About Us

Concrete—it’s all we do and we do it well

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Established​ ​in​ ​1948,​ ​Hottmann​ ​Construction​ ​is​ ​a ​​ locally​ ​owned,​ ​full-service​ ​residential​ ​and​ ​light commercial​ ​concrete​ ​contractor.​ ​Over​ ​the​ ​nearly​ ​70​ ​years​ ​we’ve​ ​been​ ​in​ ​business,​ ​we’ve​ ​established​ ​a reputation​ ​for​ ​excellence​ ​in​ ​concrete​ ​construction​ ​and​ ​routinely​ ​provide​ ​our​ ​services​ ​to​ ​the​ ​largest builders​ ​in​ ​the​ ​state.

Our clients benefit from a team of expert concrete craftsmen who have decades of experience solving complex project challenges and delivering exceptional final concrete work for…

Using the best products and equipment

Hottmann is committed to innovation that creates better results for our clients. We use high-quality concrete products and advanced equipment and technology, including Trimble and Leica Total Stations, Western Aluminum Forming Systems, and belt trucks like the Putzmeister Telebelt TB-80 and TB-110.

Because of this, our clients enjoy a more efficient project process and an outstanding concrete product. Our employees also benefit: the latest equipment helps reduce physical fatigue and creates a safer work environment.

A great place to work

Happy employees perform better—and when that happens, everyone wins. Working at Hottmann means having more than just a job. Our employees have a stable and supportive place to work year-round, develop their skillset, and advance in their careers. On top of that, we don’t require our workers to be gone for long stretches of time. That means their nights and weekends are spent the way they should be—enjoying the company of family and friends.

Our History

Our company’s beginning dates back to 1948 when Marvin Hottmann and his brother Harvey started in the concrete business doing concrete farm silos. Together they grew the business to included residential and commercial concrete projects. They started out in Middleton, WI and then moved to Madison in 1958.

Our Team

Marc
Marc Loy
Project Manager
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ANNIVERSARY DATE: 11/18/1992
Mike
Mike Thole
VP of Business Development
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ANNIVERSARY DATE: 05/31/1995
Dave
Dave Gulden
Project Manager
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ANNIVERSARY DATE: 05/05/1997
ANNIVERSARY DATE
04/06/1987
Brad Williamson
Vice President of Operations
Brad started with Hottmann in 1987. Over his subsequent 30+ years, he has done both walls and flatwork, as well as operated basically every type of equipment on a concrete job site. He began as a laborer and boom operator, became a foundation foreman, and then eventually a field supervisor. In 2009, Brad became vice president of operations and co-owner of Hottmann.

When not working, you will find Brad hanging with his four legged best pal Tank. He also enjoys riding and showing horses, pheasant hunting, and snowmobiling with his wife, Aurora. You can also find him spending time with his three adult children, Aurora Marie, Alison, and Colten, along with his three grandkids, Austin, Declan, and  Aurora Carmen Lee.
ANNIVERSARY DATE
11/18/1992
Marc Loy
Project Manager
Marc joined the Hottmann team in 1992.

He specializes in commercial and custom homes and takes pride in his knowledge of all aspects of concrete. Start to finish, interior and exterior flatwork is his area of expertise.

When Marc (AKA "DIRT") is not working, he loves golfing, bowhunting, and giving people a hard time!
ANNIVERSARY DATE
05/31/1995
Mike Thole
VP of Business Development
Back in 1992, Mike first started working at Hottmann during summer breaks from college. After graduating in 1995, he began working as an estimator and project manager.

Mike holds a bachelor’s degree in architecture from UW-Milwaukee. He is a Trade Council member for various customers.

When he’s not at work, there’s a good chance Mike is camping or cooking—and sometimes we even have him cooking at work!
ANNIVERSARY DATE
05/05/1997
Dave Gulden
Project Manager
Dave started in the construction industry in 1995 and joined Hottmann two years later. He began as a laborer and eventually took on the role of wall foreman. In 2017, he became a project manager.

Dave holds World of Concrete certificates in business and project management and is a Dale Carnegie Skills for Success graduate.

When not at Hottmann, Dave volunteers with his kids’ sports teams and tries to be outside as much as possible camping and hunting. He also looks forward to maple syrup season every year.
Dave
Dave Bindl
Project Manager
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ANNIVERSARY DATE: 08/23/1999
Ken
Ken Kurszewski
President
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ANNIVERSARY DATE: 05/15/2000
Mark
Mark Colstad
Commercial Segment Leader
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ANNIVERSARY DATE: 08/21/2000
Lynn
Lynn Bryant
Office Manager / Dispatcher
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ANNIVERSARY DATE: 04/16/2001
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08/23/1999
Dave Bindl
Project Manager
Dave has been doing concrete work since he was 18 years old. He came to Hottmann in 1999. He has developed specialized knowledge in commercial and custom wall work and has held both laborer and foreman roles. He became a project manager in 2017, which involves commercial work as well as residential wall and flatwork.

Dave is a Dale Carnegie Skills for Success graduate. A major Hottmann highlight for Dave was leading the crew for the project that won the 2014 Project of the Year award from the Concrete Foundations Association.

