Meet the Team Behind Shelter Construction 

At Shelter Construction, we take immense pride in assembling a team that genuinely stands out in the construction industry. Our unwavering commitment to excellence, attention to detail, and people-focused approach have played pivotal roles in shaping the exceptional service we provide today. Join us in taking a closer look at the dynamic individuals leading the way.

Office Staff

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Jay Nord

Owner and Founder

Jay's Bio

WHERE ARE YOU FROM?

NORDEAST - BORN AND RAISED

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN WITH SHELTER CONSTRUCTION?

FOREVER - FOUNDER

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE TRADE TO WORK WITH?

ALL OF THEM - WHERE WE BRING VALUE IS BEING ABLE TO CONDUCT AND ORGANIZE THE INCREDIBLE TALENT OF OUR VARIOUS TRADE PARTNERS TO MAKES THE WHOLE PROJECT SING!

FAVORITE SHINGLE COLOR:

HEATHER GREEN ON A YELLOW HOUSE

FAVORITE MOVIE:

PULP FICTION. FINAL ANSWER!

FAVORITE ATHLETE:

SO MANY... I WILL GO LOCAL AND GO WITH TONY OLIVA, WHO WAS MY CHILDHOOD FAVORITE AND WHO IS STILL OT THIS DAY A GREAT AND JOY FILLED HUMAN BEING.

FAVORITE THING TO DO IN YOUR FREE TIME:

I AM A HARDCORE FOODIE, FROM STREET FOOD TO CHASING DOWN THE BEST RESTAURANTS IN THE TWIN CITIES AND THE WORLD!

 
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Karin Martinek

Director of Operations

Karin's Bio

WHERE ARE YOU FROM?

MINNAPOLIS, MN

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN WITH SHELTER CONSTRUCTION?

10 YEARS

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE TRADE TO WORK WITH?

MULTI-TRADE PROJECTS - ENTIRE EXTERIORS

FAVORITE SHINGLE COLOR:

RUSTIC BLACK

FAVORITE MOVIE:

THE FIFTH ELEMENT

FAVORITE ATHLETE:

DIRK NOWITZKI

FAVORITE THING TO DO IN YOUR FREE TIME:

WALK WITH MY DOG - MILES AND MILES

 
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Jack Martinek

Marketing Manager

Jack's Bio

WHERE ARE YOU FROM?

NEW BRIGHTON, MN

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN WITH SHELTER CONSTRUCTION?

6 YEARS

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE TRADE TO WORK WITH?

ROOFING

FAVORITE SHINGLE COLOR:

RUSTIC CEDAR

FAVORITE MOVIE:

AVENGERS ENDGAME OR LORD OF THE RINGS

FAVORITE ATHLETE:

RAFAEL NADAL OR KARL-ANTHONY TOWNS

FAVORITE THING TO DO IN YOUR FREE TIME:

WATCH THE MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES

 
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Katelynn Schorer

Operations Specialist

Katelynn's Bio

WHERE ARE YOU FROM?

WISCONSIN

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN WITH SHELTER CONSTRUCTION?

COMING UP ON 3 YEARS!

FAVORITE SHINGLE COLOR:

TAMKO TITAN ANTIQUE SLATE OR RUSTIC BLACK

FAVORITE MOVIE:

HARRY POTTER (ALL OF THEM)

FAVORITE ATHLETE:

SIMONE BILES

FAVORITE THING TO DO IN YOUR FREE TIME:

SPENDING TIME WITH FAMILY AND MY CAT THOR, GOING ON WALKS AT LOCAL PARKS WITH MY FIANCE, AND BUILDING LEGOS!

 
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Paul Ries

Project manager

Paul's Bio

WHERE ARE YOU FROM?

VICTORIA, MN

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN WITH SHELTER CONSTRUCTION?

TIME FLIES BY, FEELS LIKE ONLY WEEKS!

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE TRADE TO WORK WITH?

ROOFING

FAVORITE SHINGLE COLOR:

THEY ALL SMELL THE SAME!

FAVORITE MOVIE:

I DON'T HAVE A FAVORITE

FAVORITE ATHLETE:

I DON'T HAVE A FAVORITE BUT I LIKE RUGBY!

FAVORITE THING TO DO IN YOUR FREE TIME:

SPENDING TIME WITH FAMILY!

