Jeff Dzurik, Executive Vice President, Project Management
Jeff joined McGough in 1998 and is responsible for overseeing the construction Project Management group as they strive to continuously improve their “best-in-class” project management services. He works closely with the Construction Executives to standardize and improve processes, in a relentless effort to maximize the value delivered to McGough’s respected clients and business partners. Jeff’s passion for construction dates to his early teenage years when he started working as a carpenter in his brother’s construction company. He continued his work as a carpenter for nearly a decade through his high school and college years, providing the foundation of his career in construction. Since joining McGough’s project management team, Jeff has worked on several types of projects, including healthcare, higher education, corporate, manufacturing, and historic renovations. Most recently, he led teams of Project Managers, working collaboratively with Design Partners and Clients to deliver two of the largest, most complex Healthcare projects in the region. His hard work ethic, tireless effort to understand client healthcare workflows, and shared vision to improve the patient care experience were instrumental in the successful outcome of these projects. Jeff has Bachelor of Science degrees in Structural Engineering and Construction Management, along with Masters of Business Administration coursework in accounting, finance, and human resource management. He also holds a Construction Certificate from the American Society of Healthcare Engineers, is a Certified Healthcare Constructor (CHC) by the American Hospital Association, and is involved in his local hockey association as a coach and former board member.
Bake Baker, Executive Vice President, Preconstruction Services
Bake joined McGough in 2004 and is responsible for developing and enhancing McGough’s preconstruction services. He has over 35 years of architectural experience, including numerous years as a Principal with HGA Architects in Minneapolis. His primary responsibilities include assembling and providing project direction and leadership for design and consultant teams on McGough’s development projects. He also manages the preconstruction services for McGough’s construction projects including the virtual modeling, MEP coordination and sustainability teams. Bake has developed industry leading project coordination practices and processes that ensure successful early planning results. This is especially true for complex project teaming arrangements that may include international, national and/or regional designers, engineers and consultants. Bake is a graduate of the University of Minnesota with a BA in American History and also received a Masters in Architecture from the University of Colorado, Denver. Bake serves on the board for the Upper Midwest Chapter of Design Build Institute of America and also serves on the advisory committee for the Urban Land Institute.
John Bartz, Director, Field Operations
John joined McGough in 1989 and currently oversees all construction operations, including the company’s warehousing operation, quality control program and all field forces. John brings to his role both field operations and employee training expertise. He began his career with McGough as Labor Foreman and held numerous field operations and training positions throughout. John also served as Training Director at the Minnesota Laborer’s Training Center, where he helped create a state and federally approved apprenticeship program for the Laborer’s trade that ultimately led to the profession being recognized by the industry as a “skilled” trade. He is passionate about people and about strengthening McGough’s workforce through training, development and the implementation of Lean efficiencies on job sites. John holds a degree in Business Management and currently serves as Chairman of the Board for the Laborer’s Training and Apprenticeship Board. He is actively involved in his local community, where he served as a volunteer firefighter and first responder for over 25 years.
Tim Dunnwald, General Manager, Industrial
Tim joined McGough in 1998 and is responsible for managing McGough’s Ag Industrial Business Group. Tim has been involved with the construction industry for 40 years. Through his career in the construction industry Tim has held operational positions in preconstruction, project management and estimating. He along with his group have developed expertise in delivering complex Industrial construction projects in rural areas. Tim attended the University of Minnesota-Duluth and was certified as a Building Inspector in the State of Minnesota. Tim is active in his community and has served on various non-profit boards and currently serves on several committees for these same organizations.
Jim Frisell, Executive Vice President
As one of the company’s most longstanding employees, Jim has served clients on behalf of McGough for more than 42 years. Jim started his career in the field and has experience in every aspect of the preconstruction and construction process. Over this time, Jim has been involved with numerous major projects for many different client sectors – including government, education, technology, worship, corporate, theaters, sporting facilities and housing. Today, Jim provides both project and regional office oversight and recently led the launch of McGough’s Duluth, Minnesota office. Jim is most gratified by the process of collaboration with owners, architects, subcontractors, and colleagues to create significant, value-based, workable and efficient buildings that have a lasting and positive footprint on the communities in which they are created. Through careful planning and diligent attention to detail, Jim is proud of the work he and his teams consistently produce. Mentoring the next generation of McGough construction management leaders is also very important to Jim. He believes strongly in the practices and values for which McGough has become known and preserving and improving on them is a focus to his work. Jim has a Bachelor’s degree in Project Management from Dunwoody Institute.
