Your Allstar Construction Commercial Team
Pete Carlson started working for Allstar Construction in 1986 as a labourer in the field. In 1991, after college, he became an estimator in the office. In 2004, he bought into the company and was running the day-to-day operations. Pete purchased the remaining stock of the company in 2008 and became President. His current role is Chairman of the Board. Outside of work, Pete is an avid outdoorsman.
Grady began his tenure with Allstar Construction in 1994. He ran the sheet metal division, inspected projects daily, and signed off on workmanship for each job after crews completed technical sheet metal work. In 1999, Grady moved into sales and estimating where he began his education in blueprints and project specifications. He caters to his network of builders and past clients, continuing to produce high-end projects around the Twin Cities.
Shawn joined the Allstar team in 1998 gaining an education of all facets of the exterior construction business. After graduating to project manager, Shawn quickly excelled in estimating and sales, where he flourishes today. Shawn lives in the south metro with his wife and three children. When time allows you will find him on a golf course or at a hockey rink.
Adam has been affiliated with Allstar construction since 1996. He has done work across all facets of the organization, playing key roles in sales, estimation and project supervision. Adam has committed himself to helping clients through honesty and hard work.
Jason joined the Allstar team in the summer of 2014 after 26 years of operating his own construction, adjusting, and building-portfolio companies. He began building and renovating properties in 1986, while still in high school. After graduating, he became a general contractor and independent adjuster throughout the Midwest. He brings a wealth of experience to every aspect of construction services, property insurance claims and real estate holdings. Jason specializes in large-loss insurance claims, focusing on guiding clients through an unforeseen tragedy to ensure capital recovery and timely restoration services.
Masonry Operations Manager
Regina was hired to lead our masonry division. She joined our team in April of 2013, bringing 14+ years’ experience in masonry, team leadership, and exterior design. Regina is extremely passionate about stone and fine detail. This unique combination has been clearly evident to our clients and their project outcomes. Regina has played an integral role in the growth of our masonry division.
Chris joined the Allstar team in January 2013. As Controller, Chris oversees all financial aspects of the company, including internal and external financial reporting, budgeting, internal controls, and risk management. Chris graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants & the Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants. Chris resides in Loretto with his family and enjoys golfing, running, spending time on the lake & cheering on the Vikings.
Deb Nelson joined the Allstar team in 2001, bringing with her 9+ years of experience in office management, accounting, and contract administration. Her focus is on contract administration, including the set up and billing for all jobs. Deb’s ability to multi-task keeps the office running smoothly. In her free time, Deb enjoys working out, reading and watercolor painting.
Senior Estimator/Project Manager
Braden joined the Allstar team back in April of 2013. He came to Allstar with a background in commercial, low- slope roofing as well as experience working in roof material distribution. Braden graduated college with a degree in architectural drafting. This skill set, plus his expansive knowledge of both low slope and steep slope, make him a critical member of the Allstar team.
Senior Estimator/Project Manager
John joined Allstar Construction in 2009 after graduating from Dunwoody. John received a degree, with honors, in construction estimating and project management. John is in charge of estimating and managing over 150 projects a year. He also enjoys hunting, fishing, and playing golf in his free time.
Junior Estimator/Project Manager
Jeremy began his career at Allstar in 2014. Having been in construction management since 2002, he has always catered to homeowners and builders, aiding in the production of high-end construction projects. Until recently, Jeremy worked in the field, managing crews, to ensure that all exterior projects were completed to the highest standard. In August of 2017, he moved into his current role. In his spare time, he loves spending time with his family outdoors or coaching his kids in football, basketball and baseball.
Junior Estimator/Project Manager
Willie is the newest member of the Allstar team, starting in August of 2017. However, he is no stranger to the construction industry having spent seven years doing roofing and home restorations. He has a B.A. in Education and has spent time all over the world teaching, most recently in England. Willie is excited to add estimating and project management to the skills he learned while working on construction sites. Rock climbing, scuba diving, and travel are a few of his interests outside of work.
John started at Allstar Construction in 2007. His time has been focused on the exterior segment of the housing market. Through extensive training and continuing education, he has learned that because every house has different characteristics, his recommendations need to be well thought out and take into consideration all of the technology that is available in today's market. John's strength is that he treats every project as if it were his own home, remembering that communication is key! His goal is to be your number one resource for anything construction-related.
Dave started with Allstar Construction in 2015 after he moved to the Twin Cities from Cape Cod, Massachusetts. He began working at Allstar as a metal division supervisor overseeing the installation of gutters. In 2017, he moved into sales where he works closely with both builders and homeowners on exterior construction projects. When he is not at work he enjoys playing hockey and spending time with his wife and child.
Ryan started with Allstar Construction in 2013, but has been in the industry for 12 years. He started as a carpenter then moved to estimating and project management. He now flourishes in sales and project management where he puts his experience into our customer’s hands. When Ryan is not working, he is active in his community, supporting local sporting events and volunteering for Habitat for Humanity. He enjoys traveling, fishing, spending time outdoors and hanging out with his friends and family.
Brian recently joined Allstar Construction but has been involved in new construction and land development for the past 14 years. He has a current real estate license. Brian’s construction experience includes both residential and commercial, working with property management companies, real estate development firms, and homeowners. When he is not working, you can find Brian at one of his kids’ sporting events, or at the lake.
Anna has been with Allstar since the fall of 2014. She has grown with the business taking on several roles in her time here. She currently is our office administrator taking the responsibility of sub-contractor compliance, metal work AP/AR and assignment and entry of all accounts payable items. If she’s not at the office you can find Anna on a softball field or playing outside with her kids.
Nathan joined the Allstar team in May of 2017. He brings with him 2 years of public accounting experience and seven years of construction experience. As Senior Accountant, Nathan helps to ensure the accuracy and completeness of company financial statements and underlying support. He holds a Masters of Accountancy from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants. In his free time, Nathan enjoys spending time with friends and family, being outdoors, cheering on the Green Bay Packers, and working on projects around the house.
Kerstin spent 15+ years managing customer service teams prior to joining Allstar in 2016. She brings with her a deep understanding of best practices regarding customer care and service, branding, and process improvement. She ensures clients are matched with the sales person best suited to address their service issue. Kerstin also supports our sales team through the management of Allstar’s customer contact software, print materials, and advertising. Outside of business hours, she can be found spending time with family at home or the cabin.
Nate started at Allstar Construction in 2014 as a service and repair technician. He was promoted to Site Supervisor spring of 2017. Nate has been working in the construction world for 8 years and has experience in a wide variety of exterior products. He grew up in southern Indiana, joining the United States Navy after high school. After being honorably discharged, he moved to Minnesota to be near family and begin his construction career.
Ron brought over 25 years’ experience with him when he came on-board in 2014. As a field manager, Ron oversees projects, large and small, all around the metro area. He thrives on being a calming voice in the storm of an emergency project or repair. Ron lives in Maple Lake with his wife and three kids. In his free time, Ron can be found hanging out with family or playing music with his band.
Metal Shop Manager
Jeff has over 25 years’ experience in the architectural sheet metal industry. Jeff started with The Metal Shop in 2014 and is now head of operations. Jeff graduated from Hennepin Technical College in 1989 majoring in carpentry. Jeff's experience and knowledge in the industry brings a high degree quality and service to our team.
Project Manager-Gutter Division