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HGC Construction is announcing the promotion of Adam Kuehne from Vice President to President.  Current President, Mike Huseman, will be expanding his role to Chief Executive Officer of the HGC Group of Companies.

Despite the tumult of 2020, HGC has proceeded steadily and successfully. The company is proud to move forward with this strategic restructuring, begun in 2019, that will facilitate future growth plans, investment in talent, and the betterment of built environments.

“At HGC, we believe in our people,” said Mike Huseman. “This promotion is the culmination of years of hard work and dedication from one of our top performers. The way Adam climbed the ranks—it has been so gratifying to watch him grow into such an exceptional leader. I know he will encourage similar growth from others as he fills this role.”

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Adam Kuehne: Clarity and Creativity

Kuehne joined HGC as a Project Manager in 2005 and has been vital to the company’s growth and success in each role he has held. Since 2005, HGC experienced more than 800% growth and successfully diversified into new markets such as the hotel and ecommerce sectors. As President, Adam will be responsible for the oversight and ultimate success of HGC Construction, its strategic initiatives and all of its projects.

“I’m honored to be named President of HGC Construction,” said Adam Kuehne. “HGC is like family. And this kind of recognition and trust is what binds us. I am excited to pay it forward and put the same trust in our teams, to watch them grow and to meet whatever challenges may arise in this industry we all love.”

Learn more about Adam in this video.


“As frequent collaborators with HGC, this is great news,” said Dick Thomas of SHP. “Adam has a lot of qualities that not many other people have. He exudes a steady force, an attitude that HGC can take on anything and be successful with it—and he’s proven it in their work with SHP. Adam puts people at ease very quickly, and he is able to speak with great clarity to the betterment of all parties involved and the betterment of the project. Working with Adam and HGC helps SHP deliver on their commitments to the client. There is a confidence in their ability to deliver success for the client, the architect and entire project team. That is very much appreciated on my part.”

Check out a recent award-winning HGC and SHP partnership 

Mike Huseman: A Legacy of Leadership

Huseman became President of HGC Construction in 2002. Since then, he has driven the growth of the company from a mid-sized commercial contractor to a group of companies with a wide range of markets and construction services. Huseman has fostered a unique culture of creativity and excellence while overseeing the company founded by his grandfather, Richard Huseman, in 1931. Now entering its 90th year, HGC is comprised of 330 employees across the four companies and their support services.

Learn about Mike’s recent Lifetime Achievement Award.

As CEO, Huseman will oversee all operations and resources of the HGC Group of Companies and act as the main point of communication for the Executive Team. Huseman will lead the development of the Group’s short and long-term strategy and assist in the implementation of the companies’ missions and visions.

“It is an incredible journey, leading HGC and watching it grow,” said Huseman. “This year has thrown us some curveballs, but we are moving forward strategically. The interplay and complementary nature of each member of the Group of Companies—and who knows, maybe a few more to come—will serve us well through the next decade.”

The HGC Group of Companies is comprised of Structural Systems Repair Group (SSRG), Stewart Iron Works, HGC Construction and Stanton Millworks.

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