Brent Ellenson

Superintendent

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Brent Ellenson

Superintendent

Yrs in the industry: 30+
Yrs with Meridian: 4
Proudest Meridian Project: Hayford Crossing
Favorite Food: T-Bone Steak
Superhero Power: I'm no superhero
Dog, Cat, fish, or Bird: Dog
Favorite Quote: A clean job site is a happy jobsite
Hobby: fishing
Favorite Charity: me
One thing you couldn't live without: Fish
My Family: wife, son, grandson
Hidden Talent: none
Dream Vacation: A month in Alaska
Coast, Desert or Mountain: Mountain
Alternate Career Choice :
Brittany Garnett

Office Administrator

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Brittany Garnett

Office Administrator

Yrs in the industry: 5
Yrs with Meridian: 6 months
Proudest Meridian Project: ESD 101 Conference Center
Favorite Food: Seafood
Superhero Power: Elemental Control
Dog, Cat, fish, or Bird: Dog & Cat
Favorite Quote: The choices you make today are the results you will get tomorrow
Hobby: Bowling, spending time with grandparents
Favorite Charity or Cause: Camp Fire Relief Fund
One thing you couldn't live without: Coffee
My Family: My husband & dog
Hidden Talent: Cooking, pool
Dream Vacation: 2 months off traveling the countryside
Coast, Desert or Mountain: Mountain
Alternate Career Choice: Marine Biologist
Dave Clouse

Superintendent

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Dave Clouse

Superintendent

Yrs in the industry: 39
Yrs with Meridian: 3
Proudest Meridian Project: Spokane Valley City Hall
Favorite Food: Tacos
Superhero Power: Eating
Dog, Cat, fish, or Bird: no pets
Favorite Quote: Walk fast look worried
Hobby: Wife's honey-do lists
Favorite Charity: Church, food bank ,UGM
One thing you couldn't live without: Water
My Family: Wife, daughter Jeanette & Danae
Hidden Talent: Still Looking
Dream Vacation: Maui
Coast, Desert or Mountain: North Cascade Highway
Alternate Career Choice: Biologist
David Busch

Superintendent

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David Busch

Superintendent

Yrs in the industry: 21
Yrs with Meridian: 7
Proudest Meridian Project: Indiana Medical Clinic
Favorite Food: Sushi
Superhero Power: Fly
Dog, Cat, fish, or Bird: Dog
Favorite Quote: Live like you're dying
Hobby: Backcountry Skiing
Favorite Charity or Cause: Goodwill
One thing you couldn't live without: My children
My Family: My 2 sons and daughter
Hidden Talent: Great cook
Dream Vacation: Norway
Coast, Desert or Mountain: Mountain
Alternate Career Choice: Forestry
Frank Robinson

Sr. Project Manager

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Frank Robinson

Sr. Project Manager

Yrs in the industry: 50
Yrs with Meridian: 8
Proudest Meridian Project: Indiana Medical Clinic
Favorite Food: Blue Water Fish
Superhero Power: Read Minds
Dog, Cat, fish, or Bird: Dog
Favorite Quote: It is what it is
Hobby: Fishing
Favorite Charity or Cause: None
One thing you couldn't live without: Spending Time on the St. Joe River during the summer
My Family: Wife
Hidden Talent: Can tell when someone is lying
Dream Vacation: Euro River Cruise
Coast, Desert or Mountain: Beach (Coast)
Alternate Career Choice: Photographer
Gary Hayenga

Superintendent

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Gary Hayenga

Superintendent

Yrs in the industry: 37
Yrs with Meridian: 5
Proudest Meridian Project: Super One
Favorite Food: Italian
Superhero Power: Read Minds
Dog, Cat, fish, or Bird: Dog
Favorite Quote: Hurray we're out of money
Hobby: Cars
Favorite Charity or Cause: Me
One thing you couldn't live without: My meds
My Family: Wife, dog
Hidden Talent:
Dream Vacation: Europe
Coast, Desert or Mountain: Mountain
Alternate Career Choice: An Estimator/Retired
Isaiah Clow

Sr. Project Manager

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Isaiah Clow

Sr. Project Manager

Yrs in the industry: 16
Yrs with Meridian: <1
Proudest Meridian Project: N/A
Favorite Food: Anything off the grill
Superhero Power: Time Manipulation
Dog, Cat, fish, or Bird: 4 kids are enough, but we do have a small flock of chickens
Favorite Quote: Fail to plan, plan to fail.
Hobby: Hunting, fishing, camping, wrenching on 4WD truck
Favorite Charity or Cause: Wounded Warrior Project
One thing you couldn't live without: Cliché, but...coffee...!
My Family: Anneliese (momma), Julianna, Lucas, Elijah, Abigail
Hidden Talent: changing diapers
Dream Vacation: Tahiti
Coast, Desert or Mountain: Mountain
Alternate Career Choice:
Mark D'Agostino

