|Kari Karst, President|
|Kari earned a BS in Civil Engineering from South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. Since her purchase of the company in 1992, Kari has provided strong leadership and direction for the company. Prior to 1992 she was employed with Ingersoll Rand Company in Los Angeles, CA and Charlotte, NC. While attending college, she worked on various road and bridge construction projects for Sweetman Construction Co.
Kari is an active industry advocate and spokesperson. She was president of the Associated General Contractors of South Dakota in 2004. She has been an AGC of South Dakota board member since 1998. She currently represents the State of South Dakota as a National Director to the AGC of America.
|AliceAnn Krantz, Vice President, Estimating|
|AliceAnn earned an AAS in Civil Engineering Technology from Southeast Technical Institute. AliceAnn’s employment began in 1993 as a laborer and truck driver. In 1996 she was promoted to Field Supervisor directly supervising several projects including an additional 9 holes on the Dells Rocky Run Golf Course.
In 2000, AliceAnn advanced to become a Project Manager/Estimator and in 2009 Vice President of Estimating and is now responsible for all projects bid and quoted. Prior to coming to us, she worked for Sweetman Const. Co. on various road construction projects. AliceAnn is a certified Erosion Control Specialist with SDDOT and MnDOT.
|Dean Herll, Vice President Construction|
|Dean earned a BS in Civil Engineering from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. Dean’s employment started in 1996 as Project Manager and Estimator. Dean is currently responsible for overseeing all of the company’s construction operations.
Dean was instrumental in the company’s largest contract as a subcontractor on the first ever design-build project for the SDDOT in Sioux Falls on I-229. This project was with the joint venture of Gilbert Central and Parsons Engineering and involved significant scheduling, design assistance, creativity and dedication. Prior to working for us he worked for Sweetman Const. Co. as an Estimator in the Rapid City Office.
|Eric A. Thompson, Vice President Construction|
|Eric graduated from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology in December of 1993 with a BS in Civil Engineering. He began his employment with us upon the purchase of Terin Corp. in March of 2009. Eric began his career as a Project Manager/Estimator for Sweetman Const. Co., Inc. in January of 1994. He continued his career with Terin Corp. upon its inception in 1996 as Project Manager/Estimator before being promoted to President.
Eric’s main focus is on concrete paving, curb and gutter and sidewalk. BX Civil & Construction performs both as a prime contractor and a subcontractor.
|Jeffrey D. Haas, Project Manager|
|Jeff Haas earned an AAS in Civil Engineering Technology from Southeast Technical Institute, and a BS in Construction Management from South Dakota State University in 2002. Jeff began his career at Werner Construction Company in Hastings, NE as a superintendant. He came to us with the acquisition of Terin Corp, in the spring of 2009. Jeff serves as Project Manager and specializes in concrete paving.|
|Blake Harms, Project Manager
Blake has a BS degree in Civil Engineering from South Dakota State University. Blake has been employed since April 2011 as a project manager. Prior to his employment with us, he was a Field Engineer/Supervisor with Wells Concrete Products, Inc. a precast concrete producer. Blake was employed with Stockwell Engineering, Inc. as a Engineering Field Inspector during the summers of 2008 and 2009 working on various project preforming inspection of construction and daily reporting as an owner representative.
|Elaine Hammer, CFO|
|Elaine earned a BS in Accounting from Sioux Falls College and an MBA in Management Information Systems from the University of South Dakota. Elaine began in 1999 as Personnel Administrator on a part-time basis. She began working full-time for the Company in 2000. She is currently CFO and handles the Human Resources functions for the Company. In addition, Elaine utilizes her considerable knowledge and experience in information systems to help design reports and streamline our system processes.|
|Keith Miller, Fleet Manager|
|Keith has been with us since 1998. He is responsible for all equipment and vehicle purchasing, repairs and maintenance. Keith has an extensive background in the maintenance field, from farm equipment to 14 years of industrial maintenance experience. He has attended training seminars and conferences in Las Vegas, Baltimore and Seattle. Keith plans to pursue the Certified Equipment Management degree.|