Team Members

Our approach underscores our professionals’ personal investment in the success of the facilities we build.

Leadership

Jim McShane, PE

Jim McShane, PE

Founder & Chairman

Jim McShane, PE
Jim McShane, PE

Founder & Chairman

Jim serves as Founder & Chairman of McShane Construction Company. Jims leadership, creativity and intuitive knowledge of design/build construction propelled the organization into one of the nation’s premier construction service firms.

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Molly McShane

Molly McShane

Chief Executive Officer

Molly McShane
Molly McShane

Chief Executive Officer

Office: Corporate Headquarters

As Chief Executive Officer, Molly manages the overall operations and resources of The McShane Companies. She focuses on creating, planning, implementing and integrating its strategic direction to achieve operational excellence.

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Dan McShane, Esq.

Dan McShane, Esq.

Chief Strategy Officer & General Counsel

Dan McShane, Esq.
Dan McShane, Esq.

Chief Strategy Officer & General Counsel

Dan serves as Chief Strategy Officer & General Counsel for The McShane Companies. In his role, he coordinates strategic planning and risk management strategies while overseeing the company’s legal matters on a national basis and provides in-house legal advice to the firm, offering guidance in the strategic decision-making process.

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Mat Dougherty, PE

Mat Dougherty, PE

President

Mat Dougherty, PE
Mat Dougherty, PE

President

Offices: Corporate Headquarters , Western Regional Office

Mat joined McShane Construction in 2000 and worked his way up through the company, assuming the role of President in 2021. Over the past 20 years, he has proven himself a strategic visionary and has demonstrated the utmost dedication to furthering the company’s mission.

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Bob Galante, CPA

Bob Galante, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Bob Galante, CPA
Bob Galante, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Office: Corporate Headquarters

Bob is responsible for overseeing the finances of McShane Construction Company. He directs the firm’s overall financial planning process and manages the firm’s relationships with the financial community.

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Scott Hoppa

Scott Hoppa

Senior Vice President & Regional Manager

Scott Hoppa
Scott Hoppa

Senior Vice President & Regional Manager

Office: Southeast Regional Office

Scott is an experienced construction professional with nearly 25 years of commercial and multi-family project experience in the Southeast and Midwest Regions.

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Min Jang, LEED AP BD+C

Min Jang, LEED AP BD+C

Senior Vice President & Regional Manager

Min Jang, LEED AP BD+C
Min Jang, LEED AP BD+C

Senior Vice President & Regional Manager

Office: Southwest Regional Office

Min serves as Senior Vice President & Regional Manager of McShane Construction Company’s Southwest Regional Office and oversees the day-to-day operations of the firm’s regional activities. He joined the firm in 1999 and distinguished himself through excellence in his project management and work ethic, resulting in the professional advancement to Vice President in 2016 and Senior Vice President & Regional Manager in 2020.

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Jason Breden

Jason Breden

Vice President & Director of Nashville Operations

Jason Breden
Jason Breden

Vice President & Director of Nashville Operations

Office: Nashville Regional Office

As Vice President & Director of Nashville Operations, Jason oversees the day-to-day operations of McShane Construction Company’s Nashville Regional Office. Jason joined McShane in 2000 and contributes more than 20 years of experience managing projects in the multi-family, industrial, commercial and education sectors. He manages the firm’s construction operations in the Nashville area and cultivates local relationships.

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Jim Kurtzman

Jim Kurtzman

Senior Vice President

Jim Kurtzman
Jim Kurtzman

Senior Vice President

Office: Southwest Regional Office

As Senior Vice President of McShane Construction Company’s Southwest Regional Office, Jim oversees the firm’s business development activity, is involved in pre-construction and maintains client relationships. Joining McShane in 2018, he possesses 20+ years of construction experience within the multi-family residential and commercial construction markets.

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Tom Beres, PE

Tom Beres, PE

Vice President

Tom Beres, PE
Tom Beres, PE

Vice President

Office: Corporate Headquarters

Tom joined McShane Construction Company in 2003 and has since risen to an executive position as Vice President. His detailed approach and unique understanding of the complex requirements for today’s industrial and commercial environments has made him a key resource in the firm’s design/build and general construction process within the warehouse/distribution, food processing, speculative industrial, light manufacturing and office sectors.

