Howard Killian - Municipal Services Director
Howard Killian is the Municipal Services Director with Engineering Resource Associates. He spent the majority of his 35-year career in the public sector, most recently as the Public Works Director for the City of Elmhurst. At ERA, he oversees all municipal client Phase I and Phase II work.
Howard brings extensive experience in overseeing the design and construction of a variety of large capital projects, including watermain, sanitary sewers, roadways, public buildings, and large stormwater facilities, along with his public relations skills in speaking with elected officials and the public. He is an active member of the American Public Works Association (APWA) and was named one of the National Top Ten Leaders in 2020. Howard was also Treasurer of the Illinois Public Works Mutual Aid Network. He received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Bradley University in 1986 and his Master of Public Administration from Roosevelt University in 2006.
Howard resides in Schaumburg, IL and in his spare time enjoys bicycling, watching college sports, and completing projects around the house.