The image and character of your partners say a lot about you.

We are highly educated engineers, construction professionals, and your allies on the build site. We are easy to work with. We make good on our promises. And we have the financial strength to stand behind our word.

We are OSHA-trained and LEED-accredited professionals. We are certified welders, crane operators, concrete technicians, and contractors.

Though we've been led by some prominent families, we've never been a family-led company. Instead, we choose to be led by those who merit excellence and promotion. Because of this, we firmly believe that our team can handle any challenge with grace and precision.

Meet Our Team

Our purpose is to positively impact lives by building community—which includes our people. At Journey, we highly value our people and work hard to continue to build people and teams, as they are essential to the Journey experience.

Our team is made up of people who are honest, passionate, hardworking, easy-going and dedicated to exceeding your expectations.

The longevity of Journey team is tremendous. Many of our team members have held various positions within the company, giving them unparalleled experience and expertise to help provide excellence in leadership to our teams and projects.

We’ve built a strong foundation on character, expertise and experience. The depth of education and background that our team sports is virtually unmatched in the marketplace. Because the Journey promise means follow-through and incredible quality. Our financial strength allows us to stand behind our word—100% of the time.

It’s a critical asset to any high-value project—a fleet of level-headed, organized, detail-oriented folks who know the region, have mastered the process and prioritize excellence. We handle every challenge with grace and precision.

Get to know our team—from proven leaders to exceptional people.

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Randy Knecht President/CEO
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Marlyn Bergeson VP Operations
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Darin Hage VP Journey Construction
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Tate Johnson Ainsworth-Benning Division Leader
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Jared Gusso VP SFC Civil Constructors
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Ryan Kerkvliet VP Black-Top Paving
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Jay Rasmussen Community Relations Coordinator
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Jennifer Byers Executive Administrative Assistant
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Dave Van Nieuwenhuyzen Business Development Director
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Tony Wiseman Director of Project Development: Journey Construction
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Aaron Eich Senior Project Manager: Journey Construction
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Joe Niewohner Senior Project Manager: Journey Construction
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Mark Lukonen Senior Project Manager: Journey Construction
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Eric Bender Director of Field Operations: Journey Construction
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Kyle Brockmueller Project Manager: SFC Civil Constructors
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Jesse Davey Project Manager: Journey Construction
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Josh Dede Project Manager: SFC Civil Constructors
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Sorin Hlihor Project Manager: SFC Civil Constructors
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Seth Lukonen Project Manager: Journey Construction
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Tim Lalim Project Manager: Journey Construction
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Brad Meyer Project Manager: Black-Top Paving
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John Reiser Senior Project Manager: Journey Construction
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Tyson Ronne Project Manager: Journey Construction
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Devin Underberg Estimator: Journey Construction
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Dallis Preheim Project Manager: Journey Construction
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Brock Williams Project Manager: Journey Construction
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Chad Lanoue Carpentry Project Manager: Journey Construction
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Joel Bass Concrete Project Manager: Black-Top Paving
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Mohammed Salman Project Manager: Journey Construction
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Matt Ondricek Project Manager: Black-Top Paving
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Brent Smith Project Manager: Journey Construction
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Tanner Solberg Preconstruction Coordinator: Journey Construction
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Tim Weeks Assistant Project Manager: Journey Construction
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Hayley Robley Project Manager: Journey Construction
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Jacob Bruget Superintendent: Journey Construction
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Cody Koerner Superintendent: Black-Top Paving
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Brett Smid Estimator: Journey Construction
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Farlin Barse Superintendent: SFC Civil Constructors
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Mike Barse Superintendent: SFC Civil Constructors
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Mike Lum Superintendent: Journey Construction
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Stu Moser Superintendent: Journey Shop
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Tony Meyer Superintendent: Journey Construction
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Chase Tempel Superintendent: Journey Construction
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Cody Lengkeek Superintendent: Black-Top Paving
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Greg Nosbush Superintendent: Journey Construction
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Hunter Deckert Superintendent: SFC Civil Constructors
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Shane Hammer Superintendent: Journey Construction
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Nate Cartmill Superintendent: Journey Construction
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Louis Harmon Superintendent: Journey Construction
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Michael McGee Superintendent: Journey Construction
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Nate Lickteig Superintendent: Journey Construction
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Bill Lienke Superintendent: Journey Construction
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Roger Klebe Superintendent: Journey Construction
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Tyler Hill Superintendent: Journey Construction
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Roy Aasheim Superintendent: SFC Civil Constructors
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Brian Eiesland Superintendent: SFC Civil Constructors
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Chad Munce Superintendent: Journey Construction
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Sergey Strizhius Superintendent: Journey Construction
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Aaron Bauer Superintendent: Journey Construction
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Josh Hejl Superintendent: Journey Construction
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Mike Miller Superintendent: Journey Construction
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Malakai Furman Assistant Superintendent: Black-Top Paving
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Shane Meagher Superintendent: SFC Civil Constructors
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Denis Strizhius Superintendent: Journey Construction
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Andrew McDonald Superintendent: SFC Civil Constructors
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Richard Ontiveros Superintendent: Black-Top Paving
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Elliot Quam Superintendent: Journey Construction
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Isaac Russell Superintendent: Journey Construction
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Jacob Turner Superintendent: Journey Construction
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Jess Boddicker Lean Manager
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Jamison Mutschelknaus VDC Manager
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Joel Van Ekeren Safety Director
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Ethan Rozeboom Contracts Manager
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Jolene Smith Human Resources Director
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Kurt Lane IT Manager
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Dawn Andel Director of Marketing & Communications
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Sarah Vicuña Human Resources Manager

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