From demolition to completion, the remodel of the Hart McDonald's was finished in 7 weeks. In the photo above on the left, the drive-thru and kitchen are still open and remained in operation for all but 2 days during construction. This is one of the most extensive remodels we've completed for McDonald's.
Staff members of Frankenmuth Credit Union commemorated the construction of their new branch on Friday with a Ground Breaking Ceremony. The new branch will be located in Birch Run on the east side of I-75 (in front of Meijer). Their new building will be approximately 3,000 s.f. and will resemble the current design as their existing branches.
On Saturday, October 5th, Alma College held a ground breaking ceremony as construction begins on a house for members of the TKE Fraternity.
Wolgast Corporation is the Construction Manager for the new two-story house with basement. TKE members will have ample space for members in their new 7,344 s.f. house designed by Wigen Tincknell Meyer and Associates.
Wolgast Corporation announces additions to its staff. Rick J. Suitor of Freeland has accepted a position as business developer for the company. He joins the sales team to seek out and develop new clients while serving existing customers for all divisions of Wolgast Corporation.
Suitor brings six years of previous sales and consulting experience as he worked in pharmaceutical and manufacturing industries and owned his own consulting firm. Additionally, Suitor is a Vietnam Veteran who served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1972 – 1974.
Suitor is a father of six and he, his wife Nancy and family reside in Freeland, Michigan. He is also active in the Saginaw Wrestling Association, has served on the County Commissioners Board, and a member of the Freeland Assembly of God.
Jason C. Van Hoey of Midland has accepted a position as Project Manager of Water Mitigation for the Wolgast Restoration Division. He will provide emergency services, water mitigation management, estimating and compliance for water mitigation emergency needs.
Van Hoey earned a Bachelor of Applied Arts from Central Michigan University in 1998 and brings fourteen years of experience as a claims adjuster.
He also received training in estimating from Vale Training Solutions. Van Hoey is a member of Phi Sigma Phi National Fraternity, Trinity Lutheran Mens Fraternity and is an Assistant Cub Master for Pack 3791 for Cub Scouts of America.
Caprice Castano of Swartz Creek, Michigan has accepted a position as Project Manager Assistant for Wolgast Restoration Division. Caprice will be assisting Project Managers and coordinating with clients to facilitate restoration projects with excellent quality and service. Caprice brings 18 years of construction and property development experience. She recently held the position of Project Coordinator for Toll Brothers, Inc.
Caprice currently serves as a committee member of the Montrose Blueberry Festival and is a volunteer of Elf Khurafeh Shrine Center.
Brandon W. Case of Freeland, Michigan has accepted a position of IT Technician for the company. He will assist users in all departments with hardware and software needs as well as analyze existing systems and department best practices. Case earned his Bachelor of Science from Central Michigan University in 2013 in Information Technology with a minor in Geographic Information Science and obtained IT experience through two internships while attending CMU.
This past weekend, Wolgast Corporation hosted a VIP tent at this year's River Roar event for our company summer picnic. Staff and their family members got a front row seat to watch the boat racers compete. As a sponsor of the event, we also sponsored driver, Butch Ott, who won the Formula Light title!
Wolgast Corporation welcomes an addition to its staff. Trudi Gorkowski of Midland has accepted a position as Project Manager Assistant.
Gorkowski brings to Wolgast more than two years of construction administration experience. For Wolgast, she is responsible for assisting project managers with project start-up through close-out for design/build and general construction projects. She also assists project estimators with executing bids for construction projects.
Michigan Vascular Center has renovated an office in Saginaw for their newest location. They held their ribbon cutting ceremony today after Wolgast completed their four week remodel to get the space ready for this vascular surgery center. Dr. Robert Molnar, MD did the honors of cutting the ribbon.
Goodrich Quality Theaters has set a date for its Ground Breaking event! Construction of the new movie theater in Saginaw, Michigan, including an auditorium with Giant Digital Xperience (GDX), will officially kickoff May 17th with a turning of the soil ceremony. The event is open to the public.
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Today, the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) awarded Wolgast Corporation with their Accredited Quality Contractor (AQC) recognition. This marks the 20th consecutive year that Wolgast Corporation has achieved this honor!
The AQC award is given to participating contractors that demonstrate their contributions in “six areas of corporate responsibility, including safety, management education, craft training, employee benefits, community relations and outreach”.
In addition to Wolgast’s commendable safety record, training of Wolgast Restoration’s management staff (a new division of Wolgast), and all of the charitable giving that Wolgast gives throughout the Great Lakes Area Region, examples of corporate activities over the past year that helped them achieve the AQC recognition include:
- Cross-training opportunities for existing staff among company divisions
- Hosting the Wolgast Golf Classic benefitting the Junior Achievement of Northeast Michigan (for the past 16 years)
- Providing large Christmas tree structural support for municipal lighting ceremonies in both Bay City and Saginaw Township
- Boarding-up run down homes prior to Halloween festivities in October
Wolgast is honored to continue our accreditation as AQC and will continue to work toward this achievement next year and into the future.
For Immediate Release
Saginaw, MI, Wolgast Corporation announces three additions to its staff. Jeff Kinne of Gladwin has accepted a position as Project Estimator. Kinne brings to Wolgast more than twenty-five years of estimating and project management experience. He is responsible for estimating and negotiating design/build and general construction projects for Wolgast.
Micah Baumgartner has accepted a position as Project Manager. Baumgartner is a graduate of Ferris State University where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management. He brings eleven years of construction experience including carpentry and project management. Prior to coming to Wolgast, he held the position of site manager for a western Michigan contractor. Baumgartner will provide project management for general construction and design/build projects. He is also a member of the U.S. Green Build Council.
Michele VanSnepson has accepted a position as Project Manager Assistant. VanSnepson has twenty years of experience working in construction and manufacturing industries including general construction, architectural and electrical contracting. Her most recent position prior to coming to Wolgast was as a contract administrator. At Wolgast, she will assist the Project Managers with administrative duties to complete the construction of medical/dental offices, manufacturing plants, financial institutions, and restaurants to name a few. VanSnepson originally is from Walled Lake, Michigan, but now resides in Essexville, Michigan.