Our Team

Meet Our Team

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Our talented team members can be the difference in your next project. Learn more about their expertise.

Shawn P. Pnacek
Shawn P. PnacekPresident
989-832-2000 Ext. 202

Shawn is the founder and leader of the Great Lakes Bay Construction Team. Shawn has over 20 years of experience through hundreds of design and construction projects from site evaluation and planning through final occupancy.

Shawn is a graduate of Central Michigan University where he holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Construction Management.

 Patrick P. Pnacek
Patrick P. PnacekVice President
989-832-2000

Patrick is a Project Management Professional and a Six Sigma Master Black Belt in process and systems design. He has significant financial, development, commercial and industrial experience. Strategic planning, tactical implementation, and sustainability is a key focus.

​Patrick has a Bachelor’s Degree and is a graduate of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College.

Keshia Rotz
Keshia RotzAccounting Manager
989-832-2000 Ext. 203

Keshia has been working in the construction industry as an accountant for over 15 years. She has a vast knowledge of accounts payables, receivables, and construction financing.

Keshia holds an Associate’s degree in accounting from Delta College. ​

Joe LaCross
Joe LaCrossVice President of Operations
989-832-2000 Ext. 204

Joe has been working in the construction industry for over 10 years. Prior to starting his current role he worked as a journeyman carpenter, crew leader and project scheduler. His experience lies primarily in the Medical, Manufacturing, and Retail. Joe currently leads our Design-Build projects. He has extensive experience in Design-Build contracts and assists our customers from concept to completion.

Joe attended Michigan Technological University.

Tom Rosencrants
Tom RosencrantsProject Manager/Estimator
989-832-2000 Ext. 211

Tom has been working as a Project Manager for over 5 years. His primary experience is in Restaurants, Medical and Light Commercial Construction. Prior to starting his career in construction, he received a Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management from Northern Michigan University.

Brian Kuch
Brian KuchAssistant Project Manager
989-832-2000 Ext. 208

Brian worked as a carpenter prior to joining the project management team in 2018. He attended the University of Michigan for Communication Studies before finding his passion in construction. He is currently pursuing a degree in Construction Management from Delta College.

Everett Benedict
Everett BenedictAssistant Project Manager
989-832-2000 Ext. 205

Everett is an Assistant Project Manager with Great Lakes Bay Construction. Having worked in the field prior to his current position, and in residential construction he has a keen insight and interest in construction.

He is currently obtaining his Bachelor’s degree at Central Michigan University.

Ken DeWyse
Ken DeWyseGeneral Superintendent
989-832-2000

Ken has been working in the construction industry for over 40 years and his extensive background makes him a valuable asset to our team. Ken manages our field operations which includes resource scheduling our superintendents / carpenters, and tools / equipment to make each project operate smoothly and efficiently.

Ken holds a State of Michigan Builders License.

Bernadette MacDonald
Bernadette MacDonaldArchitectural Designer
989-832-2000 Ext. 210

Bernadette is a graduate of Central Michigan University, with a Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design and a minor in construction. She has experience in AutoCAD and SketchUp, as well as Michigan Building Codes. Bernadette can assist our clients with viable design layouts to fit their needs.

Peggy Bergkamp
Peggy BergkampSafety Director
989-832-2000

Peggy has 13 years of safety experience, with an Associate’s degree in Office Systems and extensive field experience in safety and construction. Peggy’s safety experience and training allow her to share these experiences with staff, so they go home safe to their families every day!

Kari Pnacek
Kari PnacekReal Estate Development Manager
989-832-2000 Ext. 206

Kari is a licensed realtor in Michigan who joined the team in 2015. Kari offers our clients a knowledge of real estate development and site selection. She understands the commercial construction industry and the best locations to create positive results for our clients.

Ashlie Mogg
Ashlie MoggAdministrative Assistant
989-832-2000 Ext. 200

With over 15 years of customer service and administrative experience, Ashlie is customer service oriented, manages the office administration and provides accounting support.