About Hemmer

Our Team

With centuries of combined experience the Hemmer team offers a wealth of knowledge to current and potential clients alike. Trust is our number one attribute and is something we take pride in building. We invite you to get to know us and we would welcome the opportunity to get to know you.

Administrative and Support

Paul Hemmer Jr.

CEO

With a career spanning over 50 years, Paul has been President and CEO of Paul Hemmer Company since 1982

Today, in addition to being the chief executive, Paul provides support to project teams; as well as assisting with the company’s business development efforts. To Paul, the Hemmer business is very personal. He strives for the project team to build respectful relationships with customers that open lines of communication so a project will be a success.

Paul is a proud graduate of Purdue University with Bachelor and Master degrees in Civil Engineering. He is also actively involved in many industry and community organizations including serving on boards at OneNKY Alliance, Spirit of Construction Foundation, NKU Construction Management program, and Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce to name a few.

Away from the office Paul enjoys spending time with family and friends as well as going on his daily hikes with his dogs at his farm in Hebron, KY.

Phone:  (859) 578-1800

email:  phemmer@paulhemmer.com

Ryan Kennedy

CFO

Ryan joined Paul Hemmer Company in 2022 after dedicating the first part of his career in public accounting and management/executive level positions for real estate management and development companies in the region.  He oversees the organization’s tax, accounting, administrative, and finance operations including corporate budgeting, financial reporting, capital formation, and deployment.

Ryan is a proud graduate of the University of Kentucky where he received his both his Bachelor of Business Administration and Master of Science in Accounting,

Away from work Ryan enjoys spending time with his wife and two young children and likes to get on the golf course whenever he can. 

Phone:  (859) 578-1806

email:  rkennedy@paulhemmer.com

Lisa Brearton

Human Resources Manager/Payroll Administrator

Lisa Brearton

Human Resources Manager/Payroll Administrator

Phone:  (859) 578-1817

email:  lbrearton@paulhemmer.com

Matt Bain

Marketing Director

Matt Bain

Marketing Director

Phone:  (859) 578-1814

email:  mbain@paulhemmer.com

Business Development

John Curtin

President

John oversees the company’s activities in new sales, pre-construction estimating and project management.  With over 40 years’ experience in the commercial construction and real estate industry at Hemmer, John, has helped grow the Fort Mitchell, KY based company into a construction leader in the Greater Cincinnati region.

Active and engaged both at work and in the community, John truly enjoys the competition and daily challenge encountered in the construction and real estate industries.

John received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from the University of Dayton.  He and his wife, Maryann, have been married for over 40 years and he is the proud father of three children and five grandchildren.

Phone:  (859) 578-1802

email:  jcurtin@paulhemmer.com

Jack Levermann

Vice President-Business Development

Jack Levermann

Vice President of Business Development

As Vice President of Business Development, Jack is responsible for a variety of business development activities, including build-to-suit developments and relationship management across Hemmer’s spectrum of services. Jack’s experience includes new developments in the office, retail and industrial markets, as well as land development and building acquisitions, real estate sales, and leasing.

Jack embodies the values most central to Paul Hemmer Company’s business model: a positive attitude, a transparent approach, and the sincere desire to treat everybody honestly and fairly.

Jack received a Bachelor of Science degree with majors in both management and marketing from Northern Kentucky University. He is a graduate of the Notre Dame Institute for Organization Management, a six-year leadership program presented by the United States Chamber of Commerce.

Phone:  (859) 578-1808

email:  jlevermann@paulhemmer.com

Matt Curtin

Senior Business Development Manager

Matt Curtin

Senior Business Development Manager

As Senior Business Development Manager, Matt’s responsibilities are focused on developing long-term client relationships for construction services, industrial land sales, and real estate.

Matt brings a level of professionalism and expertise to Hemmer that will benefit clients for years to come. With a customer first mentality, he always strives to generate the best deal for all parties involved. Building trust is a priority for Matt, making him a great partner for everyone involved in projects from start to finish.

Matt received a Bachelor of Science in Integrated Strategic Communications from the University of Kentucky and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, from Thomas More University.

 

Phone:  (859) 578-1810

email:  mcurtin@paulhemmer.com

Construction Operations

Kolston Marshall

Director of Field Operations & Senior Project Manager

Kolston Marshall

Director of Field Operations & Senior Project Manager

As Sr. Project Manager, Kolston is responsible for addition and renovation projects, tenant improvements, ground up construction and pre-construction assistance to the Hemmer team. Kolston oversees a team of Project Managers and Engineers. He also serves as the Director of Field Operations and oversees all Hemmer superintendents.

Highly motivated, self-disciplined, a team player, and a stickler for safety protocol, Kolston brings a thorough, professional demeanor to the projects he helps to manage.

Kolston received a bachelor’s degree in Construction Management and an associate’s degree in Construction Technology, both from Northern Kentucky University.

 

Phone:  (859) 578-1802

email:  kmarshall@paulhemmer.com

Christian Mains

Senior Project Manager

Christian Mains

Senior Project Manager

As Senior Project Manager, Christian is responsible for the overall fiscal and administrative management of commercial and industrial construction projects. Key areas of his duties include, project estimating, subcontract negotiation, project scheduling, and cost control.

Christian’s experience coupled with his strong work ethic, enthusiasm, and friendly “can-do” attitude make Christian someone people enjoy working with, and his strong communication skills help cultivate positive working relationships with subcontractors, general contractors, owners, and managers alike.

Christian received a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management from Northern Kentucky University and a Master of Science degree in Construction Management from Florida International University.

