Movers and Shakers Week Ending 06.11.21
First Onsite Property Restoration Adds Two to Denver Office
First Onsite Property Restoration (First Onsite), one of the largest and fastest-growing emergency response planning, mitigation, and reconstruction service providers for commercial enterprises in North America, expands its global leadership team adding two new strategic hires in the marketing and brand experience capacity in its Greenwood Village office.
“With our recent brand launch behind us, it’s time to intentionally support, nurture and be accountable to the First Onsite vision and brand, and put it to work against our strategic goals. Success in this industry requires strong brand alignment across our functional areas and a clear roadmap for where and how we push our brand experience forward,” stated Jeff Johnson, global CEO, First Onsite.
Adrian Fulle serves as vice president of marketing for First Onsite. Mr. Fulle is a digital marketing and storytelling expert who is responsible for the overall marketing strategy and outcomes. Mr. Fulle comes from the entertainment industry as a writer/director for independent feature films and television as well as a content producer for highly recognized brands including Red Bull, Sony, Intel and Paramount Pictures International. He successfully built and scaled a digital marketing studio for Variety Magazine, creating a multimillion-dollar revenue stream for the publisher. He served as chief marketing officer for an insurance technology startup and director of digital marketing at the largest family-owned restoration firm in the U.S.
“My role at First Onsite allows me to align my past experience building and managing forward-thinking marketing solutions with my knowledge of both the insurance and restoration industries,” shared Mr. Fulle.
Outside of First Onsite, he volunteers for various humanitarian, environmental and educational non-profits including a role on the Girls Athletic Leadership School (GALS) Parent Committee, an all-girls charter school located in Denver, Colorado that empowers young women to succeed academically, lead confidently, live boldly, and thrive physically.
Jenny Vandehey serves as senior vice president of culture and experience for First Onsite. Ms. Vandehey is a proven strategist, brand builder and synergizer of individuals, teams, and partners. As a former Strategy Director supporting clients like the U.S. Air Force Academy, Schwab/TD Ameritrade, and General Mills, she brings her broad experience of brand transformation, research, and leadership to the restoration and reconstruction industry. In this newly developed role, Ms. Vandehey will bring accountability, tangibility, and measurability to First Onsite’s brand purpose, promise and vision, assessing where opportunities exist to better serve team members, clients, and the community, and working across teams to ensure that each touchpoint people have with the brand ladders up to an exceptional experience.
“We’re putting the words on our walls to work, and making sure we have the people, processes and tools in place to operationalize our purpose and vision as we continue to grow,” she shares.
Her passion for using business as a force for good will brings even more meaning to First Onsite’s purpose – to “Restore, Rebuild and Rise” – as she establishes the company’s social purpose strategy. Outside of the office, Ms. Vandehey is a birth doula, community herbalist, and advisor for Golden Girls Global, a worldwide movement helping girls connect with their creativity, leadership, and emerging selves in community.
Brinkman Construction Welcomes Industry Leader as Chief Operating Officer
Brinkman Construction welcomes well-established industry leader Chris Bantner as COO. The company was recently named among the Top 20 General Contractors in the Mountain States region by revenue and this hire will further drive Brinkman’s strategic planning and execution while optimizing operating procedures
Bantner joins Brinkman with decades of experience establishing and sustaining organizational structures and positioning teams for success. His leadership of multibillion and multimillion-dollar projects for diverse sectors including multi-family, healthcare, municipal and higher education have led to unparalleled expertise in navigating client relationships, mitigating risk and developing employees. His leadership experience includes serving as chief operating officer at GH Phipps, managing director of Kiewit-Turner and senior vice president/general manager at Kiewit Building Group. Prior to that, he spent 20 years directly managing projects. Within these roles, he improved performance for his division and significantly decreased employee turnover.
With a strong background in leadership development, Bantner is passionate about leading teams and developing and enhancing employees. A portion of his role will be dedicated to further reinforcing the internal development opportunities available to Brinkman Construction employee owners.
Bantner has a Bachelor of Science in Construction Engineering Technology from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and Lincoln and is a graduate of the Executive Leadership Development Program through Kiewit/Purdue University/University of Chicago.
PGIM Promotes Kurt Schoffstall to Associate Loan Officer
Kurt Schoffstall has been promoted to associate loan officer in Denver. In his role he is responsible for multifamily, affordable and senior loan originations efforts for PGIM Real Estate’s Rocky Mountain Region. Prior to his promotion he spent seven years with the firm facilitating ground-up construction, sub-rehabilitation, refinance and acquisition loans on behalf of FNMA, FMAC, and FHA focused on the multifamily, affordable, and senior housing asset classes.