Greg Hedin, Construction Executive
Greg is one of McGough’s Construction Executives and the leader of the Worship, Housing, Arts, Community, and K-12 Education Team. He has 16 years of experience in the construction industry and almost 10 years with McGough. In this time, he has led numerous projects for clients representing a variety of sectors – including corporate, education, non-profit and local government. This experience makes him uniquely suited to oversee projects for clients from a diverse set of sectors. Greg is passionate about customer satisfaction and his critical role in the selection and development of top talent for McGough. He holds a degree in Construction Management, with a Business minor, from the University of Wisconsin-Stout.
Karin McCabe, Director, Outreach
As Outreach Director, Karin is responsible for McGough’s diversity and inclusion efforts, both internally and externally. She is an 18-year veteran of the company and has held several departmental and initiative leadership positions during her tenure. Karin shares McGough’s dedication for developing and strengthening relationships within the construction and diversity communities. A steadfast believer in the Servant Leadership model, she is a part of several advisory boards and organizational committees. Currently, she chairs the Youth Committee on the Workforce Innovation Board of Ramsey County and is the chair-elect for the 2018-2020 session. Karin was selected as the Minnesota Subcontractor Association’s 2013 Construction Professional of the Year, the 2015 St. Paul College Community Partner of the Year, and was recently honored by her peers for her work as the lead of McGough’s Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Steering Committee. She is a graduate of St. Catherine’s University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications, and is a life-long learner.
Mike McGough, Vice President, Project Principal
Mike cultivates relationships with our industry partners and promotes strong, collaborative partnerships that support our clients’ goals. Mike has extensive project management experience on a wide variety of projects, including corporate offices, municipal facilities, multi-family housing and cultural projects. He is a fifth-generation McGough family member who started his career in construction as a laborer during his high school years. Throughout his years in the industry, he has held positions as construction superintendent, senior project manager and Principal-In-Charge. He has a passion for the construction industry and for the clients and partners he serves. He believes that each building brings unique collaboration opportunities, as well as an opportunity to continually learn about new sectors and businesses that McGough serves. Mike is a hands-on executive who works closely with our field staff and has developed deep relationships with the subcontractor community. Mike has a degree in Construction Engineering from Arizona State University and has served on the Union Contractor’s Committee of the Associated General Contractors of America.
Tim McGough, Executive Vice President, Project Principal
As Principal-In-Charge, Tim manages partner relationships for many of McGough’s most significant clients with a focus in the corporate office, mission critical, higher education, medical technology and healthcare sectors. He provides leadership and general oversight for McGough’s project teams and all of the associated project industry partners. Tim is a 5th generation McGough family member who began his career at the age of fourteen working in the company’s warehousing operation. Starting in his college years he worked as a laborer in the field but transitioned to carpentry once he joined the company on a full-time basis. He eventually rose to the level of superintendent and credits much of his industry success to the knowledge acquired during his early years in the field. Tim provided key leadership in developing McGough’s information technology capabilities and was instrumental in implementing McGough’s project management and estimating systems and protocols. Tim is a graduate of the University of Minnesota where he received a BS in Management Information Systems. He is active in the community and serves on boards of civic and industry organizations.
Dan McKay, Construction Executive
Dan is a project management expert with over 35 years of experience. Dan is one of McGough’s Construction Executives and the Higher Education Sector Team Lead. In this role, he oversees a team of project managers and a portfolio of projects, with an emphasis on projects for higher education clients. He is passionate about building lasting relationships with clients, design partners and subcontractors, and he plays a key role in the development of outstanding young talent at McGough. Dan is a graduate of Dunwoody Institute and holds multiple Lean certifications. He is active in his community as a youth athletics board member, coach and clinician.
Cary Miller, Construction Executive
Cary is one of McGough’s Construction Executives and its Corporate, Science & Technology Market Leader. Cary brings to the position 28 years of experience in the construction industry, the last 20 of which have been with McGough in project management and estimating roles. He has vast experience with corporate campus projects, having played key roles on major projects for many of the Twin Cities’ largest corporate clients. Cary is passionate about collaborative project approaches and ensuring that entire project teams deeply understand how projects support clients’ organizational success. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management from Minnesota State University-Mankato. He is Past President of the MCMCA (Minnesota Concrete Masonry Contractors Association) and a former Board Member of the Minnesota Concrete Council – serving a total of two years.
