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Our Team

MANAGEMENT

J.W. Fisher PE Fisher Contracting Midland Michigan President

J.W. FISHER, P.E.

President

J.W. began his career with Fishers, in 1979 working for Fisher Sand & Gravel. There, he designed ready mix concrete mix designs, oversaw quality control, and occasionally worked as a Dispatcher. That same year, he obtained his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Michigan Technological University. In 1980, J.W. started at Fisher Contracting as a Project Foreman. He quickly moved through the ranks as an Estimator/Project Manager, until he became President of the company in 1996.

J.W. is currently a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Michigan. He also serves as a member on the Board of Directors for several of the Fisher Companies operations. He exercises owner-control and provides the heavy-civil work knowledge he has gained over 35 years at Fisher Contracting to the other members of Management at the Fisher Companies.

Steve O'Mara Vice President Fisher Contracting Company

STEVEN C. O’MARA, P.E.

Vice President

Steve began his career with Fisher Contracting in January 1996.  He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Michigan Technological University in 1989, and is now a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Michigan. His experiences in construction began in May of 1984, and he now has almost 34 years of experience in design and construction.

Mike McLaren General Manager Fisher Contracting Midland Michigan

MIKE MCLAREN, P.E.

General Manager

Mike began his career with Fisher Contracting in August of 2009.  He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Michigan Technological University in 2003, and is now a Registered Professional Engineer in Michigan, Tennessee, and Kentucky.  He obtained a Masters of Business Administration in December of 2013 from Northwood University. His experiences in construction began in January of 2002 as a Field Engineer on the South Boston Interchange on the Big Dig, and he now has almost 16 years of experience in construction.

Mark Edlebeck General Manager Fisher Contracting Franklin Kentucky Southern Division

MARK EDLEBECK, P.E.

General Manager – Southern Division

Mark has been with Fisher Contracting since July 2011. He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Michigan Technological University, and is now a Professional Engineer licensed in both Kentucky and Tennessee. His experiences in construction began with working in a construction materials laboratory and on a geotechnical drilling rig during high school and college. He also worked as a Field Engineer for the Wisconsin Department of Transportation during his final summers of college.

ESTIMATORS/PROJECT MANAGERS

RUSTY FRIEDLE

Estimator/Project Manager

ALAN SIMANSKEY

Estimator/Project Manager

JOHN WASKEVICH

Estimator/Project Manager

SHANE BLANKENSHIP, P.E.

Estimator/Project Manager 

JEREMY MOREY

Estimator/Project Manager

DUSTIN GRIESING, P.E.

Estimator/Project Manager

ELLEN ENGLUND, E.I.T.

Estimator/Project Manager

ANDY LEBEAU, E.I.T.

Estimator/Assistant Project Manager

JOSH MCCLAREN

Project Manager

FIELD SUPERVISION

DIRK KRUSKAMP

Foreman

TED NAGEL

Foreman

RICK GATES

Foreman

CAL MORSE

Foreman

CHAD SHEPARD

Foreman

MARK FALES

Foreman

DAVE KRUSKAMP

Foreman

JEFF BARTOW

Foreman

LUKE SHERIDAN

Foreman

PAT BENDER

Foreman

TERRY FOLEY

Foreman

BOBBY RUSH

Foreman

GARTH CASEY

Foreman

BOB DEWYSE

Foreman

B.J. APPLEGATE

Foreman

RICK MEYER

Foreman

SAFETY TEAM

ERICK FORSHEE, OHST, CHST

Environmental Health and Safety Director, Community Relations, & Special Projects

Erick boasts over 27 years of experience in industrial, residential, and commercial construction and safety practices. He is a graduate of the ABC Construction Academy, with Professional Development taking place at Northwood University, Leadership Midland, and the 1000 Leaders Session. As our Director of Environmental Health & Safety, Erick is responsible for providing the safest work environment possible for our employees. He has shown great success in this endeavor, which can be witnessed by our numerous safety awards and accolades.

JOHN W. FISHER

Safety Manager

DON BURNELL

Safety Representative

HEATHER BRINSON

Safety Representative

FRANKIE APPLEGATE

Safety Representative

MATTHEW SMITH

Safety Representative

SUPPORT STAFF

MIKE YENIOR

General Supervisor

Mike started his career at Fisher Contracting in February 2002. He has qualifications which include Hazwoper 40, OSHA 30His construction career began in 1970, working for R.B. Satkowiak and Sons as a Field Laborer, Mechanic, and Heavy Equipment Operator. In 1978, he went to work for Champagne & Marx, where he later became their General Superintendent.

KIMBERLY JONES

Dispatch Supervisor

OFFICE STAFF

KIMBERLY SCHROEDER

Office Manager

MELINDA LONG, CPA

Accountant

CRYS IVORY

Administrative Assistant

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