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David Rintz

David Rintz

Vice President

David Rintz
David Rintz

Vice President

Office: Corporate Headquarters

As Vice President of Midwest Operations at McShane Construction Company, David leads a team of project professionals who are tasked with delivering high-quality construction assignments, from pre-construction to closeout, targeting the multi-family, senior housing and affordable housing markets. He is also responsible for pursuing and securing new construction assignments across the region.

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Jennifer Werneke, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Jennifer Werneke, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Vice President – Human Resources

Jennifer Werneke, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Jennifer Werneke, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Vice President – Human Resources

Office: Corporate Headquarters

As Vice President of Human Resources, Jennifer serves as the company’s senior advisor and thought leader on all aspects of human resources. Through her strategic leadership of recruitment, talent management, and compensation and benefits, she ensures that The McShane Companies continues to attract, retain and develop talent to support the firm’s overall growth strategy.

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Ellen Hilgendorf, CPA

Ellen Hilgendorf, CPA

Vice President – Finance

Ellen Hilgendorf, CPA
Ellen Hilgendorf, CPA

Vice President – Finance

Office: Corporate Headquarters

As Vice President of Finance for McShane Construction Company, Ellen oversees the financial management and accounting functions for the firm, as well as manages the firm’s relationships with outside financial entities, including its bonding and insurance relationships.

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Dennis Rumshas, CRIS, SCLA

Dennis Rumshas, CRIS, SCLA

Vice President – Safety & Risk Management

Dennis Rumshas, CRIS, SCLA
Dennis Rumshas, CRIS, SCLA

Vice President – Safety & Risk Management

Office: Corporate Headquarters

As McShane Construction Company’s Vice President of Safety and Risk Management, Dennis is responsible for verifying that safe working conditions are maintained on every McShane project site. He conducts periodic job site visits with the project superintendent and participates in all job site OSHA inspections and follow-up conferences.

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Vic Bishop

Vic Bishop

Vice President – Field Operations

Vic Bishop
Vic Bishop

Vice President – Field Operations

Office: Corporate Headquarters

Vic joined McShane Construction Company in 1999 and offers over 25 years of extensive field expertise and on-site management experience. As Vice President – Field Operations, he manages McShane’s superintendents located within the Chicago area and the regional traveling superintendents who provide site supervision for projects throughout the midwest.

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Dave Meadows

Dave Meadows

Vice President – Pre-Construction

Dave Meadows
Dave Meadows

Vice President – Pre-Construction

Office: Southeast Regional Office

Dave joined McShane Construction Company in 2013 to direct the pre-construction efforts for the Southeast Region. In his role, Dave oversees a team of pre-construction professionals and supports McShane’s comprehensive pre-construction requirements for numerous projects within the multi-family, industrial, office and healthcare markets. He is responsible for estimating, preliminary budgeting, the bidding process, procurement, maintaining relationships with the subcontractor community, value engineering, life cycle cost analyses, constructability reviews and project scheduling.

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Catherine Bressie, MCSE

Catherine Bressie, MCSE

Director of Information Technology

Catherine Bressie, MCSE
Catherine Bressie, MCSE

Director of Information Technology

Office: Corporate Headquarters

As Director of Information Technology, Catherine is responsible for the management, strategy and execution of IT infrastructure. She ensures that appropriate technology and infrastructure is available to support the achievement of business goals and objectives. She develops strategic plans and risk management strategies to support the installation of technology products that enhance business performance.

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Ken DeBardelaben

Ken DeBardelaben

Director of Operations

Ken DeBardelaben
Ken DeBardelaben

Director of Operations

Office: Southeast Regional Office

Ken contributes over 25 years of construction experience within the Southeast Region and on a national basis. Since joining the firm in 2007, he has played an integral role in the growth of McShane Construction Company’s Southeast operations, specifically within the multi-family and office markets.

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Alison Gorham

Alison Gorham

Director of Wisconsin Market

Alison Gorham
Alison Gorham

Director of Wisconsin Market

Office: Southern Wisconsin Regional Office

Alison serves as the Director of Wisconsin Market for McShane Construction Company and leads the firm’s Southern Wisconsin Regional Office. She joined McShane in 2012 and was promoted to her current role to provide management assistance in the design/build and general construction process for the firm’s Wisconsin operations.

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