Knik Construction Company
Dan Hall serves as the Vice President/Alaska Manager for Knik Construction, a subsidiary of the Lynden family of companies. Dan has worked with the company for nearly 20 years, serving in a variety of key roles over his career to include QC Manager, Project Manager and Alaska Manager. Dan has worked on Knik projects all across Alaska, as well as Guantanamo Bay, Wake Island, and Midway Island.
Dan credits any achievements and success he has had to his coworkers and the leadership that mentors him through his tenure at Knik. Dan volunteers for the Ruffed Grouse Society, and is a supporter of AGC.
Dan is a lifelong Alaskan, born in Anchorage, raised in Valdez, and currently lives in Anchorage but enjoys his weekends at the family's cabin in Willow. Dan spends his free time with his wife, Marleanna, and their son, Alex, and three Labradors. He enjoys snowmaching, skiing, hunting and the outdoors.
Jim St. George
Jim St. George is the founder and President of STG Incorporated, an Anchorage-based construction management and services company specializing in rural Alaska construction projects ranging from power generation and distribution facilities and bulk fuel tank farms, erection of communication towers, pile foundation installations, and renewable energy systems.
In 1991, Jim started St. George Construction, which evolved into STG Incorporated in 1996. Since that time, he has grown the venture into one of Alaska’s most experienced and respected heavy industry contracting firms serving rural areas of the state. STG maintains statewide market leadership in the installation of renewable energy systems. In September 2013, Calista Corporation recognized that value and STG Incorporated joined Calista as its newest subsidiary.
Jim has been active in AGC for five years and the Alaska Miners Association for 35 years.
Jim and his wife Sandy enjoy flying, fishing, golf, and traveling. They have two sons Zach and Ted. Zach recently graduated with a Master’s of Arts from the University of California, Berkeley and Ted is currently studying Mechanical and Electrical Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York.
Cuauhtemoc "Rod" Rodriguez
Coldfoot Environmental Services, Inc. & Red Box Refuse
Cuauhtemoc Rodriguez is the Owner and President of Coldfoot Environmental which specializes in hazardous waste removal and building demolition throughout Alaska. He also owns Red Box Refuse which provides waste hauling services in Anchorage and the Mat-Su.
In 1994, he came to Anchorage, Alaska and was stationed at JBER, formerly Elmendorf Air Force Base, where he served as a contract specialist with the 3rd Contracting Squadron. Upon his separation from the US Air Force, he formed Coldfoot Environmental.
Cuauhtemoc admires small businesses and the challenges they face every day. Previously a participant in the US Small Business Administration 8(a) Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) Program and Department of Transportation Disadvantage Business Enterprise (DBE) Program, he remembers all the obstacles in building his company. For this, he has been a strong advocate for small business and offers his advice and assistance to many small business as a speaker at many SBA and DOT conferences.
Cuauhtemoc is originally from Chula Vista, California, but now calls Alaska his home. He enjoys traveling with his wife Jessica and their three boys, Temo Jr, Enrique, and Emiliano. After work, he volunteers his time with the local football and wrestling clubs. Some of his hobbies include fishing, hunting, and outdoor sports.
Rain Proof Roofing
Details to come.
Sarah Lefebvre was raised in Montana and moved to Alaska as a young military wife. After working in retail, insurance, and accounting, she discovered a passion for the construction industry, and has now been with Exclusive Paving for 19 years. She has held many roles in the company, and was a part owner for five years until the Colaska acquisition. University Redi-Mix was acquired in 2006, giving Sarah expanded experience in construction materials.
Sarah serves on the CIPF Board, the State of Alaska Worker’s Compensation Board, and is active in the Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce, chairing the Transportation Infrastructure Committee. With her partner, Sean Martines, and their two dogs, she enjoys biking (summer and winter), cross country skiing, snowmachining, hunting, fishing and anything else outdoors. Otherwise, if not with Sean in the kitchen, she is likely to be found behind a book or whatever reading material is within reach.
Sarah’s son, Brandon, lives in Montana with his wife and children, and her daughter, Jenifer, lives in Fairbanks with her husband.
Anchorage Sand & Gravel Co., Inc.
Details to come.
Immediate Past President
Dana Pruhs is a lifelong Alaskan, born and raised in Fairbanks and currently lives in Anchorage. He has a bachelor’s degree in transportation engineering from California Polytechnic State University. He is the owner of Pruhs Corporation, a civil construction company specializing in highway, airport and utility work, Quality Sand and Gravel, Meridian Investments, and Harr Technologies. He has served outside of his business interests in a variety of public service roles, including the Alaska Board of Game, Municipality of Anchorage Planning and Zoning Commission and with the Anchorage Community Development Authority.
Pruhs currently serves on the Alaska Royalty Oil and Gas Development Advisory Board and is Chair of the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority.
Dana and his wife Deanna enjoy flying, running their fishing camp in the summer and telling stories of their interesting courtship. They have one daughter, Danner who is also attending Cal Poly.