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22 Recent Findorff Promotions

Findorff team members play a significant role in the Company’s success, both on the job and in the community. Join us in congratulating each of these individuals who were recently promoted!

Steve Bunge: As Project Executive, Steve has over 32 years of industry experience. He has been involved with many projects at Carle Foundation Hospital, including the radiology expansion and the roof garden. Traveling four days per week, Steve spends quality time with his family when he’s not working.

Matt Claggett: With over 19 years of industry experience, Matt now serves as Senior Project Manager. He recently worked on projects including Harvest Intermediate School, Bell Laboratories, Inc. Corporate Office Building, and Sentry Insurance Corporate Office Building. Outside of work, Matt is involved with CycleNation Events, charity bike rides for the Boys & Girls Club, as well as the Wildcat Youth Hockey Association as a board member and hockey coach.

Grady Couch: With over 30 years of industry experience, Grady now serves as a Project Executive. He’s currently working on projects including Hub Blacksburg, 191 College, and The Dewberry Hotel.

Tina Crichton: Tina was the first Project Cost Accountant hired at Findorff and she brings 16 years of accounting industry experience to her new position as Senior Project Cost Accountant. For 11 years, Tina has participated in over 50 audits of over 700 million dollars at Findorff. She is also the PCA for high-profile, skyline-changing jobs in Milwaukee including The Couture and The Trade Milwaukee. Outside of work, she’s Sunshine Chair for the Elm Grove Junior Guild, a volunteer and room mom for her children’s school and church, and a Hunger Task Force volunteer.

Matt Femal: Matt, recently promoted to Senior Project Manager, has 11 years of industry experience. Two of his recent projects include the D.C. Everest Area School District administration building and the Bone & Joint – ASC and Pain Clinic. Outside of work, he’s a volunteer for Habitat for Humanity, a hockey coach for the Everest Youth Hockey Association, and a committee member for the Joint Apprenticeship Committee – Carpenters Union.

Tom Ganser: Tom brings 14 years of industry experience to his new role as Senior Project Manager. Tom is currently working on projects for clients including Catalent and Madison Metropolitan School District. He’s on the Property Committee for St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, a member of the Ice Age Trail Alliance, and a member of the Groundswell Conservancy.

Victoria Georgeson: Victoria has been in the data and analytics industry for 7 years. Currently, she’s leading the effort to stand up Findorff’s data warehouse, Snowflake. This will help Findorff get faster business insights, and better data quality, and allow for the continued growth of data-driven decision-making. She has also been establishing key performance indicators to help our departments understand how they’re performing. Outside of Findorff, she volunteers at her husband’s chiropractic clinic and recently held a cookout to raise money for the new Children’s Museum in Sun Prairie.

Ben Hager: Ben brings 17 years of industry experience to his new position as Project Executive. Recently, he has worked on projects including the Westin Milwaukee Hotel, Summit Credit Union Headquarters, Hub Tampa, and the Marriott Milwaukee Hotel. He is also a member of the State Ironworking Advisory Committee and a member of the Wisconsin AGC.

Chris Helt: Chris has been in the industry for 12 years. His recent projects include the SHINE Medical Technologies LLC office and Therapeutics Buildings, ōLiv Madison, and The Dean – Champaign. When he’s not in the office or on a job site, he spends his time at the Waunakee Volunteer Fire Department as a volunteer firefighter.

Menno Huiser: Menno has been a part of the Findorff family for 10 years and has been in the construction industry for 15 years. Menno has recently worked with Hooper Corporation to create their corporate office in DeForest. He has also worked with Exact Sciences to renovate the Rayovac Building on their Nexus Discovery Campus. Menno is involved with AGC Wisconsin as a Leadership AGC Alumni, as well as Stoughton Area Youth Soccer Association as a board member.

Erik Ivers: Starting as a Findorff Co-op in 2012 and joining the company full time in 2013, Erik is now a Senior Project Manager. He recently worked on Hub Park Avenue – Tucson, AZ as well as the new Verona Area High School, and he’s currently working on ōLiv at Seattle.