Tom Nonnemacher, Executive Vice President, Project Principal
As Principal-In-Charge, Tom manages partner relationships for many of McGough’s key clients. He has developed a specialized expertise in complex historical restorations, hospital expansions/remodels, multi-family housing projects and higher education campus facilities. He has developed deep industry relationships with most of the region’s key design and engineering firms. Tom is a 5th generation family member who has worked for the company most of his life. He has significant field experience working in the warehousing operation and as a laborer, carpenter and superintendent. Tom has held a variety of positions in many different functional areas including past oversight of the company overall operations. He is an effective project executive who excels at managing cross-disciplinary teams. Tom is a graduate of the University of Minnesota with a BS in Business Administration. Over the years he has served on the board of directors for various non-profit organizations including Catholic Charities in St. Paul, St. Therese of New Hope, and The St. Paul Builders’ Exchange. He is currently a member of the Strategic Real Estate Committee for Catholic Charities.
Scott North, Executive Vice President, Healthcare
Scott is responsible for McGough’s National Healthcare Group strategy and business development. Scott joined McGough in 2016 and brings to his role over 38 years of first-hand experience navigating the strategic and operational issues faced by healthcare clients. Prior to joining McGough, he held multiple leadership positions within the Twin Cities-based HealthEast Care System. Most recently, as President of Acute Care, he provided executive leadership for all the system’s acute care facilities, including St. John’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Woodwinds Hospital. Scott played a major role in the HealthEast Care System’s Lean transformation and has a deep understanding of Lean practices and their applications in both the healthcare and construction industries. Known as a versatile, collaborative and authentic leader, Scott develops trusted internal and external relationships that deliver effective strategies and achieve financial goals. Scott is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE). He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration from Bowling Green State University and his Master’s degree from Ashland University, both in Ohio.
Dave Pothen, Vice President & Chief Estimator
Dave is McGough’s Chief Estimator and a thought leader in the company’s business operations. He brings to his role over 29 years of experience in the construction industry, including extensive project management experience and past field leadership roles – all of which have formed the foundation of his preconstruction, estimating and value engineering expertise. Dave has developed industry-leading cost estimating tools and practices and approaches to tracking current market pricing conditions at McGough. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management with an emphasis in Construction Management from Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Tim Reimann, Executive Vice President, Operations
Tim is responsible for operational excellence across the company and in collaboration with strategic partners. He joined McGough in 2015 with over 25 years of operations leadership experience in high-impact positions in manufacturing, supply chain, research and development and information technology. Throughout his career, Tim has been a student of continuous improvement and an implementation leader of Lean systems across a variety of operating environments. His passion for cross-functional leadership, partnership development and results-orientation are hallmarks of his leadership style. Prior to his business career, Tim served as a submarine officer in the Navy after graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy. He then completed his master’s degree at the University of Maryland. Tim is executive sponsor for McGough’s “Beyond the Yellow Ribbon” efforts to support veterans, is actively involved in church and community efforts, and is an adult leader in a high adventure scouting unit.
Jeff Rountree, Vice President, Preconstruction Services
Jeff has been with McGough since 1989 and has held multiple preconstruction, estimating and project management positions throughout his time with the company. Today, Jeff provides preconstruction leadership for numerous complex projects. An American Hospital Association Certified Healthcare Constructor (CHC) and an American Hospital Association Certified Healthcare Facilities Manager (CHFM), Jeff has strong expertise with respect to healthcare projects and additional specialized knowledge with respect to project considerations in rural locales. He is a graduate of Montana State University with a degree in Construction Engineering. He is a former member of the UOM Construction Management Advisory Board Committee and an American Cancer Society – Hope Lodge, National Prototype development member.
Loreli Zimmerman, Construction Executive
Loreli is responsible for leading the project management team that serves McGough’s healthcare clients. She holds 25 years of experience with McGough and over 30 years of experience in the construction industry, including extensive estimating and project management leadership roles. During her tenure, Loreli has been a key part of the project leadership teams for many of McGough’s more complex healthcare construction projects. Her chosen focus on complex healthcare construction stems from her passion for improving the patient experience in a healthcare environment. Loreli holds a degree in Architectural Drafting & Estimating from Dunwoody Industrial Institute. She is also an active member of ASHE (American Society of Healthcare Engineering) and received accreditation as a Certified Healthcare Constructor (CHC) through the American Hospital Association.