Team

Wells Concrete is a team of precast innovators. We prove our merit from beginning to end. From project inception to the final ribbon-cutting ceremony, we let our actions show why are one of the top five largest precast design-build solutions provider in the U.S.

With nearly 70 years in the industry, Wells brings knowledge, experience and innovation to every project. We’ve worked on virtually every type of building project imaginable and are always looking forward to the next opportunity to prove our value.

We believe in collaboration to ensure all projects carrying the Wells name are built as efficiently and cost effectively as possible while meeting the highest industry standards.

Our professional team members are the fundamental basis of how we achieve our leadership status.

We’re here for you.

Our knowledgeable team of engineers, sales consultants, project managers and production employees are dedicated to your success. We provide design assistance, budgeting and support from project inception to completion. We are committed to surpassing your expectations in terms of service and quality with our precast concrete solutions.

Sales Team

Spencer Kubat

Vice President Sales & Marketing

Dan Parker

Director of Client Services
Denver, CO

Gary Pooley

Regional Sales Manager
Twin Cities

Mike Mortensen

Regional Sales Manager
North Dakota

Jenny Frost

Marketing Director

Mat Boie

Twin Cities

Curt Gear

Director of Business Development
Iowa

Bob Geil

Twin Cities

Rick Girard

LEED AP
Greater Minnesota/Central Wisconsin

Rick Hodek

North Dakota

Amy Holliday

Twin Cities

Jeff Holt

Iowa/Southern Minnesota

Scott Maclay, AIA, LEED® AP

Client Services
Denver, CO

Ed Muehlberg

Business Development Architect
Twin Cities

Brian Miller

Project Manager
Denver, CO

Scott Monzelowsky

North Dakota

Kevin O’Connell

Client Services
Denver, CO

Rick Ostgard

Twin Cities

Lisa Quaranta

Project Manager
Denver, CO

Jace Rossow

Twin Cities

Sean Trottier

Project Manager
Denver, CO

Zac Zimmerman

North Dakota

Leadership Team

Dan Juntunen

President/CEO
Albany

Ben Ahneman

Vice President – Project Management
Fargo

Mark Del Vecchio

Vice President – Human Resources, Health, and Safety
Albany

Ryan Garden, P.E.

Vice President – Drafting/Engineering
Albany

Mike Hemberger

Chief Operating Officer - Western Division
Denver, CO

Jesse Hiller

Vice President – Erection/Field Services
Maple Grove

Gregg Jacobson

Senior Vice President - New Product Development
Wells

Steve Kloos

Vice President – Quality Control
Wells

Spencer Kubat

Vice President – Sales/Marketing
Wells

Sam Nesius

Vice President – Corporate Development
Fargo

Greg Roth

Chief Operating Officer - Eastern Division
Albany

Ryan Stroschein

Chief Financial Officer
Albany

Spencer Kubat

Vice President Sales & Marketing
507.553.8128

A 30-year veteran of Wells Concrete, Spencer has overseen development of the company’s core product offerings – carving a niche in the marketplace for architectural and structural precast/prestressed concrete products. His relationships in the industry run deep as he is committed to finding ways to better serve clients and the marketplace. He builds upon a sales foundation of technical expertise and estimating capabilities that supports the company’s abilities as an integrated solutions provider.

Dan Parker

Director of Client Services
303.964.7024

Dan started his career in precast with Rocky Mountain Prestress in 1990.  He has held many various positions within the company, but has spent most of his time in Preconstruction Services and Sales.  He helped establish a plant in Hawaii in 1997 and worked there for 4 years.  Dan became a LEED ® AP in 2008 and was promoted to Director of Client Services in 2014.  Dan is now in the same position for Wells Concrete’s Denver office.  He is currently the President of PCI Mountain States Region and holds a position on the Board of Directors for PCI National.  Dan has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction Management from Colorado State University and holds Quality Control Personnel Certifications from the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) – Levels, I, II and III.

Gary Pooley

Regional Sales Manager
763.493.3625

Gary is the Regional Sales Manager for Wells Concrete at our Maple Grove location. With over 25 years of experience in the precast concrete industry, Gary has been involved in the contract development process on thousands of projects. He is currently active as a board member at the national level of the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) where he represents precast providers in the Midwest region. This, combined with being a past board member of the Precast Concrete Institute Midwest, part of the Construction Advisory Group for Dunwoody Institute, and a past board member of the MN Builders Exchange, gives Gary a unique and valuable perspective in our industry.

