Wes Minster – Director of Construction - Industry Experience: Since 1979
As Director of Construction, Wes’ responsibilities are to oversee all construction activities, and project management for all projects, which includes reviewing contracts and sub-contracts, insuring scheduling on the jobsite, and qualifying continuous jobsite needs while making adjustments to achieve the client and company’s needs and budget. His past experience in the construction industry includes 15 years of self employment as a General Contractor, with a balance of skills in residential, commercial and modular construction types.
John Erb – Vice-President - Sales & Marketing - Industry Experience: Since 1987
As the Sales and Marketing Manager, John’s responsibilities are to oversee the development of new business through marketing initiatives as well as manage from start to finish the sales process for new projects. His previous experience includes working as Territory Sales Manager, Project Manager and Director of Sales and Marketing in both the single family and commercial projects markets. John holds degrees in Architecture and Construction Management and has also passed the General Building Contractors exam in West Virginia.
John Baker – Engineering Manager - Industry Experience: Since 1990
As the Engineering Manager, John’s responsibilities are managing the engineering department and the development / maintenance of the company’s modular construction systems, insuring that all products are code compliant. He also educates company staff with regard to technical / code items. John’s experience includes working at every level in DeLuxe’s engineering department. He first worked as a Draftsperson and then as a Senior Designer and Engineering Project Coordinator before assuming the role of Engineering Manager. John holds a Green Advantage Commercial certification.
Charles Hartzel - Purchasing Manager - Industry Experience:
As Purchasing Manager, Charles’ responsibilities are purchasing of all materials, equipment and operating supplies, as well as maintenance, repairs and inventory control. His experience includes working in various departments throughout DeLuxe, including working as a Receiving Coach in the production facility and then as a Purchasing Agent before taking on the role of Purchasing Manager in 2001.
Allen Karchner – Production Manager - Industry Experience: Since 1983
As Production Manager, Allen’s responsibilities are to insure safe and effective production throughout the plant, and also insure that quality assurance inspections are performed and properly documented. He is also responsible for facilities maintenance, as well as ensuring an atmosphere of cooperation with all employees and departments. Allen began his career at DeLuxe hanging drywall and was promoted to Foreman, then to Assistant Production Manager, and finally Production Manager. Allen holds a Green Advantage Commercial certification.
Kirby Smith – Quality and Service Manager - Industry Experience: Since 1992
As the Quality and Service Manager, Kirby’s responsibilities are the oversight of Quality Control Inspectors as well as heading the Service Department, insuring that firsthand knowledge of service related issues is transferred to QA and production personnel. He has previously worked as a Quality Assurance Auditor for a Third Party Inspection Agency. Kirby holds a Green Advantage Commercial certification and numerous other certifications with state agencies as a certified Quality Auditor.