Chair: Andy Knutson
Chair: Jake Bauer
Chair: Donna Gulden
Chair: Nick Frattalone
Chair: Michael Gilbert
Chair: Tony Trulen
Chair: Allie Lloyd
|T.O.P.S. Awards Gala|
Chair: Allie Lloyd
President: Michael Gilbert, Empirehouse, Inc.
Vice President: Allie Lloyd, Lloyd's Construction
Treasurer: Nick Frattalone , Frattalone Companies
Secretary: Paul Kosmides , OlympiaTech Electric
Past-President: Jake Bauer, Carciofini Company
Chapter Attorney: Jason Tarasek, TTLO
|Board Members: |
Matt Barron, Hardscape Construction
Angela Ferguson, WTG Terrazzo & Tile
Kristine Hutera, Empirehouse, Inc.
Mark Jaster, Century Construction
Andy Knutson, JAK & Company
Todd Leadens, Ace Electrical Contractors
Bill Roehrick, Kremer-Davis, Inc.
Dave Saffrin, Twin City Garage Door
Tom Schoenecker, MG McGrath
|General Contractor of the Year|
(over $75M annual sales), and
Project of the Year presented to McGough
|Small General Contractor of the Year |
(under $75M annual sales) presented to D.J. Kranz Company
|Superior Safety Award presented|
|Project Manager of the Year Award presented to John O'Hearn with RJM Construction||Professional of the Year Award|
presented to Patrick Sims with
Adolfson & Peterson
|Superintendent of the Year Award presented to Mark Aho with Greiner Construction|
Donna Gulden was presented the Champion’s Award in recognition of her outstanding achievements on behalf of MSA and the construction industry. As a tenacious subcontractor and past president, she represents MSA in frequent meetings with legislators and general contractors on indemnification, retainage, and other subcontractor issues. Her advocacy has created lasting improvements to the Minnesota construction industry, and her leadership and passion has enabled MSA to achieve our goal and be the voice of Minnesota's subcontractors.
Three Scholarships were presented to students pursuing careers in construction. Nathan Elyea-Wheeler with Dunwoody College of Technology. (middle), Andrew Randall with University of Wisconsin - Stout (2nd from right) and Karli Schmitt with University of MN (not pictured). The Patrick Kennedy scholarship is given to those that exhibit great initiative and leadership qualities. It was presented to Nathaniel Nelson with Dunwoody College of Technology (2nd from left).