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Meet the Team

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Michael Russell

President / Director of Sales

I’ve been a sales representative at Sussel for 31 years. I have loved meeting great people and being able to design the projects that they were hoping for. I enjoy golfing, fishing, and watching all Minnesota sports teams.

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Patrick Russell

Vice President / Marketing & Business

I’ve been involved with Sussel for 37 years in different capacities; I’ve been in my current role for 20 years. I enjoy traveling, hiking, fishing, sports, great music and food, and spending time with my family. I am also a huge Minnesota sports fan and I’m still waiting for a Viking Super Bowl sometime in my lifetime!

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John Wiik

Vice President / Construction & Operations

I have 30 years of experience in the industry, 28 of which are here at Sussel. I’m a second generation Sussel employee, my father started in 1965 and worked at Sussel for over 40 years.

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Rob Thomas

Sales Representative

I’ve worked with Sussel for 24 years total. I was a subcontractor until 2018 and I’ve been a sales representative ever since then. I enjoy outdoor activities and sports.

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Paul Wiik

Sales Representative

I started working at Sussel in 2013 as a project manager, and then ever since 2018 I’ve been a sales representative. I’m a second generation Sussel employee as my father worked here for over 40 years. I enjoy hunting, fishing, hiking, and weekends at the cabin!

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Tom Leiskau

Project Manager

I’ve been here at Sussel for 4 years and have been in the industry for many years. I enjoy spending time with my family and watching my kids’ sporting events.

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Tom Fischer

Project Manager

I’m going on my second year here at Sussel. I have worked in construction for 30 years. I enjoy fishing, hunting, and snowmobiling.

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Jon Slupe

Project Manager

I’ve worked at Sussel for 3 years now. I enjoy golfing, camping, snowmobiling, dirt biking, hunting, and being out in nature. I also love working with my dogs and working on creative projects.

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Molly Rubbelke

Office Manager / Bookkeeper

I have been at Sussel for 4 years. I have 25 years of HR/bookkeeping experience. I enjoy hiking, traveling, boating, and cooking. I am also an animal lover and have fostered over 100 dogs!

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Lori Wiik

Drafting & Design

I’ve been a part of Sussel for 15 years. I enjoy reading books and spending time with friends of family.

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Ann Carlson

Administrative Assistant

I’ve worked at Sussel for a year now. I enjoy home remodeling projects, gardening, cooking, traveling, and spending time with my family.

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Eli Jimenez

Field Superintendent

I’ve been at Sussel for about a year now. I’m a Marine Corps veteran with more than 10 years of experience in the construction industry. I enjoy traveling, watching Minnesota sports teams, and spending quality time with my wife and kids.

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Jim Hinrichs

Field Team

I’ve worked at Sussel for 3 years. I enjoy photography, traveling, fishing, gaming, and watching sports. I am also a lifelong Minnesota Vikings fan (unfortunately).

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Jake Rubbelke

Field Team

I’ve worked at Sussel for 3 years. I enjoy traveling, sports, and spending time with friends and family.