Team Members

Jeremy Herauf

President - Since 8/2007

Combining his 20+ years of experience as a machinist, mechanic and supervisor in the manufacturing industry with eight years of service in the United States Army as an NCO and an entrepreneurial spirit, Jeremy gives Bridge Masters, Inc. a rare combination of skills, traits and dedication needed to be the visionary and integrator of the company.

With an attention to detail and pride in what he does, Jeremy helped take a start-up with a handful of clients to a multi-million-dollar specialty contractor with hundreds of customers throughout the United States. His willingness to collaborate vs compete has served him well, and has earned the respect of other contactors, utility owners and engineers.

John Burk

Director of Construction Services

Roger Laubacher


Talisha Smith

Controller - Since 10/2012

BA in Business and Accounting. CPE: Payroll Law, Wage and Hour Law, Human Resources Management, Multi-State Sales and Use Tax

Todd Dickerson

Business Development Manager - Since 6/2015

Todd brings over 20 years of sales, marketing, and resource development to Bridge Masters, Inc. He has a“customer first” mindset and seeks to grow BMI’s market share while staying true to being a service to the industry. Todd will work with clients to create the most efficient and financially reasonable solution to their bridge utility crossing needs.

Jake McClennen

Fleet/Purchasing Manager - Since 4/2011

Jake brings a combined 17+ years of experience in the manufacturing and construction industries. He has spent over 14 years in a supervisory role, and brings knowledge in JIT and Lean Management techniques, OSHA safety for manufacturing, OSHA safety for construction, hazardous material handling, purchasing, DOT compliance, fleet and equipment management, certified C-DER for Drug and Alcohol, and project management.

Jake has a great attention to detail and takes great pride in his interaction with customers. His manufacturing background and passion for processes and procedure have given him the ability to succeed as Operations Manager with Bridge Masters; he brings efficiency, creative thinking and problem solving to provide our customers with the utmost professionalism.

Bridge Hours: 39.25 Install, 32.25 Rental

Jerad McClennen

Foreman I - Since 10/2013

Bridge Hours: 3,448.25 Install, 84.5 Rental, 71.5 Gas Line. Other: Weld Cert., Class A CDL, Fall Protection and Recovery Training Class

Gene Kirkwood

Foreman - Since 9/2015

Bridge Hours: 840 Install, 59.5 Equipment Rental

Stephen New

Superintendent Telecom Projects

Abel Santos

Field Technician - Since 2/2012

Bridge Hours: 4,995.75 Install, 195.5 Gas Line. Other: 8.3 - Patrolling distribution systems, 8.2 - Maintaining line markers for buried mains and transmission lines, 8.1 - Patrolling transmission pipelines, 2.13 - Monitoring for atmospheric corrosion. CCT 703, CCT 701, CCT 426, CCT 417, CCT 402, CCT 403

Ben Hartvedt

Field Technician/Equipment Operator - Since 8/2013

Bridge Hours: 2,173.5 Install, 710 Rental. Other Info: Class A CDL

Matt Heavilin

Field Technician - Since 10/2015

Bridge Hours: 646 Install, 83 rental

Mike Green

Preventative Maintenance Technician

Crystal Herauf

Administrative Assistant - Since 12/2015

Corinna Lyon

Field Technician - Since 10/2016

Nick Snider

Field Technician, Hired 9/20/12017

Eric Connors

Bridge Form Carpenter, Hired 9/5/2017

Melvin Favers

Bridge Form Carpenter - Since 11/7/2017

Mike Ferri

Field Technician - Since 4/26/2017

Tyler Kilborn

Field Technician - Since 12/18/2017

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Bridge Masters Team

As bridge utility experts, our team has thousands of hours of design, install, and fabrication experience. We aim to provide you with the most professional and reliable service in the industry.