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LEADERSHIP TEAM

Michael Yazbec

President

Mike has over 30 years of experience in the construction industry. As President of J.C. Anderson, Mike serves on the company’s Board as well as leads new business development, management, strategy and marketing to assist with the firm’s expansion efforts. Mike holds a Master’s degree in Architecture and a Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Steve Boulukos

Chief Operating Officer

Steve has over 40 years of experience in the real estate and construction industry. In 1986, he joined J.C. Anderson as a journeyman carpenter. Over the years, he learned many aspects of the interior construction process as he elevated his position from Field Superintendent to Chief Operating Officer. His combined leadership, management, knowledge and service-minded approach make him a great fit in his role as COO.

Bill Burfeind

Vice President

Bill is a dynamic construction executive with over 20 years of experience in sales, estimating, preconstruction consulting and project management for commercial interiors, education and mixed-use development projects. Bill has held various construction industry positions including Project Engineer, Estimator and Business Development Director for a $100 million revenue business. As Vice President, he oversees group sales and business development including account management and project delivery. Bill received his Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from Illinois State University.

Michael Power Jr.

Chief Financial Officer

Mike has more than 25 years of Accounting experience in the real estate development and construction industries. As CFO, Mike is responsible for corporate finances including budgeting, analysis, taxes and audits, as well as managing the firm’s accounting department. He also oversees the Human Resources, Insurance and IT functions for the company.

Clint Hickman

Business Development

Clint is an accomplished business development specialist with nearly 15 years of experience in the construction industry, 10 of which have been spent at J.C. Anderson. He is responsible for growing the company’s business development opportunities and sustaining client relationships. Clint believes that the relationships formed with clients and vendors directly impact the success of the firm and as such, places a significant value on the development and maintenance of these relationships. His leadership, ingenuity and tireless work ethic are a few of the contributing factors to his success at the firm. Clint is a graduate of Indiana University with a bachelor’s degree in business and a minor in sports medicine. Clint is also a member of the Illinois PGA Charitable Foundation and a former Pro Golfer.

John Angelovich

Project Executive

John brings 20 years of project management experience in commercial real estate. With a proven background in tenant build-outs, additions, renovation and new construction projects, John leads teams on estimating, scheduling, purchasing, cost control and engineering. His strong communication and organization skills with owners, architects and project team members, along with his proven ability to complete projects on time and within budget, make John a great asset to any team. John received his Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management from Illinois State University.

Seth Erlich

Project Executive

Seth brings more than 20 years of experience to his role as project executive. He has completed a multitude of tenant interior projects as well as renovation and ground-up work in commercial offices, retail, hospitality, healthcare, entertainment, and institutional and municipal projects. Seth’s knowledge and experience provide the skills to go above and beyond to satisfy the needs of his clients. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Madison with a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Administration.

Joe Maguire

Project Executive

Joe has been with J.C. Anderson for nearly 15 years, developing into one of JCA’s most requested managers. His broad experience and unique ability to understand the concerns of all sides involved in the project is one of Joe’s strongest traits. Joe is LEED AP BD+C certified and also holds a 40 hours OSHA certification. He strictly enforces safe work habits on all projects by all trades. Joe is a graduate of Illinois State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management.

Greg Garland

Chief Estimator

Greg, a 20-year construction management veteran, has managed a diverse range of construction and development projects. He has successfully completed numerous assignments ranging from ground up to tenant fit-ups of commercial, educational and laboratory buildings. Greg works closely with clients and project teams to establish the specific goals and requirements of each project, ensuring cost control, value engineering and budget is met through completion. Greg holds a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Wisconsin Parkside.

Sergio Rivota

General Superintendent

Sergio has over 20 years of construction experience, all spent with J.C. Anderson starting as a 1st year apprentice. Sergio has worked his way up to his current role of General Superintendent overseeing 100 carpenters, laborers, tapers and apprentices on a daily basis. He understands the building process from his days as a carpenter and a superintendent and that experience, coupled with outstanding communication and organizational skills, allows him to efficiently manage the workforce on a daily basis. Sergio is OSHA safety certified and works alongside our Safety Director to strictly enforces safe work habits on all projects by all trades.

SENIOR SUPERINTENDENTS

Bill Dennison

Field Superintendent

Bill has nearly 35 years of construction experience with 30 years at J.C. Anderson. Bill is an extremely talented finish carpenter, well organized and strives to set up his projects for maximum productivity and safety. He schedules material deliveries and manpower in an organized manner to ensure the project’s flow meets its milestone dates and ultimately, the project’s substantial completion date. Not only does Bill strive to meet crucial deadlines, his strict demand of quality is never compromised. Bill is an excellent communicator and works within the team’s framework to deliver on all project needs.

Highlighted Projects: Zachry, McCain Foods, Kraft Heinz, Guaranteed Trust & Life, RSM McGladrey, Compusystems and Command Alkon

Mike Diduch

Field Superintendent

Mike has nearly 20 years of construction experience as a Foreman and Superintendent. Mike has direct responsibility for the on site management of some of J.C. Anderson's interior buildout projects. Mike’s keen ability to set up projects for success makes him stand out from his peers. Prior to JCA, Mike was a project Superintendent with another Chicago Contractor working on many large scale projects across the Chicagoland and Illinois region. His responsibilities included managing man-power, crane activity, truck deliveries, and carpenter productivity. Communicating directly with the company owners, Mike ensures all his jobs run smoothly and on schedule.