When not working, Dave enjoys hunting, working around the house, playing with the grandkids, and watching the Green Bay Packers.
ANNIVERSARY DATE
05/15/2000
Ken Kurszewski
President
In 1999, Ken began working part-time at Hottmann while still a college student. He eventually became a full-time employee and has held a wide range of positions over the years, including laborer, finisher, foreman, and field supervisor. In 2009, Ken became president and co-owner of Hottmann.

Ken holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and economics from UW-Stevens Point. He is active in the Concrete Foundations Association as board member and member of the executive committee.  Ken is also a past board member and treasurer of the Madison Area Builders Association

Ken’s community involvement includes serving as a sponsor and planning committee member for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s annual Swinging for a Cure event. He’s also involved with several charitable organizations in the Dane County area, including Habitat for Humanity, YMCA, Boys & Girls Club, and the UW Carbone Cancer Center.

Outside of Hottmann, you can find Ken enjoying the company of his family or golfing.
ANNIVERSARY DATE
08/21/2000
Mark Colstad
Commercial Segment Leader
Mark has worked in the concrete construction industry since 1997. He joined Hottmann in 2000 and has held the roles of wall foreman, project manager, safety manager, estimator and general manager in Milwaukee. Mark is enjoying his current role as commercial segment leader in the Madison area.
Mark holds OSHA 10 certification and several industry-related certificates from multiple World of Concrete conferences.

When he’s not at work, Mark loves spending time with his wife, Michelle, and kids McKenzie, Meghan, and Marshall. In fact, you might find the whole family working on their farmette, which is now the happy home of many rescued animals.
ANNIVERSARY DATE
04/16/2001
Lynn Bryant
Office Manager / Dispatcher
Lynn joined Hottmann in 2001 with several years of administrative experience. She keeps track of the day-to-day details at Hottmann and coordinates all jobs for both Hottmann locations, working closely with foremen, operators, and concrete suppliers.

When she isn’t at work, you might find Lynn spending time up north either boating or snowmobiling with her husband, Fred, and adult children Karli and Jackson who both reside in Milwaukee.
Trent
Trent Sorg
Veridian Segment Leader
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ANNIVERSARY DATE: 10/08/2007
Jon
Jon Biechler
Manager of Talent Development
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ANNIVERSARY DATE: 04/07/2014
Travis
Travis Christen
Estimator
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ANNIVERSARY DATE: 04/21/2014
Justin
Justin Cull
Custom Segment Leader
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ANNIVERSARY DATE: 05/19/2014
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10/08/2007
Trent Sorg
Veridian Segment Leader
Trent has worked in concrete construction since 1997. He came to Hottmann in 2007 and has experience in both walls and flatwork as well as, operating boom and belt trucks. In 2012, he became a field supervisor and is currently the segment leader for our veridian segment.

Trent is an American Concrete Institute Certified Technician.

Outside of work, Trent coaches youth baseball, and in his spare time, you’ll likely find him enjoying the outdoors by hunting, fishing, or camping with family. He’s also been playing baseball with the Sauk Prairie Twins for more than 20 years.
ANNIVERSARY DATE
04/07/2014
Jon Biechler
Manager of Talent Development
Jon has more than 20 years of industry experience and has cross-trained in all aspects of residential concrete. He came to Hottmann in 2014 and has held foreman and project manager roles. Jon played an integral role in developing Hottmann’s Milwaukee division.

As Hottmann’s manager of talent development, Jon helps new employees establish their career paths and provides support and guidance to current employees as they work towards their goals for advancement.

Away from work, Jon enjoys spending time outdoors hunting, fishing, trap shooting, and hanging out with his Labrador retriever, Bella.
ANNIVERSARY DATE
04/21/2014
Travis Christen
Estimator
Travis started his career at Hottmann Construction as a wall labor and boom truck operator in 2014. Currently, he is our Estimator for the Milwaukee division.

Outside of Hottmann, Travis enjoys hunting, fishing, and spending time with family.
ANNIVERSARY DATE
05/19/2014
Justin Cull
Custom Segment Leader
Justin has worked in the concrete industry since 2003. He joined Hottmann in 2014 and has worked as both a laborer and wall foreman. In 2017, he became an estimator.

Justin holds an associate’s degree in drafting and design from ITT Tech and ACI certified foundation technician.

Outside of Hottmann, Justin is a professional camper and loves kayaking and spending time with his family.
Kimberly
Kimberly Richgels
HR Manager
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ANNIVERSARY DATE: 11/30/2015
Kevin
Kevin MacDonald
Project Manager
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ANNIVERSARY DATE: 11/7/2016
Michael
Michael Swift
Segment Leader
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ANNIVERSARY DATE: 1/24/2017
Trevor
Trevor Hass
Controller
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11/30/2015
Kimberly Richgels
HR Manager
Kim has worked as an HR professional since 2007 and joined Hottmann in 2015. She has a bachelor’s degree from UW-Stevens Point and her SHRM- CP certification.

