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Advisory BoardMaintaining active relationships with industry professionals is a program differentiator for Construction Management at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

The CM program has an active Advisory Board composed of industry professionals, many of whom are graduates of the program.

Advisory Board members get involved in program development, curriculum, advising, assessment and planning, student activities, and faculty development.

The CM program gains important strategic vision and derives great overall benefit from the industry professionals who actively participate in its Advisory Board.

Current Advisory Board members include:

  • Bank of America, Richard Trembley, Sr. Vice President, Minneapolis, MN
  • Blattner Energy, Inc., Ken Hilgert, Chief Estimator & Marketing Director, Avon, MN
  • Corval Group, Mike Riker, Preconstruction, St. Paul, MN
  • Elder-Jones, Inc., D. Brian Perkkio, Vice President - Operations, Bloomington, MN
  • Ellingson Companies, Jeff Saucier, Vice President, West Concord, MN
  • Exterior Building Services, Tamelyn Holter, Owner, Bloomington, MN
  • Garney Construction, Greg Harris, Vice President, Apharetta, GA
  • Garney Construction, Jason Seubert, Kansas City, MO
  • Greyston Construction, Gordie Schmitz, Shakopee, MN
  • Hammes Company, Gregg Johnson, Project Director, Minneapolis, MN
  • Hightower Initiatives, Don Kohlenberger, President, Minnetonka, MN
  • Lennar Corporation, Chris Haefner, Purchasing Manager, Plymouth, MN
  • Lennar Corporation, Brian Thompson, Project Executive, Plymouth, MN
  • Mortenson, Blair McNeil, General Manager, Minneapolis, MN
  • Mortenson, Todd Schilling, General Manager, Minneapolis, MN
  • Kato Roofing, Inc., Jodd Friesz, Vice President, Mankato, MN
  • Kraus-Anderson Construction Co., Chad Larson, Project Manager, Circle Pines, MN
  • Kohl's Department Stores, Jason Kraus, Manager of Construction, Milwaukee, WI
  • Moriarty Scheduling Services, Betsy Moriarty, President, Minneapolis, MN
  • Olympic Wall Systems, Patrick Forliti, Vice President, Minnetonka, MN
  • PCL Construction, Chris Tauscheck, Project Manager, Burnsville, MN
  • Rauenhorst Recruiting Co., Chuck Rauenhorst, President, Minneapolis, MN
  • RJM Construction, Troy Stutz, Project Executive, Minneapolis, MN
  • Ryan Companies, Jason Gabrick, Division Manager, Minneapolis, MN
  • Schwickert of Mankato, Inc., Kent Schwickert, President, Mankato, MN
  • Stanley & Wencl, LLC, Dan Stanley, President, Savage, MN
  • Trane, Rod Cook, Operation Leader, St. Paul, MN
  • W W Blacktopping, Inc., Curtis Wadd, Estimator/Project Manager, Mankato, MN
  • Wells Concrete, Spencer Kubat, VP Sales, Wells, MN
  • Willmar-Electric, Justin Chapin, Vice President, Willmar, MN