In January of 2000, Michael purchased the company with James Caragher from Douglas Rieder, the son of the company’s founder. As CEO, he has overall executive responsibility for the company with a specific focus on the Sales, Estimating, Administration and Accounting functions. Under Floyd’s leadership, revenues and employment have grown substantially since 2000.
Michael has personally led several large and successful projects for the company including renovation of Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin, The Wynn & Encore Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, several Harrah’s Casinos in the U.S., and the hurricane restoration of The Beau Rivage Hotel and Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi. Michael is a 1987 graduate of Marquette University.
Responsible for all the company’s manufacturing and field operations as well as legal, environmental, contractual and insurance matters, James has also been an owner of Glenn Rieder since January of 2000. He has directed the company’s efforts on several large projects including The Wynn Encore in Las Vegas, MGM City Center, Las Vegas, The Hyatt Andaz Hotel in New York City, and Eckstein Hall at Marquette University.
Prior to joining the company full time in 2007, James was a partner in the Litigation Department at the law firm of Foley & Lardner for 18 years. He is a 1984 graduate of Marquette University and a 1987 graduate of the University of Illinois College of Law.
Tom Donohue has joined Milwaukee-based Glenn Rieder LLC in April of 2021 as President of the specialty manufacturer and architectural millwork contractor. He has spent 27 years in the general contracting industry most recently as President of Suffolk Construction in Southern California and previously at Turner Construction in several roles, including Vice President and General Manager, Business Development Manager, and Division Manager. Donohue also serves on the board of Kidsave and has helped to raise more than $400,000 for the charity. He holds an architecture degree from the University of Southern California.
Since September 2012, Nicholas has been responsible for overseeing the Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, and IT departments. His previous experience includes a Principal role at Prudential Mortgage Capital Company, as well as his most recent responsibilities as the Director of Finance for Continental Properties, a national commercial real estate developer.
Nicholas is a 2000 graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Madison. He received an M.B.A. from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management in 2010 and is also a CFA charter holder.
Executive Vice President of Operations
Joining the company in April 2018, Benjamin is responsible for overseeing Project Management, Manufacturing, Procurement, Engineering, and Field Superintendents. Prior to that, he spent 21 years working for Modine Manufacturing Company where he held multiple positions of increasing authority in areas that include engineering, project management, operations, sales, acquisitions, and business management.
Benjamin has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Milwaukee School of Engineering and a Master of Science degree in Engineering Management from the Milwaukee School of Engineering’s Rader School of Business.