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WIELAND-DAVCO CORPORATION ANNOUNCES NEW POSITIONS AND LEADERSHIP CHANGES

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January 8, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WIELAND-DAVCO CORPORATION ANNOUNCES NEW POSITIONS AND LEADERSHIP CHANGES

Lansing (MI) – The Wieland-Davco Corporation has announced the creation of two new positions, and promoted two others to positions with increased responsibility, according to company President Craig Wieland.

Robert Krueger, who has served as General Manager since 1999, has been named to the newly created position of Chief Executive Officer. In his expanded role, Krueger will have overall responsibility of Wieland-Davco’s four offices and oversee day to day operations of Wieland-Davco’s executive staff.

Maureen Devota, who has served as Controller since 1993, has been named to the newly created position of Chief Financial Officer. Devota will have oversight and responsibility over all accounting, financial and human resource activities for each of Wieland-Davco’s four offices. She will report directly to the CEO.

Jerry Kirkland, who has served as a Senior Project Manager since 1999, has been promoted to Vice President of Operations. In his role, Kirkland will manage all of Wieland-Davco’s field personnel, including approximately 40 project managers and site superintendents throughout Wieland-Davco’s four offices. He will report directly to the CEO.

Kevin Shaw, who has served as Vice President of Marketing and Business Development since 2005, will retain the same title but will have direct oversight of all of Wieland-Davco’s marketing activities and its entire business development staff among all four offices. He will report directly to the CEO.

In making the announcement, President Craig Wieland stressed that both he and his brother (Executive Vice-President Scott Wieland) will continue to have active roles at Wieland-Davco.

"Scott and I are making these moves in order to position our company for growth in the next decade,” Craig Wieland stated. "We have aggressive growth goals, hoping to double our volume over the next half decade, and the staff we have promoted needs to be free to make decisions. They will continue to be responsible to our Board of Directors and our entire shareholder team. Scott and I will continue to have active, visible roles for the company. These new appointments will allow us to be even more assertive in key areas where our strengths can be expertly used.”

Krueger is a 1990 graduate of Western Michigan and has been with Wieland-Davco since 1995, having been a Project Manager, Vice-President of Operations and General Manager. He serves as the co-chair of the Industry Advisory Board for Western Michigan University’s Department of Civil and Construction Engineering and resides in Holt, MI.

Devota is a 1987 graduate of Ferris State University (Big Rapids, MI) with a Bachelors of Science in accounting. She practiced public accounting and has over 25 years of financial experience in the construction industry. She is an active member of the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) and resides in Perry, MI.

Kirkland is a 1990 graduate of Lawrence Technological Institute (Southfield, MI) and is a Professional Engineer (PE). He has over 25 years of construction experience, having worked for the Michigan Department of Transportation, and both domestically and internationally for the Morrison Knudsen construction company. He resides in Charlotte, MI.

Shaw is a 1987 graduate of Cedarville University (OH) with an MBA from Michigan State University (2002). He has been with Wieland-Davco since 2000, and has nearly 25 years experience in professional product marketing and customer relations. He resides in Grand Ledge, MI.

The Wieland-Davco Corporation is an ISO 9000 Certified construction management firm with headquarters in Lansing, MI and regional offices in Shreveport (LA), Orlando and San Diego, and an additional sales office in Marshall, TX. Founded in 1958 by Don A. Wieland, Wieland-Davco has since become one of the premiere design/build and construction management firms in the United States, having been named one of Engineering News Records (ENR) Top 400 Contractors in the United States for 2013.

For more information about Wieland-Davco, visit www.wieland-davco.com, or call Kevin Shaw at 1-800-633-5488.


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