Our People

Make Berglund Beyond Building

Meet the Berglund team! We are composed of talented, experienced, highly qualified and diverse individuals who create a cohesive Berglund family. We take pride in having exceptional team members who represent the century old firm by embodying Berglund’s core values in a friendly, collaborative work environment. These dedicated individuals have led the way to more than 100 years of success in the construction industry. And their continued hard work and creativity will be the key to 100 more!

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Tyler Sutton

Tyler Sutton  - Berglund Estimator
Tyler Sutton
Estimator

As Estimator, Tyler works closely with our project team to solicit subcontractor pricing, develop detailed estimates and prepare highly competitive Guaranteed Maximum Pricing GMP’s.  He will assist the Preconstruction Manager in budgeting all projects. Tyler's disciplines include: Institutional, Education, Commercial, Municipal, and Healthcare. His attention to detail, planning, creative problem solving and focus are valuable assets to his clients and to the Berglund Construction team.  Tyler will assist in construction document reviews, defining contractors’ scope of services, identifying appropriate subcontractors for bidding, soliciting and reviewing all bids and preparing contract drafts for Preconstruction Manger’s review. 

 

Steve Maggio

Steve Maggio - Berglund Project Executive
Steve Maggio
Project Executive

Steve Maggio is a Project Executive working on the vertical restoration team. Steve will be responsible for providing oversight in managing all necessary resources throughout the entire project. He will ensure projects are completed on time, within budget and exceeds the owner’s expectations. Steve provides a wide range of resources to complete projects well as well as work with some of the best A/E firms and owners in Chicago. 

Kenneth Jedlicka

Kenneth  Jedlicka - Berglund Assistant Project Manager
Kenneth Jedlicka
Assistant Project Manager

As an Assistant Project Manager, Kenneth will be responsible for the day-to-day communication with owners, architects and engineers. He will document submittals, RFI’s, change orders and maintain the cost and schedule tracking systems. Kenneth will also be playing a role in the Integrated Services division. He will be implementing lean construction techniques, collecting and analyzing data to improve operations and focusing on Integrated Project Delivery. Kenneth is interested in technology, architecture and hockey and enjoys spending time with his wife. 

Julia Randles

Julia  Randles - Berglund Preconstruction Manager
Julia Randles
Preconstruction Manager

Julia Randles leads Berglund’s preconstruction services by providing our clients with the most efficient and cost effective building experience. She will work closely with the design team to provide the owner with the best value. Julia’s approach ensures our clients receive all of the information they need to make sound decisions, from determining the size of the building to the types of interior finishes. Utilizing our proven system and tools, our Preconstruction Services Team can accurately predict probable costs associated with the project in the earliest stages of design. We will offer options and solutions that maximize the budget and schedule. During the Preconstruction Phase, we will actively seek opportunities to observe and understand your project goals. Whether attending user group meetings or design presentations, Julia and her team of experts will come prepared to learn as much about your objectives and will become an integral part of the team. 

 

Alex Lulinski

Alex Lulinski - Berglund Senior Project Manager
Alex Lulinski
Senior Project Manager

Alex has been with Berglund for almost a decade and has been a great team member to our Indiana office. He's responsible for all budgets, estimating support, value engineering, trade contractor analysis, and constructability recommendations on his projects. Alex loves being a part of a team in building the future for clients. When he's not on the jobsite or at the office, he enjoys spending time with his family, hunting or fishing.

Alex Sanchez

Alex Sanchez - Berglund Assistant Project Manager
Alex Sanchez
Assistant Project Manager

Alex is passionate about working for a company that delivers high-quality results for its clients. Alex is responsible the oversight of his projects, driving the day-to-day communication on each of his projects with the owners, architects and engineers. He documents submittals, RFIs and change orders, and he maintains the cost and schedule tracking systems on each of his projects. Outside of the jobsite, he loves riding his bike.

Amy Wilsens

Amy Wilsens - Berglund Administrative Assistant
Amy Wilsens
Administrative Assistant

Amy excels as a multi-tasker in our Chesterton, IN, office. Her father and husband both work at Berglund as well, and she is proud to be a part of such a reputable company. Amy is a mother, and loves watching her children grow every day.