 
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Dolly (Shelter Dog)

Company Mascot

Dolly's Bio

WHERE ARE YOU FROM:

PRINCETON, MN

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN WITH SHELTER CONSTRUCTION?

SINCE I WAS JUST A PUP

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE TRADE TO WORK WITH?

WOOFING

FAVORITE SHINGLE COLOR:

BARKWOOD

FAVORITE MOVIE:

OLD YELLER - ALWAYS MAKES ME CRY.

FAVORITE ATHLETE:

CHARLES BARKLEY

FAVORITE THING TO DO IN YOUR FREE TIME:

IT IS A TIE - DIG IN THE TRASHCANS AT THE OFFICE, OR PASS GAS DURING THE SALES MEETINGS.

 
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Fred Marklowitz

Service Manager

Fred's Bio

WHERE ARE YOU FROM?

ST. CLOUD, MN

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN WITH SHELTER CONSTRUCTION?

2 YEARS

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE TRADE TO WORK WITH?

SIDING

FAVORITE SHINGLE COLOR:

GREEN

FAVORITE MOVIE:

I DON'T HAVE ONE

FAVORITE ATHLETE:

AARON RODGERS

FAVORITE THING TO DO IN YOUR FREE TIME:

ANYTHING ADVENTUROUS

 
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MattHEW Beasley

Sales Manager

Matt's Bio

WHERE ARE YOU FROM?

BURLESON, TEXAS

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN WITH SHELTER CONSTRUCTION?

2 YEARS

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE TRADE TO WORK WITH?

ROOFING

FAVORITE SHINGLE COLOR:

THUNDERSTORM GREY

FAVORITE MOVIE:

REMEMBER THE TITANS

FAVORITE ATHLETE:

DUSTIN PEDROIA

FAVORITE THING TO DO IN YOUR FREE TIME:

HUNTIN', FISHIN', LOVIN' EVERYDAY, AND PLAYING GOLF

 
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Mike Dykema

Special ProjectS

Mike's Bio

WHERE ARE YOU FROM?

FOREST LAKE, MN. LIVING IN PLYMOUTH, MN.

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN WITH SHELTER CONSTRUCTION?

4 YEARS

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE TRADE TO WORK WITH?

ROOFING

FAVORITE SHINGLE COLOR:

I'M WEIRD AND LIKE THE LOOK OF GREEN ROOFS, ESPECIALLY ON WHITE/BLACK COMBO HOUSES.

FAVORITE MOVIE:

INDIANA JONES FRANCHISE (OTHER THAN CRYSTAL SKULL)

FAVORITE ATHLETE:

IVAN PUDGE RODRIGUEZ

FAVORITE THING TO DO IN YOUR FREE TIME:

DEVELOPING THE GEM PROJECT, VIDEO GAMES, BASEBALL, GOLF!

 

Our Representatives

Our field representatives have left lasting impressions on our valued clients. They're dedicated to Thorough Inspections, Clear Communication, and Smooth Project Work. The fantastic reviews they get speak volumes. Clients love how easy, professional, and top-notch our team is, every step of the way.

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Troy Miller

Field Representative

Troy's Bio

WHERE ARE YOU FROM?

EARTH, NORTH AMERICA, SODERVILLE, MN

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN WITH SHELTER CONSTRUCTION?

1 YEAR

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE TRADE TO WORK WITH?

VENTILATION AND THE ROOFING SYSTEM

FAVORITE SHINGLE COLOR:

ANY IMPACT RESISTANT SHINGLES!!!

FAVORITE MOVIE:

DIDN'T GROW UP WATCHING MOVIES. I WILL GO WITH THE LAST MOVIE I WATCHED, "RAD"

FAVORITE ATHLETE:

MATT BEASLEY, SEMI PRO BASEBALL PLAYER AKA SALES MANAGER 

FAVORITE THING TO DO IN YOUR FREE TIME:

BE AWAY WITH MY FAMILY IN THE WILDERNESS

 
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David Senne

Field Representative

David's Bio

WHERE ARE YOU FROM?

I AM FROM BURNSVILLE ORIGINALLY. I CURRENTLY LIVE IN CRYSTAL, MN. 

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN WITH SHELTER CONSTRUCTION?

