Experience

Background & Experience of Officers & Other Principal Members of the Company

Officers:

John D, Keller, Sr., President:
John (Jack) graduated from Maple Hill High School, Castleton, NY, and served in the U.S. Army National Guard, New Scotland Ave., Albany, NY Division.  Jack attended Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, NY studying construction engineering. As well as serving as Corporate President, he is a Project Manger and Estimator with 55 years of construction experience.  He is a member of the International Brotherhood of Operating Engineers, Local 106.

John D. Keller, Jr., Vice President:
John is a graduate of Columbia High School, East Greenbush, NY, and Union College, Schenectady, NY.  He obtained a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (BSCE) degree in 1991.  John is also a Project Manager, Estimator, and Superintendent for the Corporation with 30 full time years of experience.  He is also a member of Local 106.  In December 1997, John passed the North Carolina General Contractors Licensing Examination for PU (Water & Sewer Lines), and is the holder of such license for the corporation.  He is a third generation son.

Jo-Anne Alessio, Secretary:

Kevin J. Keller, Treasurer:
Kevin graduated from Columbia High School, East Greenbush, NY, in 1980.  He is also a member of the International Brotherhood of Operating Engineers, Local 106.  Like his cousin, John, Kevin is a third generation son.  Kevin is also a Project Manager, Estimator, and Superintendent.  He is the family member operator of the “Western NY Office”, located in Sylvan Beach, NY.  Kevin has 35 years of full time field experience in bridge, highway, utilities, dam, and site construction.

Project Superintendents:

Thomas Pitt:
U. S. Army Veteran, Vietnam Conflict ’67,’68.’69
38+ years of experience, all with Wm. J. Keller & Sons, in bridge, highway,
sheeting, horizontal boring, utility and site construction.

Lee Van Pragg:
32 years experience in utilities, site, and highway construction.

Ken Flickinger:
14 years experience in utilities, site, and highway construction.

Ron Caunter:
39 years experience in utilities, site, and highway construction.

Denny Noel:
33 years experience in utilities, site, and highway construction.

Ron Monroe:
29 years experience in utilities, site, and highway construction.

Joseph Hahn:
28 years experience in utilities, site, and highway construction

Equipment Maintenance:

Grant Hunt:
30 years experience in heavy & highway equipment maintenance and repair

Basile Pappas:
23 years experience in heavy & highway equipment maintenance and repair.

Joao Paes:
10 years experience in heavy & highway equipment maintenance and repair.

Mike Sitcher:
25 years experience in heavy & highway equipment maintenance and repair.

Trade personnel in addition to the above consists of operating engineers, carpenters, masons, laborers, ironworkers, teamsters, and dock builders as required.

The company workforce will peak at approximately 100 employees.