                                                                        

Anthony Rosignolo

Anthony Rosignolo - Berglund Director of Technology and Innovation
Anthony Rosignolo
Director of Technology and Innovation

Anthony began his career at Berglund in project management and worked on many significant and important projects always having an interest and talent in technology he was promoted to Berglund’s first BIM manager and has become an expert in virtual design and construction. Anthony enjoys working at Berglund because he knows his ideas are valued at the company. He loves being a father, and his interests include science and technology, electric vehicles, traveling, the universe, home remodeling and Da Bears!

Distinctions
  • LEED AP

Ashaana Love

Ashaana Love - Berglund Office Aide
Ashaana Love
Office Aide

Braxton Stephan

Braxton Stephan - Berglund Assistant Project Manager
Braxton Stephan
Assistant Project Manager

Braxton is responsible for the oversight of his projects, driving the day-to-day communication with the owners, architects and engineers. He documents submittals, RFIs and change orders, and he maintains the cost and schedule tracking systems on each of his projects. His key areas of expertise are concrete and carpentry. In his free time, he loves to fish and hunt and is a big baseball and hockey fan.

Brian Vollman

Brian Vollman - Berglund Estimator / Project Manager
Brian Vollman
Estimator / Project Manager

Brian is responsible for the administration and successful execution of his assigned building construction projects. He is responsible for all budgets, estimating support, value engineering, trade contractor analysis and constructability recommendations. Brian is an expert in carpentry, drywall and finishes / interior build-out. His favorite part about working at Berglund is his collaboration with fellow team members and clients on projects. He is also passionate about hockey, golf, family and friends.

Carol Hall

Carol Hall - Berglund Business Operations Manager
Carol Hall
Business Operations Manager

Carol has worked with Berglund for more than a decade and sits on the executive board of the Porter County Community Foundation. She works directly with Kevin Geshwender, our Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, on all of our human resources, legal, insurance and accounting matters. She appreciates the variety of projects, people and clients that she encounters at Berglund. When Carol is outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family and being active outdoors.

Chad Todhunter

Chad Todhunter - Berglund Project Manager
Chad Todhunter
Project Manager

Chad is responsible for the administration and successful execution of his building construction projects. He's responsible for all budgets, estimating support, value engineering, trade contractor analysis, and constructability recommendations. He is an avid boater and loves spending time on the lake in the summer.

Distinctions
  • LEED AP
  • OSHA 30 Hour

Chris Meints

Chris Meints - Berglund Yard Supervisor
Chris Meints
Yard Supervisor

Chris has been with Berglund for almost three decades. He manages the yard in our South Chicago location, which means that he is involved with finding the right tools and equipment for all of our projects. His role includes scheduling deliveries from our yard to jobsites throughout the Midwest. Chris is an important resource for anyone in the company looking for advice on equipment, materials and logistics planning. 

Chris Phelan

Chris Phelan - Berglund Project Manager
Chris Phelan
Project Manager

Chris is responsible for oversight of his projects, driving the day-to-day communication on each of his projects with the owners, architects and engineers. He documents submittals, RFIs and change orders, and he maintains the cost and schedule tracking systems on each of his projects. He enjoys working on complex projects as an engaged team member from start to finish. Chris loves fishing, hunting and sports.

Distinctions
  • Project Management Institute

Dan Nybloom

Dan Nybloom - Berglund Vice President of the Restoration Division
Dan Nybloom
Vice President of the Restoration Division

Dan has been with Berglund for almost four decades. His expertise includes concrete and masonry restoration, plaza construction / restoration, general building construction and curtainwall systems. Dan appreciates the different and unique types of projects we tackle as a company. He loves fishing and being with his children and grandchildren.

Dave Gant

Dave Gant - Berglund Resource Coordinator
Dave Gant
Resource Coordinator

Dave plays a key role with the coordination of finding, hiring and placing the right tradesmen on the right jobs to maximize each individual’s skill set. He has the opportunity to be a vital part of all projects at Berglund. He finds it very rewarding that he is able to work around and be mentored by people that have spent a lifetime perfecting their trade.

Dennis Murzyn

Dennis Murzyn - Berglund Senior Project Manager
Dennis Murzyn
Senior Project Manager

Dennis is an industry veratrin and works as a Sr. Project Manager out of our Chesterton office. He enjoys the freedom and ability to interact with clients and peers while working with a great team of dedicated people. He holds all of his projects in the highest regard and his key areas of expertise include wastewater treatment, healthcare, higher education, municipal, retail and institutional. In his free time he enjoys being with friends, family and playing golf.