President

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Mark D'Agostino

President

Yrs in the industry: 27
Yrs with Meridian: 19
Proudest Meridian Project: Historic Globe Building
Favorite Food: Japanese
Superhero Power: Xray Vision
Dog, Cat, fish, or Bird: Dog
Favorite Quote: You get what you accept
Hobby: Skiing
Favorite Charity or Cause: Litehouse for blind
One thing you couldn't live without: Wine
My Family: Cole, Dylan, Marti & 2 dogs
Hidden Talent: Cook
Dream Vacation: Maldive Island
Coast, Desert or Mountain: Coast
Alternate Career Choice: Travel Guide
Matt Snodgrass

Controller

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Matt Snodgrass

Controller

Yrs in the industry: 35
Yrs with Meridian: 10
Proudest Meridian Project: All of them!
Favorite Food: Squirrel Stew
Superhero Power: He-Man
Dog, Cat, fish, or Bird: Rhodesian Ridgeback
Favorite Quote: "Life is what happens when you're busy making other plans."
Hobby: Denver Broncos!
Favorite Charity: www.LearningLifeCo.org
One thing you couldn't live without: Music
My Family: Wendy, Barrett and Cassius
Hidden Talent: Cow tipping
Dream Vacation: Climb Mt. Kilimanjaro
Alternate Career: I just want to dance
Mike Vig

Superintendent

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Mike Vig

Superintendent

Yrs in the industry: 35
Yrs with Meridian: 4
Proudest Meridian Project: Kennewick Fire Station #3
Favorite Food: Pizza
Superhero Power: Read Minds
Dog, Cat, fish, or Bird: Dog
Favorite Quote: Do onto others as you would have done to you
Hobby: Boating
Favorite Charity or Cause: Veterans
One thing you couldn't live without: Family
My Family: Daughter
Hidden Talent: Pool
Dream Vacation: Caribbean
Coast, Desert or Mountain: Mountain
Alternate Career Choice: Real Estate
Patrick Linhart

Sr. Project Manager

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Patrick Linhart

Sr. Project Manager

Yrs in the industry: 35
Yrs with Meridian: 1 month
Proudest Meridian Project: None Yet
Favorite Food: Steak
Superhero Power: Clairvoyant
Dog, Cat, fish, or Bird: Dogs
Favorite Quote: Treat others like you want to be treated
Hobby: Boating
Favorite Charity or Cause: Women's shelters (and kids)
One thing you couldn't live without: Sunny Days
My Family: A son in WA State in Pullman
Hidden Talent: Motorsports
Dream Vacation: 1 month on a tropical beach - bungalo
Coast, Desert or Mountain: Mountains
Alternate Career Choice: Financial Planning
Perry Martin

Superintendent

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Perry Martin

Superintendent

Yrs in the industry: 30
Yrs with Meridian: 2
Proudest Meridian Project: Indiana Medical Clinic
Favorite Food: Seafood
Superhero Power: My father
Dog, Cat, fish, or Bird: Fish
Favorite Quote: Jump in the bull frog pond
Hobby: wood crafter
Favorite Charity or Cause: backpack program for the kiddos, Rathdrum ID
One thing you couldn't live without: T.V
My Family: Tonya my forever solemate
Hidden Talent: Boat Skipper
Dream Vacation: going to outer space
Coast, Desert or Mountain: Coast, I love the ocean
Alternate Career Choice: Land Developer
Susu Hunniecutt

Project Manager

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Susu Hunniecutt

Project Manager

Yrs in the industry: 19
Yrs with Meridian: 3
Proudest Meridian Project: 518 Building
Favorite Food: Avocados, Mangos & Coconuts
Superhero Power: Teleportation
Dog, Cat, fish, or Bird: Cat
Favorite Quote: Closed mouths don't get fed
Hobby: Textile Arts
Favorite Charity: DoTerra Helping Hands
One thing you couldn't live without: Nature
My Family: My partner, 3 cats, 3 dogs
Hidden Talent: Gardening
Dream Vacation: 6 months in India
Coast, Desert or Mountain: All please
Alternate Career Choice: Chinese Medicine Practitioner
Todd Ottmar

Project Manager

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Todd Ottmar

Project Manager

Yrs in the industry: 33
Yrs with Meridian: 5
Proudest Meridian Project: ESD 101
Favorite Food: T-Bone
Superhero Power: The Predator camoflage/invisibility thing
Dog, Cat, fish, or Bird: Dog
Favorite Quote: Give me three hours to cut down a tree and I will spend the first two sharpening the axe
Hobby: Hunting
Favorite Charity or Cause: Meals on Wheels
One thing you couldn't live without: My wife, of course
My Family: Wife(Lorna) empty nesters
Hidden Talent: None
Dream Vacation:
Coast, Desert or Mountain: Desert
Alternate Career Choice: Superintendent