Wisconsin’s Boldt Company adds EVP

Ben Bruns has joined construction firm The Boldt Company as executive vice president for its Northern Operations group. In this position, Bruns will lead business development and operations for Boldt’s Wisconsin offices in Green Bay, Appleton and Stevens Point.

Bruns brings nearly two decades of experience in business development, jobsite project management, and engineering to Boldt. He most recently served as vice president of The Weitz Company, a national commercial contracting firm headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa. In Des Moines, he was a community champion, philanthropist, and volunteer serving areas ranging from arts and culture to at-risk youth and familes.

A former All-American for Iowa State University, Bruns is also a veteran freelance sportscaster and spent 10 years as a volunteer high school football assistant coach. Between playing and coaching, he was part of six championship teams. He says that strong teams have always played an integral role in his past success, and the decision to join The Boldt Company is another example.