Dwayne McKenna

Dwayne  McKenna - Berglund Project Manager
Dwayne McKenna
Project Manager

With almost two decades of project architecture experience, Dwayne has plenty to offer. As a project manager he is responsible for the administration and successful execution of his building construction projects. He's responsible for all budgets, estimating support, value engineering, trade contractor analysis, and constructability recommendations. Over the years, Dwaye has learned that the best way to succeed is to "always do it right." And when he's not in the office you can find him on the ice coaching his son's hockey team. 

Eric Dexter

Eric Dexter - Berglund Project Manager Restoration
Eric Dexter
Project Manager Restoration

Eric is an integral part of our Restoration Division and our leader in our quality initiatives. He specializes in a wide range of job scopes, including restoring significant buildings to bring them back to their original glory. He is truly a steward of history. Eric believes that no amount of education or training can ever teach you what you learn from watching the work performed in the field and listening to people with many years of experience. His passions are woodworking, Chicago summer festivals and craft beers.         

Distinctions
  • AIA Landmark Illinois

Fred Berglund

Fred Berglund - Berglund President
Fred Berglund
President

Fred Berglund is President of Berglund Construction and represents third generation leadership of the 105 year old firm. Fred  has worked for the company for over three decades and assumed leadership of Berglund in 1995 and began to expand operations from Chicago to Indiana.  With roots and community ties in both regions, Fred has successfully managed corporate growth in both Illinois and Indiana. He has been able to touch roughly a third of all projects in the 105 year history and is always trying to move the mark. Fred sits on the Board of the American Institute of Architects, The Chicago Building Congress and is a member of The Builders Association of Greater Chicago. He's passionate about the collaboration between all of the great members of the Berglund Construction family. He is an avid cyclist and loves to sit with a good book.

Distinctions
  • Board Member AIA
  • Chicago Building Congress
  • Builders Assoc. of Greater Chicago

Gary McClain

Gary McClain - Berglund Estimator, Restoration Division
Gary McClain
Estimator, Restoration Division

A tuck pointer by trade, Gary brings a craftsman touch into his work as an estimator in Berglund's Restoration Division. He has also worked as a superintendent on some of our most challenging restoration projects. Some of his areas of expertise include concrete, terra cotta and sealants. Gary's passions include his wife and dogs, outdoors and cars.

George Khamis

George Khamis - Berglund Project Manager
George Khamis
Project Manager

With 15 years of project management and project engineering experience, George Khamis is a skilled and highly qualified addition to Berglund’s project management team. As a Project Manager he is responsible for the administration and successful execution of his building construction projects. He's responsible for all budgets, estimating support, value engineering, trade contractor analysis, and constructability recommendations.

Jack Tribbia

Jack Tribbia - Berglund President-Restoration Division
Jack Tribbia
President-Restoration Division

Jack has been with Berglund for more than three decades and is viewed as a thought-leader among his colleagues. He enjoys building long-term relationships with individuals who share a similar work ethic and dedication to the field. One of the most rewarding parts of his job is mentoring his protégés and seeing them grow and succeed. Jack is an expert in historic preservation, masonry, sealant and concrete restoration, scaffolding/rigging, contract negotiation and estimating. Throughout his career, Jack has received recognition for his accomplishments in his intricate work and dedication to preservation. 

Distinctions
  • Member Local 21 Tuckpointers
  • Past Landmark II Board of Directors
  • Executive Board and Chair of Easement Committee
  • Past Gleaner House Museum Board of Directors, Building and Grounds Committee
  • BAC/Contractor Joint Committee Member
  • BCC Board of Directors

Jake Patz

Jake  Patz - Berglund Assistant Project Manager
Jake Patz
Assistant Project Manager

Jake is an assistant project manager in the preconstruction division of Berglund. He assists with the oversight of his projects, including communication, submittal documentation, RFIs, change orders and cost and schedule tracking. Jake enjoys his collaboration with other Berglund employees. 

James Domalewski

James Domalewski - Berglund Assistant Project Manager
James Domalewski
Assistant Project Manager

With his career at Berglund starting as an intern, James Domalewski (J.R.) is now working as an assitant project manager for Berglund. managing tasks such as schedules, submittals, RFI’s, change orders, meetings, safety and quality. J.R. has worked on such jobs as the Chicago Public School Renovations, School of the Art Institute of Chicago Dormitory Restorations, Taft School, Patriot Park and ABPN (American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.) 

