Erhardt Construction Makes Three Impactful Leadership Promotions in One Day!
(Ada, MI) – December 17th, 2021 brought exciting changes for Erhardt Construction’s leadership team.
Erhardt Construction’s President & CEO, Ben Wickstrom, made three exciting announcements to the entire team on Friday, December 17th, 2021. For Erhardt, 2021 brought amazing opportunities through significant upcoming projects for the community of Grand Rapids, such as the new Special Olympics Michigan Complex and D.A. Blodgett-St. John’s Home multipurpose facility. This success is an outcome of the remarkable talent and dedication Erhardt’s team brings forth. The changes announced by Wickstrom will lay the foundation of continued success both as a team internally and in the growth that we can achieve in the years to come.
Formerly Erhardt’s Senior Project Manager, has been promoted to Vice President – Construction Operations.
“Marc has long exhibited the leadership, performance, service to others, and ethics to thrive in an officer level position and help our company continue to grow. He lives out our core values, positively impacting others through his work,” said Wickstrom. Felt will continue to run the project management department with new leadership responsibilities for advancing Erhardt’s people and projects.
Formerly Erhardt’s Vice President of Business Development, has been promoted to Senior Vice President.
Wickstrom states, “Ryan has been a catalyst for growth through our business development, sales, and marketing efforts. I wanted to make this change in title to accurately reflect everything Ryan does [at Erhardt].”
Formerly Erhardt’s Vice President, has been promoted to Chief Operations Officer.
“We are a growing company, and I expect that to accelerate over the next few years.” said Wickstrom. “In addition to our field operations, Taggart oversees Human Resources, Safety, Insurance, and our custom cabinetry shop. The COO title encompasses all those moving parts that make our operation run smoothly,” he adds.
Backlog fuels success in construction industry
Wickstrom said the municipal sector will continue to grow in 2023 as local municipalities are going to continue to ramp up investment in facilities, services and infrastructure to serve the public. “There is a good amount of work coming from local cities, townships and counties, which I think is good for our region and our industry,” he said.
Whiskey Business: TC Whiskey Expansion Highlighted by Public Support
The cooperation between government and private companies was on full display Friday with the groundbreaking of a new distillery and tasting room for the Traverse City Whiskey Company. It’s a project that is supposed to create 100 jobs and bring $20 million to the region.
$12.6M for renovations to Muskegon County Hall of Justice approved by county board
Muskegon County is moving forward with an estimated $12.6 million in renovations to its Hall of Justice that include an exterior facelift. The county has hired Erhardt Construction of Ada as the construction manager to oversee the hall of justice work.