1 YEAR

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE TRADE TO WORK WITH?

ROOFING

FAVORITE SHINGLE COLOR:

THEY ARE ALL EQUALLY BEAUTIFUL, LIKE MY KIDS!

FAVORITE MOVIE:

LONE SURVIVOR

FAVORITE ATHLETE:

RANDY "STRAIGHT CASH HOMIE" MOSS

FAVORITE THING TO DO IN YOUR FREE TIME:

WATCH MY KIDS ACTIVITIES!

 
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Tony Rodrique

Field Representative

Tony's Bio

WHERE ARE YOU FROM?

ROSEVILLE, MN

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN WITH SHELTER CONSTRUCTION?

1 YEAR

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE TRADE TO WORK WITH?

ROOFING

FAVORITE SHINGLE COLOR:

CHARCOAL GREY

FAVORITE MOVIE:

MIRACLE ON ICE

FAVORITE ATHLETE:

BROCK FABER

FAVORITE THING TO DO IN YOUR FREE TIME:

COACH HOCKEY AND PLAY GOLF

 
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Jasper Brenner

Field Representative

Jasper's Bio

WHERE ARE YOU FROM?

ST. CLOUD, MN

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN WITH SHELTER CONSTRUCTION?

3 YEARS

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE TRADE TO WORK WITH?

ROOFING

FAVORITE SHINGLE COLOR:

RUSTIC SLATE

FAVORITE MOVIE:

THE GREAT OUTDOORS

FAVORITE ATHLETE:

JON JONES

FAVORITE THING TO DO IN YOUR FREE TIME:

HUNTING 

 
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Josh Johnson

Field Representative

Josh's Bio

WHERE ARE YOU FROM?

MINNEAPOLIS

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN WITH SHELTER CONSTRUCTION?

4-5 YEARS

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE TRADE TO WORK WITH?

ROOFING

FAVORITE ATHLETE:

KEVIN GARNETT

FAVORITE THING TO DO IN YOUR FREE TIME:

MUSIC

 
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Greg Peters

Field Representative

Greg's Bio

WHERE ARE YOU FROM?

RIVER FALLS, WISCONSIN

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN WITH SHELTER CONSTRUCTION?

2 YEARS

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE TRADE TO WORK WITH?

ROOFING

FAVORITE SHINGLE COLOR:

WEATHERED WOOD

FAVORITE MOVIE:

BULL DURHAM

FAVORITE ATHLETE:

LARRY BIRD

FAVORITE THING TO DO IN YOUR FREE TIME:

BROADCAST HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

 
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Richard Collins

Field Representative

Richard's Bio

WHERE ARE YOU FROM?

MINNEAPOLIS

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN WITH SHELTER CONSTRUCTION?

1 YEAR

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE TRADE TO WORK WITH?

ROOFING, CARPENTRY

FAVORITE SHINGLE COLOR:

THUNDERSTORM GREY

FAVORITE MOVIE:

BLOW, PULP FICTION, FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS, GODZILLA

FAVORITE ATHLETE:

JON JONES

FAVORITE THING TO DO IN YOUR FREE TIME:

HANG OUT WITH MY SON

 
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Bob Schafer

Field Representative

Bob's Bio

WHERE ARE YOU FROM?

GREW UP IN INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, MN. CURRENTLY LIVE IN PRESCOTT, WI

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN WITH SHELTER CONSTRUCTION?

1 YEAR

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE TRADE TO WORK WITH?

ROOFING

FAVORITE SHINGLE COLOR:

MOIRE BLACK

FAVORITE MOVIE:

TOP GUN

FAVORITE ATHLETE:

GEORGE FOREMAN

FAVORITE THING TO DO IN YOUR FREE TIME:

UPLAND BIRD HUNTING AND FISHING

 
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Angus Stoudt

Field Representative

Angus' Bio

WHERE ARE YOU FROM?

MINNETONKA

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN WITH SHELTER CONSTRUCTION?

1 YEAR

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE TRADE TO WORK WITH?

ROOFING, WINDOWS

FAVORITE SHINGLE COLOR:

WEATHERED WOOD

FAVORITE MOVIE:

HOT ROD

FAVORITE ATHLETE:

JOEY CHESTNUT

FAVORITE THING TO DO IN YOUR FREE TIME:

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