Jeff Berglund

Jeff Berglund - Berglund Project Manager
Jeff Berglund
Project Manager

Jeff represents the fourth generation of Berglunds to work at the company. He is passionate about the work that Berglund does to make communities better places. This includes restoring the important buildings that their residents already know and love and building exciting new places for them to explore. Outside of work, Jeff enjoys training for triathlon races and reading a good book. 

Distinctions
  • OSHA 30 Hour
  • First Aid
  • CPR
  • Blood borne Pathogens Certification
  • LEED AP BD+C

Jeff Burandt

Jeff Burandt - Berglund Project Manager
Jeff Burandt
Project Manager

With a background in architecture, Jeff brings important skills, knowledge and leadership to both Berglund’s restoration and building divisions. Jeff has been a project leader for our construction team’s restoration of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Unity Temple in Oak Park. His work has included oversight of structural concrete repairs, plaster restoration, roofing, skylights, and art glass restoration. “The process of building can be difficult, frustrating and uneven,” he says. “Step back from time to time to appreciate the importance of that effort."    

Jeff Runck

Jeff Runck - Berglund Project Executive
Jeff Runck
Project Executive

Jeff is one of Berglund's project executives. He is responsible for the administration and successful execution of his building and restoration construction projects. He works closely with the owner’s staff, program manager, architect, engineer and any consultants from the design phase through project close-out. In this role, he consistently delivers high-quality results for our clients. When Jeff isn't working, he is with his family or outside riding dirt bikes and running.

Jennifer DeWitt

Jennifer DeWitt - Berglund Project Accountant
Jennifer DeWitt
Project Accountant

Jennifer is on our accounting team in our South Chicago location. Her areas of expertise include guaranteed maximum price billing and Excel. She loves to travel - especially abroad - and is an avid reader.

Jim Dyer

Jim Dyer - Berglund Senior Vice President
Jim Dyer
Senior Vice President

Jim has been with Berglund for more than two decades. He is the leader of Berglund's Indiana office, which oversees some of the most challenging and important projects in Northwest Indiana and beyond.  Jim is an industry veteran with knowledge and expertise in preconstruction, construction management, estimating and cost control. Jim believes that great things can happen with hard work and dedication.

JoAnna Baum

JoAnna Baum - Berglund Senior Manager, Creative Services
JoAnna Baum
Senior Manager, Creative Services

JoAnna is Berglund's firm-wide Senior Manager of Creative Services. She is responsible for all marketing and design output for Berglund. She is also a photographer and jumps out into the field when photographs are needed for marketing materials and job progress documentation. She has more than 10 years of experience in building brand identity, marketing, print design and visual communication. JoAnna is the lead designer for all RFP responses for Berglund and anything client facing. She is a new mom and loves spending time with her family, seeing live music and traveling.       

Joe Szotek

Joe Szotek - Berglund Scaffold Motor Technician
Joe Szotek
Scaffold Motor Technician

A 30-year veteran in the company, Joe is Berglund's in-house equipment technician. Joe routinely checks safety and quality on all of our equipment motors as they come in and out of the field. Joe has a trade school background and is a First Class Machinist with key expertise in Power Climber and Beta Hoist Repair.       

John Newbury

John Newbury - Berglund Project Manager
John Newbury
Project Manager

John has more than 15 years of experience in the construction industry and is responsible for the administration and successful execution of his building construction projects. He is responsible for all budgets, estimating support, value engineering, trade contractor analysis and constructability recommendations. John believes in treating others with respect, always doing what is right and being open to learning new things.

Distinctions
  • CPR, AED & First Aid Certified
  • Bloodborne Pathogen Trained
  • Trained in Infection Control Risk Assessment for Healthcare Facilities
  • Member of Berglund Safety Committee
  • Member of Berglund Quality Committee
  • OSHA 10 & 30 Hour Trained

Kevin Geshwender

Kevin Geshwender - Berglund Executive Vice President / Chief Financial Officer
Kevin Geshwender
Executive Vice President / Chief Financial Officer

Kevin Geshwender is Berglund's executive vice president and chief financial officer. He is responsible for all finance and accounting issues including financial planning, budgeting and all transaction processing. He is Berglund's crusader working as a support member in investment banking activities, including structuring financing, developing pro forms and negotiating terms. Kevin knows that Berglund is a true treasure because of its people ­- they make the company great. He is passionate about gardening, the success of his children and reading.           