Mike Mortensen

Regional Sales Manager
701.478.1293

Mike started his career 18 years ago with Wells Concrete, in 2000, in field services and has developed his role into pre-construction/estimating and is the manager of the North Dakota sales group. Wells Concrete’s mission statement may summarize Mike’s philosophy best: “The solution provider of choice” for his clients. Mike’s ability to provide comprehensive precast/prestressed solutions that work for a client’s building needs allows for tremendous attention to detail and a commitment to client relationships.

Mike holds a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from North Dakota State University.

Jenny Frost

Marketing Director
763.493.6213

Mat Boie

763.425.3824

Mat has over 15 years of experience in the construction industry, in which the past 11 have been with Wells Concrete. He thrives in challenging environments and enjoys working with clients from the project development phase through the field installation phase. Mat’s accomplishments, including a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management from Minnesota State University – Mankato, have laid the groundwork for his attention to detail and ability to come up with creative ideas in the precast concrete industry.

Curt Gear

Director of Business Development
515.981.4624

Curt has over 20 years of experience in the industry, which started in 1994 when he worked as a laborer at Midwest Precast in Ankeny, IA. After graduating from Iowa State University in 2000 he became a sales representative for Coreslab Structures in Omaha, NE from 2004 to 2013. He was the Director of the AIA Iowa Allied Organization from 2012 to 2014 and has been the Director of Business Development for Wells Concrete’s Iowa office since 2013. Curt is also currently the vice chair of the PCI – QA marketing committee. Curt’s extensive history in the industry, coupled with his passion for what he does, makes him a unique and valuable asset to the Wells Concrete team.

Bob Geil

651.329.7805

Bob has over 25 years of experience in the precast concrete industry. He started his career in 1989 as a precast detailer and throughout the years, has worked in estimating, sales, and marketing. From early conceptual design to final installation, Bob uses his experience to assist architects, engineers, and contractors in developing projects that exceed the customer’s expectations on design and value. His experience in the various departments at Wells Concrete gives him a valuable perspective on how to best help our customers.

Rick Girard

LEED AP
507.553.8135

As a dedicated account manager for a precast products company, Rick afforded the opportunity to leverage his strengths in understanding a client’s building needs. He strives for constant learning about precast products, their application, and how to better support project delivery. Rick works with key accounts in the design and construction space to develop precast building projects that further enhance architectural intent while a maintaining manageable budget.

Specialties:

  • Precast products and their application
  • Pricing structures for precast
  • Project delivery efficiencies
  • Account development through understanding and innate responsibility

Rick Hodek

701.738.8839

Rick began his career in drafting then moved to estimating and project management and is now a valuable member of the sales team. He enjoys overseeing a project from concept through to completion, particularly as he has been involved each step along the way. In his 25-year tenure he has witnessed the evolution of work procurement, where every project started as a bid and a proven track record provided a shift in how returning clients procure projects.

Amy Holliday

763.235.8436

Amy has been in the precast concrete industry for 20 years. After graduating from Dunwoody Institute, she started her precast career by estimating projects. She then moved into sales in 2003 where she has worked with both local clients and national account clients across the country.  Amy previously worked in Chicago as the Executive Director of the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Industry (PCI), IL & WI region.

Jeff Holt

507.553.8127

In almost three decades in precast, Jeff has seen the industry soar through strides in product evolution and manufacturing capabilities. His personal strengths have afforded him the ability to sit shoulder-to-shoulder with design teams, brainstorm with engineering firms, and work on-site with construction crews. He has a passion for serving clients and their building needs through unique design and construction methods while providing cost-effective solutions.

Art Macaw, PE

204.509.6383

Art has been extensively involved in the construction industry for more than 30 years, and for the last 17 years, in the precast/prestressed industry, applying his engineering, heavy construction and precast experience to various markets in Canada and the United States.

He has successfully collaborated with architects, engineers, contractors and owners, providing precast solutions for multiple projects including parking structures, building envelopes and total precast buildings. Working with his industry partners he has facilitated all aspects of projects, from preliminary design, all the way through to project completion.

Art’s dedication to providing innovative solutions and Wells Concrete’s commitment to total quality are a valuable resource for your precast concrete needs.

Scott Maclay, AIA, LEED® AP

Client Services
303.964.7018

Scott has worked for over 30 years in the architecture and construction industry at noted design firms across the country and overseas, with 16 years of senior level management experience.  He is a member of the AIA, a registered Architect in the State of Colorado and is a LEED Accredited Professional.

His strengths include design and management of large, complex corporate, commercial, healthcare, social housing and educational projects both nationally and internationally.  From project conception through construction, both large and small, Scott’s primary goal is to meet and exceed the client’s expectations.  Above all, he believes in collaboration and creativity and is recognized for developing exceptional, long-term relationships with owners, consultants and contractors.

