MADISON, Nov. 30, 2022 — Four Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Wisconsin members were elected the chapter’s Board of Directors for three-year terms. New board members elected by the membership include Mark Dudzinski of Northcentral Construction Corp., Ryan Kastanek of Circle Electric, Holly Kellesvig of Dave Jones, Inc.; and Josh Levy of Husch Blackwell. Current board member Jessie Cannizzaro of Milestone Plumbing, Inc. was elected by the members as chair-elect.
Jeff Disher of Disher Electric will assume the role of board chair, as Jim Bunkelman of Royal Construction becomes the immediate past president. ABC of Wisconsin thanks Casey Malesevich of Sure Fire, Inc., Jon Koch of Stevens Construction Corp. and Dave Murphy of Precision Drive & Control (PDC) who will be leaving the board after 2022.
ABC of Wisconsin is thankful for the time and dedication the outgoing board members brought to ABC, in addition to their wisdom and knowledge.
“We are losing three valuable members of our board but we are also excited about the new qualities and perspectives we will gain with the incoming board members,” said John Mielke, president of ABC of Wisconsin.
ABC of Wisconsin new board members:
Mark Dudzinski is President of Northcentral Construction Corp., a general contractor founded in 1990. Based in Fond du Lac, the company self-performs rough/finish carpentry and concrete. Mark attended UW-Platteville before gaining valuable experience in the plumbing and carpentry trades. He joined Northcentral as a Site Superintendent and was promoted to multiple management positions, including President in 2019. Today, he provides strategic oversight and support for all areas of the company, ensuring his team has what it needs to succeed. Downtime is spent with his wife, kids and granddaughters. You will typically find Mark outdoors enjoying his son’s sporting events, snowmobiling, boating or just relaxing around a campfire.
Ryan Kastanek is President of Circle Electric, Inc., an electrical and low voltage systems (voice-data, fire alarm, cameras, etc.) for commercial, industrial and health care clients, primarily in Southeast Wisconsin. Circle Electric has been in business for 40 years and was instrumental in establishing the ABC of WI Apprenticeship Program. Ryan is a business graduate from St. Norbert College and completed the ABC Electronic Systems Technician Apprenticeship Program (2007-2011). He served on his local apprenticeship committee and has served for the last four years on the ABC State Apprenticeship Committee and DWD Electrical Apprenticeship Advisory Committee. Ryan has also been an Apprenticeship Skills Competition donor and judge. Ryan likes to spend time with his 3 ½ year old twin daughters, hunting, fishing, reading, watching sports and woodworking.
Holly Marie Kellesvig is the Chief Culture Officer with Dave Jones, Inc., a mechanical subcontractor in the Madison and Milwaukee areas, providing plumbing, HVAC, fire protection and electrical products and services. Dave Jones, Inc. is a 45-year old, second generation family-owned and operated business. Holly is a second-generation owner with 20 years experience in the construction industry. Growing up in the family business helped her understand the importance of ABC to the industry. She oversees marketing, safety and human resources and is passionate about people and nurturing company culture. She currently serves on the Executive Board for The Better Business Bureau of Wisconsin. Holly has three children, ages 22, 19 and 13. She enjoys the outdoors, hunting, fishing, hiking and gardening.
Joshua Levy joined ABC in 2005 but began working as in-house counsel for ABC in 2002. Josh is a Partner with Husch Blackwell, a full-service international law firm with 25 offices, including Madison and Milwaukee. Josh graduated from the UW Law School in 1991 and went to work for Beck Chaet, a Milwaukee management-side labor and employment firm. After 11 years, he went to work for an ABC member general contractor. He returned to law firm life in 2005 and joined Husch Blackwell when he was recruited to lead its Construction & Design Group. He was a long-time member of the Wisconsin Chapter’s HR Committee and has been a speaker at every HR & Accounting Conference. He joined the Chapter Board in 2021 as a needed replacement and hopes he can return to the Board for a full term. Josh enjoys family, skiing and hiking trips with his wife and three children and he loves golf but isn’t sure golf loves him. He enjoys interacting with people of every variety in every way, whether it is at a music festival, a charitable walk or a backyard barbeque. He says he is fortunate to live in Wisconsin, which has always been his home.