Larry Wiley

Larry Wiley - Berglund Vice President
Larry Wiley
Vice President

With many years of experience in highly sensitive and complex projects, Larry is one of Berglund’s most tenured construction executives. He spent his first years at Berglund working on healthcare projects at the University of Chicago Medical Campus in Hyde Park, Chicago. Larry remains at the forefront of technology and advances in the construction industry. His resume includes projects such as, St. Bernard Hospital, Francis W. Parker School; Rogers Park Montessori School and Southwest Women Working Together, several of which have been Merit Award finalists.  Larry was born and raised in the South Side of Chicago graduating from Kenwood Academy in Hyde Park. He volunteers his professional services to the Japanese American Service Committee, a United Way organization. Mr. Wiley is a 5th Degree Black Belt in Judo with seven International Masters medals. Retired from competition, he is a volunteer instructor at a local not-for-profit club.

Laura Carroll

Laura Carroll - Berglund Accounts Payable Supervisor
Laura Carroll
Accounts Payable Supervisor

Laura started working for Berglund in 2005. She works closely with our accounting team in supervising payroll and billing. Laura works at our corporate headquarters on the south side of Chicago and her favorite part of working at Berglund is the comradery she has with her co-workers.

Madeline Stelzer

Madeline  Stelzer - Berglund Marketing Specialist, Creative Services
Madeline Stelzer
Marketing Specialist, Creative Services

As a marketing specialist in the creative services department, Madeline is responsible for updating the website, growing Berglund’s social media and creating new and effective marketing tactics. She also assists with RFP's and RFQ's as well as works within InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator. 

Distinctions
  • Member of Soho House Chicago

Malcolm Joseph

Malcolm Joseph - Berglund Assistant Project Manager
Malcolm Joseph
Assistant Project Manager

Malcolm provides leadership on some of Berglund’s most complex and challenging healthcare projects. He oversees key processes from preconstruction to completion. He also works closely with the owner’s staff, program manager, architect, engineer and consultants and recognizes the importance of clear and consistent communication among all project teams. He is passionate about art, architecture, sports and culture. 

Distinctions
  • AIA

Michael Clarahan

Michael  Clarahan  - Berglund Assistant Project Manager
Michael Clarahan
Assistant Project Manager

Michael is an assistant project manager in Berglund’s Restoration Division. Michael is responsible the oversight of his projects, driving the day-to-day communication on each of his projects with the owners, architects and engineers. He documents submittals, RFIs and change orders, and he maintains the cost and schedule tracking systems on each of his projects. One of his favorite things about working at Berglund is the dedication the company has toward safety and quality. 

Neil Offerman

Neil Offerman - Berglund Project Manager
Neil Offerman
Project Manager

Neil ensures Berglund meets its critical environmental and social commitments, making sustainability an integral part of the day-to-day work in Berglund offices and around in our jobsites. Neil works with project teams to ensure compliance and documentation from preconstruction leading to the scheduled and budgeted completion of the project. He works closely with the owner’s staff, program manager, architect, engineer and consultants from the design phase through project close-out. 

Distinctions
  • LEED
  • ILFI
  • AGC
  • ASHE

Christina Carroll

Christina Carroll - Berglund Accounting Assistant
Christina Carroll
Accounting Assistant

Christina has been with Berglund since 2008. She works closely with our accounting team on payroll and billing.  She has worked on some notable Berglund projects, including Rush Hospital and The Chicago Public Schools Summer Improvement Program. While working at Berglund she has learned that nothing is impossible and it's always great to ask questions. She is also licensed in cosmetology and is passionate about health and fitness.

Paul Laurinaitis

Paul Laurinaitis - Berglund Project Manager
Paul Laurinaitis
Project Manager

As assistant project manager, Paul is responsible for oversight of projects, driving the day-to-day communication with our clients, architects and engineers. He tracks costs and schedule on each of his projects. He also enjoys being a part of a teams that works within all fields of construction. Paul is Berglund’s 2016 Ping Pong Champion and Berglund’s 2015-2016 Fantasy Football Champion. He is active in sports and loves spending time with his dog.