Ed Muehlberg

Business Development Architect
763.235.8430

Ed has been a Registered Architect since 2001.  In his 23 year architectural career, he has worked on projects of different sizes, construction types and complexities.  As a project architect and manager, he has been involved in all phases of the design process from pre-design thru construction administration.  Ed’s role at Wells Concrete continues to be that of an Architect – using his unique skill set to help find design and production solutions for owners, architects and contractors.  He helps bring new products and technologies to the marketplace, providing owner’s and design teams even more architectural options to consider in their projects.

Ed graduated from North Dakota State University with a Bachelor of Architecture and received his Masters of Architecture from Syracuse University.

Brian Miller

Project Manager
303.964.7012

Brian is a Project Manager for Wells Concrete at our Denver Colorado location. With more than 25 years of experience in the precast concrete industry, Brian has enjoyed exposure to all facets of our industry. Attention to detail and overall construction knowledge provide excellent value to our clients. Developing successful strategies for project specific delivery is key to the overall project success Brian notes. Early engagement and continued support throughout the project also emphasize a team environment.

Brian holds a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management and an Associate Degree in Architectural Drafting.

Scott Monzelowsky

701.738.8848

Scott began his career with Wells Concrete in 2000 in a drafting role developing an in-depth understanding of the efficiencies the company offers on the front-end of product design. Scott’s attention to detail, deadline driven approach and responsiveness complements his ‘get it done’ attitude. With over 16 years’ experience, he has been a part of the product evolution of Wells Concrete from structural double tees to flat slabs and architectural panels in a variety of roles from drafting to estimating and sales. He enjoys the variety of opportunities that are available to provide a solution.

Scott graduated from the North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton, ND with and Associates in Architectural Drafting, Lake Region State College with an Associates in Business Administration and is Currently starting at the University of North Dakota working on his Bachelors Degree in Business Management.

Notable Project Experience

Skydancer Casino-Belcourt, ND

This six-story total precast structure was and addition to the existing hotel. This project held tight to the schedule even with the challenges of building this through the winter construction cycle

Dickinson Middle School-Dickinson, ND

Working with Mortenson Construction through the design phase and colaburating in the modeling program Wells Concrete completed this school on time and within budget

Train ND-Williston, ND

Building a school in western ND brings its own sense of challenges from a logistics stand point. Wells Concrete has been able to adapt to these different situations and is able to complete projects like this on time and within budget

Kevin O’Connell

Client Services
303.994.5697

Kevin has been in the precast industry for over 20 years.  His experience in engineering and quality control help him understand the economies in production, delivery and installation of precast projects.  His primary goal is to commitment to communicate on all projects to the clients he serves.

Rick Ostgard

612.756.4662

Rick Ostgard brings 30 years experience in precast to Wells Concrete, including 5 in his current role.  Rick values his client relationships and remains committed to ensuring success in the project every step of the way.

Lisa Quaranta

Project Manager
720.688.0022

Lisa brings 27 years of construction experience with her.  Starting her career as a Carpenter Apprentice, rising through the ranks working for a preeminent general contractor in Colorado.  When she left the GC side of the business she was working as a Project Superintendent.  Lisa was fortunate to have worked on many unique and challenging projects throughout her career including Coors Field, The Children’s Hospital, and the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.  She made a career shift 2 ½ yrs. ago when she came to work for Rocky Mountain Prestress.  Lisa believes her past construction experiences bring a valuable and unique perspective to her current position of project manager at Wells Concrete; she is looking forward to expanding her knowledge base within the precast industry.

Personally, Lisa enjoys spending time with her husband Tony, who works as a Senior Project Superintendent for a National General Contractor.  They enjoy exploring just about anything together; camping, golfing, road trips, visiting family, cycling and spending time with friends.

Jace Rossow

507.995.4621

Jace has been with Wells Concrete since June of 2010 in a variety of positions. He spent two summers in our ready mix plant and over two summers as an intern in the sales and estimating department before moving into a full time position as an Account Manager in January 2014. He enjoys working with architects, contractors, and engineers on building design, finding precast solutions to design challenges and providing efficient, economical precast layouts. Using his 4 year Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management from MSU-Mankato, Jace excels at maintaining and enhancing the intended architectural design of any given project.

Sean Trottier

Project Manager
303.964.7020

Sean is a Project Manager for Wells Concrete at our Denver Colorado location. In his 17 year Engineering and Construction career, he worked on projects of varying sizes, construction types, sectors and complexities. Within these various project types, Sean has performed multiple tasks including Pre-Construction services, Estimating, Engineering, Field services and Project Management.

