MEET THE LEADERSHIP
M. Brent Powers, CEO
Brent has a lifetime of involvement with the Powers entities and represents the third generation of family management and ownership.
He came on board full-time with Powers Products Co. in 1994 and spent the next 3 years in an outside sales position, promoting architectural skylight systems and launching the introduction of the Smoke Guard elevator lobby smoke containment system in the Colorado and Wyoming marketplace.
In 1997, he briefly took over as General Manager of the architectural products division before departing to pursue his MBA. After graduate school, Brent returned to Powers Products Co., and in December of 2000, he became the President and CEO overseeing its operations in Wyoming and Colorado.
Brent attended the University of Arizona and received a B.S. in Business Administration, magna cum laude, in 1994 with a major in Accounting. He received an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University in 1999 with an emphasis on Real Estate and Finance.
Brent and his wife Andrea are busy raising the next generation of Powers leadership on the home front. He enjoys coaching youth soccer and basketball and is an avid outdoorsman... with a passion for skiing, golfing, fly-fishing, and hunting. Currently, he remains actively involved with the following organizations:
Boys & Girls Club of Metro Denver: Member - Board of Trustees since 2004, Chairman Board Nominating and Governance Committee
AGC of Colorado - Member
American Institute of Architects, Associate Member - Colorado Chapter
Young Presidents Organization - Colorado Chapter - Alumni Member
Distributor's Council - member and Past President (2009)
IDNNA - member
Ken Senour, Product Manager - Daylighting
Ken began his career in architectural product sales over 30 years ago in the Bay Area before joining the Powers team in 1994. The majority of his career has focused on technical design support and sales of daylighting systems, and he has led our sales effort for Kalwall translucent panel systems since 1997.
He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a B.S. degree from the College of Natural Resources – Forestry. Ken is an avid golfer, loves the outdoors, and enjoys spending time with his wife and their 6 kids and grandkids at his cabin.
Dave Steele, Product Manager – Space Flexibility
A Denver native, Dave has been in the A-E-C industry for over 36 years. He joined Powers in 1999 and headed up our Division 10 specialty sales before shifting his focus to operable partition systems in 2007.
He provides technical design, specification, and pricing support for Modernfold and Skyfold among other space flexibility systems. In his spare time, Dave enjoys golf, raises and trains dogs for obedience and agility competitions, and raises and shows birds along with his wife.
Keith Lunsford, Product Manager – Fire + Smoke Separation
Keith joined Powers in 2012 after a long history of success working with us as an installation subcontractor. He brings over 20 years of experience in specialty commercial doors to our team, and provides technical code, design, specification and pricing support to our clients for Smoke Guard, McKeon, and other specialty commercial door systems.
He is a Professional Affiliate member of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) as well as the Colorado Chapter of the International Code Council. Keith enjoys spending time with his wife and son and is a computer techie… building (crashing) his own systems, podcasting, and more.
Matt Griffin, Superintendent
Starting with Powers in 2000, Matt rose through the ranks as an installer to become the lead Foreman for our monumental Kalwall and skylight projects. He was promoted to the position of Superintendent in 2017, with overall responsibility for managing our Daylighting installation team.
Wendy Daisley, Project Operations Manager
Starting with Powers in 2012 as a Project Engineer, Wendy was quickly promoted to Project Manager where she led the execution of hundreds of projects of varying scopes, complexity and size. In 2018, she was promoted to the position of Co-Operations Manager, and became our Project Operations Manager in November, 2020. She and her team are responsible for the post-sale, project execution on over 300 projects per year.
Wendy graduated from the University of Wyoming with an engineering degree... Go Pokes... and is pursuing her MBA through CSU. She and her husband stay busy chasing around two adorable young kids, spending time at the lake, and cheering for the Seahawks (boo!).
Gary Dvorak, Business Development / Architectural Engineer
Gary joined Powers in 2016 building on a successful career as a daylighting engineer with another skylight company in the Colorado and Wyoming market. He focuses on business development with architecture firms and owners focused on the K-12, higher ed, and sports and rec markets among others.