Richard Thompson

Richard Thompson - Berglund Assistnat Project Manager
Richard Thompson
Assistnat Project Manager

Richard is a leader on many of Berglund’s most complex and challenging building restoration projects. He finds it fascinating to be a part of the restoration community in Chicago, and he enjoys spending time on his jobsites every week. His key areas of expertise are concrete, brick masonry and stone masonry restoration. Richard works with project teams from preconstruction leading to the scheduled and budgeted completion of the project. He works closely with the owner’s staff, program manager, architect, engineer and any consultants from the design phase through project close-out. He enjoys watching sports, camping, hiking, boating, golf, food, craft beer and video games.

Rick Anderson

Rick Anderson - Berglund Project Manager
Rick Anderson
Project Manager

A carpenter by trade, Rick has thrived in many different roles at Berglund. Roles such as, superintendent, general field superintendent and project manager. He is a leader in Berglund’s restoration division, overseeing projects at The University of Chicago, the exterior façade restoration at the Kinneary Courthouse in Ohio, the restoration of the rotunda at the Shedd Aquarium, and the historical preservation of Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple in Oak Park, IL. Rick says he enjoys coming to work every day because of the great relationships he has with his co-workers. 

Roger Janiak

Roger Janiak - Berglund Sr. Project Manager-Restoration Division
Roger Janiak
Sr. Project Manager-Restoration Division

With nearly four decades at Berglund, Roger is one of the company’s longest-tenured employees. His time at the company includes working as a laborer, tuck pointer, superintendent, general field superintendent and currently, senior project manager. Roger’s wide range of experience in historical façade restoration and preservation has made him one of the foremost experts in the field. His key areas of expertise include masonry, roofing and waterproofing. Roger takes great pride in working hard and his dedication to the work. 

Ryan Duddy

Ryan Duddy - Berglund Project Manager
Ryan Duddy
Project Manager

As Project Manager, Ryan works with the entire project team to ensure compliance and documentation from all subcontractors leading to the scheduled and budgeted completion of the project. He works closely with the owner’s staff, program manager, architect, engineer and any consultants from the design phase through project close-out.          

Distinctions
  • LEED AP
  • BD+C

Ryan Frost

Ryan Frost - Berglund Assistant Project Manager
Ryan Frost
Assistant Project Manager

Ryan is an assistant project manager in Berglund’s Indiana office. He is responsible for oversight of projects, driving the day-to-day communication on each of his projects with the owners, architects and engineers. Ryan also takes on the responsibilities and documents submittals, RFIs and Change Orders. He also maintains the cost-tracking and schedule-tracking on each of his projects. He really appreciates Berglund's family atmosphere and his fellow co-workers. When Ryan isn't running off to a jobsite or coordinating communications, he's playing baseball, softball or golf. He is a big Cubs and Bears fan.

Distinctions
  • OSHA 30 Certified
  • First Aid
  • CPR

Sandie Fallon

Sandie Fallon - Berglund Project Accountant / Office Manager
Sandie Fallon
Project Accountant / Office Manager

Sandie is the office manager and a project accountant in Berglund’s Indiana office. Her favorite part of working at Berglund is the opportunity to work with great people.  "Everyone is friendly, gets along great and is helpful to one another,” she says. “They are genuinely nice, happy people." She loves being a mother and grandmother.

Sarah Horton

Sarah Horton - Berglund Preservationist - Asst. Project Manager
Sarah Horton
Preservationist - Asst. Project Manager

Sarah is a Preservationist and Assistant Project Manager in Berglund’s Restoration Division. Her areas of expertise include historic preservation and building documentation. These skills have been prominently displayed through her role in the restoration of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Unity Temple. She appreciates being able to continually learn from some of the best in the restoration business.

Scott Giba

Scott Giba - Berglund Sr. Project Manager
Scott Giba
Sr. Project Manager

As a senior project manager, Scott has worked on some of Berglund's most challenging and successful projects. Scott is responsible for the administration and successful execution of his building construction projects.  He is responsible for all budgets, estimating support, value engineering, trade contractor analysis and constructability recommendations. Scott works closely with owners and arechitects from the beginning of the design phase through project completion in order to achieve effective budget control and schedule completion. He enjoys working for a company with great employees and enjoys spending time outdoors.

