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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.

Past and current Advisory Board members include:

  • Adoflson & Peterson Construction, Tara Blotske, Project Manager, Minneapolis, MN
  • Blattner Energy, Inc., Ken Hilgert, Chief Estimator & Marketing Director, Avon, MN
  • Carlson Global Corporate Services, Brad Lis, Vice President, Minnetonka, MN
  • Elder-Jones, Inc., D. Brian Perkkio, Vice President - Operations, Bloomington, MN
  • EVS, Inc., Dennis Kim, President, Eden Prairie, MN
  • Hightower Initiatives, Don Kohlenberger, President, Minnetonka, MN
  • JE Dunn Construction, Vital Brouillard, Director of Preconstruction, Eden Prairie, MN
  • JE Dunn Construction, Todd Schilling, Vice President, Eden Prairie, MN
  • Kato Roofing, Inc., Vicki Hagen, President, Mankato, MN
  • Kohl's Department Stores, Jason Kraus, Manager of Construction, Milwaukee, WI
  • KRG - The Kenrich Group, LLC, Betsy Moriarty, Manager, Minneapolis, MN
  • Lennar Corporation, Mike Stearns, Director of Sales, Plymouth, MN
  • MN DOT, Tom Wiener, Project Controls Engineer, St. Paul, MN
  • Northway Construction, Inc., Steve Northway, CEO, Baxter, MN
  • Olympic Wall Systems, Patrick Forliti, Vice President, Minnetonka, MN
  • Paulsen Architects, Inc., Bryan Paulsen, President, Mankato, MN
  • R.W. Carlstrom Co., Inc., Jeremy Hatlevig, VP of Operations, Mankato, MN
  • Rachel Construction, Jeff Saucier, Sr. Project Manager, St. Michael, MN
  • Rauenhorst Recruiting Co., Chuck Rauenhorst, President, Minneapolis, MN
  • Richard Trembley, Commercial Banking Executive, Plymouth, MN
  • Ryan Companies US, Inc., Troy Corrigan, Sr. Project Manager, Minneapolis, MN
  • Schwickert of Mankato, Inc., Kent Schwickert, President, Mankato, MN
  • Target, Gregg Johnson, Project Manager, Minneapolis, MN
  • Trane/Ingersoll Rand, David Langworthy, Contracting Solutions Leader, White Bear Lake, MN
  • Ulland Brothers Inc., Curtis Wadd, Estimator/Project Manager, Albert Lea, MN
  • Wells Concrete, Spencer Kubat, VP Sales, Wells, MN
  • Willmar-Electric, Justin Chapin, Vice President, Willmar, MN

Advisory Board