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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.

Senior Leadership Team

Jon A. Carlson, PG, CHMM
Robert J. Janssen, PE

Robert J. 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 led 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 Bachelor of Science degree in geological engineering from the University of Minnesota.

Daniel R. Holte, PG
John McCormick

John McCormick

Chief Operating Officer

John McCormick joined Braun Intertec in 2016 and serves as Chief Operating Officer. As a seasoned C-level business executive, John brings over 30 years of broad operations and financial experience. In particular, John has an extensive background with growing employee-owned companies. Prior to joining Braun Intertec, John led operations and financial teams at companies within the service, technology and manufacturing industries. His organizational experience ranges from start-ups to large mid-cap organizations. John began his career at Arthur Andersen & Co. He is a certified public accountant (inactive) and received the notable Elijah Watt Sells award. John earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point and completed the Minnesota Executive Program at the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. John is a board member for Realityworks and Kreg Tool, both ESOP companies. He also serves on the boards of Bolder Options and the Pinkyswear Foundation. John formerly was a board member of Employee S Corporations of America (ESCA). John is active in the philanthropic community and volunteers as an adaptive downhill ski instructor for skiers with physical and cognitive disabilities.

Nic S. Andreani, PE
Scott K. Beadleston

Scott K. Beadleston

Senior Vice President

Scott Beadleston joined Braun Intertec in 2015 and currently serves as Senior Vice President and Corporate Officer. Scott leads our account management and client experience team which focuses on providing exceptional service to our clients and is also on the Braun Intertec Board of Directors. As a principal scientist, Scott provides programmatic client service management and technical excellence to clients and projects throughout the United States. Prior to joining Braun Intertec, Scott worked for two ENR top 50 design firms; and has held roles in project management, operations management and national account management. Scott holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Baker University; and a Master of Science degree in engineering management from the University of Kansas, School of Engineering.

Carmen M. Borgeson, MBA
Michael L. Bratrud, PG

Michael L. Bratrud, PG

Senior Vice President

Mike Bratrud is Senior Vice President and Corporate Officer at Braun Intertec. As the leader of our technical services team, Mike currently oversees our building and structure sciences, drilling, geospatial operations, materials laboratory and nondestructive examination services. Mike also serves as a chair of the Employee Stock Ownership Plan Advisory Committee where he is involved in promoting an employee ownership culture within Braun Intertec. He is well respected in the industry and viewed as a role model by his staff because of his technical proficiency and ability to engage and inspire others. Mike received a Bachelor of Arts degree in geology from Gustavus Adolphus College and completed graduate coursework in geology at the University of Minnesota in Duluth. He joined Braun Intertec in 1998.

Jennifer A. Clayson Kraus
Timothy S. Lenway, MPH

Timothy S. Lenway, MPH

Senior Vice President

Tim serves as Senior Vice President and Corporate Officer at Braun Intertec. Tim leads the environmental consulting team for our upper Midwest region, which includes our operations in Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin, and also serves on the Braun Intertec Board of Directors. His primary practice area is within brownfield redevelopment and he has extensive experience obtaining environmental investigation and cleanup grants that are available through a variety of public funding sources. Tim holds a Bachelor of Science degree in environmental science and urban planning from Minnesota State University, Mankato, and a Master of Public Health degree in environmental health sciences from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. He is currently enrolled in the executive education program at the University of St. Thomas Opus School of Business.

Sean S. Swartz, PE
Ryan J. Venable

Ryan J. Venable

Senior Vice President

Ryan Venable serves as Senior Vice President and Corporate Officer at Braun Intertec. He leads the engineering and testing division for our South Central region, including Iowa, Kansas/Missouri, Louisiana and Texas. Ryan has nearly 20 years of diverse management experience ranging from operations to business development and marketing to project administration. He has previously held the position of chief operations officer for a regional consulting firm, director for a national engineering and consulting firm and principal of an international consulting firm, where he managed various U.S. operations including directing multiple departments and a significant service division. He is experienced with large commercial and civil construction projects and is well-versed in the oil and gas industry, having established relationships with executives globally. Ryan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. In addition, he is active in several trade associations including the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Construction Specifications Institute and the Institute for Supply Management.

