Our Management Team

  1. Tom Novak

    Chief Executive Officer

    • B.S. Construction Engineering

      Iowa State University

    • M.S. Management

      University of New Mexico

    • Joined Klinger in 1981
    • 33 years construction experience.
    • Joined Klinger in 1981
    • LEED Accredited Professional
    • ASHE Healthcare Construction Certification
    • Board Member of Assoc. of Commerce & Industry
    • Member of ABC’s Apprenticeship Trust
    • Graduate of Leadership Albuquerque
    • Past President of Association of Builders & Constructors
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  2. Ray Smith

    President

    • B.S. Construction Engineering

      Iowa State University

    • B.A. Architecture

      Iowa State University

    • Joined Klinger in 1984
    • 33 years construction experience.
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  3. Jim Werkmeister

    Senior Vice President

    • B.S. Construction Management

      University of Nebraska-Lincoln

    • Joined Klinger in 1993
    • 24 years construction experience.
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  4. Shirley Anderson

    Business Development Manager

    • Joined Klinger in 2000
    • 25 years construction experience.
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  5. Adam Leyba

    Senior Project Manager

    • Joined Klinger in 1999
    • 22 years construction experience.
  6. Mark Maestas

    Senior Project Manager

    • Joined Klinger in 2000
    • 22 years construction experience.
  7. Joe Reed

    Project Manager

    • Joined Klinger in 1997
    • 20 years construction experience.
  8. Brent Callahan

    Project Manager

    • Joined Klinger in 2000
    • 19 years construction experience.
  9. Joel Loes

    Project Manager

    • Joined Klinger in 2010
    • 8 years construction experience.
  10. Yatindra Athivarapu

    Project Manager

    • Joined Klinger in 2015
    • 4 years construction experience.
  11. Byron Gore

    Superintendent

    • Joined Klinger in 1997
    • 25 years construction experience.
  12. Pete Jacobson

    Superintendent

    • Joined Klinger in 1990
    • 35 years construction experience.
  13. Eli Gonzales

    Superintendent

    • Joined Klinger in 1988
    • 30 years construction experience.
  14. Art Candelaria

    Superintendent

    • Joined Klinger in 1991
    • 30 years construction experience.
  15. Joe Aguirre

    Superintendent

    • Joined Klinger in 1997
    • 22 years construction experience.
  16. Rob Ridenour

    Superintendent

    • Joined Klinger in 1997
    • 25 years construction experience.
  17. Antonio Trujillo

    Superintendent

    • Joined Klinger in 2000
    • 18 years construction experience.
  18. Jason Tabbert

    Superintendent

    • Joined Klinger in 2003
    • 18 years construction experience.
  19. Larry Gastian

    Superintendent

    • Joined Klinger in 2001
    • 20 years construction experience.
  20. Bill Barlow

    General Foreman

    • Joined Klinger in 1986
    • 40 years construction experience.
  21. Daryl Morrill

    General Foreman

    • Joined Klinger in 1988
    • 30 years construction experience.
  22. Jeff Kardas

    General Foreman

    • Joined Klinger in 1996
    • 20 years construction experience.
  23. Lou Henckel

    General Foreman

    • Joined Klinger in 1983
    • 35 years construction experience.
  24. Juan Hernandez

    General Foreman

    • Joined Klinger in 2004
    • 20 years construction experience.
  25. Edgar Garcia

    General Foreman

    • Joined Klinger in 2007
    • 20 years construction experience.
  26. Angel Ramirez

    General Foreman

    • Joined Klinger in 1999
    • 20 years construction experience.
  27. Greg Guillen

    General Foreman

    • Joined Klinger in 2004
    • 15 years construction experience.