Our Staff

Staff staff

john eischen

John Eischen

Executive Director

John@RochesterAreaBuilders.com

Oversees all committees, staff, and more
Joined RAB in December 2010
Rebeakah Nielsen

Rebekah Nielsen

Membership and Education Director


Rebekah@RochesterAreaBuilders.com

Committees: 40 Below, Ambassadors, Awards, Community Relations, Education, Membership, Program, Remodelers Council, Spike Club, and Studs, Struts & Stilettos.
Attends RAB Board Meetings
Joined RAB in April 2003
Shelly Erpelding

Shelly Bahlmann

Publications and Special Events Director

Shelly@RochesterAreaBuilders.com

Committees: Home Show, Golf Outing, Sporting Clay Shoot
Publications: “Foundations” – the RAB Newsletter,¬†Annual Membership Directory for RAB,¬†Weekly E-News Update
Joined RAB in June 2016
Audra Boulduan

Audra Bolduan

Plan Room and Website Director

Audra@RochesterAreaBuilders.com

Committees: Marketing (Website), Showcase, and Builders Exchange of Rochester Board of Trustees
Publications: BER Weekly Bulletin, Annual Membership Directory for BER
Joined RAB in July 1998
Darcy Goplen

Julie Moreton

Office Administrator / Bookkeeper

Julie@rochesterareabuilders.com

Joined RAB in 2019
Rick Dold

Rick Dold

Government Affairs Consultant

Rick@GodwinDold.com

Committees: Government Affairs, Green Building, Commercial Builders Council, and Development Council
Attends RAB Board Meetings
Started Consulting for RAB in July 2017

Our Board

2019 Executive Board Members staff

jerry jensen bod

PRESIDENT

Jerry Jensen

Valor Mechanical
507-218-8400
Alissa Moe

VICE-PRESIDENT

Alissa Moe

Cambria
507-252-5222
Brian Sheehan

PAST PRESIDENT

Brian Sheehan

Weis Builders, Inc.
507-288-2041
staff

TREASURER

Jesse Buhl

MedCity Consulting
507-216-4228
leslie mcgillivray rivas

SECRETARY

Leslie McGillivray-Rivas

WSB & Associates
507-289-3919

2019 Board Directors staff

Jessi Hanson
Benike Construction

507-288-6575

Tom Leimer
Knutson Construction

507-282-1769

Joe Langel
Home Federal Bank

507-252-7163

Spencer Holman
TLS Companies, LLC

507-322-0100

Jennifer Lawver
ERH Developing

507-951-6665

Kevin Sternberg
Countryside Builders, LLC

507-536-3800

Luke Stier
Stier Construction

507-358-5115

Builders Exchange Council 2019 Representatives staff

Jeremy Wohlfiel
Merit Contracting – Chair

507-281-4317

John Honeck
Harris Rochester – Vice-Chair

507-535-3249

Katie Herrmann
Kraus-Anderson – Past Chair

507-226-8690

Commercial Builders Council 2019 Chair staff

Hilary Stonelake-Curtis
Dunlap & Seeger

507-288-9111

Remodelers Council 2019 Chair staff

Becky Holmen
Bright Ideas

507-252-8376

Development Council 2019 Chair staff

Matt Smith
Elcor Construction

507-281-3333

National (NAHB) 2019 Director Representative staff

Dana Hlebichuk
Widseth Smith Nolting – Chair

507-292-8743

State (BAM) 2019 Director Representative staff

John McGuine
J&M Consulting

507-251-5901