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Business Digest for Feb. 12, 2016

By: Daily Reporter Staff//February 12, 2016//

Business Digest for Feb. 12, 2016

By: Daily Reporter Staff//February 12, 2016//

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AGC announces new leadership team

The Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin has announced the newest members of its leadership team.

New officers include Matt Faulkner of Eau Claire-based Market & Johnson Inc., serving as president; Matt Quasius of Quasius Construction Inc. in Sheboygan, serving as vice president; and Bob Barker as secretary and treasurer.

New directors include Ben Lee of Staab Construction Corp. in Marshfield, Anna Stern of Tri-North Builders Inc. of Fitchburg, Joe O’Neill of Scherrer Construction Co. in Burlington, Justin Smith of Fond du Lac-based C.D. Smith Construction Inc. and Joe Schwengels of J.P. Cullen & Sons Inc. of Janesville.

Hurckman adds Dueholm, Davister

Carol Dueholm and Brad Davister have joined Green Bay-based Hurckman Mechanical Industries Inc., a mechanical contractor serving the Midwest.

Dueholm is the firm’s business development/project manager for north-central Wisconsin and will be responsible for business development of industrial sales.

Davister, who has been in the HVAC industry for more than 13 years, works in HVAC service sales for industrial/commercial service customers.

R.A. Smith’s Bach promoted to project manager

Mike Bach
Mike Bach

Mike Bach of Brookfield-based R.A. Smith National has been promoted to project manager in the land development services division.

Bach is responsible for maintaining existing national clients as well as working to expand R.A. Smith National’s presence in federal, tribal and the southeastern Wisconsin market. Additionally, he is responsible for professional development and mentoring staff members.

Bach, a Germantown resident, has more than eight years of experience as a lead project engineer and works in markets such as health care, commercial, retail and federal.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in environmental engineering from the University of Wisconsin–Platteville. He is a registered professional engineer in Wisconsin and also is a certified soil erosion inspector. He joined R.A. Smith in June 2014.

H.J. Martin and Son project manager recognized for work with national retailers

Bret Woodland
Bret Woodland

Bret Woodland, a project manager at H.J. Martin and Son since October 2012, has been named to the Top 20 Under 40 list of ENR Midwest for 2016. The annual award of Engineering News-Record regional editions recognizes the excellence of young construction professionals.

Woodland, who turns 38 on Tuesday, works with some of the most recognized retailers in the U.S., overseeing in-store conversion projects. About 1,900 retail locations nationwide have been completed under his direction over the past four years.

Before joining H.J. Martin and Son, Woodland spent 11- 1/2 years with Mortenson Construction.

Woodland graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Stout in 2001 with a degree in construction management. A native of Oshkosh, he and his wife, Mandy, have three children.

First Business hires Martin, Kobs

Madison-based First Business Capital Corp. has hired Brooks Martin and Trent Kobs as collateral analysts.

Martin comes to First Business with three years of previous banking experience. He is a transplant from the Milwaukee area, and moved to Madison to finish his degree from Edgewood College. He is a member of the Edgewood College Accounting Club.

Kobs recently graduated from Northern Illinois University, with a degree in finance.

ACEA names this year’s officers, directors

The Allied Construction Employers’ Association recently announced its officers and directors for 2016. The group, which has its offices in Brookfield, is a federation of 10 individual groups and associations, each representing different segments of the construction industry in southeast Wisconsin.

Its officers are:

  • Tom DuFour, vice president at JH Hassinger, Menomonee Falls, will serve as president.
  • Jim Macejkovic, executive vice president at Building Service, Waukesha, will serve as vice president.
  • Mark Kemp, president and chief executive officer of Butler-based Superior Masonry Builders, will serve as secretary and treasurer.

Additionally, ACEA named the following as directors:

  • Mike Henke, executive vice president of Germantown-based Construction Supply & Erection, representing the Eastern Wisconsin Erectors Association;
  • Paul Reamer, vice president of Lippert Tile Co., Menomonee Falls, representing the Floor Coverers Association of Southeastern Wisconsin;
  • Joel Dahlman, vice president of The Dahlman Construction Co., Milwaukee, representing the Master Builders Association of Wisconsin;
  • Steve Beres of New Berlin-based John Beres Builders, representing the Residential Carpenter Contractors Association;
  • Rick Murphy of Common Links Construction, Brookfield, representing the Southeast Wisconsin Drywall & Plasterers Association;
  • Peter Sprinkmann of Milwaukee-based Sprinkmann Sons, representing the Wisconsin Insulation Contractors Association;
  • Jose Sanchez of Sanchez Painting Contractors, Milwaukee, representing the Wisconsin Painting Contractors Association;
  • Matt Grove of the Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association, representing the Wisconsin Transportation Employers Council;
  • Macejkovic, representing the Acoustical Contractors Association; and
  • Kemp, representing the Mason Contractors Association of Milwaukee.


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