 

Phone:  (859) 578-1830

email:  cmains@paulhemmer.com

Earl Elder

Senior Project Manager

Earl Elder

Senior Project Manager

As a Senior Project Manager, Earl is responsible for the overall fiscal and administrative management of commercial and industrial construction projects. Key areas of his duties include, project estimating & coordination, subcontract negotiation, project scheduling, and cost control.

 

Earl is a results-driven project manager. He has experience providing services in Design Bid Build, Design Build, Integrated Project Delivery and Construction Management Services. He is a focused and disciplined customer-oriented partner skilled in strategic long-term planning and tactical short-term execution.

Earl received his Associates of Science in Civil Engineer Technology & Construction Management from Cincinnati State and graduated with his Bachelor of Science in Engineering from University of Cincinnati.

 

Phone:  (859) 442-1861

email:  eelder@paulhemmer.com

Zach Kilmer

Project Manager

Zach Kilmer

Project Manager

As Project Manager, Zach works both on-site and in the office as as required by the individual project to which assigned. Specific responsibilities include project estimating, planning, coordination and scheduling. In addition, he handles customer and subcontractor communication, including the preparation of subcontracts and purchase orders. He also helps with the coordination of architectural and engineering services, including the management of shop drawings, and submittals. Finally, Zach coordinates the turnover of the project, including preparation of the facility manual and project closeout.

Zach received his Bachelors Degree in Business Administration and a minor in Marketing from Northern Kentucky University.

 

Phone:  (859) 442-1901

email:  zkilmer@paulhemmer.com

Seth Martin

Project Manager

Seth Martin

Project Manager

As a Project Manager, Seth Martin works both on-site and in the office as an assistant to the Project Manager or Field Superintendent as required by the individual project to which assigned. Specific responsibilities include assisting with project estimating, planning and scheduling. In addition, the Project Manager assists with customer and subcontractor communication, including assisting with the preparation of contracts and purchase orders. The Project Manager also assists with the coordination of architectural and engineering services, including the management of shop drawings and submittals. Finally, the Project Manager also assists in the turnover of the project, including preparation of the facility manual and project closeout.

Seth is a graduate of Northern Kentucky University where he received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction Management and was named Outstanding Student in Construction Management. While a student, Seth worked with both residential and commercial construction firms.

 

Phone:  (859) 578-1842

email:  smartin@paulhemmer.com

Madison Stevens

Project Engineer

Madison Stevens

Project Engineer

As a Project Engineer, Madison is responsible for the overall administrative and on-site management of commercial and industrial tenant finishes. Key areas of her duties include, project estimating, subcontract negotiation, project scheduling, cost control, subcontractor coordination, schedule implementation, and final completion.

Madison’s approach to each project starts with good communication between all stakeholders involved, colleagues, subcontractors and customers. Her experience has helped develop strong organizational skills contributing to projects being completed with high attention to detail, on time, and on budget.

 

Phone:  (859) 341-6817

email:  mstevens@paulhemmer.com

Tanner Forrest

Project Engineer

Tanner Forrest

Project Engineer

 

Phone:  (859) 341-6817

email:  tforest@paulhemmer.com

Josh Canafax

Project Engineer

Josh Canafax

Project Engineer

Josh serves as a liaison between our project management team and the client. He is involved heavily in the day-to-day processing of project coordination and the transition from design to construction.

Josh has been apart of very select project management teams that range from the understanding and execution of MSA’s (master service agreements) with multiple large customers. He was a major contributor to the execution of multiple projects within P&G, Children’s Hospital, GBBN Architects to name a few. He specializes in dealing with unique customer requests and ensuring the end result fulfills the customer’s expectations.

Josh is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati with a Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Leadership/Executive Leadership program which specializes in the organization of processes and implementation of project management.

 

Phone:  (859) 442-1860

email:  jcanafax@paulhemmer.com

Pre-Construction

Mike Hemmer

Senior Vice President of Construction Services

Mike Hemmer

Senior Vice President of Construction Services

Michael serves as a Vice President for Paul Hemmer Company, overseeing all estimating, engineering, and architectural services.

Mike has worked with Paul Hemmer Company for over 40 years, starting out as project manager and working his way to Vice President. Over that time, he has developed knowledge of buildings, building systems, building and zoning codes, permitting, and regulations that is second to none. His tremendous conceptual estimating knowledge and analytical background contribute during the preconstruction phase of every project Paul Hemmer Company builds.

Mike received his Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from the University of Kentucky in 1978. He went on to obtain a Master of Science in structural engineering from the University of Cincinnati in 1979, and a Master of Business Administration degree from Xavier University in 1982.

Away from work, Mike enjoys outdoor activities including golf and hiking, travel and visiting local parks.  Mike also spending time with his wife of 40 years, 4 children and 7 grand children.

Phone:  (859) 578-1803

email:  mhemmer@paulhemmer.com

Michael Trella

Senior Pre-Construction Manager

Michael Trella

Senior Pre-Construction Manager

Michael Trella serves as Senior Preconstruction Manager and Estimator for Paul Hemmer Company and is an important part of Hemmer’s pre-construction efforts. A civil engineer by training, Michael interacts with Hemmer clients and professionals in all aspects of construction.

Michael excels at building a project team, communicating project goals, and applying project management tools and tracking systems to manage all aspects of a project’s progress. He is a diligent and focused professional with a tireless work ethic and relentless drive to achieve project success.

Michael received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Kentucky and his MBA from Thomas More University.

Away from the office Michael enjoys rooting on the Kentucky Wildcats, playing golf and spending time with his wife and two boys.  

Phone:  (859) 578-1838

email:  mtrella@paulhemmer.com

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