• Karen Laine

    Two Chicks and a Hammer's Laine to Retire

    Karen Laine, well known for her part in the mother-daughter duo rehabbing homes in Indianapolis' Fountain Square neighborhood is taking a step back from the company. Laine says she is retiring from day-to-day operations as co-owner of Two Chicks and a Hammer Inc., but will still be a part of the HGTV show that centers on the duo, Good Bones.

  • Maryanne McMahon

    Performance Services Names Consultant

    Performance Services in Indianapolis has named Maryanne McMahon K12 education planning consultant. She most recently served as assistant superintendent for teaching and learning at Avon Community School Corporation. McMahon served 34 years in Indiana public education as an elementary and middle school teacher, assistant principal, curriculum and instruction consultant and director of elementary education. She holds a Ph.D. in education from Indiana State University.
  • Steve Bestard

    Messer Construction Announces Promotion

    Messer Construction based in Cincinnati has promoted Steve Bestard to senior vice president and Indianapolis region leader. He previously served as vice president and Indianapolis region leader. Bestard earned a B.S. in construction engineering and management from Purdue University.  
  • Kurt Roadruck

    Keystone Group Names Project Director

    Keystone Group has named Kurt Roadruck project director. He previously served as senior project manager for F.A. Wilhelm Construction Co. Roadruck earned his Bachelor of Science Construction Engineering and Management from Purdue University.

  • IBA Hires Communications Director

    The Indiana Builders Association has named Abigail Campbell communications director. She most recently served as press secretary for the Indiana House Republican Caucus. Campbell is a 2017 graduate of Indiana University where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in journalism. 
  • Weber Group Promotes Nofsinger

    Sellersburg-based Weber Group has promoted David Nofsinger to associate director of construction. He has been with the company since 2008. Nofsinger will handle management of traditional construction projects that include mixed-use buildings, multi-family housing, senior living facilities, tenant fitouts, retail centers and commercial office building developments.
  • Dealers Wholesale Names Assistant Controller

    Dealers Wholesale has appointed Jennifer Strong assistant controller. She brings prior experience within the real estate industries. In her role with Dealers Wholesale, Strong will be accountable for preparation of the financial statements, financial budgets, and key performance indicators. She is an alumnus of the Kelly School of Business, Indiana University.
  • Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives Appoints COO

    Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives has named Michael Stoecker chief operating officer. He spent the past 11 years serving in various executive roles for Kenny Construction Company. 

  • Michael Shannon

    Dealers Wholesale Hires General Manager

    Dealers Wholesale, distributor of building materials and solutions provider to the construction industry, has named Michael Shannon as Commercial Multi-Family Division General Manager. Shannon will be a member of the senior management team in charge of overseeing purchasing, production, quality control and shipping/receiving. He has previous experience within the professional services and manufacturing industries. 

  • David Baldwin

    Envoy Adds Director of Product and Engineering

    Envoy, an Indianapolis construction management and development firm, has hired David Baldwin as Director of Product and Engineering. Baldwin will be responsible for identifying, implementing, and lead engineering, product, and marketing efforts for the company's business lines and those of its sister company, Elevate Office. 

  • Chris Buckman

    BMWC Constructors Announce Leadership Changes

    Indianapolis-based BMWC Constructors Inc. has named President and Chief Executive Officer Brian Acton chairman of its board of directors. He succeeds Jim Davis, who has retired after eight years in the role and 30 years with the industrial and heavy commercial construction company. Acton will remain CEO. Chris Buckman (pictured) has been promoted to president and chief operating officer.

  • Ken Bovenschen

    Paul Davis Promotes Bovenschen to GM

    Paul Davis of Terre Haute has promoted Ken Bovenschen to general manager. He most recently served as field marketing manager. Bovenschen has been a sales and marketing professional for more than 25 years. He also served in the U.S. Army for 13 years and was honorably discharged as a Sergeant First Class with specialties and designations as a combat engineer, Judge Advocate General NCO, logistics specialist, and petroleum specialist with a HAZMAT designation.

  • Maynard Soukup and Jeremy Bennett

    Meyer Najem Adds to Team

    Meyer Najem Construction has promoted Maynard Soukup to special project division manager. He began his career as a union carpenter in 1983 and has been in the industry ever since, most recently as a project manager. Also, Jeremy Bennett has been named assistant controller.

  • Corey Serowik

    Charles C. Brandt Construction Adds Superintendent

    Corey Serowik has joined Charles C. Brandt Construction Co. as general superintendent. He has more than 25 years of experience in the industry and has a background in industrial and municipal construction and is trained in fields ranging from CPR/First Aid to Hazardous Materials.

