Category: Employee News

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WELCOME 2020 Interns!

WELCOME: 2020 INTERNS! Russell is excited to welcome the newest group of summer interns to our team! As a company focused on continued leaning, we take the responsibility of teaching the next generation of construction professional very seriously. (Pictured from left to right) Erin Jones – Project Engineer Intern Erin is a Junior at The…

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Welcome: New Team Members!

Welcome: NEW TEAM MEMBERS into 2020 Over the past few months, Russell has added some great new folks to our team. Please join us in welcoming them!   Logan Pflibsen Logan joined Russell back in November as a Project Manager! With over three and a half years of experience, he most recently worked as a…

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Russell Honored at Master Builders of Iowa’s Annual Conference

Russell Honored at MBI Annual Conference Safety Awards Russell recently attended the 2020 Master Builders of Iowa Winter conference, which attracts all aspects of the construction industry.  We are excited to announce that during the conference, Russell was awarded two prestigious awards: 2020 Outstanding Company Safety Achievement Award for General Contractors 2020 Safety Champion Award…

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United Way 2019 Recap

United Way 2019 Recap Improving the quality of life in our community is one of our top values at Russell. One way we demonstrate this is through giving back to United Way. This year we once again had an incredible campaign and were able to exceed last year’s numbers.  This year, our grand total between…

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Promotions: Lee Marbach, Darrin Pearsall & Alec Jensen

Promotions: Lee Marbach, Darrin PearSall & Alec JEnsen Russell is very pleased to announce the promotion of LEE MARBACH to Senior Project Manager, DARRIN PEARSALL to Project Manager and ALEC JENSEN to Project Manager!   Lee has been a strong contributor in his time with Russell, joining the team almost 12 years ago. His contributions have been widespread,…

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Welcome: Jeff Roach

Welcome: Jeff Roach We are excited to welcome Jeff Roach to the Russell team as a Field Manager! From his past role as a General Superintendent, Jeff is experienced in running day-to-day operations of large projects. Originally from Fort Dodge, he is an Iowan himself. Jeff is married to his wife, and they share four…

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Welcome: Stephanie Blanchard

Welcome: Stephanie Blanchard Russell welcomes its newest Director of First Impressions and Office Coordinator, Stephanie Blanchard! Upon joining Russell, she brings 15 years of office management experience, spending several years supporting a veterinary clinic. She most recently has been working on her family’s dairy farm. Born and raised in rural Clinton County, IA, Stephanie now…

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Welcome: Devonta Crumpton

Welcome: Devonta Crumpton We are excited to welcome Devonta Crumpton, our newest IT Intern! Devonta currently attends Scott Community college and is working towards an associate degree in Network Administration. Devonta enjoys reading information technology publications and practicing with his own personal switches and routers. Beyond school and work, you can find him playing Fortnite…

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Welcome: Damen Trebilcock

Welcome: Damen Trebilcock Russell is excited to welcome Damen Trebilcock as a Vice President! Damen’s focus will be in the real estate and development area of our business. Despite originally being from Grand Rapids, MI, he grew up in Des Moines, IA and has now been in the Quad Cities for over 10 years. Damen…

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Brian Harry Promoted to Project Executive

Brian Harry Promoted to Project Executive Congratulations to our own BRIAN HARRY on his promotion to Project Executive! Brian joined our team in 2017 with substantial project and construction management experience. Since then, he has proven to be a leader as well as provide strong leadership to others. Brian recently completed the IH Mississippi Valley…

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