We have built a strong team of dedicated and experienced individuals to consistently provide high quality products and exceptional service. Each of our team members was specifically chosen based on their experience and extensive knowledge of the construction industry.
Matthew Goebel is the President of Brahms Construction and has more than 20 years of construction experience managing over $600 million of construction in nine states. Starting off as a Field Project Engineer in 1995, he ascended the ranks of the industry as a Project Manger, Senior Project Manager, Assistant Project Executive, and Project Executive, now culminating in joining Brahms Construction as President. He has a proven track record of success in managing projects of all values and sizes. Beyond two decades of experience in General Commercial Construction has given Matt extensive background knowledge in Senior Living and Multi-Family Residential Construction, including Assisted Living and Memory Care, Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC), and Supportive Living facilities.
In his current position, Matt is responsible for providing leadership to personnel and managing activities throughout all phases of a project. He has an exceptional ability to construct projects, facilitate teams and interface with owners and architects.
Matt holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Bradley University. Matt provides leadership to Lutheran Family and Children Services of Missouri in which he serves on the Executive Committee.
Brian Saeger leads the finance and accounting team for Brahms Construction and is responsible for directing continual improvements in critical operational and risk management activities.
Brian is a finance executive with over 15 years of extensive experience including financial planning and analysis, strategic planning, risk management, real estate management, contract and legal affairs management, restructuring and financial reporting.
Brian began his career as a certified public accountant and served leading global corporations as a senior manager with Deloitte. He holds Master and Bachelor of Accountancy degrees from the University of Missouri – Columbia, with honors.
Brian Brewer is a Senior Project Site Superintendent for Brahms Construction, where he maintains a daily on-site presence for his current project. Brian’s responsibility is ensuring the project at hand is completed safely, on schedule, within budget and to the quality of workmanship specified.
Brian has 29 years of experience as a construction professional and over $200 million in construction projects. Before joining Brahms, he spent the previous 18 years as a Project Site Superintendent for a luxury real estate construction company based out of Charleston, Illinois. For the last 12 years, Brian was solely focused on the construction of senior living facilities across Central and Southern Illinois.
Brian supervised the successful construction of more than 18 assisted living and memory care facilities during his tenure, including more than 5 facilities with the same or similar design as the Jacksonville project. His has also worked on hotel and bank refurbish projects, apartment buildings and churches. He has experience with hundreds of sub-contractors across trades and disciplines in Central and Southern Illinois, including all of the sub-contractors selected for the Jacksonville project.
Chris Reynolds has been involved in the construction industry since 1991. He started as a Carpenter and established JNC Inc., a residential framing and construction company and was responsible for framing many High End homes in and around the Springfield, IL area.
Chris further honed his skills and moved into commercial construction starting with remodeling high rise hotels. For the last four years, he has been working as a project manager, overseeing the construction of numerous hotels, student living complexes and senior living communities. Chris brings many years of experience working with employees, subcontractors, suppliers, and the building/zoning jurisdictions for many different units of government.
Norm Shipley has over 35 years of construction experience in Missouri, Illinois and Kansas. He has held a variety of construction management positions in his career, predominately in the healthcare environment. As a Senior Project Manager, he is responsible for complete project delivery. His skills in plan review, estimating, scheduling and quality control ensure that Brahms Construction projects are completed on time and within budget.
Norm is a graduate of University of Missouri – Rolla, now Missouri S & T, with a bachelors degree in Civil Engineering.
Eric Brundick is a Project Site Superintendent for Brahms Construction, where he maintains a daily on-site presence for his projects. Eric’s responsibility is ensuring the project is completed safely, on schedule, on budget and to the quality of workmanship specified.
Eric has 34 years of experience in the construction industry as an Estimator, Superintendent, Project Manager, Process Improvement and Customer Service. Before joining Brahms, Eric Brundick has served at the Senior level in Process Improvement, Field Supervision and Customer Service Manager for one of the countries’ largest home builders. Prior to the residential sector, Eric has experience in Estimating, Project Management, and Site Management for construction projects in the in the areas of environmental, hospitality, industrial, institutional, professional, and residential multi family.
With a broad range of experience and knowledge in the construction industry, Eric Brundick can provide a unique prospective and manage a variety of projects to a successful completion.
David Hausman is a Project Superintendent with over 29 years of experience in the construction industry and brings with him a wide ranging perspective into every aspect of the business. Working for a materials supplier at an early age, allowed David a unique platform to observe the construction process from the ground up.
Throughout his career, he has taken on various tasks related to procurement, staffing, estimating and management duties in almost every sector of the construction industry. With roles ranging from sales and management of a multimillion dollar materials supplier, to project estimating and management of a highly successful environmental abatement contractor, he has welcomed the opportunity to prove himself at each new turn.
This multifaceted exposure to the business brings a one of a kind viewpoint to the Brahms Construction team, and we welcome the opportunity to expand our focus.
Jeremy Meats has worked in the construction industry for 17 years, working on numerous projects in various states. Starting as a Project Engineer in 2001 working for the Beck Group in Atlanta, GA, Jeremy has gained experience in Multifamily, Retail, Industrial, Hospitality, Health Care, and now Assisted Living construction. As a project manager, he is responsible for tracking all aspect of construction from budgeting and design tracking, to monitoring job costs, job progress and owner satisfaction with the final product.
Jeremy is a graduate from Milwaukee School of Engineering with bachelor’s degrees in Architectural Engineering and Construction Management.
As Project Manager, DJ is responsible for overseeing and directing projects from conception to completion, utilizing his negotiating, budgeting, and scheduling skills, as well as the latest in Virtual Design and Construction.
DJ has experience in several different roles in the Construction Industry over the course of an 8 year career that has spanned several states from New York to Missouri. He started off on the procurement side of the industry, working on a new $4.4 billion coal power plant. He later moved over to Project Management, beginning as a Project Engineer on numerous Hospital remodel projects, ascending to MEP Project Manager and BIM Coordinator on a $140 million, 144 bed, replacement hospital, and eventually becoming a Project Manager.
DJ holds a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Structural Engineering from the University of Illinois, and has received Certifications as a Certified Healthcare Constructor (CHC) from the American Society for Healthcare Engineering, as well as a Certificate of Management – Building Information Modeling (CM-BIM) from the Associated General Contractors of America.
Corey joins Brahms team as a Project Engineer in which his professional experience will be imperative while working on numerous upcoming new projects. Corey holds a bachelor’s degree from Missouri State University in Construction Management with a minor in Real Estate. After graduation, Corey began his career as an assistant superintendent and worked on several projects across different market sectors in the construction industry including: Assisted Living, Government, warehouses, large scale renovations, and hospitality.
A few of these projects include: Mainstreet of Omaha Assisted Living, St. Charles County Emergency Operations Center, Spec Warehouses, Midwest Regional Bank, Courtyard Marriot, and St. Louis County Library.