Several Staff Promotions Announced
KALAMAZOO, Mich. – Miller-Davis Company is pleased to announce the promotion of several employees. Craig Howard, Steve Zimmerman, Jack Abate, Michele Wreggelsworth, Kyle Frailing and Dan Predl have all taken on new roles with advanced standing within the Company.
Craig Howard has been promoted from field operations manager to field operations director. In this role, Howard provides overall direction, management and motivation for all field staff. He helps solve complex construction challenges and serves as liaison with labor providers. Howard joined Miller-Davis Company in 1988 and has served in various positions, including project superintendent for many notable projects, throughout his time with the Company.
Steve Zimmerman has been promoted from chief estimator to preconstruction services director. Zimmerman leads the estimating department and provides accurate cost estimating and scheduling services to keep projects on schedule and within budget. He joined Miller-Davis in 2004 as an estimator and has been leading the Company’s preconstruction services since 2012.
Jack Abate and Michele Wreggelsworth have both been promoted from project executives to project management directors. In this role, Abate and Wreggelsworth provide overall direction and supervision for the project management department. They provide executive leadership and project team support for the Company’s projects. Wreggelsworth started with Miller-Davis in 1999 and Abate started with Miller-Davis in 2002. They have served in many positions of increasing responsibility in project management since joining the Company.
Kyle Frailing has taken on a new role as senior project manager. Frailing started with Miller-Davis in 2007 and has held several positions, including safety manager, project manager and most recently served as client services manager. In his new role, Frailing will provide oversight for project management functions and take a leadership role on projects. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Western Michigan University.
Dan Predl has been promoted from project engineer to project manager. As project manager, Dan oversees and provides project management duties to construction projects and serves as the primary office contact for those projects. Dan joined Miller-Davis Company in 2016. He holds a bachelor’s degree in construction management from Central Michigan University.
Miller-Davis Company is a full-service construction company providing general contracting, construction management, design-build and construction consulting services. Miller-Davis was founded in Kalamazoo, Michigan in 1909 and maintains its headquarters in Kalamazoo.