MC&MCA Annual Meeting Highlights

The MC&MCA's annual meeting was held on January 18 in Roseville. The 2018 budget was reviewed and passed by the members. No dues increases! Dues invoices have been emailed out. Marketing Director Elena Peltsman updated the members on the MC&MCA’s architectural marketing efforts. The attending members also elected a new board of directors and officers.

Dan Francois, Project Manager for Kraus-Anderson Construction Company, was elected the MC&MCA 2018-2019 president. Francois has worked for Kraus-Anderson for 13 years. He is a 2005 graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville with a degree in Civil Engineering. Francois has performed preconstruction planning and estimating, as well as construction project management in a variety of market sectors.

Francois has led construction projects ranging from the Milwaukee, WI and Brooklyn Center, MN FBI Field Offices, the International Market Square Lofts in Minneapolis, the Black Bear Casino & Hotel in Cloquet, and the Edgewater Senior Housing Campus West in Des Moines, IA.

Kraus-Anderson is a longtime member of the MC&MCA. The company was established in 1897 and operates under the motto of “building enduring relationships and strong communities.”

The new MC&MCA board of directors and officers for 2018-2019 include:

President: Dan Francois, Kraus-Anderson Construction Company
President-Elect: Patrick Vogt, Donald R. Frantz Concrete Construction, LLC
Secretary: Kirt O’Konek, Stoneworks Architectural Precast/Cast Stone
Treasurer: Steve Brock, Construction Midwest, Inc.

General Contractors: Dan Brenteson, McGough Companies, Inc.
Dylan VanAvery, Mortenson Construction
Masonry & Concrete Contractors: Chad Grazzini, Carciofini
Michael Lapensky, Twin City Tile & Marble Company
Tom Miller, Advanced Masonry Restoration
Associates: John Haupt, American Engineering Testing
John Thomas, TCC Materials
Larry Thompson, American Artstone Company
Denver O’Brien, Amcon Concrete Products, LLC
Zach Quinn, Brock White Company

If you would like to receive a copy of the annual meeting minutes and/or the budget feel free to email or and we will get them to you.