Michael Helminski

Mr. Helminski has over 32 years of experience with Sargent & Lundy, including 10 years as General Counsel and 4 years as Chief Financial Officer.

Mr. Helminski is currently a Senior Vice President. He is responsible for the overall management of the financial, legal and human resource areas of the company.

Mr. Helminski is also a member of the Sargent & Lundy Executive Committee. The Executive Committee is responsible for the overall management of the company. The Committee provides leadership and direction in the areas of business strategy, risk management, resource planning and company management.


From 2000 through 2005, Mr. Helminski was assigned as the Commercial Manager. In this position he was responsible for all contracts that the company entered into with clients including EPC contracts and joint venture agreements. He was also responsible for our business insurance and risk management process.

Previously, Mr. Helminski was assigned as a Contracts Manager where he was heavily involved in the drafting and negotiation of contracts with our clients.

Prior to the above assignment, Mr. Helminski was involved in various engineering projects mainly on nuclear power plants including Clinton Unit 1.

Mr. Helminski joined Sargent & Lundy in 1982. Mr. Helminski is a member of the Bar in Illinois and Wisconsin and with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.


Appointed Vice President and General Counsel – 2005
Admitted to Sargent & Lundy Ownership and Appointed Senior Vice President – 2007
Appointed to the Executive Committee – 2010
Appointed Chief Financial Officer - Executive Vice President – 2011


Assistant Scoutmaster with Troop 209 (BSA) located in Palatine, Illinois
B.S. Mechanical Engineering from Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
MBA from Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois
JD from IIT Chicago - Kent College of Law, Chicago, Illinois