Distinctions
  • Healthcare Construction Professional
  • Lean Construction Professional

Ted Reichert

Ted Reichert - Berglund Director of Operations
Ted Reichert
Director of Operations

As Director of Operations for the Illinois Building Division Ted is responsible for the day to day oversight and resource planning  for the project management team and support staff. While working his way up the project management ranks to Director of Operations Ted consistently delivered successful projects for his clients in various sectors such as healthcare, higher education, commercial, and high end residential. Ted concentrates his efforts on topics ranging from process standardization, LEAN building, employee development, and most importantly client satisfaction. Outside of work Ted spends most of his time dealing with the joy and chaos of raising three young sons alongside his wife and supermom Katie.

Distinctions
  • LEED Green Associate
  • ASHE Healthcare Construction Certificate
  • OSHA 30 Hour
  • ProCore Certified

Terry Hellmich

Terry  Hellmich - Berglund Chief Estimator
Terry Hellmich
Chief Estimator

Terry Hellmich is a chief estimator, responsible for the creation of budgets, estimates and oversight of the estimating process. An industry veteran, Terry has held director of estimating, chief estimator and senior project manager positions. Terry has worked or estimated construction projects in 40 states and three countries.  He is a well-rounded expert in many construction business sectors. Terry is an avid runner and cyclist and loves to travel.

Distinctions
  • LEED GA
  • Purdue Alumni Club
  • Project Management Network
  • Professionals Estimators Group
  • Purdue Building Construction Management Alumni

Timothy Karl

Timothy  Karl - Berglund Superintendent
Timothy Karl
Superintendent

Timothy Karl, a Superintended at Berglund who has overseen such jobs as Lacasa Notre Pierce House and Advocate Trinity Hospital. On jobs such as these he is responsible for overseeing all phases of the construction project from initial planning to completion. Some of these responsibilities include, supervise construction activities, handle cost accounting functions and coordinate activities. One of Tim's favorite things about working at Berglund is the company’s history of success and the endless opportunity Berglund can offer him. Outside of Berglund, Tim enjoys playing and watching soccer, reading tech savvy articles and developing apps. 

Tim Vanderbilt

Tim Vanderbilt - Berglund Operations Manager
Tim Vanderbilt
Operations Manager

Tim oversees all Berglund's field operations with a focus on client needs, site logistics, constructability, quality and scheduling. As operations manager, he ensures the construction is as least disruptive as possible to our clients’ daily activities. Tim is an integral part of Berglund's projects. He is often brought on early in Preconstruction and sees all projects through occupancy. Tim is a steward for Berglund's quality and safety and holds key expertise in carpentry and new building construction. When Tim isn't at work, he is spending time with his family or playing golf.    

Tom Sicinski

Tom Sicinski - Berglund Senior Vice President
Tom Sicinski
Senior Vice President

For more than 28 years, Tom has managed preconstruction and construction services for a diverse array of clients. Tom has played an integral role as Berglund has become one of the Midwest’s leading general contractors. As Sr. VP Preconstruction, he works closely with our project team to solicit subcontractor pricing, develop detailed estimates and prepare a highly competitive Guaranteed Maximum Price. Tom works directly with Owners and Architects to identify unique elements of the project and prepare comprehensive cost analysis to ensure the best value for the project.

 

Distinctions
  • Advisory Board Member for the Healthcare Facilities Symposium & Exposition
  • Associated General Contractors of America
  • ASHE
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Toni Graham

Toni Graham - Berglund Admin Team Leader / Diversity and Compliance Manager
Toni Graham
Admin Team Leader / Diversity and Compliance Manager
Distinctions
  • National Association of Women in Construction

Tony Baca

Tony Baca - Berglund Safety Director
Tony Baca
Safety Director

As safety director, Tony has created a culture in which every Berglund employee plays an important role making safety the highest priority in the company. He generates and distributes job-specific safety plans for every project. He conducts both scheduled and impromptu inspections of jobsites, enforcing Berglund's high safety standards among our employees and subcontractors. He is a Certified Master Instructor of OSHA 10 and 30 Hour Training Program, Veteran Outreach Instructor of the 1926 OSHA Construction Standards, Medic First Aid Instructor. He has also completed the Chicagoland Safety Council's 130 Hour and 500 Hour programs. Tony ensures Berglund is compliant with governmental regulations as they relate to safety and health. He is passionate about instructing, teaching, fitness, health and family.