  • Grand Contracting Adds to Team

    Indianapolis-based Grand Contracting has added eight members to its team. The team members include: Terry Myers, Wesley Runion, Dan Vickery, Mark Burge, Dennis Sullivan, Phil Burress, Travis Crabtree and Nick Schubert.

  • Robert Barnes

    The Hagerman Group Names Manager

    Robert Barnes has been named business development manager for The Hagerman Group’s Fishers office. He previously served as a statewide business developer for American Structurepoint and worked in the office of former Indianapolis Mayor Bart Peterson.

  • Kyle Lagemann

    Mosaic Building Solutions Hires Assistant Superintendent

    Kyle Lagemann is the new Assistant Superintendent at Mosaic. He will help manage, direct and coordinate onsite crews and monitor projects for safety, quality and cost standards. Lagemann graduated from IPFW with a bachelor’s in construction engineering technology.

  • Tyler Gerig

    Mosaic Building Solutions Names Project Manager

    Fort Wayne-based Mosaic Building Solutions has appointed Tyler Gerig as a project manager. He will coordinate and direct the construction and post-construction process. Since 2006, Gerig has worked in various capacities in the construction industry including as a project manager and a director of operations.

  • Brandon Weddle

    Meyer Najem Promotes Weddle

    Meyer Najem Construction LLC has promoted Brandon Weddle to senior business development manager, with a focus on the commercial market. He has been in the construction industry since graduating from Purdue in 1995. Weddle spent 10 years in the California construction industry before joining the firm in 2013.

  • Ken Bovenschen

    Paul Davis Names Field Marketing Manager

    Paul Davis of Terre Haute has named Ken Bovenschen field marketing manager. He has been a sales and marketing professional for more than 25 years in a variety of industries. Bovenschen also served in the U.S. Army for 13 years and was honorably discharged as a Sergeant First Class with specialties and designations as a combat engineer, Judge Advocate General NCO, logistics specialist and petroleum specialist with a HAZMAT designation. He also owned an insurance agency.

  • Nathan Waldroup

    Gribbins Insulation Names Estimator

    Evansville-based Gribbins Insulation has hired Nathan Waldroup as estimator. His key duties include estimating new projects and interacting with clients. Waldroup previously served as purchasing manager at Eagle Railcar Services in Washington, Indiana, and as staff accountant for Wilcox, McCorkle & Co. Ltd based in Mount Carmel, Illinois.

  • Scott Stull

    Meyer Najem Promotes Stull to CFO

    Meyer Najem has promoted Scott Stull to chief financial officer. He joined the firm in 2013 and most recently served as controller. Stull is president of Construction Financial Management Association of Central Indiana.

  • Jacoba Joins Lauth as Business Development VP

    Lauth Group Inc. has appointed Brady Jacoba vice president of business development. He previously worked as director of corporate accounts for the Indy Chamber.

  • Ryan Hayes & Chuck Peabody

    Shook Construction Makes Promotions

    Indianapolis-based Shook Construction has promoted Ryan Hayes to director, Indiana region. He has been with the firm for 10 years. Also, Chuck Peabody has been named vice president of business development. He has been with the firm since 1987.

  • Felderman Design-Build Promotes Two

    Fort Wayne-based Felderman Design-Build has promoted Jeff Maines and Mike Cress to senior project managers. Maines joined the firm in 1994 and also serves as resident MIS manager and graphic designer. Cress has been with the firm since 2006.

  • FM Construction Promotes Campanello

    Elkhart-based FM Construction has promoted Tony Campanello to senior vice president of sales & business development. He joined the team in 2011 as a project manager & estimator. His 36 years of experience in the construction industry and dedication to providing outstanding customer service for his clients make him an important asset to the team.

  • The Hagerman Group Adds to Team

    Fishers-based The Hagerman Group has made several hires. They include: Steve Meier (pictured), senior estimator; Bob Louzon, senior superintendent; Bill Spitler (pictured), senior project manager; Hank Dragon, Kevin Stark and Ian Wooten, project engineers; Jill Pursell, project coordinator and Joe Humbert, project estimator. Also, Brad Neuhaus has been promoted to a senior project manager.

  • Tippmann Innovation Fills Key Positions

    Fort Wayne-based Tippman Innovation has hired Kristine Grudis as director of QuickFreeze (QF+). For nearly 25 years, she has been involved with the food/beverage, pharmaceutical, 3PL and industrial vertical markets with an emphasis on temperature controlled building solutions. Also, Nick Pacitti joined the company in leading the business development effort and is also head of the Tippmann Cold Chain Management consulting practice.

