Minneapolis’ Kraus-Anderson hires VP of Information Technology

Kraus-Anderson Construction Company has named Tony Peleska as vice president of Information Technology. He will oversee the construction company’s IT strategic planning and development, solution implementation and project management, and also will work closely with the entire family of Kraus-Anderson companies. He will be based in KA’s Minneapolis office.

Peleska comes to KA with deep experience as a chief information officer. Most recently, he served as CIO for Minnesota Housing Finance Agency in St. Paul, where he improved and increased the effectiveness of the IT organization and aligned the agency’s strategic goals with its business initiatives.

He is currently the chair of the board for the Association of Intelligent Information Management (AIIM), the community that provides education, research and best practices to help organizations find, control and optimize their data. He also serves as a board member of the University of St. Thomas Graduate School of Software Engineering; and is a member of the National Council of State Housing Agencies CIO Council and Evanta CIO Governing Body.

Peleska earned his B.A. from Saint John’s University, Collegeville, Minn., and his Executive MBA from the University of Buffalo, New York. He is a volunteer president of Consulting for Causes; board chair of Nu-Vision Foundation; serves on the steering committee of the Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce; and is the board chair of the Karth Lake Improvement District in Arden Hills.