Knutson Construction Announces Five Promotions in their Twin Cities Market
MINNEAPOLIS, MN Knutson Construction, a leading builder in the Twin Cities market, announces Ramona Wilson, Nichole Norcutt, Greg Ball, Jon Watkins, and Jens Frederickson have all been promoted as Knutson continues to grow its business in the Twin Cities region.
Ramona Wilson has been promoted to the role of Director of Diversity for Knutson Construction. Wilson has been with Knutson for three years, working out of its Minneapolis, Minnesota, office. She has had a notable impact in the community, serving as a member of Summit OIC, Minneapolis Urban League, Labor Education Advancement Program (LEAP), and on the advisory board for HIRED, among many other roles in various community and civic organizations.
Nichole Norcutt joins Knutson's corporate team as a Full-Time Employee after a year in a temporary role in Accounts Payable. Norcutt has specialized expertise in electronic accounts payable processing and is responsible for consistently processing 250 vendor payments per week, further enhancing The Knutson Experience for vendors and subcontractors.
With Knutson since 1984, Greg Ball has been promoted to Superintendent. Throughout the past 31 years, Ball has become an exceptional team member delivering The Knutson Experience in all of his work. Recently, he has played an integral role leading and acquiring work at the University of Minnesota. During the past several years, he has also successfully completed projects for 3M, Eide Bailly, and is currently working on the Syngenta Seed Care Institute expansion project in Stanton, Minnesota.
Jon Watkins has also been promoted to Superintendent. Watkins has been with Knutson since 1991 when he joined as a Journeyman Carpenter. While at Knutson, Watkins has focused his career on supporting healthcare projects for clients such as HealthPartners, Park Nicollet, Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, and is currently working on the Midwest Fetal Clinic and Minnesota Prenatal Physicians Clinic for Children's Healthcare.
Jens Frederickson has been promoted to Project Manager. Frederickson started working for Knutson Construction's Minneapolis division in 2012 as Project Engineer. In 2014, Frederickson was promoted to Assistant Project Manager and quickly proved capable of taking on the expanded role of Project Manager while working on the Prairie Winds Middle School project in Mankato, Minnesota. Frederickson has played an instrumental role in an array of projects for clients such as Syngenta, Park Nicollet, HealthPartners, and the city of Brooklyn Center.
"We are pleased to announce these promotions in our Minneapolis office," said Dave Bastyr, Executive Vice President of Minnesota operations. "We are lucky to employ a group of talented, passionate, and innovative professionals and will continue to provide opportunities for our Knutson team members to better serve our customers."