Sean’s accomplishments include a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Colorado State University. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in Colorado, North Dakota and several other States.

Zac Zimmerman

701.478.2100

Zac started off in the drafting department of our Grand Forks location in August of 2012 and spent six months there. In January of 2013 he was transferred to the Fargo office as an estimator and has since slowly worked his way into a full time sales and estimator role, while simultaneously serving as project manager on jobs when our PM department was overbooked. He has been in the construction industry since the age of 17; he started off building houses and apartments, pouring concrete foundations for grain bins, installing fire sprinkler systems, and, before coming to Wells Concrete, working for a large concrete repair company as a field supervisor. With his long history in construction and a degree in Construction Management, he has excelled through many varied situations that have popped up throughout his years in the industry.

Dan Juntunen

President/CEO
320.845.8522

Dan Juntunen was named President/CEO for Wells Concrete in January, 2011. In this position, he is responsible for all phases of the organization, which include six production facilities and multiple in-house field crews along with Operations, Sales & Marketing, Corporate Services and Product Development, all focusing on a strong market presence from Canada to New Mexico and Wisconsin to Colorado.

Prior to being named President / CEO, Dan had served as the Chief Financial Officer since 2007. In that capacity, he was responsible for the company’s corporate services, financial management, human resources, and information technology.

Dan began his career in commercial banking, initially as a credit analyst and then as a workout officer with a portfolio consisting largely of troubled real estate and construction debt. Following his banking experience, Dan moved to the private sector and served in various financial capacities for private equity based mid-market companies. Immediately prior to his role with Wells, Dan moved out of the private equity environment and became a divisional Vice President of Finance for a $7B company that has manufacturing operations around the world

In addition to his role at Wells Concrete, Dan has served in multiple leadership capacities with the Precast / Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) and served as the Chairman of the Board in 2017.

Dan holds a Bachelor of Accountancy degree from the University of North Dakota and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Ben Ahneman

Vice President – Project Management
701.371.1306

Ben is a graduate of North Dakota State University and can leverage more than 15 years of experience in the construction industry in an estimating and project management capacity to connect with clients on precast/prestressed solutions. His leadership attributes and natural ability to seek common ground while understanding a client’s needs and expectations, combined with his technical expertise, make him a valuable asset to any project.

Mark Del Vecchio

Vice President – Human Resources, Health, and Safety
320.845.8525

Mark joined Wells Concrete in November, 2015. He develops, implements, and maintains Wells Concrete’s HR and Safety programs and processes to ensure employee utilization and employee safety. Prior to joining Wells Concrete, Mark worked in Safety and HR leadership roles in large industrial, construction, and construction materials companies.  His background in this vein includes proactive approaches to employee wellness and safety.

Mark has a Juris Doctor from William Mitchell College of Law, a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Minnesota, and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of St. Thomas. He is a member of the Minnesota Bar.

Ryan Garden, P.E.

Vice President – Drafting/Engineering
320.845.8513

Ryan has worked for Wells Concrete for a total of 20 years. He rejoined the Wells Concrete team in 2007, where he led the project management effort before returning to his engineering roots with a promotion to Chief Engineer in 2010. With over 25 years in engineering, 19 specifically in precast concrete, Ryan brings a wealth of experience in various aspects of precast delivery. He works closely with the Wells Concrete estimating and production teams, as well as engineering and field services partners to ensure projects are delivered to the expectations outlined.

Ryan started with Wells concrete in May 1990. He has spent time in numerous positions in the company, including Field Services Engineer, Design Engineer, and Senior Project Manager. Ryan is currently the Chief Engineer and oversees the drafting and engineering departments at all of our sites. In addition, he spent seven years in the consulting engineering field, which exposed him to a wide variety of building materials and systems. His vast work experiences make him uniquely qualified to evaluate the various projects we encounter and propose the solution best fitting our customers’ needs.

Ryan graduated from the University of North Dakota with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering.

Mike Hemberger

Chief Operating Officer - Western Division
303.956.7040

Jesse Hiller

Vice President – Erection/Field Services
763.493.6211

Jesse has 17 years’ experience with Wells Concrete; he started in field services and has led a variety of erection efforts, including some of the most complex projects Wells Concrete has completed. He is currently managing 15 erection crews and three patching crews across the Midwest. At our peak, we have over 120 people working in three different unions in the field department. His knowledge of Wells Concrete’s product and installation are paramount to the team.

