About Us

Jack Braun founded Braun Intertec out of his house almost sixty years ago and the company has grown to more than 1,000 employee-owners, 30 offices, and nine major service areas, including geotechnical engineering, environmental consulting, construction materials testing, nondestructive examination and more. Our leaders provide guidance and strategic direction to sustain revenue growth and ongoing career opportunities for our employee-owners. Leadership is also focused on building trust-based relationships with our clients to deliver quality services and enhance the communities in which we live and work.

Executive Leadership Team

Jon Carlson, PG, CHMM
Robert Janssen, PE

Robert Janssen, PE

President, Principal Engineer

As President and Principal Engineer, Bob Janssen supervises project teams and reviews geotechnical and construction reports. Bob oversees the engineering and testing services for national retail clients and projects. 
He has overseen more than 400 national retail store and 25 major distribution center projects located throughout the United States. He reviews engineering reports, performs peer reviews of other consultants, manages construction quality control, and provides consultation for particularly complex projects.
 Bob holds a B.S. in Geological Engineering from the University of Minnesota.

Mike Anders
Carmen M. Borgeson, CPA, MBA

Carmen M. Borgeson, CPA, MBA

CFO

Carmen Borgeson is Chief Financial Officer at Braun Intertec. Since joining the company in 2004, Carmen has been instrumental in helping the company weather the nation’s tough economic downturn more successfully than many other firms in the industry. In addition to helping her colleagues understand the intricacies of financial management, she has been active in the company’s Mentorship Program. Carmen is a member of the finance committee for the Minnesota chapter of the American Council of Engineering Companies. 
Carmen holds a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and an MBA from the University of Minnesota Carlson School Of Management.

Jeffrey A. Gebhard, PE
Daniel R. Holte, PG

Daniel R. Holte, PG

CDO

Dan is Chief Development Officer and a member of the Braun Intertec Board of Directors. His responsibilities include: planning, sales, marketing and acquisitions. He also serves as a principal scientist assisting clients with company and facility acquisitions, regulatory agency liaison, property redevelopment, strategic transactional consulting, and environmental compliance assessments. Since joining Braun Intertec in 1988, Dan has cultivated a significant client list that includes urban redevelopers, private equity firms, foundations and agricultural corporations. Dan received an MBA degree from the University of St. Thomas and a B.S. in Geology degree from the University of Minnesota, Institute of Technology.

John McCormick
Bridget O’Brien, SPHR

Bridget O’Brien, SPHR

CPO

Bridget O’Brien joined Braun Intertec in 2013 and serves as Chief People Officer. She leads both the human resources and safety teams to develop, drive, and champion programs that will attract, retain, protect and develop the best talent at Braun Intertec. Bridget has extensive experience in all aspects of human resources management. She has a passion for helping employees grow, and a long history of interest in science and technology. Bridget has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Business, as well as Biology, from Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Officers

Gregory Bialon, PE
David B. Bomersine

David B. Bomersine

Vice President, Operations

Dave Bomersine is Vice President of Operations and leads the construction materials testing (CMT) service area for the company. He has more than 25 years of experience in the construction management and inspection industries. Dave is a member of the Braun Intertec Board of Directors and serves on the Employee Stock Ownership Program Retirement Plan advisory committee. Dave earned his B.A. in Organizational Management and Communication from Concordia University.

Michael L. Bratrud, PG
Charles Brenner, PE, LEED AP

Charles Brenner, PE, LEED AP

Vice President

Charles Brenner is a Vice President and a Principal Materials Engineer who leads the Building Sciences group at Braun Intertec. He has extensive training and experience with construction issues related to building envelopes, pavements, landfills and industrial plants. He has consulted with clients and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on major flood recoveries. Charles performs property condition assessments, investigates failures and prepares recommendations for historic building restorations. He assesses water damage and mold issues in buildings, and oversees repair plans. Charles holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.

Marvin Denne

Ken J. Haag

Ken J. Haag

Vice President

Ken Haag is a Vice President and oversees operations of the Braun Intertec offices in southern Texas and North Dakota. Ken has more than 25 years of experience serving oil and gas clients throughout North Dakota. From gas plants and pipelines to load out facilities and more, Ken is a seasoned veteran in the industry for geotechnical engineering, drilling, testing, NDE and environmental services. His knowledge and expertise of the industry brings safety and solutions to his clients time and time again.

Michael M. Heuer, PE
Ray A. Huber, PE

Ray A. Huber, PE

Vice President

As Vice President and Principal Engineer, Ray Huber has almost 40 years of experience working in all sector groups such as industrial, office buildings, high-rise housing, housing subdivisions, and transportation. Ray has a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Minnesota.

Gregg R. Jandro, PE, PG
George D. Kluempke, PE

George D. Kluempke, PE

Vice President

George Kluempke currently serves as a Vice President and helps lead strategic sales initiatives and public relations efforts . He has been with the firm for more than 42 years. During his tenure he has held several leadership positions within the organization, including Chief Operating Officer, President, CEO and Chairman of the Board.
 George is very active in a variety of engineering/environmental organizations. He is a past President of the American Council of Engineering Companies of Minnesota (ACEC/MN) and he currently serves as Chairman of the Political Action Committee (PAC) for ACEC/MN. He has also served as Chairman of the American Council of Independent Laboratories (ACIL). In addition, he was instrumental in transitioning Braun Intertec to a 100% ESOP-owned company in 2007. George has a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Minnesota.

Steven P. Nagle, PE
Sean S. Swartz, PE

Sean S. Swartz, PE

Vice President

Sean Swartz is Vice President and Principal Engineer in the Braun Intertec West Fargo office, where he is the leader of the North Dakota engineering group and business unit manager of the West Fargo operation. Sean’s primary responsibilities include leadership and oversight to the engineering group and North Dakota operation, as well as providing geotechnical consulting on select projects. Sean started his journey with Braun Intertec in the St. Cloud office in 1999, and has been in our Fargo office since 2004.
 Sean has a B.S. in Geological Engineering from the University of Minnesota.