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Meet the Team

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Ryan joined Felderman Design-Build in 2002 as a Business Developer after completing his Bachelor's degree at the University of New Hampshire. He progressed to Vice President in 2010 and President in 2014. Ryan focuses on project management, coordination of sales, administration of company personnel and directs the review of corporate quality control and performance. Additionally, he designs, implements and monitors Felderman's strategic business plan to guide future growth.

Ryan sits on the Nucor Building Systems Presidents Advisory Team and serves on the Board of Directors of the Community Transportation Network. He also enjoys spending time at the lake with his wife and children.

Ryan Harris

President

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Russ founded Felderman Construction in 1975 after working for several years for other construction companies. Russ focuses on consulting and existing client relationships. He received a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Tri-State University.

 

As a 46-year veteran of the commercial and industrial construction industry, Russ has successfully broadened Felderman's role as a full in-house design-build general contractor. His efforts have garnered Felderman Design-Build to be named on America's Top Metal Builder's List in 2003, The Falcon Club and The Butler Club. 

Russ Felderman

Founder

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Jennifer joined Felderman Design-Build in 2019 as the Director of Business Development and was promoted to Vice President in 2022. Her primary duties are operations, strategic initiatives, working with new and existing clients, community engagement and marketing.

 

Jennifer is extremely active in the Fort Wayne community, serving as a development committee member for both Community Transportation Network (CTN) and Habitat for Humanity of Greater Fort Wayne. She serves as a classroom volunteer for Junior Achievement and is part of their events committee. Jennifer is also helping grow our community through her service on the Greater Fort Wayne, Inc Investor Committee.

 

Jennifer has her degree in Business Administration and in her free time likes to spend time with her family. She enjoys hiking, ballroom dancing, centering herself with yoga, and binge watching her favorite Netflix shows. She enjoys annual Florida vacations watching her son play football for the Miami University Redhawks, and exploring new local adventures.

Jennifer Vanderpool
Vice President

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Mike joined Felderman Design-Build in 2006 as an Associate Project Manager. Mike is a 2005 graduate of Purdue University, with a Bachelor's degree in Construction Engineering Technology and an Associate's degree in Architectural Engineering Technology. During his time with Felderman, Mike has been promoted to Senior Project Manager.

 

In his current role, Mike is responsible for planning and managing projects and customer satisfaction.

Mike Cress

Senior Project Manager

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Chris joined Felderman Design-Build in 2022 as a Senior Project Manager. Chris is a graduate of the University of Akron and has a degree in Civil Engineering. He has over 25 years of experience in the construction industry and is a registered Professional Engineer.  Chris is also a LEED Accredited Professional through the United States Green Building Council and is a Certified Construction Manager by the Construction Management Association of America.     

 

Chris's primary duties with Felderman Design-Build are planning and managing projects from inception to turnover ensuring customer satisfaction.

Chris Moore
Senior Project Manager

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Cory joined Felderman Design-Build in 2018 as a Project Manager. Cory is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati and has a degree in Construction Management. He has over 15 years of experience in the Design-Build Construction Industry, working as a project manager, site superintendent and retail manager.

 

Cory's primary duties with Felderman Design-Build are managing projects and customer satisfaction. He was also an integral part of the redesign of the new Felderman Office.

In his spare time, Cory enjoys spending time with his family and watching thoroughbred racing.

Cory McMichael

Project Manager

Marc joined the Felderman Design-Build team in 2022 as a Project Engineer.  He has almost 30 years of experience in the industry.  Marc has a Master’s in Business Management from Indiana Wesleyan University, has completed an ABC Apprenticeship program, and obtained a master craftsman in carpentry certificate.

Marc has been married for 27 years.  He loves spending time with his family, being involved in his church community, playing competitive hockey, golfing, hunting and fishing.  He coaches at the High School and Middle School level and is a Building and Exhibits member at Science Central.

Marc Cotter
Project Engineer

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Deshaum joined the Felderman team in 2022 as a Project Engineer.  He is a graduate of Purdue University with a Bachelor’s degree in Construction Engineering Technology.

In his spare time, he enjoys working out, hiking and playing competitive basketball.

DeShaum Eddins
Project Engineer

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Todd Adams
Director of Design

Todd joined the Felderman team in 2021 as an Architect and is now our Director of Design. He has an Associates of Science in Architectural Engineering from IPFW and Bachelors and Masters in Architecture from Ball State University.

 

Originally from the east coast, Todd has been in Indiana since the early 2000s. He is married to a Fort Wayne native with two wonderful daughters who have polar opposite personalities!

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Greg joined Felderman Design-Build in 1985 as a Design Manager. He is a graduate of the University of Saint Francis with an Associate's degree in Commercial Art with over 30 years of experience in Architectural Drafting and Engineering.

Greg's primary duties are the conceptual design and permitting. He has been instrumental in establishing and maintaining the Felderman Design-Build standard for every job.

 

When away from the office, Greg enjoys home improvement projects, golfing, and driving in the country.

Greg DeWeese
Designer

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Kylie joined Felderman Design-Build in 2020 as an Interior Designer. Kylie is a graduate of the Purdue University with a Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design and a minor in Building Construction Management.

 

Kylie’s primary duties include drafting and designing with an emphasis on interiors.

 

In her spare time, Kylie likes watersports, visiting museums, and attending the ballet.

Kylie Zelt

Interior Designer

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Nathan Abel
Architectural Technician

Nathan joined the Felderman team in 2022 as an Architectural Technician. He is a graduate of Ivy Tech with a degree in Design Technology.

When he's not at work, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, playing various games, and trying new and different restaurants around the area.

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Wendy joined Felderman Design-Build in 2016 as an Accounting Manager. Wendy is a graduate of Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, with a Bachelor's degree in Accounting. She has over 15 years of accounting experience in the construction and manufacturing industries.

 

Wendy's primary duties with Felderman Design-Build are financial reporting, human resources, and office management.  
 

In her spare time, Wendy enjoys spending time with her family, biking the trails of Fort Wayne and trying out new, local restaurants.

Wendy Smith
Controller

Wendy joined Felderman Design-Build in 2016 as an Accounting Manager. Wendy is a graduate of Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, with a Bachelor's degree in Accounting. She has over 15 years of accounting experience in the construction and manufacturing industries.

 

Wendy's primary duties with Felderman Design-Build are financial reporting, human resources, and office management.  
 

In her spare time, Wendy enjoys spending time with her family, biking the trails of Fort Wayne and trying out new, local restaurants.

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Brent Campbell
General Superintendent

Brent joined the Felderman Design-Build team in 2019 as our General Superintendent. He has a degree in Architectural Engineering from IIT Institute.

 

In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his 4 children and 5 granddaughters.

Rebecca joined the Felderman Design-Build team in 2021 as an Administrative Assistant after relocating to Fort Wayne from Cleveland, Ohio. She has 5 years of experience supporting the construction industry in an administrative assistant role, having worked for the County Building Department and a local Residential Contractor in Ohio.

Rebecca enjoys spending time with her family, reading, photography and exploring the new-to-her city of Fort Wayne.

Rebecca Cratty
Administrative Assistant

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