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Tom Boldt

Chief Executive Officer

Representing Boldt’s fourth generation of family leadership, Tom Boldt stands as the bridge between a groundbreaking past and a rich, exciting future. A long-time visionary and committed leader, Tom embraced revolutionary philosophies like sustainable building and continuous improvement discipline as they entered the public consciousness and building industry conversations.

Tom remains deeply dedicated to providing Boldt customers with unparalleled safety, creativity and exceptional value as they build to achieve their business goals. And that dedication is evident throughout Boldt’s construction landscape.

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Holly Lifke

Chief Human Resources Officer & Executive Vice President

As executive vice president of human resources, Holly leads our human resources strategy. She oversees talent management, succession planning, performance management, process development and improvement, training and development, organizational effectiveness, compensation and benefits and labor relations.

She also plays a critical role as a member of the strategic planning team, helping shape the future of human resources to align with all organizational strategies, like making sure Boldt achieves and promotes a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace.

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Stacy Robben

Chief Marketing Officer & Executive Vice President

Stacy leads enterprise business development and marketing initiatives, focusing on client development, brand strategy and positioning. She oversees company strategies, communication and creative marketing efforts to drive innovation and adapt to an ever-changing landscape.

Over the past 30 years, Stacy has held business development and marketing positions at leading professional service firms in the built environment. She has a pulse on the current construction market and knows how to strategically use that insight to build strong relationships and drive growth in Boldt’s key market segments.

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Jake Ruatti

Chief Financial Officer

Jake leads Boldt’s finance and information technology departments. He also manages the audit committee, adds oversight for treasury and is a trustee of the retirement plans.

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Maribeth Achterberg

Chief Information Officer

Maribeth is a seasoned professional with a stellar track record in IT and leadership. Her active participation in tech community, coupled with her role as a published author and speaker, underscores her multifaceted expertise.

In her role at Boldt, Maribeth is set to amplify technological innovation, ensuring operational efficiency and effectiveness.

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Doug Dulin

Vice President of Operational Excellence

Doug is responsible for our Operational Excellence program along with continued development of the Boldt Business System, which includes our Management System, Operating and People Systems.  A multi-talented leader with an exemplary track record in both manufacturing and healthcare industries, Doug enables our operating groups to deliver consistent, high-quality projects with drastically reduced time and material waste over industry standards. Focused on developing transformational thinking, Doug helps to drive sustainable results that enable profitable growth, while intensifying the customer experience.

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Emily Haupt

Vice President of Talent Strategies

As the Vice President of Talent Strategies, Emily develops Boldt’s talent roadmap focused on attracting, developing, and retaining the industry’s top talent. With a strong business sense, combined with a communication and corporate talent development background, she provides the elevated level of expertise needed to oversee a dynamic and diverse strategic plan. Her unique professional background helps develop a sustainable workplace environment that educates, engages, encourages inclusive behaviors, and motivates Boldt’s complex workforce.

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Todd Pingel

Vice President of Information Technology

Since 1981 Todd has helped Boldt keep pace with the many developments in digital technology. Over the years, Todd has been responsible for business application analysis development, web application analysis and development, video conferencing technology, cybersecurity, voice and data communications network, and data analytics. Today, Todd partners with all levels of the organization to develop, implement, and execute an organization-wide IT vision and strategy that optimizes employee capabilities, achieves Boldt’s strategic objectives, and delivers a competitive advantage.

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Mark Nolta

Vice President of Corporate Estimating

Mark joined Boldt as Vice President of Corporate Estimating and Preconstruction with 36 years of varied experience in estimating, structural engineering, design coordination, and construction administration. In his current role, he facilitates excellence in estimating and preconstruction services across Boldt’s operations.  This includes management of a core team of individuals ready to support all Operating Groups.  Mark works with project teams to prepare the deliverables required to set projects up for success. This includes all aspects of construction costs, material availability, document and constructability review, subcontractor scope and experience evaluation, construction schedules and logistics.  He also oversees implementation of all technology used during Preconstruction, especially VDC.

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Will Lichtig

Chief Innovation Officer & Executive Vice President

Will is a nationally recognized leader in the Lean and integrated project delivery methods. He has been at the forefront in developing our Integrated Lean Project Delivery® (ILPD) process. His drive for innovation and reliable commitment to continuous improvement, lean processes and problem solving make Will a vital member of the Boldt team.

Will works with Boldt teams to develop and implement Lean processes for target value design, lean production planning and control, built-in quality, lean problem-solving and other innovative approaches to project delivery. Will shares his experience and lean project delivery knowledge to coach Boldt project leaders on the skills required to implement these innovative methods.

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David Thomack

Chief Operating Officer

David is a 30-year veteran of the construction industry who joined Boldt in 2005 and now serves as Chief Operating Officer. David has led successful transformational projects for owners across the country—including CPMC/Sutter Health, San Francisco Airport, the University of Wisconsin – Madison and Sacred Heart/St. Mary’s Health System. His construction background includes commercial, public sector, healthcare, aviation, and science and technology.

David’s experience with operational excellence, strategic visioning, process implementation and Integrated Lean Project Delivery® has made him a leader in creating and managing successful, collaborative teams in the construction industry.

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Scott Frazer

Vice President of Corporate Safety

Scott influences company-wide safety performance, establishing and communicating best practices and standards. He also works closely with trade partners to achieve excellence in safety performance across all operating groups and projects. He has a strong background in policy and procedure best practices and enjoys coaching personnel to grow professionally. Scott also provides valuable insights to guide strategic planning on corporate, operational and project levels.

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Randy Haak

Chief Legal Officer

As Chief Legal Officer, Randy will lead The Boldt Group on all corporate legal matters, including corporate structure, ethics programs, insurance and governance, the Boldt ESOP, mergers and acquisitions, risk training, mentoring and licensing.

Randy brings with him a wide range of legal counsel experience with a concentration on construction law, banking and finance law, and employment and discrimination law. He has been lead counsel on more than 25 bank mergers and acquisitions, and advised employers on a wide variety of personnel matters and regulatory compliance issues and has negotiated many employment contracts.

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Nathan Johnson

General Counsel

As General Counsel, Nathan has primary responsibility for legal matters pertaining to the company’s operations including oversight and support of Boldt’s project and commercial contracts, joint ventures, project claims, and litigation matters.

Additionally, he will provide strategic support on various company initiatives related to Boldt’s risk management function and other corporate strategic initiatives.

The Boldt Group Board of Directors: Tom Boldt – Chairman, Bob DeKoch, Randy Haak, Jim Rossmeissl, Dave Kievet