Mike has dedicated over 25 years of his life to stewarding the legacies of our customers. He joined the FBi Buildings team in 1991 as a Project Sales Consultant (PSC). During that time, he advocated for the needs of our commercial customers, ensuring the end product was just right for the operation. His ability to understand the needs of each client is key to success, not only for FBi Buildings and our team, but most importantly, the customer.
After 15 years working directly with customers as a PSC, Mike was elevated to a Senior Regional Manager role where he can use his experience to help coach our consultant team. The team continues to leverage his depth of knowledge to add value to our customers. Mike’s understanding of commercial code and permitting review helps save our customers time and money on their projects. During his career, Mike has been a champion for each one of our customers, going beyond buildings to build legacies.
Duke brings well rounded experience to the FBi Buildings team. After spending 4 years on one of our in-house crews, learning the ins and outs of post-frame construction, Duke moved into a role with our expert design team. He continued to put the needs of the customer first and was elevated to a Design Manager role. With Duke’s passion for putting the customer first, it seemed natural to move him into a Project Sales Consultant role where he could leverage his first hand experience of the building and design process on behalf of our customers.
Fast forward 22 years and Duke continues to put the needs of our customers first as a Regional Sales Manager for the central Illinois area. In this role, he ensures our team’s priority stays where it should be: on the customer. With his hands-on experience in our building process, Duke brings a focus on structural integrity. He works with our Project Sales Consultants to ensure each new building stands the test of time. Duke also earned his Associate of Science Degree in Business Management from Vincennes University.
Mark has spent more than 20 years in the construction industry. Through his passion and dedication as a PSC, Mark helped get hundreds of buildings off the ground for our customers. With his past experience in excavation, Mark has been a huge asset to our customers in the area of site preparation and subcontractor selection. Armed with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Building Construction Management from Purdue University, Mark brings a focus on project management that drives projects to get done on time, and on budget.
As a Regional Sales Manager for the lower half of Indiana, Mark works with our consultants to help each of our customers save time and money through proper site preparation. Our team continues to leverage his excavation expertise and leadership ability to do right, on time, with excellence for each one of our customers.
After graduating from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Building Construction Management, Blair has spent more than 5 years in the post-frame industry. In that time, he has learned best practices that allow him to offer each customer the full FBi Buildings experience. Blair is a natural fit for a PSC role, enjoying discovering the use, goals, and objectives of each project. Armed with this information, Blair can apply his experience and analytical perspective to optimize each project for the customer. Whether choosing insulation types to minimize energy costs or thinking through overall site flow, Blair brings value to each of his customers.
As a hardworking and motivated individual himself, Blair understands the need for a partner that can be trusted when making a large invest like a new building.
Brian graduated Magna Cum Laude from Indiana Tech University in 2013, with an associates degree. He is currently working towards a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration. Brian has varied experience in construction, primarily in the residential sector. His time as a home inspector has given him a keen eye for permitting and code compliance. As a Sales Manager for a garage and custom building design company, Brian worked with the sales team to help customers find the right solution to their needs. In his most recent role before coming to FBi Buildings, Brian was a consultant and designer for high end residential homes.
As a Project Sales Consultant with FBi Buildings, Brian uses all his experience to act as a true consultant to our customers. He can walk through the permitting process, review local codes, and make sure that your needs not just met, but exceeded!
Cory graduated from Purdue, earning his Bachelor of Science Degree in Building Construction Management and immediately put his degree to work. Since joining the FBi Buildings team in 2012, Cory continued to build on the education he received at Purdue. Working as a Project Manager gave him perspective over our entire construction process. During his time as Assistant Superintendent, Cory gained a deep understanding and appreciation of various trades, especially our expert carpenters and in-house crews.
After several years on the operations side of the business, Cory decided to use his knowledge and experience to ensure each one of his customers gets the absolute best FBi Buildings has to offer. His wide variety of experience allows him to guide customers through the construction process to the perfect building for them. The project management experience he has allows him to help each project finish on time and on budget.
Another one of our “home-grown” experts, Dave started his career with FBi Buildings as a Crew Carpenter. After eight years of setting posts, hanging trusses and installing side steel, Dave was promoted to a Crew Foreman position. In this role, he brought the focus on quality that FBi Buildings is known for. He used his experience as a carpenter to lead his crew to successfully complete building after building for our customers while upholding our dedication to quality.
After 15 years in the field, Dave transitioned into a role as a Project Sales Consultant. His past experience is extremely helpful in this role as he helps customers plan and design their perfect post-frame building. Dave can help bring clarity to each step of the building process and ensure your post-frame building is designed to withstand the test of time.
