Henry Carlson’s Support Staff

Brenda Laue


Project Expeditor

Brenda has successfully helped manage many large complex projects with challenging schedules and has an outstanding ability to provide administrative support functions to the Owner as well as the project superintendent and the on-site staff. Her attention to detail and organizational skills allow the field crew to concentrate on the tasks of building the building. She is very proficient and has gained the respect of management and field crews alike for her diligence and perseverance to get things done.

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Brenda Laue

Amanda Painter


Controller

Amanda works directly with our CFO and our accounting department. She has a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a master’s degree in human resource management. She has over 18 years of accounting experience in the construction industry.

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Amanda Painter

Sherry Stapleton


Accounting Assistant

Sherry has over 10 years of accounting experience. She supports our CFO and Controller by processing and monitoring payments and expenditures for the company and fielding communications with vendors and subcontractors.

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Sherry Stapleton

Trevor Overweg


Project Accountant

Trevor is an experienced accountant with a demonstrated history of working in finance. Trevor is originally from Platte, SD and grew up working for his father’s residential construction business and worked in commercial construction for a few years. He graduated with a BA in Business from University of Sioux Falls in the spring of 2021.

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Trevor Overweg

Cindy Smith


Project Accountant

Cindy has 16 years of experience in accounting and personal and business income tax preparations. Outside of work, she enjoys baking and decorating cakes. She also plays darts and enjoys line dancing. She is an avid follower of the Minnesota Vikings and the Nebraska Huskers and is a season ticket-holder for the Sioux Falls Storm. 

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Cindy Smith

Andie Kommes


Shop Coordinator

Andie Kommes is a native of Hutchinson, MN and has been a resident of Sioux Falls for almost two decades. When she isn’t hard at work in the Henry Carlson Construction/ASCO shop, Andie spends quality time with her fur babies. She loves camping, fishing, hiking and swimming with her dogs whenever the weather allows.

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Andie Kommes

Jessica Riesselman


Marketing Coordinator

Jessica prepares, designs and coordinates all promotional materials for Henry Carlson Construction and ASCO. This includes proposals, monthly reports, advertisements and the employee newsletter. She is also in charge of updating content for the HCC and ASCO websites and all social media platforms.

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Jessica Riesselman

Scott Amundson


BIM Coordinator

Scott has almost 20 years of experience in the construction field. He collaborates with owners, design teams, office and field staff in order to efficiently manage and leverage 3D models and projects standards from design development, building construction and building closeout phases of the projects.

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Scott Amundson

Diane Derry


Receptionist/Insurance

Diane is the welcoming face and voice that greets everyone at the office. In addition to answering phones and greeting visitors, Diane handles all incoming and outgoing mail and deliveries. She maintains the subcontractor insurance certificates, requests bonds and assists the accounting department by reconciling statements. 

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Diane Derry

Blaid Friedrichs


Field Engineer

Blaid, a Minnesota native, has a background in retail and commercial construction. As a field engineer, he works alongside various members of the construction team, coordinating with the site superintendent and project manager regarding details of daily operations. He utilizies his exceptional multitasking skills by efficiently running various activities.

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Blaid Friedrichs

Reuben Wyatt


Field Engineer

Reuben is a field engineer for Henry Carlson Construction with over 10 years of field construction experience. He ensures that everything goes smoothly at our construction sites and is the point of contact between our crews and the superintendents.

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Reuben Wyatt

Kara Jennings


Field Engineer

Kara has joined Henry Carlson Construction as a field engineer. She grew up in Sioux Falls and graduated from Southeast Tech. Before coming to HCC, Kara worked at Gage Brothers as a drafter for three years, Journey Construction for a year on the Cherapa 3 project.

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Kara Jennings

Reece Miller


Field Engineer

Reece is a graduate of South Dakota State University. Reece assists the on-site project superintendent and project manager with day-to-day tasks and keeps the progress for various jobs moving.

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Reece Miller

Jarod Goepferich


Field Engineer

Before graduating from South Dakota State University and joining our team, Jarod was an intern for Kiewit for the past two summers. He has the ability to organize, prioritize and work under pressure with heavy workloads and deadlines. Jarod communicates with owners, field staff and management to ensure projects are completed on schedule.

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Jarod Goepferich

Chris Miller


Field Engineer

A Nebraska native, Chris graduated from SDSU with a degree in Construction Management. As a field engineer, Chris works alongside various members of the construction team, coordinating with the site superintendent and project manager regarding details of daily operations to keep projects running smoothly.

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Chris Miller

Spencer Steinbach


Field Engineer

Spencer Steinbach is a field engineer intern is working at the LG Everist Nine Mile Park project. He is currently a student at South Dakota State University and will graduate in December. Spencer grew up in Mankato, MN with a younger brother and sister. Spencer, said “I am interested in the construction field because I have been around it for awhile and enjoy seeing buildings at the start and the finish of a project.”

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Spencer Steinbach

Nick Olson


Field Engineer

Nick Olson, with nine years of construction experience, has joined Henry Carlson Construction, LLC as a Field Engineer. His transition from residential to commercial construction, coupled with a mix of field and office work, showcases his versatile skill set. 

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Nick Olson

Logan Prouty


Field Engineer

Through his many leadership roles at SDSU and hands-on experience, Logan developed strong technical, communication and teamwork skills, making him a valuable asset to any project team. Logan has the ability to communicate well with coworkers, subcontractors and owners with any concerns. He also has great time management and always tries to look ahead at upcoming work to solve any problems before they arise.

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Logan Prouty
"Many thanks to each of YOU, and others on the Confluence and Henry Carlson Company TEAMs, for your community vision, sincere kindness, and generous assistance, in bringing the arts alive with the installation of the city-owned sculpture, “Flower Dancing in the Wind”, in the newly renovated Paladino Hohm Sculpture Garden at the Washington Pavilion. The garden landscape renovations, increased public visibility and accessibility, along with the added sculptures, are marvelous. Indeed, the Paladino Sculpture Garden is a creative space that has become a destination place in Sioux Falls! "
Russ Sorenson, Urban Planner, City of Sioux Falls