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    Sun's Leadership Team

Steve Strong, CEO; 41 Years Experience (Joined Sun in 1982)

Steve has over 40 years of experience in the construction industry and became the owner of Sun in 1985. He provides long-range planning for the company and maintains key relationships with clients, ensuring a successful completion of all construction projects. Steve believes that truly understanding the client's needs is the key to ensuring consistently successful construction projects.

Andy Welch, President; 19 Years Experience (Joined Sun in 1998)

Andy brings a wide array of industry experience to manage the overall functions of the business. His background includes project and construction management both at Sun and in his roles as an executive and owner of other property management and development companies. Some of the areas Andy oversees are policy implementation, financial management, strategic planning, and manager development.

Jenny Welch, Director of Special Logistics; 19 Years Experience (Joined Sun in 1998)


Jenny has been part of the Sun workforce for most of the company's history. Jenny started working as a Project Coordinator, providing logistical support to the Project Managers and learning the day-to-day tasks of construction management.  After a few years, Jenny transitioned into an accounting support role.  In her new position as Directory of Special Logistics, Jenny will leverage her long history with the company to strengthen its identity and reinforce its investment in the community through charitable givings and sponsorships. 

Tim Strong, Vice President; 30 Years Experience (Joined Sun in 1990)

Tim’s responsibilities through the years with the company have grown and changed as the needs have arisen. Tim’s experience with mid to high-level tenant finish jobs has brought back many valued customers. He understands the needs of value and quality and strives for the customers input on a continual basis in order to achieve the final goal. Communication is a strong skill Tim possesses and he beliefs that communication is the key to a successful project. Tim’s Project Manager experience allows him to work on multiple projects ranging from high-tech facilities maintenance; pharmaceutical offices and labs; data centers; higher education campus projects; ground-up construction; design-build projects and tenant finish build-outs.

Scott Solem, Vice President of Operations; 38 Years Experience (Joined Sun in 2007)

Scott's experience serving on both the side of the Owner and of the General Contractor provides valuable insight into the Owner/Contractor relationship.  Scott has dedicated a substantial amount of his career to technical work in challenging environments. Scott brings a unique blend of vision, relationship-building, and problem solving to Sun's customers.  As Vice President of Operations, Scott is continually working to enhance Sun Construction's technical capabilities and the customer experience.  Scott's project experience includes work in high tech, pharmaceutical, food/beverage, manufacturing & industrial, Aerospace, and higher education.

Vanessa Hyre – Vice President of Administration; 20 Years Experience (Joined Sun in 2011)

Vanessa is responsible for overseeing and refining the day-to-day functions and processes of the project teams at Sun. She is responsible for the oversight and coordination of Sun's project support teams and administrative staff. Vanessa is also responsible for the development and management of Sun's project document control process and marketing activities.

Ryan Brenneman, LEED AP-NC; Project Executive; 27 Years Experience (Joined Sun in 2013)

Ryan's 27 years of experience is from a vast array of projects including manufacturing, retail, automotive, parks & recreation, historical renovations, high technology, medical, municipal, government, laboratory, and educational.  Much of his project experience has been fast-track as well as complex in nature. As Project Executive, Ryan will maintain oversight of the project team, monitor customer expectations, observe overall team performance, assist in areas of challenge, and provide expertise that can benefit the project. Ryan also takes the lead on design-build projects by building strong relationships with the client, providing clear communication, and ensuring complete owner satisfaction.



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