  • Gribbins Insulation Names Assistant Controller

    Evansville-based Gribbins Insulation has named Joy Veatch assistant controller. She previously worked as accounting supervisor at Peyronnin Construction. Veatch earned a bachelor of science degree in business administration from the University of Southern Indiana.

  • Envoy Adds to Team

    Envoy Inc., a local construction and development firm, has appointed Jonathan White (pictured) as vice president of construction. Kaitlin Jager (pictured) has been named marketing administrator. Also, Drew Kelly has been appointed vice president of real estate. The firm has named Brad Untrauer development manager.

  • Gribbins Insulation Adds Safety Coordinator

    Evansville-based Gribbins Insulation has added Kent Kafka as safety coordinator. He has more than 20 years of experience in the industry. He previously served as an Indiana OSHA industrial hygiene compliance officer and as an industrial hygienist/safety consultant. Kafka holds a Bachelor of Science degree as well as a Master of Science degree, both in Microbiology, from the University of Illinois.

  • Korellis Roofing Hires Two

    Hammond-based Korellis Roofing has named Brian Enright vice president of finance. His previous experience includes Powers & Sons Construction as a controller and Greenwalt CPAs, focusing on construction clients. Also, Chris Schuldt has been appointed estimators/project manager. He most recently spent 12 years working for a Fort Wayne roofing company in the low slope division.

  • Meyer Najem Construction Hires Three

    Meyer Najem Construction has hired Brian Falcon (pictured), Jeff Soellner (pictured) and Ryan McNeely. Falcon has been named general counsel. Soellner has been appointed assistant project manager. Mcneely, senior estimator, spent his construction career in Indianapolis and received his bachelor's degree in building construction technology from Purdue University.

  • Earthwave Technologies Hires Director of Sales

    Indianapolis-based Earthwave Technologies has hired Evan Triggs as director of sales. He previously worked as an advertising sales manager for Angie’s List.

  • Capitol Construction Services Hires Project Manager

    Josh Gronberg has joined Capitol Construction Services Inc. as a project manager. He recently served as director of tenant finish for MacDougall Pierce Construction.

  • Arbor Homes Names Campbell VP

    Indianapolis-based Arbor Homes has named Mike Campbell vice president of land acquisition and development. He previously spent more than 25 years in real estate development in Florida. Campbell served in similar roles with Lennar Homes and Centex Homes in the Sarasota Florida market. Most recently, Campbell was responsible for land acquisitions at WCI Communities covering the Tampa, Orlando and Jacksonville Florida markets.

  • Meyer Najem Promotes Weddle

    Fishers-based Meyer Najem has promoted Brandon Weddle to market leader – education & municipal. He previously served as senior project manager.

  • Charles C. Brandt Construction Co. Adds to Team

    Charles C. Brandt Construction Co. has named Scott Black (pictured) director of business development. The firm has appointed Adam Petruska marketing coordinator. The firm has also named Dave Iler and Chris Deckert (pictured) project managers.

  • Shiel Sexton Names VP of Real Estate

    Indianapolis-based Shiel Sexton has promoted Andy Sahm to vice president of real estate. He has been with the firm since 2008, serving in business development and preconstruction roles with a focus in commercial real estate. Sahm began his career as an architect and project manager. He holds a degree in Architecture and Environmental Design from Bowling Green State University.

  • Arbor Homes Promotes Watkins to VP

    Indianapolis-based Arbor Homes has promoted Ben Watkins to vice president of customer satisfaction, research and marketing. He joined the builder in November 2014 as director of marketing and research. Watkins has nearly 20 years of experience in strategic marketing. Prior to Arbor Homes, he spent seven years as system lead marketing consultant for St. Vincent Health and also served as marketing manager for KB Home/Dura Builders.

  • Earthwave Technologies Names COO

    Indianapolis-based Earthwave Technologies has hired Jim Hutchins as chief operating officer. He previously worked as vice president of systems development for re:Member Data Services, general manager for Open Solutions and most recently, chief technology officer for T2 Systems.

  • Gibson Construction Names VP

    Gibson Commercial Construction has named Scott Keefer vice president. He previously served as executive director at HCR ManorCare. Keefer has more than 20 years of experience in operations and management, most focusing in the health care industry. 

