We are a team of more than 300, with talents and skills that are unsurpassed in our industry.
Rockford’s leadership team is comprised of the following individuals:
Chief Executive Officer
Founder, innovator, and community builder, Mike has led the Rockford Construction team since it began in 1987, through more than 4,500 projects totaling more than $4.3 billion.
Chairman of the Board and President of Development
First as legal counsel and then as Chief Operating Officer, Kurt manages risk and builds trust. Now, as Chairman, Kurt provides oversight of both Development and Construction.
Chief Financial Officer
Julie’s financial savvy keeps Rockford’s Construction, Development, and Property Management groups solid and stable.
Chief Operating Officer
Tom oversees business operations of Rockford’s full spectrum services. His attention to quality, safety, and efficiency result in high performing teams and exceptional results.
President of Construction
A Rockford veteran of nearly 20 years, Shane has a passion for building quality projects and lasting relationships. With his leadership, Rockford offers innovative solutions that deliver greater value and exceed client expectations.
Executive Vice President
With 20 years of experience as a practicing architect, Jen focuses on supporting construction clients through innovative solutions and a collaborative approach to projects. Jennifer implements strategies that support our brand and the client relationship efforts of all market leaders.
Vice President of Construction
Pete builds relationships and ensures client satisfaction, across all markets. He is also champion of Rockford’s innovation program, which delivers new services and processes for our clients.
Managing Partner of Real Estate Development
For Rockford Development Group, Mike utilizes his more than 10 years of experience to manage all aspects of the real estate development and investment process including equity & debt financing, leasing, project management, and owner’s representation.
As Vice President, Michael is able to leverage his passion for building lasting relationships by leading Rockford’s business development efforts and ensuring client satisfaction.
Vice President of Multi-Unit Housing
Adam is a leader in the industry for student housing, apartments, hotels, condominiums, and senior living facilities, with a deep understanding of product efficiency for these types of multi-unit projects. Adam also oversees Rockford's preconstruction and planning teams to expand the services and value they bring to our development and construction clients.
Vice President of Education
After more than 20 years in the construction industry, Dan has developed a passion for creating best-in-class learning environments. His oversight of Rockford’s education work will ensure every classroom, laboratory, or gymnasium is open in time for the school year.
Business Development, Project Executive
Matt is a business development project executive. Focused primarily on the Southeast region of Michigan, Matthew will be responsible for business development efforts, fostering client relationships, and increasing new business opportunities.
Vice President of Industrial
With a Six Sigma Black Belt and SQF certification, Dan brings the best of construction practices to food processing, industrial, and major manufacturing clients.
Ken offers a broad range of project management, financial management, and architectural design skills. His experience includes overseeing projects ranging from $25,000 - $35 million, specializing in design/build relationships.
Project Executive, Healthcare / Community Development Director
A Grand Rapids native, Bradford brings decades of experience in the healthcare industry and real estate development. Combined with his passion for community service, he leverages Rockford’s construction and development platforms to support healthier and more engaged neighborhoods and cities.
Project Executive of Meijer
Dave leads Rockford's Meijer Inc. team, rolling out multiple locations across the United States. With 15 years of construction experience, he ensures quality, provides leadership and value to clients.
Vice President of Southeast Region
As Vice President for Rockford’s Southeast Regional Office, Eric is responsible for business development, fostering client and subcontractor relationships, and supporting Rockford's growing footprint in the region.
Senior Project Manager of Retail
Darren has more than 30 years of experience in the construction industry working in 26 different states and 3 countries. His extensive knowledge has proven to be a great asset to Rockford's retail team.
Vice President of Trades
With a background in both architecture and construction, Kyle is a Vice President with Rockford, responsible for providing internal direction and market leadership to our trades team.
Vice President of Property Management
Monica Steimle-App is Rockford Construction’s Vice President of Property Management. As Vice President, Monica manages a team of more than 25 and a real estate portfolio of more than 2.4 million square feet.
Director of Development Services
As Director of Development Services, Rachel offers significant real estate experience based on a background of executing acquisitions & dispositions for major corporate clients, managing large and complex real estate portfolios, and overseeing all aspects of real estate transactions, including valuation, client interface, portfolio optimization and long-term strategic planning.