Minneapolis’ Knutson Construction adds VP of human resources

Casey Sarver

Knutson Construction has named Casey Sarver as its new vice president of human resources. Sarver will be based out of Knutson’s Minneapolis office while working with the team across all of its offices in Minneapolis, Rochester and Mankato, Minnesota, as well as Iowa City and Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Sarver comes to Knutson with nearly 25 years of human resources experience. He got his start working as a staffing specialist at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. From there he spent 19 years in various roles of increasing leadership responsibility at Cypress Semiconductor Corp. focusing on strategic business partner relationships and administering health and retirement plans.

Most recently he was the vice president of human resources with SkyWater Technology, formed as a spinoff organization from Cypress in 2017 where he led the human resources team chartered with delivering talent and services to support and grow the company.

Sarver holds a Master of Arts in Human Resources & Industrial Relations from the University of Minnesota-Carlson School of Management and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Human Resources from the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse.

Sarver resides in Inver Grove Heights, Minnestoa, with his wife and two children.