ABOUT

Merit Contracting Inc. is a well-established company with over 40 years of experience in quality building enclosure solutions in Southern Minnesota & Northern Iowa. We are a prime and subcontractor specializing in work related to roofing, waterproofing and wall systems (panels & glass) on commercial, industrial, and institutional buildings

our team

Our daily operations staff keeps the office moving smoothly while our skilled crews are on site. 

Ed Stanley

President

Laura has a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities and heads the Inspections and Asset Management unit for Merit. Laura has been with Merit since 2014 and assumed minority ownership in 2021.

Laura Sheehan

Inspections Manager

Jeremy has a Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management from North Dakota State University and began his construction career with Merit upon graduating in 2010. Jeremy's focus is on the Commercial Roofing portion of our portfolio as Project Manager. Jeremy assumed minority ownership of Merit in 2021.

Jeremy Wohlfiel

Project Manager

Chris Baier

Chris Baier

Roofing Superintendent

Greg Schelling

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Greg Schelling

Assistant Project Manager

Nichole Strei

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Nichole Strei

Office Manager

Courtney Bluhm

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Courtney Bluhm

Data Entry Specialist

Jake Schleusner

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Jake Schleusner

Service Project Manager

Allison Striegel, LEED AP

Allison has a Bachelor of Architecture Degree from Iowa State University and joined Merit in 2011.

Allison Striegel, LEED AP

Designer

Josh Fernholz

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Josh Fernholz

Controller

Karen Schwingle

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Karen Schwingle

Accounting

Bradd Walton, RRO

Bradd Walton, RRO

Inspector

Matt Krowiorz

Matt Krowiorz

Project Manager - Walls Dept.

Derick Strain

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Derick Strain

Lead Estimator