Are you an early bird or a night owl? Night owl
What was your first job? Working here as a 6th grader
What's one thing you're currently trying to make a habit? Read more, watch less TV
What's the best advice you were ever given? Who was it from? "Busy people are busy for a reason." A high school teacher when I complained about being too busy to be a leader
What is your favorite movie? Kill Bill (or anything Kung-Fu or Sci-Fi)
What are you currently watching on Netflix? Jack Ryan
Vice President & Director of Procurement
Mike Bogner, the son of Bob Bogner, is a graduate of Ohio Northern University with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Civil Engineering with High Distinction and Minors in Mathematics and Business. Mike started part time in 1997 and became full time in 2007. He is part of the fourth generation to be involved with the companies and has gained valuable experience as a Project Manager, Estimator, Superintendent Assistant, Laborer, Mason Tender and has also completed numerous Rigging and Crane jobs.
As Director of Procurement, Mike reviews and approves all contracts, purchase orders, invoices, pay applications, change orders, etc. He also manages all possible claims that may arise during a construction project. In additional to this role, he also performs all functions of a Project Manager/Estimator as well as assists in crane and rigging estimating.
In a construction/project management capacity, Mr. Bogner defines project schedules, creates bid documents, writes and determines technical specifications, solicits bids from possible subcontractors, tracks and evaluates project costs, and supervises the project from start to finish. It is his responsibility to bring the project in on time and under budget.
Mike has served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Goodwill of Wayne & Holmes Counties and participated in the Leadership Wooster program.
Mr. Bogner, twice, received the Gault-Welty Business and Community Award from the Wayne County Historical Society. The President of the Wayne County Historical Society, Mr. David Broehl, recognized Mr. Bogner’s achievement on behalf of the society for multiple reasons. “He coordinated corrective emergency construction as the society encountered emergency flooding. He supervised the removal of four residences on Spink St., leveled and provided the lawn on the future parking lot, constructed the handicapped tunnel, coordinated the construction of the carriage house, and constructed the handicapped entrance east of the schoolhouse. All of this was completed in the upbeat spirit of cooperation with a large group of volunteers.” [Mr. Broehl’s words]