Team

Team
Eli Abnet
Eli AbnetGeneral Construction Manager
Eli joined the ATS team in 2017. He graduated from Dunwoody College of Technology in Minneapolis with an Associate of Applied Science degree in Architectural Drafting and Design.

He believes preparation and communication are key to any successful project. By thoroughly understanding all aspects of the project and client needs, he discovers ways to create more value for the customer.

Away from work, Eli enjoys hunting, fishing and spending time with his dog.

Certifications: OSHA 30

Jay McNamer
Jay McNamerMachinery Moving/Cranes & Rigging/Industrial Construction Manager
Jay started with Schwab Construction in 1988 as a laborer, and during his career there he was a mason, crane operator, and millwright. He joined ATS when it was founded in 2001 and his responsibilities have included superintendent, millwright sales, and his current position of Machinery Moving/Cranes & Rigging/Industrial Construction Manager.

Prior to joining our team, Jay was a crane operator in the Army and worked on his family farm. In his free time he enjoys hunting and spending time with his family.

Certifications: Crane Operator

John Hill
John HillVP of Estimating
John joined the ATS team in 2013 with 12 years of experience in the construction industry. He graduated from Dunwoody College of Technology in Minneapolis with an Associate of Applied Science degree in Architectural Drafting and Estimating Technology in 2004.

John oversees the cost estimating processes and maintains the estimating program primarily for projects that have complete bid documents. He has also managed dozens of successful projects including church renovations and additions, new retail buildings, residential projects over 10,000 sf, higher education additions and renovations, an alternative energy center, and a new hotel with 96 guestrooms and a swimming pool.

Certifications/Committees: LEED Accredited Professional, CDT certified with the Construction Specification Institute, and serves on the Commercial Builders Council Executive Committee.

Casey Mundt
Casey MundtOperations Manager
Casey started with Schwab Construction in 2000 as a carpenter and joined ATS when it was founded in 2001. His role with the company has evolved over the years from foreman to superintendent to his current role as operations manager. He has a degree in carpentry from RCTC.

Casey enjoys hunting, fishing, spending time with family, and working on cars/engines.

Certifications: OSHA 30, Confined Space Training, Construction Infection Control Training Institute Certified Healthcare Manager

Russ Mahlmeister
Russ MahlmeisterConstruction Operations Director
Russ joined the ATS team in 2014 and his current responsibilities includes the management of his individual projects, as well as general oversite of the management of all ATS projects, ensuring that each gets completed on time and on budget. He graduated from MSU-Mankato with a B.S. in Construction Management. Russ has 16 years of construction industry experience.

Russ grew up in Bismarck, North Dakota and now resides is Dover, MN. He is married with one child and in his spare time he enjoys hunting and fishing.

Certifications: OSHA 30

“The ATS crew was very flexible and willing to work with us throughout our project.”

Ellen Speltz
Immaculate Heart of Mary Seminary
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