JULY 2, 2019

O‑A‑K Hires Eight Employees

July 2, 2019 – Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Co. (O‑A‑K), local professional construction firm, announces the addition of eight new employees. New personnel include six project superintendents, one project manager, and one laborer.

Phil Veenhoven, Project Superintendent

Phil brings over 15 years of field leadership experience, with a diverse portfolio consisting of aviation, healthcare, education, and government defense projects. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Construction Management from Michigan State University. Prior to joining the O‑A‑K team, he worked for one of the largest construction management firms in the United States.

Eric Dean, P.E., Project Manager

Eric is a licensed Professional Engineer with a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Michigan Technological University. He has 10 years of experience in various roles ranging from superintendent, to estimator, to project manager.

Todd Grzegoski, Project Superintendent

Todd has over 32 years of construction experience, specializing in healthcare, community, and commercial projects. He is a licensed builder and is OSHA 30-Hour construction safety certified.

Cole Marschall, Laborer

Cole is a recent graduate of Hopkins Public Schools. This past spring, he completed the Building Trades program through Allegan County Area Technical & Education Center (AAESA) where he was awarded the Employability Award.

Danny Anderson, Project Superintendent

Danny has over 24 years of experience as a project superintendent, with a heavy focus on planning and supervising multi-million dollar industrial and automotive construction projects.

Mike Bowhuis, Project Superintendent

Mike is a Rockford resident and has over 17 years of experience in construction supervision. He is a licensed builder and is OSHA 30-hour construction safety certified. His portfolio features healthcare, education, and commercial projects.

Aj Lisman, Project Superintendent

AJ is a Spring Lake native. He has three years of experience as an assistant foreman for a local building contractor. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Central Michigan.

Tom White, Project Superintendent

Tom brings over 30 years of experience as a project superintendent on West Michigan-based projects ranging up to $32 million. His portfolio features on-site supervision on many southwest Michigan community, educational, and industrial projects. Tom also holds the OSHA 30-hour construction safety certification.

O‑A‑K has seen tremendous growth this past year. These new team members bring a wealth of experience to our existing bench of project leaders. Our people are truly our greatest asset and we value each and every one of our team members.

Jeremy Amshey
Director of Operations, Owen‑Ames‑Kimball

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