Michelle Kraemer: Having worked in human resources for 13 years, Michelle has been promoted to People Solutions Manager. She’s helped rebrand Findorff’s HR department into the People Strategy department. She also has a passion for helping map out the careers of field employees who want to move into project management. She’s currently involved with the Recovery Foundation, Special Spaces, and St. Mary’s Care Center.

Adam Lawrence: Adam has worked in the IT industry for over 15 years. He’s currently co-leading the migration of Findorff’s phone and conferencing systems over to Microsoft Teams. This will make video conferencing and phone calls blend in with the Microsoft software we’re currently using, making processes more streamlined for employees. Outside of work, he has been involved with Meals on Wheels for the past nine years.

Greg Manzetti: Greg has over two decades of industry experience, which make him a great Project Executive. His recent projects included the Central Wisconsin Airport‘s terminal remodel and boarding bridge replacements, the new amenities building and parking ramp at CUNA Mutual Group, and the facility assessment of Westfield Schools. He also volunteers for Meals on Wheels and is a member of Leadership Greater Madison 2022.

Camilla McKay: Camilla brings 8 years of industry experience to her new position as Employee Experience Manager. She recently helped rebrand Findorff’s HR department into the People Strategy department and organized the 2022 Summer Company Picnic to celebrate Findorff employees coming together as a whole company since the pandemic. She’s currently involved in the Board of Directors for GiGi’s Playhouse Madison as Vice President, Tri4Schools as a volunteer, and Meals on Wheels as a volunteer.

Eric Mergen: Eric brings 10 years of industry experience to his new role as Senior Project Manager. He has recently been involved in projects for the Hub at Champaign, Sentry Insurance, and Bell Laboratories, Inc. Eric is involved with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation as a committee member, as well as the St. Thomas Aquinas Church as a member.

Brad Olson: For over 20 years, Brad has worked his way up the ladder in this industry to be the Project Executive he is today. Recently, he worked on Exact Sciences‘ Nexus Lab and Warehouse expansions, as well as Associated Bank‘s Mineral Point Road branch. Brad is a volunteer for Meals on Wheels and Habitat for Humanity, a member of Downtown Madison, Inc., and a Board Member for Friends of MSCR.

Matt Premo: As Project Executive, Matt brings 20 years of experience to his new position. A few of his most recent projects include Hub at Cincinnati, his work on the Middleton High School Referendum, and the Sun Prairie School Referendum. He’s currently the Vice-Chair of the Madison Children’s Museum Board of Directors, a volunteer for United Way and Meals on Wheels, as well as a member of the American Hard Hats with Heart’s Executive Leadership Team Committee.

Pierre Rideau: Beginning his career in construction in 2009, Findorff has promoted Pierre to Senior Project Manager. Recently, Pierre has worked on projects including the SHINE Medical Isotope Production Facility, the URP Element Lab Facility, and the Exact Sciences B1 clinical lab and parking structure.

Matt Stadelman: Matt, recently promoted to Project Executive, has over 13 years of experience in the construction industry. Matt has recently worked on projects including ōLiv at Seattle, Hub at College Park, and the School District of Waukesha. Outside of Findorff, Matt holds the position of Lead United Councilmember for United Way of Dane County as well as member of the Miracle League of Dane County.

JoAnn Taylor: JoAnn brings over 32 years of industry experience to her new position as Senior Project Cost Accountant. She handles all Core Spaces projects which is a significant effort. When she’s not in the office, she’s riding a UTV with her partner.

Aaron Zutz: As the newly appointed Director of Project Management, Aaron has 12 years of industry experience. Recently, he has worked on the successful Madison Metropolitan School District 2020 Referendum, the Verona Area High School, and the UW Credit Union on Excelsior Drive Campus Expansion. When not attending school board meetings or managing multi-million-dollar K-12 education projects, Aaron is volunteering for Meals on Wheels, Junior Achievement, Big Brothers, Big Sisters, as well as the Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestra as a board member.

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