Leadership

 

Team Wanzek

Building Strong from the Inside Out

For over 45 years, Wanzek’s leadership team has focused on developing our greatest asset: our people. Our team’s skills, experience and dedication to excellence is what sets Wanzek apart from every other construction company. Together, the resulting growth has driven our company evolution in accord with client demand. By identifying new opportunities based on client needs, we have expanded our footprint and built strong client relationships.

Rob Lee

Rob Lee

Executive Vice President

As Executive Vice President, Rob provides leadership for overall company performance. Responsibilities include day-to-day operations processes and procedures, strategy development and implementation of plans to grow Wanzek Construction.
Rob Lee

Rob Lee

Executive Vice President

As Executive Vice President, Rob provides leadership for overall company performance. Responsibilities include day-to-day operations processes and procedures, strategy development and implementation of plans to grow Wanzek Construction. Rob brings a great deal of technical knowledge to his role, exemplified by his experience on-site and hands-on management style. During his tenure here, Rob has implemented protocols which have improved efficiency in the Renewables Group and has frequently been recognized for outstanding achievements. An alumnus of North Dakota State University, Rob earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management.

Travis Solberg

Travis Solberg

Chief Financial Officer

CPA, CCIFP

Travis Solberg is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Wanzek Construction, Inc. He began his career at Wanzek in 2012 when he was hired as Accounting Manager, was later promoted to Controller and most recently named Chief Financial Officer.
Travis Solberg

Travis Solberg

Chief Financial Officer

CPA, CCIFP

Travis Solberg is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Wanzek Construction, Inc. He began his career at Wanzek in 2012 when he was hired as Accounting Manager, was later promoted to Controller and most recently named Chief Financial Officer. As CFO, Travis directs the financing strategies, analysis, forecasting and budget management, along with accounting operations such as receivables, payables, payroll and financial reporting. He is an alumnus of North Dakota State University, where Travis earned his Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Accounting.
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Arnold Jelinek

Vice President of Operations

As Vice President of Operations, Arnold manages the daily functions of Wanzek. Responsible for overseeing Quality, the Project Management Office and Project Services, he supervises those that provide needed services, processes and consistency to the construction groups.
Arnold_Jelinek

Arnold Jelinek

Vice President of Operations

As Vice President of Operations, Arnold manages the daily functions of Wanzek. Responsible for overseeing Quality, the Project Management Office and Project Services, he supervises those that provide needed services, processes and consistency to the construction groups. Arnold utilizes his previous experience in many different Wanzek departments including project management, business development and operations to lead a large, innovative group to achieving client expectations safely, profitably and in a manner that is rewarding for both our clients and our teams. An alumnus of North Dakota State University, Arnold earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering.
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Randy Johnson

Vice President of Corporate Services

As Vice President of Corporate Services, Randy leads the Human Resources, Training, Marketing and Communication and Business Development Departments at Wanzek.
Randy_Johnson

Randy Johnson

Vice President of Corporate Services

As Vice President of Corporate Services, Randy leads the Human Resources, Training, Marketing and Communication and Business Development Departments at Wanzek. Responsible for workforce and succession planning, overseeing staff operations, leadership and development training, Randy allocates resources and talent to achieve collaboration and synergy across Wanzek’s corporate services. With nearly 20 years of experience in sales and human resources, Randy’s valuable experience and leadership of his team are an asset to Wanzek. Most recently, Randy was the West Region Manager for Titan Machinery. An alumnus of North Dakota State University, he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Business.
Michael_Miketa

Michael Miketa

Vice President of Construction

As Vice President of Construction, Michael leads the Industrial Construction Team at Wanzek and MasTec Power Corp., a sister company of Wanzek. Responsible for the safety, quality, and overall project execution, and project financial results,
Michael_Miketa

Michael Miketa

Vice President of Construction

As Vice President of Construction, Michael leads the Industrial Construction Team at Wanzek and MasTec Power Corp., a sister company of Wanzek. Responsible for the safety, quality, and overall project execution, and project financial results, Michael promotes a positive and professional environment and focuses on achieving the overall business objectives. Responsible for attracting and retaining industrial clients, Michael works to enhance Wanzek’s industrial capabilities through strategic planning, forecasting and budgeting. He brings to Wanzek 30 years of experience in oil, gas, chemicals, pipelines renewable energy markets, power and mining. An alumnus of the University of Southern Colorado, Michael holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering Technology.
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Michael Muffly

Vice President of Health, Safety and Environmental

In his role as Vice President of Health, Safety and Environmental, Michael oversees Wanzek’s culture of safety and commitment to a culture of a Zero Injury workplace.
Michael_Muffly

Michael Muffly

Vice President of Health, Safety and Environmental

In his role as Vice President of Health, Safety and Environmental, Michael oversees Wanzek’s culture of safety and commitment to a culture of a Zero Injury workplace. Supervising a team of safety and administrative professionals, Michael ensures Wanzek’s compliance with federal, state and corporate environmental, health and safety regulations. Michael, a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), brings over 20 years of health and safety experience to Wanzek and was most recently Oil, Gas and Chemicals Sector HSE Director for CH2MHILL. An alumnus of Columbia Southern University, Michael earned his Master of Science Degree in Occupational Health & Safety Management.
John_Nichols

John Nichols

Vice President Renewable Services

In his role as Vice President Renewable Services, John works to build and leverage the talent of the already successful Renewable Services Team.
John_Nichols

John Nichols

Vice President Renewable Services

In his role as Vice President Renewable Services, John works to build and leverage the talent of the already successful Renewable Services Team. Responsible for overseeing estimating, project services and personnel, John cultivates opportunity leads and relationships with new and existing clients to provide first class customer service. Most recently, John was the Field Engineering Manager-Major Projects Heavy Lifts for Siemens Energy, Inc., Houston, TX. An alumnus of Bismarck State College, John earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Energy Management.