Team Members

Our approach underscores our professionals’ personal investment in the success of the facilities we build.

Leadership

Jim McShane, PE

Jim McShane, PE

Chief Executive Officer

Jim McShane, PE
Jim McShane, PE

Chief Executive Officer

Office: Corporate Headquarters

Jim serves as Chief Executive Officer of McShane Construction Company, a firm he founded in 1984. Jim’s leadership, creativity and intuitive knowledge of design/build construction propelled the organization into one of the nation’s premier construction service firms.

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Molly McShane

Molly McShane

Chief Operating Officer

Molly McShane
Molly McShane

Chief Operating Officer

As Chief Operating Officer, Molly provides day-to-day leadership and management of The McShane Companies, focusing her efforts on long-term strategic growth and operational excellence.

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Dan McShane, Esq.

Dan McShane, Esq.

Chief Strategy Officer & General Counsel

Dan McShane, Esq.
Dan McShane, Esq.

Chief Strategy Officer & General Counsel

Dan serves as Chief Strategy Officer & General Counsel for McShane Construction Company. In his role, he coordinates strategic planning and risk management strategies while overseeing the company’s legal matters on a national basis and provides in-house legal advice to the firm, offering guidance in the strategic decision-making process.

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Jeff Raday, PE

Jeff Raday, PE

President

Jeff Raday, PE
Jeff Raday, PE

President

Office: Corporate Headquarters

Jeff joined McShane Construction Company as Vice President in 1996 and was named President of the firm in 1998. Through 20+ years of service at McShane, Jeff has guided the firm’s growth into one of the nation’s leading design/build construction organizations.

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Mat Dougherty, PE

Mat Dougherty, PE

Executive Vice President & Regional Manager

Mat Dougherty, PE
Mat Dougherty, PE

Executive Vice President & Regional Manager

Offices: Corporate Headquarters , Southern Wisconsin Regional Office

As Executive Vice President & Regional Manager of McShane Construction Company’s Rosemont office, Mat oversees the day-to-day operations of the firm’s headquarters and Midwest Region and is a pivotal team member in the strategic planning process.

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Bob Galante, CPA

Bob Galante, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Bob Galante, CPA
Bob Galante, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Office: Corporate Headquarters

Bob is responsible for overseeing the finances of McShane Construction Company. He directs the firm’s overall financial planning process and manages the firm’s relationships with the financial community.

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Scott Hoppa

Scott Hoppa

Senior Vice President & Regional Manager

Scott Hoppa
Scott Hoppa

Senior Vice President & Regional Manager

Office: Southeast Regional Office

Scott is an experienced construction professional with nearly 25 years of commercial and multi-family project experience in the Southeast and Midwest Regions.

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Jim Kurtzman

Jim Kurtzman

Senior Vice President & Regional Manager

Jim Kurtzman
Jim Kurtzman

Senior Vice President & Regional Manager

Office: Southwest Regional Office

As Senior Vice President & Regional Manager of McShane Construction Company’s Southwest Regional Office, Jim oversees the day-to-day operations of the firm’s regional activities. Joining McShane in 2018, he possesses 20+ years of construction experience within the multi-family residential and commercial construction markets.

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Charlie Stone

Charlie Stone

Vice President & Regional Manager

Charlie Stone
Charlie Stone

Vice President & Regional Manager

Office: Western Regional Office

As Vice President & Regional Manager of McShane Construction Company’s Western Regional office, Charlie oversees the day-to-day operations of the firm’s regional activities. Joining McShane in 2015, he possesses over 30 years of experience in general business management, innovative team leadership, customer account management, labor relations and organizational capability and development.

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Tom Beres, PE

Tom Beres, PE

Vice President

Tom Beres, PE
Tom Beres, PE

Vice President

Office: Corporate Headquarters

Tom joined McShane Construction Company in 2003 and has since risen to an executive position as Vice President. His detailed approach and unique understanding of the complex requirements for today’s industrial and commercial environments has made him a key resource in the firm’s design/build and general construction process within the warehouse/distribution, food processing, speculative industrial, light manufacturing and office sectors.

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Min Jang, LEED AP BD+C

Min Jang, LEED AP BD+C

Vice President

Min Jang, LEED AP BD+C
Min Jang, LEED AP BD+C

Vice President

Office: Corporate Headquarters

Min serves as Vice President of McShane Construction Company and is responsible for overseeing a team of professionals in the completion of comprehensive construction assignments. He joined the firm in 1999 and distinguished himself through excellence in his project management and work ethic, resulting in the professional advancement to Vice President in 2016.

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David Rintz

David Rintz

Vice President

David Rintz
David Rintz

Vice President

Office: Corporate Headquarters

As Vice President of Midwest Operations at McShane Construction Company, David leads a team of project professionals who are tasked with delivering high-quality construction assignments, from pre-construction to closeout, targeting the multi-family, senior housing and affordable housing markets. He is also responsible for pursuing and securing new construction assignments across the region.

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Jennifer Werneke, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Jennifer Werneke, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Vice President – Human Capital

Jennifer Werneke, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Jennifer Werneke, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Vice President – Human Capital

Office: Corporate Headquarters

As Vice President of Human Capital, Jennifer serves as the company’s senior advisor and thought leader on all aspects of human resources. Through her strategic leadership of recruitment, talent management, and compensation and benefits, she ensures that The McShane Companies continues to attract, retain and develop talent to support the firm’s overall growth strategy.

