THE VENTURE TEAM

AN EXTRAORDINARY TEAM OF PASSIONATE ARCHITECTS, DESIGNERS AND BUILDERS.

Executive Team

Our Executive Team is the driving force behind the significant happenings of Venture Construction Group, including assembling the staff and putting together the resources required for the company to run successfully.

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Chief Executive Officer/President

Dan Eckerman

Responsible for the overall success of the organization and making top-level managerial decisions. Manages overall operations and leads the development and execution of long and short term strategies, creating and implementing the Company’s vision, Bachelor of Science, Construction Management University of Wisconsin - Madison

30 years in the construction industry

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Chief Operations Officer/Accounting Manager

Cheryl Schuyler

Responsible for assisting the CEO in strategic leadership helping provide management and vision for growth and operating efficiency. Responsible for the daily operations of the accounting department, monitoring accounting data, producing financial and job costing reports and coordination of annual audits. Cheryl’s experience comes from over 24 years working in the General Construction industry; performing a multitude of job functions from executive assistant, marketing, IT, human resources, project coordination, and accounting. Cheryl’s organizational skills and leadership abilities foster a success-oriented environment within the company and ensure the day-to-day efficiency of the business.

Design

Our design staff strives to develop a design that has balance in all elements, creating a space to engage in. Project challenges are not seen as road blocks, but an opportunity for a greater refined design. Our design staff listens to each client and values their needs, and believes it is the attention to detail that earns trust and builds rapport.

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Architectural Drafter

John Wachter

John draws stuff.

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Architectural Drafter

Jorge Chinos

Jorge is a Waukesha County Technical College graduate with an Associate’s Degree in Architectural Drafting/Construction Technology. Jorge obtained several years of experience doing custom design work and is responsible for providing CAD drawings and blueprints for remodels/additions and new construction. Jorge works closely with the architect and designers to ensure everything is accurately shown on paper.

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Interior Designer

Amanda Hynst

Amanda comes with 20 years of experience in the residential design business. She has helped countless clients with their renovation needs along with new construction visions. She has a passion for design and creating the dream space her clients have been waiting a lifetime for. Her attention to detail is bar none.  She also brings a holistic approach to her designs. So many important aspects join together including form & function but most importantly seeing how all the dots in the process connect. Each and every one of those points ensures bringing the client’s vision, from paper to life.

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Interior Designer

Casey Weishapple

Casey’s degree in communication combined with her professional involvement with new home construction and remodeling creates a remarkably enjoyable experience for her clients. She pairs these skills with her love for design in order to create a client’s dream home. Her depth of knowledge in furniture, flooring, countertop, and tile design has helped hone her skills in designing flow and functionality for your home.

Project Management

Responsible for individual project management. Project Managers are involved in every phase of the project from pre-construction services, budgeting and cost estimating, value engineering, bid management, construction administration to project closeout.

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Project Manager

Dave Dahlke

Bachelor of Science, Construction Management
University of Wisconsin - Stout
19 years in the construction industry

Jay

Project Manager

Jay Hill

Bachelor of Science, Agricultural Journalism
University of Wisconsin - Madison
28 years in the construction industry

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Project Manager

Tim Dineen

Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
Carroll University - Waukesha
28 years in the construction industry

Joe

Project Manager

Joe Pulczinski

Bachelor of Science, Building Construction Management
University of Wisconsin - Platteville
10 years in the construction industry

Steve

Project Manager

Steve Zainer

Bachelor of Science, Architecture
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
36 years in the construction industry

Project Superintendents

Responsible for project supervision and daily job site management. Superintendents assist the Project Managers with all aspects of on-site construction such as, coordination of subcontractors, planning and scheduling work, deliveries, shop drawings and field dimensions, and building layout.

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Senior Project Superintendent

Mark Antczak

Mark has over 40 years of experience in the construction industry with a proven track record of leading the field operations for a wide variety of projects. Mark demands safety on his projects, and quality is always a priority on his job sites. His competence in coordinating subcontractors and monitoring the schedule is crucial to ensuring our client’s projects are delivered as promised. Mark has completed safety training for fall protection, scaffolding, electrical safety, ladders, aerial lifts, scissor lifts, excavating and confined spaces.

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Project Superintendent

Jason Radway

Jason has 15 years of construction industry experience in a supervisory position. He has extensive knowledge of all phases of construction from excavation through building finishes. Jason is results-oriented with the ability to coordinate multiple projects and teams simultaneously and consistently delivers our client’s projects on time and within budget. Jason is OSHA-10 and OSHA 30 certified.

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Project Superintendent

Chris Davidson

Chris has over 25 years of construction supervisory/management experience. Chris has orchestrated completion of diverse construction projects ranging from smaller projects to larger and more complex projects. His attention to detail and his ability to improve the project schedule while delivering it on or under budget has helped him create long-lasting customer relationships. Chris is OSHA-10 and OSHA-30 certified.  He also holds mold remediation and healthcare construction certifications.

Administrative Support

Responsible for providing professional administrative support to the entire team. Assists Project Managers and Superintendents in the development of project proposals, cost estimates, budgets, timelines and schedules. Perform all general office administrative duties such as answering phones, filing, copying and scanning documents.

Hillary

Project Coordinator

Hilary Soika

Responsible for assisting Project Managers and Superintendents in the development of project proposals, cost estimates, budgets, timelines, and schedules. Ensures the communication of project information to staff is concise and accurate and project deadlines and budgets are being met. Generates subcontracts, work orders, job cost reports, change orders and invoices for clients in coordination with the Project Managers. Oversees the preparation of project closeout documents and O&M manuals.