Staff

Built Strong Exteriors Staff

Our Staff at Built Strong Exteriors has 25 years of experience serving the Minnesota and Wisconsin area. Our craftsmanship focused contractors can handle all of your exterior remodeling, refinishing, repair, and replacement needs.

From roofing and siding to gutters and windows, Built Strong Exteriors uses top of the line materials and has the skills to tackle any project. Each member of our team values customer service and honesty over all else, so you know your home or business is in great hands.

We specialize in residential and commercial roofing and siding, storm damage repairs, gutters, windows, and doors. Our staff maintains an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau, a GAF certification, and we are an Owens Corning Platinum Preferred Contractor. We strive to exceed the expectations set by these titles by serving our customers with integrity and putting the customer above all else. Our staff is also highly educated and up to date on all current building materials and techniques.

We would not be where we are today without the tireless team at Built Strong Exteriors. Our knowledgeable staff is available to answer any questions you may have. We encourage you to learn a little more about our organization by clicking on their photograph.

Ken Coppes

Ken Coppes

General Manager of Operations
Ken Coppes is the General Manager of Operations for Built Strong Exteriors. Responsible for operational management and marketing. When evaluating projects, Ken considers himself safety and customer service oriented first. With extensive experience in: Retail, Remodel/Renovation, Commercial, and New Construction. Specializing in all major exteriors manufacturers. Steep and low slope roofing. Asphalt, designer/composite, siding, windows and doors. Ken can easily offer you all the architectural assistance you require in any kind of residential or commercial space. Ken enjoys traveling, spending time with his three daughters; fishing, hiking, and cooking BBQ.   For the best assistance on any kind of interior and exterior remodeling, consult Ken today.
Jim Ramsey

Jim Ramsey

Production Manager

Jim Ramsay is the Production Manager for Built Strong Exteriors.

Being a seasoned and expert individual, Jim coordinates and oversees all projects; the ordering of materials, scheduling and labor management.

He has 17 plus years of experience in the industry and is very passionate and dedicated in what he does. Whether the job relates checking the quality of the material or managing the workforce, he has an unparalleled expertise in handling each of these to assist the team better.

On his off time, Jim enjoys spending time with his wife and grandchildren, he also loves to downhill ski and never passes up a chance to hit the slopes.

Charles Bernardy

Charles Bernardy

Project Manager

Hello my name is Charles Bernardy. I am a Project Manager with Built Strong Exterior’s.

My primary goal in this industry, is giving my clients the very best customer service possible and exceeding their expectations! I leave no stone unturned in understanding the needs of the clients.

As a team, we lend patient ears to what the customers demand and tend to offer services in an exact similar manner.

I’m both excited and honored to manage their home and/or business projects. I am a father of 3 amazing children and I love them too pieces. I enjoy spending time with my friends and family, movies, games, sports and watching my kids in their activities.

Dan Walrack

Dan Walrack

Project Manager

Hello, my name is Dan Walrack and I am a Project Manager with Built Strong Exteriors. I have been in the construction industry for over 20 years and have extensive knowledge in both retail and insurance restoration. What sets me apart from other contractors is that I am a licensed insurance adjuster, which allows me to pursue your best financial interest for new installment or replacement of damaged property. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my wife and 4 boys, coaching them in various sports, and volunteering within the school district.

Michele Meier

Michele Meier

Supplemental Logistics Manager

Michele Meier is the Supplemental Logistics Manager for Built Strong Exteriors. Michele serves a critical role; she oversees accounting on all project files, verifies applicable and allotted insurance monies are paid during restoration projects, and ensures orders are complete and ready to go into production. Michele is very knowledgeable on Minnesota Building Codes and Minnesota State Statutes; which is essential in helping homeowners identify their insurance company’s full responsibility, in restoring their home to pre-damage condition. When Michele is not at work, she enjoys spending time with friends and family at the lake boating, or up North in the woods hitting the ATV trails.

Brent Nelson

Brent Nelson

Project Manager

Hello. My name is Brent Nelson. I am a Project Manager for Built Strong Exteriors. I really enjoy working closely with my customers. I have been specializing in retail, insurance and restoration repair for almost a decade. I focus on keeping a transparent business relationship with all my customers. I am versed in building code and do try to apply materials towards my clients needs, and in their best financial interest. When not working, I enjoy spending time in the outdoors, boating or snowmobiling with my family.