  • Meyer Najem Adds to Team

    Meyer Najem has added to its team: Nick DiRenzo (pictured), virtual design manager; Nick Geiger (pictured), estimator; Ross Miller, marketing coordinator; Richard VanDyke, safety advisor and Adam Windler, assistant project manager.

  • DeWees Construction Adds Senior VP

    DeWees Construction has named Allen Galloway senior vice president of strategic planning, pre-construction and business development. He has more than 30 years of construction experience in retail, restaurant, medical, commercial and industrial, ground up and interiors. Galloway graduated from IU with a Bachelor of Arts in both Economics and Political Science and earned a Master of Public Affairs Degree with a concentration in Financial Administration from IUPUI.

  • Midwest Constructors Names Chief Marketing Officer

    Midwest Constructors LLC has named Kyle Walker chief marketing officer. He previously served as deputy director for the Department of Public Works under former Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard. In that role, he managed the Business Performance Management group, developed department policy and strategy, managed government relations and successfully launched and oversaw management of the Indianapolis Office of Sustainability.

  • Gibson Adds to Team

    Gibson Commercial Construction has appointed Kyle Abram project manager and director of safety & training. Emily Miedema has been named business development and office manager.

  • Lauth Group Names Project Superintendent

    Carmel-based Lauth Group Inc. has named Tyler Martin project superintendent. He has more than 10-years experience in the commercial construction industry and is a graduate of Indiana State University with a degree in Construction Management.

  • Rose-Hulman Grad to Lead Caterpillar

    Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology graduate and trustee Jim Umpleby will take over next year as chief executive officer of Illinois-based Caterpillar Inc. He has been with the company for 35 years and will take over for Doug Oberhelman, who will retire next year.  

  • Briner Building Names President

    Bryan Harshbarger has been named president of Briner Building Inc. Harshbarger joined the company in 2007 and was promoted to vice president of sales/marketing in 2013. Previously he served as a project manager/estimator. Harshbarger is also a partner in the locally-owned Design/Build business.

  • Powers & Sons Names Director of Operations

    Glenn Miles has been named director of operations at Powers & Sons Construction. He previously served as a regional manager for Walbridge Industrial Process. Miles brings more than 25 years of commercial construction expertise in addition to client relations and personnel management experience to the position. He will operate from the company’s offices in Gary and Chicago.

  • Keystone Announces Promotion, Hires

    Keystone has promoted Christi Minars (pictured) to vice president of accounting. Also, the firm has named Harry Reed vice president and Brian Staup (pictured) controller.

  • Power & Sons Hires Marketing Manager

    Christina Nash has joined Powers & Sons Construction as marketing manager. She graduated from Ball State University. Nash is currently a board member and communications director for the Society for Marketing Professional Services.
  • Capitol Construction Services Names Director

    Lauren Kriner has re-joined Capitol Construction Services Inc. as director of business development. She was previously in this role from 2011-2014, and recently served as director of business development for Lauth Group Inc.

  • The Hagerman Group Names VP

    The Hagerman Group has named Kenneth Alexander vice president of sales. He is the former executive director of Grand Park in Westfield.
    Alexander is re-joining the Fishers-based company, where he worked for 13 years. He previously served as director public works for the City of Westfield.

  • Powers & Sons Construction Co. Names Manager

    Keith Shanklin has joined Powers & Sons Construction Co. as a senior project manager. He earned his B.S. Electrical & Computer Engineering from Purdue University and has 25 years of construction-related experience.

  • Custom Concrete Adds to Team

    Westfield-based Custom Concrete has added to its team. Chuck Haberman was appointed onboarding coordinator. Angel-Lee Jensen was named special projects coordinator and receptionist. Haberman is a former United States Marine Corps combat engineer and construction chief. Jensen is a customer-centric professional with nearly two decades of project management experience within a variety of fast-paced environments.

  • Briner Building Hires Manager

    Briner Building Inc. has hired Laura Rhoades as business development and marketing manager. She has extensive experience in communications, marketing and community outreach endeavors throughout northern Indiana.

  • The Dixon Construction Group Hires Manager

    Bill Hiday has joined The Dixon Construction Group as project manager. He previously served as president of Hiday Custom Builders LLC.

  • Messer Construction Names Promotions

    Messer Construction Co. has promoted: Nicholas Warning, Eddie Wise (pictured) and Douglas Kasberg (pictured). Warning was appointed senior project accountant. Wise was named senior project manager. He joined the company in 2010 and previously served as project manager. Kasberg was appointed project manager.

  • Meyer Najem Names Senior Manager

    Jeff Johnson has joined Meyer Najem as senior business development manager. He most recently worked with Service Express Inc.

