Who We Are
Brock started his career with FED when he was only twelve years old mowing lawns, and has worked his way up through FED. During this time, Brock studied construction management at Ferris State University and worked in the field setting steel with the crew. The hands-on experience and the education he received at Ferris have helped him see all sides of the construction industry. As the owner and president of FED, Brock says that he is surrounded by a skilled team he has enjoyed working with for decades. Brock instills in his employees the importance of customer service in the construction industry and believes that FED has the experience and knowledge to help deliver results. His personal hands-on approach has developed many repeat customers and makes working with them to help achieve their goals a privilege. If you are interested in working with FED or have any questions about building with FED, don’t hesitate to get in touch with Brock, he is always ready to talk about new opportunities
Jeremy has been with FED since 2008 as a crew leader in the field. Jeremy has been around construction his entire life and started as a Union Iron Worker. He worked on an array of projects before joining FED. He was a Foreman for Suspension Bridge construction, structural steel, and pre-engineered metal buildings. When Jeremy started his career with FED, he was a crew leader and has moved his way up to Vice President. Today he oversees all of the G.C. Project Estimating, metal building estimating, project management, and manages our workforce. Jeremy has completed many tight deadlines and high-profile projects in record time! He has been the recipient of the “On Time and On Budget” supervisor on several different occasions. Jeremy enjoys the fast-paced environment at FED and being able to take a project from the paper concept to a finished building. He loves the team that he works with to complete the projects successfully. Contact Jeremy with any questions; he is always happy to help.
Bobby started working for FED in 2018. His bachelor’s degree in Finance and experience in business are helpful for our team. At FED, Bobby works closely with our Vice President to create job estimates for potential customers. He has become a valuable asset in our office and has used his strong work ethic to learn and efficiently use the new estimating software. Bobby was a small business owner for seven years, and his dedication to his work fits right in at FED. Bobby enjoys the office environment; he’s used to the fast pace and is excited to learn more and grow with the company.
Rheanon Phillips started as our Project Manager Assistant in 2019. Rheanon is now our Senior Project Manager Assistant and leads another Project Manager Assistant in assisting our team. Rheanon helps keep everyone organized and supports the President, Vice President, Accounting department, and Project Managers with their daily tasks and projects. With nine years of construction experience, she brings expertise to our team and is a quick learner. Rheanon enjoys the team atmosphere in the office and looks forward to growing more with everyone at FED.
Rick Davenport is one of our Project Managers. He joined the FED team in 2020. With him, he brought twenty-four years of construction experience. Rick jumped right into his role and said he is excited to grow with FED. Rick enjoys the fast-paced environment and the family-like atmosphere.
Shania is our Marketing Assistant and started working with FED in 2020. Her role requires her to adapt to tasks that change daily. She sits at our front desk and manages the office operations. She is detail-oriented and organized and ensures that the office is always prepared. She assists our marketing director with our social media maintenance and helps brainstorm new ideas to enhance FED marketing. Shania is motivated and takes pride in her work! Shania will be the first person you see when you come to our office.
Hannah Thurlow started working at FED as an intern while finishing High school in 2018. Hannah now attends Ferris State University and is studying Construction Management with plans to graduate in 2023 and join our team at FED. When Hannah is not in the classroom, she is at our office working. Hannah is an excellent Project Manager Assistant and assists our Estimating Director with project duties. Hannah appreciates all of the experiences she has been a part of at FED. Hannah enjoys the family-like environment and the teams’ eagerness to help her learn.
Justin started as a Site Supervisor in 2020 and is now a proud Project Manager. Justin has over eighteen years of construction experience and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Central Michigan University. As a Project Manager, Justin is running multiple jobs at FED and feels good about what he has learned about the FED processes since working as a Site Supervisor. Justin appreciates the values that FED upholds and the work-life balance that the leaders believe in. He is happy to have been promoted from within the company!
OUR PROMISE TO OUR EMPLOYEES
Our work environment promises flexibility, support, and engaging challenges.
Our Employee Mission Statement: We unify our individual strengths to get the job done.