HRP Construction Inc. Staff

Like many firms, we realize people are our most important asset. Unlike some others, in this area we have been blessed many times and are wealthy indeed. Some of our most precious assets include:

Senior Leadership:

Matt Cain

Matt Cain - President

B.S. in Building Construction Management, Purdue University
Years of construction experience: 30
Started with HRP: 1996
Interests: Parenting, traveling, skiing, and Vice-President of the Granger Homeowner's Association.
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Nancy Knapik

Nancy Knapik - Vice President

B.S. in Accounting, I.U.S.B.
Years of construction experience: 30+
Started with HRP: 2011
Interests: Reading, enjoying the lake with family & friends, fishing, and having fun with grandkids.
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Jered Baker

Jered Baker - Senior Estimator/Project Manager

B.S. in Building Construction Management, Purdue University
Years of construction experience: 19
Started with HRP: 2005
Interests: Hunting, patrolling his "man land", snowmobiling, fixing snowmobiles, vacationing, and offering to help others use their vacation time.
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John Schafer

John Schafer - Equipment Manager

Years of construction experience: 35+
Started with HRP: 1993
Interests: Being cheerful, getting dirty, boating, and building and racing cars with his kids.
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Chris Mack

Chris Mack - Senior Field Supervisor

B.S. in Building Construction Management, Purdue University
Years of construction experience: 25
Started with HRP: 2000
Interests: Fishing, hunting, camping, fielding comments about vanishing red hair, and President of the Granger Homeowner's Association.
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Field Leadership:

Steve Oldfather

Steve Oldfather - Field Supervisor

B.S. in Building Construction Management, Purdue University
Years of construction experience: 25
Started with HRP: 2000
Interests: Hunting, fishing, going to my children’s sporting events, and learning from Jered on how to use vacation time.
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Bill Schumm

Bill Schumm - Field Supervisor

B.S. in Construction Science and Management, Western Michigan University
Years of construction experience: 30+
Started with HRP: 2007
Interests: "Absolutely" ('nuff said), Parenting, Chinook salmon fishing, Coho salmon fishing, and any other salmon fishing.
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Jason Owren

Jason Owren - Field Supervisor

Years of construction experience: 18
Started with HRP: 2011
Interests: Road warrior and at least doubling all preconceived notions about parenthood.
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Gary Newcomb

Gary Newcomb - Field Supervisor

Years of construction experience: 16
Started with HRP: 2012
Interests: Off-roading, family time, woodworking and being reminded to be careful while off-roading
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Mike Patton

Mike Patton - Field Supervisor

Years of construction experience: 23
Started with HRP: 2009
Interests: Coaching kids baseball and basketball, hunting, likes to go to Arkansas and watch Bill Schumm catch all his fish.
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Ian Mundy

Ian Mundy - Field Supervisor

Years in construction experience: 23
Started with HRP: 2017
Interests: Friends, duck hunting with (Campy), and printing license plates.
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Office Leadership:

Jeff Wells

Jeff Wells - Estimator/Project Manager

B.S. Civil Engineering, Fairmont State University, West Virginia
Years of construction experience 35+
Started with HRP: 2012
Interests: Kids & sports, family & friends, hunting, fishing and outdoor activities
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Joe Saggars

Joe Saggars - Estimator/Project Manager

B.S. in Public Affairs, Indiana University
Years of construction experience: 15
Started with HRP: 2012
Interests: Spending time with family and friends, being outdoors and daydreaming about winning the Publisher's Clearinghouse Sweepstakes.
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Joseph Jonas

Joseph Jonas - Utility Damage Prevention Specialist/Estimator

B.S. in Building Construction Management, Purdue University
Years of construction experience: 25
Started with HRP: 1999
Interests: Camping with technology, parenting, RC truck bashing and fishing in Florida.
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John Kramer

John Kramer - Estimator/Project Manager

B.S. in Building Construction Management, Purdue University, 2017
Years in construction experience: 8
Started with HRP: 2014
Interests: Smiling, learning from mistakes, spending time with family. Going west to snowboard.
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Office & Administrative:

Cindy Vanheste

Cindy Vanheste - Administrative Assistant

B.S. in Business, Manchester College
Years of construction experience: 15
Started with HRP: 2011
Interests: Spending time with family and friends, doing anything outdoors, and helping others.
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Julie Jackson

Julie Jackson - Administrative Assistant

Years of construction experience: 7
Started with HRP: 2015
Interests: I love spending time with my children and grandchildren, and going to the grandkids’ various sporting events. I also enjoy watching football, biking, hiking, movies, reading, and going to the beach.
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Rodney Dale

Rodney Dale - EEO Representative

Started with HRP: 2017
Interests: Attending daughter’s athletic events, visiting our son in Chicago, working out, hanging with friends, mentoring elementary aged boys, coaching young athletes, and spending time with my wife.
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Jon Hollinger

Jon Hollinger - Truck Driver/Warehouse man

Years of construction experience: 30
Started with HRP: 1995
Interests: Washing & waxing 2010 Kenworth, foreign lands and people therefrom, and carnivals.
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Recent Retirees:

Yes, some long term staffers with whom you may have been very familiar are gone. We certainly miss them, are forever deeply grateful for their contributions, and are delighted that we could support and be with them for so long and into this rewarding stage of their lives. We are confident that those who replace the retirees will serve you well also.

Florent Vervaet

Paul Fallon

Our Leader and President 1981-2016
The “P” in HRP!

Golden Oldies:

Florent Vervaet

Florent Vervaet -
Part time Warehouse man / Shop Runner

Retired CPA
Retired Entrepreneur (Dairy Queen)
Started with HRP: 2006
Retired Fall of 2014
George Grenert

George Grenert - Estimator/Project Manager

Years of construction experience: 35+
Started with HRP: 1999
Retired Fall of 2013
Terry Easterday

Terry Easterday - Field Supervisor

Years of construction experience: 35+
Started with HRP: 1985
Retired Fall of 2010
Dave Bannwart

Dave Bannwart - Estimator/Project Manager

Years of construction experience: 35+
Started with HRP: 2002
Retired Fall of 2010
Ron Haskins

Ron Haskins - Senior Field Supervisor

Years of construction experience: 35+
Started with HRP: 1992
Retired Fall of 2012
Rick Ghareeb

Rick Ghareeb - Field Supervisor

Years of construction experience: 30+
Started with HRP: 2009
Retired Spring of 2012