She is a Greater Madison Area SHRM member, and she serves on HR Committee for Associated Builders and Contractors and he Workforce Development Committee Madison Area Builder's Association.

Outside of Hottmann, Kim loves spending time with her family, husband Ryan, son Nolan, daughter Gywnn and pup Rollie. In her free time, she loves traveling, hunting, boating and cheering on all her favorite sports teams!
ANNIVERSARY DATE
11/7/2016
Kevin MacDonald
Project Manager
Kevin started doing commercial concrete in 2001.  He joined the Hottmann team in 2016 as a flatwork laborer.  Kevin is currently the Project Manager for the flatwork segment of the Milwaukee division.

In his free time Kevin is a member of the Gaelic Athletic Association. He enjoys traveling the country competing in Hurling and Gaelic Football.
ANNIVERSARY DATE
1/24/2017
Michael Swift
Segment Leader
 

Mike joined Hottmann in January 2017 after graduating with a bachelor’s degree from UW-Milwaukee. Since joining Hottmann, he has held many different roles such as wall laborer, running layout machine, wall foreman, Milwaukee project manager, and now Milwaukee Segment Leader.

Mike said "I never expected to have a career in construction, but I am extremely grateful for the opportunities that I've been given, because I've fallen in love with this industry and enjoy what I do."

Outside of work Mike spends his free time playing golf and softball and enjoy spending time with his Wife Kory and their German Shepard, Tully.
ANNIVERSARY DATE
01/30/2017
Trevor Hass
Controller
Trevor has worked as an accounting professional since 2014 and joined Hottmann in 2017. He has his master’s in business administration with an accounting concentration from Concordia University and holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration with an accounting minor from UW-Stevens Point.

When not working, Trevor enjoys spending time with his family, cheering on Wisconsin sports, golfing, or hanging with friends.
Matt
Matt Kelley
Fleet Manager
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ANNIVERSARY DATE: 4/5/2017
Drew
Drew Carden
Safety Manager
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ANNIVERSARY DATE: 07/10/2017
Jesse
Jesse Cull
Estimator
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ANNIVERSARY DATE: 04/30/2018
Stephen
Stephen Foster
Project Manager
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ANNIVERSARY DATE: 08/14/2019
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4/5/2017
Matt Kelley
Fleet Manager
Matt started his career at Hottmann Construction as a boom truck operator in 2017. Currently, he is our fleet manager handling all truck and equipment maintenance and repair.

Outside of Hottmann, Matt spends his free time with his daughters, he also enjoys hunting, fishing, and working on derby trucks.
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07/10/2017
Drew Carden
Safety Manager
Drew has a bachelor’s degree in occupational safety from UW-Whitewater and has been with Hottmann since the senior year of his program.

His community involvement activities have included serving as a volunteer for area youth basketball and special education programs.

Outside of Hottmann, Drew spends his free time with his son, he also enjoys fishing and playing basketball.
ANNIVERSARY DATE
04/30/2018
Jesse Cull
Estimator
Jesse has an associate’s degree in drafting and design from Herzing University as well as, several years of design and estimating experience.

Outside of Hottmann Jesse likes to spend time with his family (fiancé Sarah, son Austin, and daughter Jayden), friends, and his pets. He enjoys playing pool, golfing, music concerts, camping, and being outdoors in general. He is a really big fan of the UFC and all Wisconsin sports teams. There is always a good chance you can find him at Miller Park in the summer time. In the winter he will trade the snow for a beach any day!
ANNIVERSARY DATE
08/14/2019
Stephen Foster
Project Manager
Stephen has been in concrete for 21 years, starting his career at Hottmann in 2019 as a finisher and his current role as a project manager for Veridian Flatwork.

Outside of work, Stephen enjoys hunting, fishing, and golfing.
Emily
Emily Blum
Accounting & HR Assistant
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ANNIVERSARY DATE: 1/13/2020
Ian
Ian Hokanson
Estimator
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ANNIVERSARY DATE: 09/10/2020
Braydan
Braydan Coffing
IT Support Specialist
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ANNIVERSARY DATE: 06/08/2021
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1/13/2020
Emily Blum
Accounting & HR Assistant
Emily joined the Hottmann team with several years of administrative experience in the construction industry. She processes payroll, takes care of invoicing, and works closely with Kim and Trevor.

Outside of work Emily enjoys spending time with her friends and family, going to concerts, cooking, and being outdoors.
ANNIVERSARY DATE
09/10/2020
Ian Hokanson
Estimator
Ian joined Hottmann in September 2020 as a wall laborer and is now an estimator.

Outside of work Ian enjoys playing basketball and spending time with friends, family, and his dog, Nelson.
ANNIVERSARY DATE
06/08/2021
Braydan Coffing
IT Support Specialist
Braydan completed his degree in IT Administration in 2019 from Rasmussen College. Braydan has worked in various IT roles, and enjoys learning about all types of technologies.

Outside of work he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, golfing, and watching sports

Hottmann has locations
in both Dane and Waukesha.

We provide outstanding concrete construction services to clients in south-central and southeast Wisconsin. Clock

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