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Who We Are

What Makes Us Absher?

You make us Absher. You challenge us to be smarter, greener and more creative every day. You lean on our experience. We lean on yours. You are our clients. Our design partners and subcontractors. Our team members. Our community. And with you, we can build something truly special. That’s Absher.

Doug Orth
Operations Director
Lori Pickett
Project Accountant
Kelly Spacek
Project Manager
Mike Steinthal
Operations Director
Geoff Fowler
Superintendent
Steve Riley
Assistant Superintendent
Angela Worchester
Scheduler
Sandy Taksas
Job Administrator
Dan Absher
Chief Executive Officer
Colton Anderson
Project Engineer
Tracy Langston
Site Safety Manager
Brian Reimers
Superintendent
Taylor Lyman
Project Engineer
Jae Chu
Operations Director
Kyle Smith
Project Engineer
John Vandervate
Sr. Project Manager
Cathy Rigg
Proposal Manager
Griffin Collins
Project Engineer
Michael Toombs
Superintendent
Chris Driemeyer
Site Safety Representative
We care about people.
We are servant leaders.
We do things right.
We do right things.
Our Culture
 

Our History

We started small. Home-remodel projects small. But we never thought small. We just thought we should do things right.

R.L. “Barney” Absher began the company in 1940. Before Slinky, Mount Rushmore and the microwave. And in these eight decades, we’ve led the way in industry excellence, technology adoption and versatility.

Barney’s credo was, “If you’re going to do a job, do it right.” And right we still do. In our third generation of family ownership, doing things right and doing right things guides everything we do.

Regularly recognized as one of Engineering News-Record’s Top 400 U.S. Contractors, Absher has grown from our humble beginnings to a large and versatile construction firm performing preconstruction and construction services nationwide.

Today, Absher maintains a healthy balance of competitive-bid, negotiated, design-build and general contractor/construction manager (GCCM) projects across the country. We work across the federal, transportation, educational, multi-unit housing, recreation and commercial markets.

And we do it right.