Behind every project, there's a Project Manger making sure everything that needs to be done gets done, while taking any and all variables into consideration. In construction, project management includes coordinating personnel, managing risk, balancing budgets and scheduling, along with ensuring all the T's are crossed and all the I's are dotted. Here at Winkelman Building Corporation, we have a fantastic group of Project Managers who contribute to the overall success of each project.
Chris Koepp, Project Manager
With more than twenty years of construction experience and a member of Winkelman Building Corporation since April 2012, Chris Koepp holds a B.S in Construction Engineering from North Dakota State University. As do all of our project managers, Chris handles the complete management of the project from initial concept and design through budgeting and scheduling to contract administration, building construction and completion. In the midst of completing a $26 milion school project for the Royalton School District, Chris will be handling the project management of a new $90 million, 300,000 sf High School for the Sartell-St. Stephen School District.
Teddy Zierden, Project Manager
Teddy Zierden became a part of the Winkelman team in April of 2016. With an educational background in construction management and business administration from North Dakota State University, Teddy oversees the management of projects from conception to completion. While currently working on a $7 million expansion for Microbiologics, Teddy is transitioning into heading up Winkelman's Energy Group. Upcoming projects include a 500kW solar array for Virnig Manufacturing in Rice as well as $30 million of solar installations across 11 buildings for the Red Lake Nation in northern Minnesota.
Kevin Currie, Project Manager
Kevin Currie joined Winkelman in July 2016 with 40 years of construction experience. With a B.S. in Construction Engineering from Iowa State University, he brings a wealth of skills and experience to every project he works on. Kevin consistently strives to uphold customer satisfaction throughout every project's duration. Currently working on a $20 million school project for the New London-Spicer School District, he is also overseeing the construction of a hops processing facility for Mighty Axe Hops, This is one of only a handful of hops processing facilities in North America.
Ben Omann, Assistant Project Manager
Every member of Winkelman Building Corporation's Project Management team utilizes their special skills to ensure the success of every project. With a Construction Management degree from North Dakota State University and an MBA degree from St. Cloud State University, Ben, along with our technicians, provides valuable behind-the-scenes support for the Project Managers. Additionally, Ben also manages smaller build-out and remodeling projects.
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