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Ellen Hilgendorf, CPA

Ellen Hilgendorf, CPA

Vice President – Finance

Ellen Hilgendorf, CPA
Ellen Hilgendorf, CPA

Vice President – Finance

Office: Corporate Headquarters

As Vice President of Finance for McShane Construction Company, Ellen oversees the financial management and accounting functions for the firm, as well as manages the firm’s relationships with outside financial entities, including its bonding and insurance relationships.

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Dennis Rumshas, CRIS, SCLA

Dennis Rumshas, CRIS, SCLA

Vice President – Safety & Risk Management

Dennis Rumshas, CRIS, SCLA
Dennis Rumshas, CRIS, SCLA

Vice President – Safety & Risk Management

Office: Corporate Headquarters

As McShane Construction Company’s Vice President of Safety and Risk Management, Dennis is responsible for verifying that safe working conditions are maintained on every McShane project site. He conducts periodic job site visits with the project superintendent and participates in all job site OSHA inspections and follow-up conferences.

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Vic Bishop

Vic Bishop

Vice President – Field Operations

Vic Bishop
Vic Bishop

Vice President – Field Operations

Office: Corporate Headquarters

Vic joined McShane Construction Company in 1999 and offers over 25 years of extensive field expertise and on-site management experience. As Vice President – Field Operations, he manages McShane’s superintendents located within the Chicago area and the regional traveling superintendents who provide site supervision for projects throughout the midwest.

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Josh Vidro

Josh Vidro

Vice President – Marketing

Josh Vidro
Josh Vidro

Vice President – Marketing

Office: Corporate Headquarters

Josh joined The McShane Companies in 2015 and offers over 15 years of industry experience. As Vice President – Marketing, he directs and oversees all marketing activities. He designs, implements and monitors effective marketing strategies that align with the company’s business goals. Josh ensures that the marketing team’s activities contribute to McShane’s long-term success.

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Catherine Bressie, MCSE

Catherine Bressie, MCSE

Director of Information Technology

Catherine Bressie, MCSE
Catherine Bressie, MCSE

Director of Information Technology

Office: Corporate Headquarters

As Director of Information Technology, Catherine is responsible for the management, strategy and execution of IT infrastructure for McShane Construction Company. She ensures that appropriate technology and infrastructure is available to support the achievement of company business goals and objectives. She develops strategic plans and risk management strategies to support the installation of technology products that enhance business performance.

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Ed Pitula, LEED AP

Ed Pitula, LEED AP

Director of Business Development

Ed Pitula, LEED AP
Ed Pitula, LEED AP

Director of Business Development

Office: Corporate Headquarters

Ed is a 20+ year veteran of the construction industry with proven experience within a wide variety of market segments, including the industrial, logistics, office, healthcare and hospitality sectors. His years of design/build and general construction expertise has allowed him to serve in a variety of construction-related roles over the last 20+ years with McShane Construction Company, including project management, safety coordination and as a leader of construction operations in the firm’s Western Regional Office.

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Jay Padgett

Jay Padgett

Regional Director of Business Development

Jay Padgett
Jay Padgett

Regional Director of Business Development

Office: Southeast Regional Office

Jay serves as Regional Director of Business Development and is responsible for the growth and leadership of McShane Construction Company’s market expansion within the industrial sector, including distribution, warehouse and manufacturing. In his role, he advances business objectives throughout the Southeast Region by supporting the pursuit, planning, pre-construction and corporate account management for assignments on behalf of McShane’s Southeast Regional Office.

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Gary Vandenberg, AIA

Gary Vandenberg, AIA

Director of Quality Assurance & Quality Control

Gary Vandenberg, AIA
Gary Vandenberg, AIA

Director of Quality Assurance & Quality Control

Office: Corporate Headquarters

Gary joined McShane Construction Company in 1998 and has served in a variety of project management roles. In 2014, he was appointed to Director of Quality Assurance & Quality Control. In his role, Gary directs the various processes related to the firm’s construction operations and is responsible for enhancing and furthering the development of McShane’s professional project teams.

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Ken DeBardelaben

Ken DeBardelaben

Director of Operations

Ken DeBardelaben
Ken DeBardelaben

Director of Operations

Office: Southeast Regional Office

Ken contributes over 25 years of construction experience within the Southeast Region and on a national basis. Since joining the firm in 2007, he has played an integral role in the growth of McShane Construction Company’s Southeast operations, specifically within the multi-family and office markets.

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Brian Kinney

Brian Kinney

Director of Operations

Brian Kinney
Brian Kinney

Director of Operations

Office: Southwest Regional Office

Joining McShane Construction Company in 2017, Brian contributes 30+ years of design/build and general construction experience to the organization.

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Alison Gorham

Alison Gorham

Wisconsin Office Leader

Alison Gorham
Alison Gorham

Wisconsin Office Leader

Office: Southern Wisconsin Regional Office

Alison serves as a Senior Project Manager for McShane Construction Company and leads the firm’s Southern Wisconsin Regional Office. She joined McShane in 2012 and was promoted to her current role to provide management assistance in the design/build and general construction process for the firm’s Wisconsin operations.

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