Our Team

MEET THE TEAM

Tri-State's current executive team took over a little at a time from the founding generation during the past 25 years. Randy, who started at Tri-State in 1974, has been a Vice President since 1991. Marylou, who has an MBA from St. Thomas University, has been CFO since 2010. Jim succeeded Marylou's father, the original president of Tri-State, in 2006.

Jim Melcher
CEO
Marylou Swedberg
CFO & HR
Randy Eisele
Vice President

PROJECT MANAGEMENT & ESTIMATOR TEAM

Our project management/estimating team includes our Senior Estimator, who worked his way up from driller's helper, a PE with years of geotechnical and environmental experience, two engineers-in-training, and a construction management specialist.

Randy Racek
Project Manager & Estimator
Charlie Melcher
Project Manager & Estimator
Josh Hadrava
Project Manager & Estimator
Brian Haug
Project Manager & Estimator
Anthony Mehr
Project Manager & Estimator
Laura Melcher
Project Coordinator

SAFETY MANAGEMENT TEAM

Our Safety team is made up of three well respected safety professionals with 50 plus combined years of utility and construction safety. Some of the credentials held are Associate Safety Professionals through the BCSP, Advanced Safety Certificates, Erosion and storm water management.

Dominic Marrone
Safety Manager
Kendall Minske
Safety Manager
Jim Scherber
Safety Manager