Highlighted Projects: Two Prudential Plaza, JK&B Capital, Omron, E&Y, DCI-Artform, John Hancock Properties

Bob Hickey

Field Superintendent

Bob has over 35 years of construction experience with 30 of those years at J.C. Anderson. Bob is a skilled builder and supervisor of the construction process. Bob has managed many large fast-track, high-end buildouts and is widely recognized by subcontractors and clients for his outstanding knowledge and professionalism.

Highlighted Projects include: McCain Foods, Wipfli. American Bar Association, Willis Tower, Morgan Stanley, Forward Space, CBRE, AON Center, DePaul University and TransUnion

Ryan Kingsmill

Field Superintendent

Ryan has nearly 25 years of construction experience with J.C. Anderson. Ryan’s communication skills are unsurpassed and are an excellent complement to extensive field experience. These traits enable Ryan to manage interior projects in an organized, efficient manner. Jobs are set up with a clear understanding of schedule, safety and quality goals. When project milestones are in question, Ryan is skilled at working with trade foremen to develop and implement recovery plans.

Highlighted Projects include: Union League Club, DePaul University, Ignite, Sikora Dental, One North Franklin and RPAI

Gary Kuechler

Field Superintendent

Gary has over 35 years of construction experience with nearly 10 years at J.C. Anderson. Gary’s leadership skills are unsurpassed, enabling him to coordinate work with multiple trades and bring jobs in on schedule. Gary manages interior projects in an organized, efficient manner. When project milestones are in question, Gary is skilled at working with trade foremen to develop and implement recovery plans.

Highlighted Projects: Schaumburg Corporate Center, Presidents Plaza, Ahead IT, Verizon, Ceannate and Continental Towers

Darrel Panfil

Field Superintendent

As a union carpenter with nearly 35 years of experience and the last 30+ years at J.C. Anderson, Darrel has been exposed to all aspects of corporate interior buildouts. Darrel is a seasoned construction professional who takes pride in every project he is assigned. His jobsites are clean, creating a safe, efficient working environment where subcontractors and JCA employees alike can work at optimal efficiency. This is extremely crucial to the success of fast-track schedules. He is respected by subcontractors and vendors for his knowledge, ability to communicate and coordinate aggressive construction schedules, while maintaining quality and safety.

Highlighted Projects: Kemper, Paylocity, Merchandise Mart, Havas Worldwide, Charles Schwab, BP Naperville, Ahead and Kivvit

Glenn Panfil

Field Superintendent

Glenn has over 40 years of construction experience, almost 35 years of which have been spent at J.C. Anderson, eight of those as General Superintendent. Glenn’s in-depth knowledge of all areas of the construction process, along with his leadership and problem solving skills, enable him to meet and exceed the goals set before him, no matter how significant the challenge is, while maintaining quality and excellence. Consistent communication with the project team ensures construction progresses in a safe and timely manner. Glenn has earned an excellent reputation within the construction industry for his ability to take charge and complete his projects on-schedule and on-budget.

Highlighted Projects: Fortune Brands, River North Point, Yelp, ComEd, Merchandise Mart, DePaul University, Fitch Even, BP, BSH Showrooms and Ignite

Steve Perry

Field Superintendent

Steve has 30 years of construction experience, with over 20 years at J.C. Anderson. Steve has a diverse construction background that ranges from concrete framing to high-end detailed finish carpentry. Steve’s communication skills in the field and with the project team are among his greatest strengths. Steve manages a safe, clean job site and his acute attention to detail results in workmanship that exceeds industry standards. Steve is OSHA Certified.

Highlighted Projects: OMSNIC, Glass Solutions, CBRE, Yelp, Merchandise Mart, Levy Family, West Monroe Partners and Morgan Stanley

Joe Rojas

Field Superintendent

Joe has nearly 35 years of construction experience and seven years with J.C. Anderson. Joe’s communication skills are unsurpassed and are an excellent complement to extensive field experience. These traits enable Joe to manage interior projects in an organized and efficient manner. Joe’s jobs are set up with a clear understanding of schedule, safety and quality goals. When project milestones are in question, Joe is skilled at working with trade foremen to develop and implement recovery plans. As a result of his experience in the field, Joe is extremely skilled at managing an environment which is organized, safe and productive.

Highlighted Projects: Aon Center, MERGE, Ardagh Group, TechNexus, AmWINS, GlenStar Properties and Global Relay

Jose Verduzco

Field Superintendent

Jose has over 30 years of construction experience with the past 25 years at J.C. Anderson. Jose’s attention to project details and his ability to keep the project’s overall construction schedule on track are some of his strongest traits. Jose’s knowledge of the industry, coupled with his outstanding communication skills enable Jose to manage interior projects in an organized and efficient manner. Jobs are set up with a clear understanding of JCA’s schedule, safety and quality goals.

Highlighted Projects: United Airlines, Elkay Manufacturing, Hubbard Radio, Transdev, Univision, Bosch, West Monroe Partners and TransUnion

Mark Zawadka

Field Superintendent

Mark has been in construction for over 20 years, nearly all those years at J.C. Anderson. He has an AM Certificate and is OSHA certified. Mark’s communication skills are unsurpassed and are an excellent complement to extensive field experience. Project work sites are set up with a clear understanding of schedule, safety and quality goals. His strength is his ability to drive a project schedule while maintaining a safe work environment and delivering a quality finished project that exceeds the expectations of the client.

Highlighted Projects: Segal McCambridge, Chicago Bears, Hines River Point, Levy Family and Equity Office