Our Team

MEET THE TEAM

Tri-State's current executive team took over a little at a time from the founding generation during the past 25 years. Marylou, who has an MBA from St. Thomas University, has been CFO since 2010. Jim succeeded Marylou's father, the original president of Tri-State, in 2006. Jenson Mathew, who started in construction in 2003, joined Tri-State as COO in 2019.

Jim Melcher
CEO
Marylou Swedberg
CFO & HR
Jenson Mathew
COO

PROJECT MANAGEMENT & ESTIMATOR TEAM

Our project management/estimating team includes our Senior Estimator, who worked his way up from driller's helper, a PE with years of geotechnical and environmental experience, two engineers-in-training, and a construction management specialist.

Charlie Melcher
Estimator
Josh Hadrava
Project Manager & Estimator
Anthony Mehr
Project Manager & Estimator
Dean McComas
Project Manager & Estimator
Tyler Peterson
Project Manager & Estimator

SAFETY MANAGEMENT TEAM

Our Safety team is made up of three well respected safety professionals with 50 plus combined years of utility and construction safety. Some of the credentials held are Associate Safety Professionals through the BCSP, Advanced Safety Certificates, Erosion and storm water management.

Dominic Marrone
Safety Manager
Kendall Minske
Safety Manager