As the third generation of his family to work at FBi Buildings, post-frame construction is practically in Kurt’s blood. While getting his degree from Purdue University, Kurt spent several summers working at FBi Buildings. Once he graduated with his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management and Entrepreneurship, Kurt joined the team full time in the PSC role. As a PSC, Kurt uses his natural ability to work with people to understand their needs for their project. His innovative spirit allows him to bring true solutions to the challenges facing our customers. Kurt’s passion for his customers and “think different” mentality fits right in with the FBi Buildings culture. He’s just another member of our team that makes us one of the leaders in the industry.
After 20 years in project management, Kurt brings predictability to the projects he works on. His experience in project management allows him to help control and balance the “triple constraints”, scope, budget, and timeline, to ensure quality. This is especially helpful for the more complex commercial projects Kurt often works on in Northwestern Indiana. Kurt has also obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree in Building Construction Management from Purdue University and an Master’s of Business Administration from Frostburg State University.
Through his career, Kurt has mastered the permitting process after working with many customers to get their projects off the ground. He’s also one of our experts on energy efficiency, helping our customers optimize the energy costs through building design.
A construction veteran, Mark began his career in the industry in 1985. Much of that time was spent building large, custom homes in the Indianapolis area. Mark ran his own construction company during that time before coming to FBi Buildings in 1998 as a Field Construction Manager. His previous experience is a great asset for customers with large, complex building projects.
At FBi Buildings, we believe in promoting and hiring from within. Mark had proved how much he cared for our customers in his first role at FBi Buildings and he continues to prove his dedication as a Project Sales Consultant. His wealth of construction expertise gives customers confidence in his ability to get them the answers they need before, during and after their project. To Mark, construction isn’t just another job, it’s been a huge part of his life. He sees each customer as his own and treats them how he would want to be treated.
Mike started with FBi Buildings nearly 10 years ago. In his first role with the company he was a Project Manager, in charge of every aspect of FBi Buildings’ scope of each project. In this role, attention to detail is key. Mike’s ability to account for each screw in a project was vital to completing many buildings. His understanding of each phase of our construction process helps our customers save time and money.
In his role as Project Sales Consultant, Mike still leverages his knowledge of project management to maximize the project schedule for each of his customers. He can help walk you through the exact timeline from breaking ground to the last screw. Mike can give you the answers you need to get started today!
Reid attended Robert Morris University in Springfield, IL and graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration. He played basketball for the RMU Eagles all four years at university. His experience both in business school and on the basketball team taught him the value of teamwork.
After graduating, Reid joined the FBi Buildings team as a Crewman and was quickly promoted to Lead Man. With his obvious leadership ability and ability to learn fast, Reid was shoe-in for a Project Sales Consultant role in the Peoria, IL area. In this role, Reid uses his previous experience on the crew, and passion for teamwork to set up every project to win.
Scott is another FBi Buildings Veteran. He’s spent more than 20 years of his career with our team in various positions. He experience spans from construction to customer service. In his previous role as Customer Service Manager, Scott learned first hand what the biggest pain points are in each project and how to avoid them. During this time he also gained deep understanding of the post-frame industry and the structural integrity of our buildings.
On our PSC team, Scott’s focus on making sure customers get the right building for their needs has been vital. His ability to identify their use, goals and objectives is key to ensuring a successful project. After years of working with past customers, Scott has developed best practices based off hundreds of interactions. With each project he works on, he has a clear picture of what will be best for his customers and works tirelessly to realize that vision.
Shawn earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Valparaiso University before joining the FBi Buildings team. He spent the early part of his career working in the commercial insurance industry and knows how bad it can be when something goes wrong with your building. His previous experience made him passionate about making sure each of his projects gets done right the first time. His passion for quality has added tangible value to many of his customers in the Northern Indiana and Eastern Illinois areas.
As a Project Sales Consultant, Shawn uses his excellent interpersonal skills to provide the best experience possible to each one of his customers. His dedication has made him a trusted partner in very complex, commercial projects around Will County and beyond. He won’t settle for less and neither should you.
A graduate from Columbia College in Chicago, Steve earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Marketing. He’s spent the last 10 years working as a consultant bringing new learning tools to the Chicago Public Schools.
With his previous experience in a consulting role, Steve understands the importance of starting with customers needs. Steve will work with you to make sure all your goals for your new building are defined. From there, he’ll work directly with the FBi Buildings team members to provide a solution that meets those goals! Our team has decades of experience that Steve will be able to leverage for your project. As a Project Sales Consultant with FBi Buildings, Steve knows that the customer is our number one priority and will advocate on the customers’ behalf.
Just let us know a little about yourself and your needs, and we’ll be in touch.