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Meet the Team

Ken Johnston
Founder

Founded Johnston Masonry (JM Inc.): year 1993 (27 years)

Work/Education Experience: Ken started in the masonry trade at a young age with his dad. He brought this experience to Duluth where he started Johnston Masonry in 1993 and has been involved ever since.

Hobbies: Ken is an avid outdoors-man and especially enjoys fishing.

 

Joel Bruckelmyer
Operations Manager

Number of years at Johnston Masonry: 21

Work/Education Experience: Joel started for JM as a laborer while finishing high school. He worked is way to becoming a mason, foreman, and continued into the office where he took the role of sales and project manager. As the company grew he became operations manager and more recently including finance.

Hobbies: Joel enjoys hunting, fishing, skiing, and biking.

Dean Johnston
Project Consultant

Number of years at Johnston Masonry: 18

Work/Education Experience: Dean has worked for JM from a young age where he gained much experience in masonry and concrete. He started as a project consultant (sales) in 2015 and has been helping people ever since.

Hobbies: Dean is an avid bow-hunter and makes yearly trips to Colorado elk hunting.

Willie Bruckelmyer
Purchasing

Number of years at Johnston Masonry: 3

Work/Education Experience: Out of high school, Willie worked as an electrical apprentice for 4 years before earning his Journeyman’s licence. He started for JM in 2017 as an estimator and moved into purchasing after a couple years, he also takes care of the marketing. He is currently working on a 2 year Associates degree in Business Administration.

Hobbies: Willie enjoys bow-hunting, fishing, dirt-biking, snowmobiling, hockey, and camping.

Kurt Hendrickson
IT

Number of years at Johnston Masonry: 11

Work/Education Experience: Kurt started for JM in the year 2009, where he worked as a laborer for 2 years and a mason for 3 years before moving into the office. He worked as the office manager/estimator for 4 years and moved to IT specialist.

Hobbies: Kurt enjoys hunting, cycling, basketball, and woodworking.

Dean Townley
Customer Service Representative

Number of years at Johnston Masonry: 2

Work/Education Experience: Dean attended Delaware Tech where he completed part of a Business Marketing and Management degree. He joined JM with over 20 years of sales experience. Dean takes care of the consulting schedule/AR and AP, and goes on a project consulting call when he can!

Hobbies: Dean enjoys mountain biking the trails around Duluth.

Valerie Townley
Administrative Assistant

Number of years at Johnston Masonry: 1

Work/Education Experience: Valerie is currently attending PSEO at Lake Superior College to finish out high school.

Hobbies: Valerie likes to be outside when she can snowboarding, swimming, tubing, four-wheeling, fishing, boating, shopping, camping, kayaking, and sometimes likes to read.

Travis Johnston
Project Manager

Number of years at Johnston Masonry: 13

Work/Education Experience: Travis continued working for his dad after graduating high school. He worked as a laborer for 4 years, a foreman for 8 years, and moved into project management. He gained much experience in every aspect of masonry. He also completed the CCI concrete training and received certification.

Hobbies: Travis enjoys the outdoors by hunting, fishing, hiking, biking and camping.

Ty Redinger
Project Manager

Number of years at Johnston Masonry: 7

Work/Education Experience: Ty gained 17 years of experience in the concrete and masonry trade prior to becoming project manager. His specialty is concrete and is also ACI certified. He also earned his welding vocational degree certification.

Hobbies: Ty enjoys hunting, fishing, and spending time with friends and family.

Eric Bruckelmyer
Project Manager

Number of years at Johnston Masonry: 1

Work/Education Experience: Eric brought 9 years of custom home carpentry experience to JM. His experience proves to be a big help with the home service division we recently created. We hope Eric continues to grow with this division.

Hobbies: Eric enjoys hunting, fishing, and camping.

Crew Foremen.

Leo McDaniels

Shawn Morris

Wesley Johnston

Victor Greene

Jerrod Sundberg

Jordan Brown

 

 

 

 

Crew Members.

Cody Westerberg

Kerry Foley

Kurt Granger 

Robby Kramer

Steven Kruse

Trent Townley

Jamie Hendrickson

Logan Bruckelmyer

Levi Bruckelmyer