Jared Firle

Jared Firle

Project Manager

Jared Firle is a Project Manager for Built Strong Exteriors.

Specializing in Insurance Restoration; Repair, Jared works closely with his homeowners, is enthusiastic about his work, and tries to ensure that all of his clients have a great experience.

Working in close association with hordes of interior and exterior designing experts, workers, and industry experts, Jared is also too passionate to learn newer skills in a very limited period of time.

Jared is an avid outdoorsman, an underwater welder, and really enjoys being on the water.

Nate Anderson

Nate Anderson

Project Manager

Nate Anderson is a Project Manager with Built Strong Exteriors. Nate believes in a “no-pressure” sales approach and often establishes long-term business relationships with his clients.

Specializing in most exterior construction components; Nate is also versed in Insurance Restoration and will incorporate all State and Municipal code requirements to his work, as applicable.

If you wish to get any information about the interior or exterior renovation of your space or get an insight into the codes, Nate Anderson would be more than happy to help you. And this is not all about him.

Besides work, Nate enjoys travel, being outside, and spending time with his wife and two children.

Jaci Hauth

Jaci Hauth

Production Management & Processing

Hello, My name is Jaci Hauth, my position with Built Strong Exteriors is Production Management & Processing.

I help oversee material procurement for the various facets of exterior construction and remodeling.

I enjoy the daily challenges that come with my position. Whether the challenges relate to managing the daily production or ensuring quality in the processing, I am up to the challenge and ensure to deliver my best for the same.

When not working, I enjoy spending time with friends and family. I love to be active, taking on adventures, and just enjoying life.

Mike Anselmo

Mike Anselmo

Project Manager

Hi, I’m Mike Anselmo. I am a Project Manager with Built Strong Exteriors. Always professional, I work with my home owners from beginning to the end of each job. It brings me great satisfaction when my customers share their positive experience, and relate that my company has done a good job with their investment. I live and work in Western Wisconsin and the surrounding St Croix valley area. I enjoy playing with my kids, fishing and everything else in the great outdoors.

Reed Asher

Reed Asher

Project Manager

Reed is a career Project Manager of Field Operations. Reed has over 25 years of construction experience, with 11 years emphasis on home exterior insurance restoration. Reed will consistently provide clients with a positive experience from the beginning to the end of their projects. Reed has a comprehensive knowledge base on todays’ life-time rated products and can provide competitive, accurate, to-date information to his customers. Reed maintains professional relationships with all of his clients, and when he isn’t working, he enjoys spending time in the outdoors with his Family.

Adam Smith

Adam Smith

Project Manager

Hello, my name is Adam Smith. I am a Project Manager for Built Strong Exteriors. The area of my job that I really enjoy most is working directly with my customers. I take the time to educate them on the modern materials available today, help them put their replacement or restoration needs together, and then see the job through to completion. When I’m not working.. I’m on the lake with my wife and son, enjoying the outdoors.

Cory Skow

Cory Skow

Project Manager

Cory Skow is a project manager for Built Strong Exteriors with 20 years of experience in residential and commercial exterior restoration, who always strives for customer satisfaction. A licensed insurance adjuster, Cory is the perfect fit to assist homeowners who are navigating an insurance restoration project in order to maximize the value back into their property. Cory prides himself on a customer-focused, no pressure sales approach, while providing information and knowledge so customers can make an informed decision. During free time, Cory enjoys spending time with his wife of 15 years, cooking, boating, traveling, and spending time up north at the cabin.

Andy Eckert

Andy Eckert

Project Manager

My name is Andy Eckert and I am a Project Manager at Built Strong Exteriors. I have been in the retail sales and customer service industry for the last 18 years. As a sales professional, I take enjoyment and pride in helping my customers through all of their questions and project needs. I always make it an obligation to ensure complete customer satisfaction. Being able to walk my clients through the process from start to finish is important to me, and seeing the smile on their face when their work is complete gives me great satisfaction. In my free time I enjoy playing golf and everything else outdoors.