Vice Presidents

Gregory J. Bialon, PE
David B. Bomersine

David B. Bomersine

Vice President

Dave Bomersine currently serves as Vice President at Braun Intertec. He has more than 25 years of experience in the construction management and inspection industries. Dave currently serves on the Employee Stock Ownership Program Retirement Plan advisory committee, and has previously served on the Braun Intertec Board of Directors . Dave earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in organizational management and communication from Concordia University.

Charles R. Brenner, PE, LEED AP
Marvin C. Denne

Marvin C. Denne

Vice President

Marv Denne currently serves as Vice President and also manages the Nondestructive Examination Services (NDE) group. Marv has more than 35 years of NDE experience during his tenure at Braun Intertec. He has been instrumental in building one of the largest NDE practices in the upper midwest. He has been involved with thousands of projects for Braun Intertec clients, is an American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) National Level III, and has many other national certifications. He works with a number of clients in the refinery, power generation, manufacturing and fabrication markets. He is also a member of the company’s Employee Stock Ownership Program Retirement Plan Advisory Committee. Marv received his degree in nondestructive testing technology at Ridgewater College.

Greg W. Ebeling
Jeffrey A. Gebhard, PE

Jeffrey A. Gebhard, PE

Vice President, Principal Engineer

As Vice President and Principal Engineer, Jeff oversees corporate strategic initiatives focusing on geographic and technical growth. He also manages project teams involved with transportation, deep foundations and design-build projects. Jeff joined Braun Intertec in 2006, where he quickly ascended through the ranks to the position of Principal Engineer. He served as the lead geotechnical engineer for a number of large projects, including the I-35W Bridge project where he oversaw a unique and important deep foundations testing program that was later recognized for its innovative and cost-saving design by the Minnesota Society of Professional Engineers, the Deep Foundations Institute and the Minnesota Chapter of the American Council of Engineering Companies. Jeff currently leads some of the largest projects at Braun Intertec including the IFCO Fertilizer Plant in Wever, Iowa and the Red Rock Dam Hydroelectric project in Pella, Iowa. Jeff holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in civil engineering from Iowa State University and a Master of Science degree in management of technology from the University of Minnesota.

Ken J. Haag
Michael M. Heuer, PE

Michael M. Heuer, PE

Vice President, Principal Engineer

Mike Heuer currently serves as Vice President and Principal Engineer. Since joining the company in 1978, he has been responsible for developing and maintaining client relationships in the geotechnical and construction-related market sectors. With his experience and training, he developed the “Five Levels of Client Relationship Model” for Braun Intertec. Developing project-specific teams and scopes of work to provide the services that our clients need to achieve their geotechnical and construction-related goals are part of his overall responsibilities. He also serves as the corporate claims manager and liaison with corporate counsel. Mike remains actively involved with the University of Minnesota Civil, Environmental and Geo-Engineering department and serves on the Professional Advisory Board. He is also a member of the Braun Intertec Employee Stock Ownership Plan committee. Mike holds a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from the University of Minnesota.

Ray A. Huber, PE
Gregg R. Jandro, PE, PG

Gregg R. Jandro, PE, PG

Vice President, Principal Engineer

Gregg Jandro currently services as Vice President and Principal Engineer. He is responsible for setting up major project work scopes, consulting on large geotechnical and construction projects, and helping lead the strategic initiatives for the markets that Braun Intertec serves. Gregg is known for his comprehensive knowledge of the construction process and his attention to detail. Gregg holds a Bachelor of Science degree in geological engineering from the University of Minnesota.

Steven P. Nagle, PE
Christopher F. Thompson, PE

Christopher F. Thompson, PE

Vice President, Principal Engineer

Chris Thompson currently serves as Vice President and Principal Engineer in the Environmental Consulting group of Braun Intertec. Chris provides strategic advice and specialized environmental engineering services for our clients throughout the United States in the areas of contaminated site investigation and remedial actions, with a particular focus on real property transactions and brownfield site redevelopment. Chris has provided environmental consulting and design engineering services to public and private sector clients since 1983. This work has ranged from discharge permit compliance to significant superfund site redevelopment projects throughout the United States. This work involves complex regulation interpretation, agency negotiation, litigation support, planning, design engineering, contract management, construction management and significant written work products. Chris holds a Master of Civil Engineering degree in environmental and water resources from the University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering.