Our Team

  • Aspen Greene
    Aspen Greene
    Architectural Designer
  • Bob Munson
    Bob Munson
    Mechanical Department Head
  • Brian Schmidt
    Brian Schmidt
    Superintendent
  • Chris Christopherson
    Chris Christopherson
    Superintendent
  • Chris Sklar
    Chris Sklar
    Maintenance Warehouse Supervisor
  • Cindy Halbersma
    Cindy Halbersma
    Finance Officer
  • Darin Dobrenski
    Darin Dobrenski
    Superintendent
  • Greg Kastner
    Greg Kastner
    Superintendent
  • Greg Miller
    Greg Miller
    Safety Director
  • Joe Sneve
    Joe Sneve
    Superintendent
  • John Winter
    John Winter
    Project Engineer
  • Kyle Groenewold
    Kyle Groenewold
    Superintendent
  • Marlene Schram
    Marlene Schram
    Executive Assistant
  • Nick Chaney
    Nick Chaney
    Superintendent
  • Pat Hoese
    Pat Hoese
    Project Manager
  • Paul Sahr
    Paul Sahr
    Operations Manager
  • Randy Hanson
    Randy Hanson
    President
  • Randy Scholl
    Randy Scholl
    Superintendent
  • Terry Phillips
    Terry Phillips
    Architect
  • Ron Kramer
    Ron Kramer
    Superintendent
  • Seth Skinner
    Seth Skinner
    Superintendent
  • Stacey Hanson
    Stacey Hanson
    Accounts Payable
Aspen Greene
Architectural Designer

agmills@brookings.net       
Years in the industry : Since 2014
Years at Mills Construction : Since 2018
Alternate Career Choice : Entrepreneur
Hidden Talent : Cutting onions without crying, annoying my family
Coast, Desert, or Mountain : Mountain
Drink of Choice : Jack and Coke
Words to Live By : “Whatever good things we build end up building us” – Jim Rohn
Dream Superhero Power : Precognition
Dream Vacation : Moraine Lake, Canada
Hobby : Fishing, house projects, making furniture
My Family : Kory – Fiancé, Aleigh – Daughter
One thing you couldn’t live without : Humor
Pet Peeve : Rooms that are too quiet
Favorite Charity : Modest Needs Financial Crisis

Bob Munson
Mechanical Department Head

munsonmills@gmail.com       
Years in the industry : Since 1976
Years at Mills Construction : Since 2001
Alternate Career Choice : Carpentry
Hidden Talent : Jack of all trades (master of none)
Coast, Desert, or Mountain : Coast
Drink of Choice : Miller Lite
Words to Live By : “If a door closes – open a window.”
Dream Superhero Power :
Dream Vacation : Hawaii
Hobby : Golf
My Family : Wife, Vanessa, 3 kids, 2 grandsons
One thing you couldn’t live without : coffee
Pet Peeve : People taking “selfies”/driving while texting
Favorite Charity : American Red Cross

Brian Schmidt
Superintendent

Brianschmidt810@gmail.com       
Years in the industry : Since 1990
Years at Mills Construction : Since 1990
Alternate Career Choice : Farming
Hidden Talent : Mechanical         
Coast, Desert, or Mountain : Mountain
Drink of Choice : Coffee
Words to Live By : Be proud of what you do
Dream Superhero Power : More strength
Dream Vacation : Netherlands
Hobby : Farming
My Family : Wife Cindy, son and daughter
One thing you couldn’t live without : Family
Pet Peeve : People with excuses
Favorite Charity : Helping kids

Chris Christopherson
Superintendent

 

 

 

 

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Chris Sklar
Maintenance Warehouse Supervisor

 

 

 

 

 

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Cindy Halbersma
Finance Officer

chmills@brookings.net       
Years in the industry : Since 2004
Years at Mills Construction : Since 2004
Alternate Career Choice : Cake Artist
Hidden Talent : Music
Coast, Desert, or Mountain : Definitely COAST, a WARM one
Drink of Choice : Moscow Mule
Words to Live By : “Stressed” is desserts spelled backwards. Coincidence?? I think NOT!! Reverse your stress, have some dessert!
Dream Superhero Power : Young and strong forever 
Dream Vacation : A tropical vacation with my husband and all my kids again
Hobby : Baking and home improvements
My Family : Devoted Husband, cutest dog, 4 fantastic children, an awesome son-in-law, a gorgeous daughter-in-law and the sweetest, most beautiful granddaughter
One thing you couldn’t live without : Chinese food
Pet Peeve : When people don’t put things back where they belong.
Favorite Charity : Volga Christian School

Darin Dobrenski
Superintendent

darindmills@icloud.com       
Years in the industry : Since 1993
Years at Mills Construction : Since 2011
Alternate Career Choice : Teacher
Hidden Talent : Carry on a family tradition of making lefse.
Coast, Desert, or Mountain : Coast
Drink of Choice : Conch Cooler
Words to Live By : You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.
Dream Superhero Power : Hang Christmas lights from my couch
Dream Vacation : Disney cruise in the Caribbean 
Hobby : Hunting and fishing
My Family : Wife Tammy and 3 daughters
One thing you couldn’t live without : My family
Pet Peeve : Giving up before starting

Greg Kastner
Superintendent

gregk.mills@outlook.com       
Years in the industry : Since 1996
Years at Mills Construction : Since 2001
Alternate Career Choice : Pro Baseball
Hidden Talent : Jack of all trades
Coast, Desert, or Mountain : Mountain
Drink of Choice : Coke
Words to Live By : Nobody owes you anything, you must earn it.
Dream Superhero Power : Teleportation
Dream Vacation :Anywhere on a beach during the winter months.
Hobby :Any type of outdoor activity
My Family :2 sons
One thing you couldn’t live without :My kids’ happiness
Pet Peeve :When someone doesn’t take initiative
Favorite Charity :Shriners and St. Jude’s

 

Greg Miller
Safety Director

gmmills@brookings.net       
Years in the industry : Since 1971
Years at Mills Construction : Since 2017
Alternate Career choice : Engineer
Hidden Talent : ability to solve problems
Coast, Desert, or Mountain : Mountain
Drink of Choice : Beer
Words to Live By : Never give up
Dream Superhero Power : Invisible man
Dream Vacation : Australia/New Zealand
Hobby : Motorcycle/RV travels
My Family : Wife, Stephne; 3 kids, 8 grandkids
One thing you couldn’t live without : Family and friends
Pet Peeve : Dishonesty
Favorite Charity : DAV Transportation Network

Joe Sneve
Superintendent

Years in the industry : Since 1990
Years at Mills Construction : Since 1999
Alternate Career Choice : Heavy Equipment Operator
Hidden Talent :
Coast, Desert, or Mountain : Mountain
Drink of Choice : Fruit Smoothie
Words to Live By : Git er done
Dream Superhero Power : Flying
Dream Vacation : Riding off road dirt bikes in Colorado
Hobby : Motorcycles – Building streetrods
My Family : 2 daughters
One thing you couldn’t live without : Air
Pet Peeve : People driving slow in the left lane on the interstate
Favorite Charity : St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital

John Winter
Project Engineer

jwmills@brookings.net       
Years in the industry : Since 2012
Years at Mills Construction : Since 2018
Alternate Career Choice : Architect
Hidden Talent : Singing
Coast, Desert, or Mountain : I’ll stick with the plains.
Drink of Choice : Coffee or Mountain Dew
Words to Live By : I haven’t failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.
Dream Superhero Power :Super strength
Dream Vacation : Going to Europe and touring castles.
Hobby : Woodworking and playing games with family
My Family : My wife, Bethany, a son, Xavier, and another son on the way.
One thing you couldn’t live without : My morning cup of coffee.
Pet Peeve : Slow drivers
Favorite Charity : Habitat for Humanity

Kyle Groenewold
Superintendent

 

 

 

 

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Marlene Schram
Executive Assistant

millscst@brookings.net       
Years in the industry : Since 2008
Years at Mills Construction : Since 2008
Alternate Career Choice : teacher
Hidden Talent : artist
Coast, Desert, or Mountain : mountain
Drink of Choice : diet coke
Words to Live By : be kind and encouraging
Dream Superhero Power : teleporting
Dream Vacation : all-inclusive resort in Hawaii, with adventurous excursions
Hobby : biking, hiking, cross country skiing, fishing
My Family : Husband, Keith; 3 married daughters, 7 grandkids
One thing you couldn’t live without : faith and family
Pet Peeve : Rudeness and whining
Favorite Charity : Option 1

Nick Chaney
Superintendent

Nickc.mills@icloud.com       
Years in the industry : Since 2008
Years at Mills Construction : Since 2010
Alternate Career Choice : Pro-fisherman
Hidden Talent : Can play a variety of instruments
Coast, Desert, or Mountain : Coast
Drink of Choice : Live-wire Mountain Dew/Coors Light
Words to Live By : A bad day fishing is better than a good day at work.
Dream Superhero Power : Teleportation – easier travel!
Dream Vacation : Once in a lifetime fishing trip for a rate trophy fish
Hobby : Fishing, ice fishing, hunting, anything outdoors!
My Family : My wife, Donna and two sons.
One thing you couldn’t live without : Fishing/outdoors and family
Pet Peeve : Lying and chronic negativity!
Favorite Charity : Children’s Miracle Network

Pat Hoese
Project Manager

phmills@brookings.net       
Years in the industry : Since 2000
Years at Mills Construction : Since 2015
Alternate Career Choice : Custom cabinet maker
Hidden Talent : Parallel parking
Coast, Desert, or Mountain : Mountain
Drink of Choice : Shiner Bock
Words to Live By : If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door – Milton Berle
Dream Superhero Power : Teleportation
Dream Vacation : Swiss Alps
Hobby : woodworking
My Family : Wife Marie, Daughters Henley and Avery
One thing you couldn’t live without : My Family
Pet Peeve : Bad Drivers
Favorite Charity : Habitat for Humanity

Paul Sahr
Operations Manager

psmills@brookings.net       
Years in the industry : Since 1991
Years at Mills Construction : Since 1991
Alternate Career Choice : Rescuing abducted children
Hidden Talent : I can juggle
Coast, Desert, or Mountain : Mountain for sure
Drink of Choice : Soda or Beer
Words to Live By : Please forgive me
Dream Superhero Power : Mind Reading
Dream Vacation : Visiting exotic ports of call on a 7 day cruise
Hobby : Golfing, Woodworking, and any puzzles
My Family : Wife & 4 sons
One thing you couldn’t live without : Coming home to my family
Pet Peeve : Unorganized people
Favorite Charity : Humane Society

 

Randy Hanson
President

rhmills@brookings.net       
Years in the industry : Since 1997
Years at Mills Construction : Since 1997
Alternate Career Choice : Mechanical & Civil Engineer
Hidden Talent : I can juggle
Coast, Desert, or Mountain : Mountain
Drink of Choice : Barley Green
Words to Live By : You are loved more than you know.
Dream Superhero Power : Teleport
Dream Vacation : Cruise to Alaska with lots of land trips
Hobby : Horse Riding
My Family : Wife, Stacey and 2 grown sons, Jacob and Riley
One thing you couldn’t live without : Hope
Pet Peeve : Stupid drivers
Favorite Charity : That’s like asking who your favorite child is! I love Teen Challenge, Option 1, FCA, and GracePoint Wesleyan Church

Randy Scholl
Superintendent

RandyS.mills@icloud.com       
Years in the industry : Since 1995
Years at Mills Construction : Since 2015
Alternate Career Choice : No alternate. I love to build stuff!
Hidden Talent : Grill master
Coast, Desert, or Mountain : Mountain
Drink of Choice : Milk on the Rocks
Words to Live By : It is what it is.
Dream Superhero Power : Invisibility
Dream Vacation : European tour (architecture)
Hobby : Motorcycles
My Family : My wife, Tracie, two sons and two dogs.
One thing you couldn’t live without : Family
Pet Peeve : People who don’t use blinkers
Favorite Charity : ASPCA

Terry Phillips
Architect

tpmills@brookings.net       
Years in the industry : Since: 20th Century
Years at Mills Construction : Since: 2018
Alternate Career Choice : Fighter Pilot (Even rock stars wish they could be fighter pilots)
Hidden Talent : Naming make and model of cars – especially 1960s
Coast, Desert, or Mountain : Mountain, next to a lake
Drink of Choice : IPA
Words to Live By : Everything you need, nothing you don’t
Dream Superhero Power : Ability to read clients’ minds
Dream Vacation : Motorcycle camping, next to a mountain lake
Hobby : Golf, riding motorcycle, pheasant hunting, sweat equity
My Family : Wife, daughter
One thing you couldn’t live without : Morning coffee
Pet Peeve : Texting while driving
Favorite Charity : Feeding South Dakota

Ron Kramer
Superintendent

Ronk.mills@icloud.com       
Years in the industry : Since 1981, built first shed in 1975
Years at Mills Construction : Since 1998    
Alternate Career Choice : structural iron worker      
Hidden Talent : cabinet maker
Coast, Desert, or Mountain : mountain
Drink of Choice : Milwaukee’s Best
Words to Live By : Treat others like you want to be treated
Dream Superhero Power : Flying
Dream Vacation : Australia
Hobby : Trapping
My Family : wife, Marsha
One thing you couldn’t live without : Pizza
Pet Peeve : wasn’t me
Favorite Charity : Me

Seth Skinner
Superintendent

Seths.mills@icloud.com       
Years in the industry : Since 2008
Years at Mills Construction : Since 2008
Alternate Career Choice : artist
Hidden Talent : video games
Coast, Desert, or Mountain : Mountain
Drink of Choice : Coors light
Words to Live By : work hard, play harder
Dream Superhero Power : time control
Dream Vacation : cruise around the world
Hobby : fishing, hunting, cars/motorcycles
My Family : Tiffany (my wife), 2 daughters – Marlee and Ryder, and my son Cash.
One thing you couldn’t live without : tacos
Pet Peeve : snowflakes (the people)
Favorite Charity : anything cancer

Stacey Hanson
Accounts Payable

staceyhmills@gmail.com       
Years in the industry : Since 2002
Years at Mills Construction : Since 2002
Alternate Career Choice : Nursing
Hidden Talent : Scrapbooking
Coast, Desert, or Mountain : I enjoy them all
Drink of Choice : Iced tea
Words to Live By : The Bible
Dream Superhero Power :
Dream Vacation : The Hawaiian Islands
Hobby : Horseback riding and gardening
My Family : Husband, Randy, 2 grown sons, Jacob and Riley
One thing you couldn’t live without :
Pet Peeve : Solicitors – especially ones that bother me at home.
Favorite Charity : Have many.