Leadership

Roger Bullington, P.E.

Roger Bullington

VP of Construction & Development

Roger received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1983 and worked for Varco-Pruden Buildings in St. Joseph, Missouri before joining Chief Industries, Inc. In 1986 Roger joined Chief Buildings and then went on to become Vice President of Technical Services for this Chief Industries division in 2006. Roger received his Master in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska Lincoln in 1995 and is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Nebraska. In 2012, he became Vice President of Construction and Development for Chief Construction Company. 

He is an active volunteer in the Grand Island community, having served on the board of directors for many not-for-profit agencies. Roger’s experience in civil engineering, structural engineering, real estate development and construction management allow him to be a vital asset to our growth and expansion.

 


 

Mark Moravec

Mark Moravec

Business Development Manager

Born and raised in David City, NE, Mark attended the University of Nebraska and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Ag Economics. He was a 3 year letterman on the Husker Football Team playing fullback for Coach Tom Osborne. He began his career in Sales & Marketing with Cargill Inc. and spent 16 years in various sales & management positions in 4 locations. He then became V.P. of Marketing with Associated Staffing in Grand Island, a position he held for 6 years. He then joined Chief Industries as Director of HR for 8 years until he transitioned into his current position as Business Development Manager for Chief Construction.

Mark is an active member of the community and has served on a number of boards. Currently he is the Chairman for the Nebraska Workforce Investment Board of Directors as well as the College Park Board of Directors. He also sits on the United Way Board of Directors as well as other charitable organizations.

 


 

Troy Leiting

Manager of Field Operations

As the Manager of our Field Operations, Troy Leiting leverages a wealth of knowledge that he has accumulated through his previous experience and education. Troy received his Bachelor of Science in Construction Engineering Technology from the University of Nebraska at Omaha before joining Kiewit Construction and JE Dunn Construction. Troy held a number of positions with these companies ranging from Engineer to Job Superintendent. His project portfolio ranges from small jobs up to 225 million dollar projects.

Troy joined the Chief Construction team in 2014 after owning his own company for several years. He drives efficiencies in our team and ensures project schedules are met. As a valued member of the team, Troy provides input in our safety guidelines and leads our internship program.

 


 

Jaye Monter

Jaye Monter

Controller

With over 25 years of experience in accounting and finance, Jaye Monter received a Bachelor of Science Comprehensive Business Administration degree with emphasis in Accounting and Finance from Kearney State College in Kearney, Nebraska. Jaye started her career in public accounting with a small firm in Colorado. There she obtained her Certified Public Accountant’s License. After public accounting, her career moved to various private industries where she worked as a Controller. Most recently she held the position of City Treasurer/Finance Director for the city of Grand Island, NE. Jaye is an active member of the community and volunteer leader at the Grand Island YMCA. She also serves on the Regional Planning Commission and on the Board of Directors of the Crisis Center.

Jaye joined Chief Construction in 2015 as the Controller and is responsible for managing the company’s financial planning and budget management functions while providing leadership internally. As a certified public accountant she provides oversight and planning for our financial success.

 


 

Brad Brandenberg

Drafting/Design Manager

Brad Brandenberg joined Chief Construction as Architect and Drafting/Design Manager in 2005. Brad is a Registered Professional Architect by the state of Nebraska and is certified by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards. He received his Bachelors of Architecture from the University of Idaho prior to working as a project architect and architect for various organizations.

Today, with over 25 years of professional experience, Brad oversees the drafting/design team providing guidance and insight into our drawings and plans. His experience has allowed him to work on a number of projects in a variety of industries. He is also a very active member in the community, having served as a board member for the First United Methodist Church and the Heartland Amateur Radio Association.

 


 

Dennis Harder

Dennis Harder

Senior Project Manager

Investing over 40 years at Chief Industries, Dennis Harder has worked in various roles through his career. Dennis was born in Hastings, NE and he grew up in Doniphan. He started working for Chief Construction in 1974 with the concrete crew. Moving to a position working with the steel crew, he worked for 5 years erecting buildings sold to our customers. Dennis was promoted to oversee a crew, where he managed a team that erected grain bins and grain handling equipment for 8 years. He started managing jobs in 1990 until his promotion in 2006 to Senior Project Manager. Dennis oversees our crane and maintenance operations. 

Dennis is an active member of the community and serves on the Advisory Board for the Heartland Shooting Park. He serves as a NRA Level 1 Shooting Instructor and a NSCA Level 1 coach. He is also the assistant coach for the Grand Island Senior High Trap Team and has previously been the President for the Messiah Lutheran Board. Dennis still serves as an usher and provides video recording services for the Church.