  • Shiel Sexton Names VP

    Shiel Sexton has named Heather Devocelle vice president of talent management. She brings more than 20 years of management experience to the firm with an extensive background in human resources, business, and training & development. Devocelle served six years in a leadership role with the State of Indiana.

  • Keystone Construction Announces Director

    Keystone Construction has appointed Jeff Beidl director of pre-construction. He previously served as senior manager at a development firm.

  • Hagerman Group Names CFO

    The Hagerman Group has promoted Melanie King to chief financial officer. She joined the company in 2015 as controller.

  • Construction Company Appoints President

    Indianapolis-based Indiana Constructors Inc. has named Richard Hedgecock president. He previously served as the chief of staff for former U.S. Congressman John Sullivan (R-Oklahoma) and vice president of government affairs with the Tulsa Metro Chamber of Commerce. Hedgecock has also worked with AGC Arkansas.

  • Messer Construction Hires Seven

    Messer Construction Co. has announced the addition of seven new employees. Keith Mershon (pictured), senior building systems engineer; Jim Whalen, estimating manager and Matthew Littell, safety manager. Joe Gruensfelder, Clint Vatterrodt, Brett McKinney and Adam Ashouri (pictured) have been named project engineers.

  • Briner Building Inc. Announces Promotions

    Briner Building Inc. has promoted of Alex Kellam to safety director/superintendent and Dave Anderson to superintendent. Kellam joined the company three years ago. Anderson has been with the company for seven years and previously served as a foreman.

  • Keystone Construction Adds Three to Team

    Indianapolis-based Keystone Construction has hired three people. Ben Schuyler was named assistant project manager. Emily Scrougham was appointed project engineer. Alexis Nash (pictured) was named marketing coordinator. Schuyler most recently worked for a Kentucky construction firm. Scrougham recently graduated from Purdue’s School of Construction Management. Nash is an Indiana University's Communication Arts Program graduate.

  • Meyer Najem Construction Hires Director of Marketing

    Cynthia Tucker has joined Meyer Najem Construction as director of marketing. She was recently the owner of On Point Marketing Resources. Tucker also spent more than ten years as the marketing manager for Duke Realty’s national healthcare division and six years as the marketing manager for Summit Realty Group.

  • Keystone Construction Hires VP

    Indianapolis-based Keystone Construction has hired Brian Ruby as vice president. He joins Keystone with over 25 years of construction experience that spans the globe.

  • Brooklawn Services Hires Richman

    Brooklawn Services has hired Kathy Richman as office manager. She previously ran the operations at Tabor Baptist Church.

  • Pepper Construction Makes Promotions

    Pepper Construction Company of Indiana has promoted Mitch Denton to director of business development. Denton was previously a group leader. Dan Lowe and Dan Peddicord have been promoted to group leader.

  • Indiana Builders Association Appoints Governmental Affairs Director

    The Indiana Builders Association (IBA) has appointed Carlie Hopper as governmental affairs director. Hopper was previously regulatory affairs director.

  • Garmong Names COO

    Garmong Construction Services in Terre Haute has promoted Brian Kooistra to chief operating officer. He joined the company in 2000 and served as vice president of operations and project manager on the $178 million Union Hospital East expansion.

  • Hagerman Group Hires Senior Project Manager

    The Hagerman Group in Fort Wayne has hired Mitch Miller as senior project manager. He has worked in the construction industry for 25 years.

  • Bulley & Andrews Welcomes O'Bryan

    Chicago-based construction firm Bulley & Andrews LLC has selected Timothy O'Bryan as senior project manager for its Indiana operations. He previously worked for O'Bryan Construction Co. where he completed projects in the commercial, health care and industrial markets. 
  • Messer Construction Names Senior Project Executive

    Messer Construction Co. has promoted Carl Dennin to senior project executive. Dennin has worked his way up at Messer from project manager to project executive and now to senior project executive. 
  • Shiel Sexton Names VP of Operations

    Matt Barnes has been named vice president of operations at Indianapolis-based Shiel Sexton. His personal portfolio of local and national projects includes the Indiana Convention Center expansion, Fort Benjamin Harrison Armed Forces Reserve Center and Atlanta’s new $1.2 billion terminal at Hartsfield Jackson Airport. 
  • Messer Construction Announces Promotions

    Messer Construction Co. has announced the following promotions at its Indianapolis office: Cole Perry (pictured) and Josh Hughes (pictured), senior project managers; Jerry Williams, regional environmental health and safety manager; and Andrew Gorman, building systems II engineer.