Gary graduated from the University of Colorado and is the proud Dad of two great kids.
Brian Mackey, Product Managers - Interiors
After a 2 year stint with Powers in the late 90's, it took Brian another 18 years to figure out this is where he belongs! He rejoined the Powers sales team in 2018 and serves as the Product Manager for two of our leading product lines, Solatube tubular skylights and Skyfold vertical folding operable partitions.
Brian graduated from the University of Wyoming... Go Pokes... and he and his wife enjoy golfing, skiing, and cheering for all things UW and Denver on the sports scene along with their teenage son.
Sabrina Lujan, Accounting / Office Manager
Sabrina joined the Powers team in 2016 and leads our accounting and administration team. With a strong background in commercial construction job cost accounting, she has been a great addition.
You can find Sabrina at the baseball fields, softball fields, and basketball gym on most weekends as she cheers on her two youngest kids.
Dave Jones, Safety and Quality Manager
Dave brings over 40 years of construction field experience to our team. Formerly acting as a Superintendent for Powers, Dave's current role includes management of our Safety Program as well as execution of our Quality Control Program. Among other responsibilities, he develops and manages training programs for our craft workers, assists our project teams in development of site specific JHAs and AHAs, and conducts on site quality and safety inspections.
Eric Scheel, Service Manager
Eric brings over 25 years of hands-on, technical service experience to Powers with unrivaled knowledge of our specialized products. He manages our owner-direct service team providing planned maintenance, on-call service, and replacement systems to our clients.
You'll find Eric glass blowing, metalworking and taking the new kayak to the lake during his spare time.
Marshall Krause, Superintendent
Marshall started his career with Powers in 2011 as a Lead Installer of operable partitions. His growth and development in this scope area led to his promotion to Superintendent in 2019, with responsibility for managing our installation team and the field execution of all projects in this area.
Tom Tooker, General Manager - Powers Products Southwest
Tom has been involved in the construction industry for over 40 years. As a licensed contractor in the State of New Mexico, he spent 18 of those years remodeling and building homes in the Albuquerque area. Beginning in 1998, he worked as a subcontractor for Daylighting Solutions, installing Kalwall, and later became a full time employee. The business grew and Tom moved into management, serving as Vice President until the company was obtained by Powers Products Co. in August 2020. He is currently the General Manager of Powers Products Southwest. Tom and his wife, Janet, have been married 40 years and have two sons, both married, who reside in Canada and Kentucky. They have also been blessed with two grandchildren. Tom loves spending time outdoors, camping and fly-fishing.
Kevin Schwindt, Controller
Kevin began his career in the United States Navy Submarine Force on the USS Tecumseh. After his military service, he worked in manufacturing plants for over 35 years, as Financial Controller, International Business Unit Financial Director, and Plant/General Manager assignments. Kevin’s passion is focusing on the most important asset of any company - the people. He has a BA in Accounting from the University of Northern Colorado and an MBA from Colorado State University. He has been married for 38 years to his lovely wife, Patti, and have two children, Michael and Christina. Michael and his wife, Jessica, are expecting their first child – Kevin and Patti’s first grandchild - in 2021. Kevin enjoys spending time at the family farm raising cows/calves and driving all the equipment. When not at the farm, you will find him in the mountains with Patti and their dog, Max, camping and riding ATVs.
Craig Hildebrand, Install Operations Manager
Craig joined the Powers team in 2018 and quickly ramped up as a Sr. Project Manger before being promoted to the role of Install Operations Manager in November, 2020. In this role, he manages the installation and warehouse team as well as all other resources involved in executing our projects in the field. He brings a unique technical and management background to Powers, including many years of honorable service to the US Navy combined with experience from both the software industry and other specialty contracting companies. Away from work, you'll find Craig spending time with his wife and two daughters or trail-running in endurance races throughout the State.