Our Team

SCHWICKERTS - MANKATO

Kevin Palmer
President

Kevin has been in the industry since 1993 and joined Tecta in 2001. He is responsible for the operations of all branches.

Kim Schwickert
Chairmain/COO

Kim has been in the industry since 1974 and joined Tecta in 2000. He oversees Operations and works on special projects, leadership training and developing new managers.

Derek Homrighausen
Director of Service

Derek has been in the industry since 1999 and joined Tecta in 2000. He oversees the operations of the HVAC, Plumbing and Roofing Service Departments at all three Schwickert’s locations.

Bernie Cline
Superintendent

Bernie has been in the industry since 1986 and joined Tecta in 2000. He supervises and coordinates the commercial roofing group, schedules work and assigns roofers to projects and assists in training employees.

Julie Leiferman
Business Development

Julie has been in the industry and with Tecta since 2005. She specializes in contract negotiation, building relationships, and finding service solutions.

SCHWICKERTS - NEW HOPE

Dave Endres
General Manager

Dave has been in the industry since 2004 and joined Tecta in 2008. He manages all aspects of the branch. He is highly involved in project management, estimation and growth of sales.

SCHWICKERTS - ROCHESTER

Kerk Johnson
General Manager

Kerk has been in the industry since 2000 and joined Tecta in 2003. He oversees all sales, estimation and project management.

SCHWICKERTS - Lawrence, Kansas

Scott Gilbertson
General Manager

Scott has been in the industry since 1994 and joined Tecta in 1994. He oversees all staging, sales, estimation, safety, planning and project management.