Jesse graduated from Minnesota State University in Mankato with a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction management. He is a NCCO Certified Crane Operator, Certified Crane Inspector, and PCI Certified Field Auditor.

Gregg Jacobson

Senior Vice President - New Product Development
507.380.6388

Gregg has over 30 years of experience at Wells Concrete. With a PE Civil Engineering BSCE from NDSU, Gregg has been a valuable asset since 1983, when he started as a field engineer at Wells Concrete. He became a Field Services Manager in 1990, and moved into the position of Production Manager at our Wells location in 1999. In 2007, he added the Albany plant in addition to Wells and took on the role of Vice President of Operations. At present, Gregg is the Senior Vice President – New Product Development, responsible for collaboration between all departments to bring new product lines to the marketplace.

Steve Kloos

Vice President – Quality Control
507.380.6772

A 20-year veteran at Wells Concrete, Steve is the Vice President of Quality Control. He started his career in the Ready Mix industry and has transferred into the Precast/Prestress side of the business for the last three years. Steve and his team are constantly striving to perfect existing mix designs and develop new finishes.

He is a certified Concrete Technologist, ACI field certified inspector, and PCI III plant certified. His years of mix design and field experience is great asset to Wells Concrete.

Spencer Kubat

Vice President – Sales/Marketing
507.553.8128

A 30-year veteran of Wells Concrete, Spencer has overseen development of the company’s core product offerings – carving a niche in the marketplace for architectural and structural precast and prestressed concrete products. His relationships in the industry run deep as he is committed to finding ways to better serve clients and the marketplace. He builds upon a sales foundation of technical expertise and estimating capabilities that supports the company’s abilities as an integrated solutions provider.

Sam Nesius

Vice President – Corporate Development
701.478.1294

Sam has been with the Wells Companies since 2008 and in his current position since 2011. Prior to his current role, Sam was in sales, estimating, project management and business development.  In addition to being part of the leadership team, Sam oversees Wells Concrete Canada, the international arm of the Wells Companies, and the Research & Development program helping bring new products, finishes, and offerings to Wells’ customers. Sam is also involved in M&A and starting new business lines for The Wells Companies, the parent company of Wells Concrete.

Prior to his employment at Wells, Sam served in the US Navy as a Naval Aviator on Active Duty from 1999-2008 and a Selected Reservists from 2009-2013. Sam still currently serves in the US Navy in the IRR and is beginning his 19th year of service.

Sam attended the University of Wisconsin – River Falls where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics in 1997 and also received his MBA from the Hough Graduate School of Business at the University of Florida in 2008.

Sam is also a 3rd generation member of the ownership family, has served on the Board of Directors since 2009, and was named Chairman in 2017.

Greg Roth

Chief Operating Officer - Eastern Division
320.845.2229

Greg Roth was named Chief Operating Officer for Wells Concrete Eastern Division in February 2019. In this capacity, he works with all Eastern Division operating departments including Project Management, Drafting & Engineering, Quality Assurance, Operations, Field Services and Sealants.

Greg has been with the company for eight years and has had several roles, most recently as Vice President of Operations responsible for company-wide production and yarding operations.  During his time, he has lead our implementation of Concrete Vision, developed many of the metrics we use to drive continuous improvement and has been instrumental in building teamwork between quality and operations to drive performance.

Greg holds a Master of Science degree in Executive Leadership from Saint Cloud State University and an Undergraduate degree from University of Minnesota Morris.

Ryan Stroschein

Chief Financial Officer
320.845.2229

Ryan holds a Master of Professional Accountancy degree from the University of South Dakota and is a Certified Public Accountant. Prior to joining Wells Concrete Ryan worked in the public accounting arena with Larson Allen, LLP (now Clifton Larson Allen, LLP). He was Wells Concrete’s auditor during his time with Larson Allen, LLP.

Ryan joined Wells Concrete in March 2011 as Financial Analyst where he was responsible for internal and external financial reporting, departmental profitability analysis, and overseeing the Minnesota accounting function. He was named Direct of Finance in September, 2012. In this position, Ryan successfully consolidated and centralized the accounting and finance personnel from Wells, MN and Grand Forks, ND to Albany, MN. In this transition the department was reduced from fifteen employees to seven, with an eighth person added in September 2013.

Ryan Stroschein was named Chief Financial Officer for Wells Concrete in September 2013. In this position, Ryan has focused much of his effort on centralizing the accounting and finance functions of the company. He most recently migrated the two separate companies to one legal entity. Ryan has also focused on labor efficiency and lean initiatives in the production environment.