Our Leadership Team

Lueder Aligns Executive Leadership with Future Vision

Lueder Construction is growing, encouraged by the customers who come to us with creative, compelling projects across industries, the Midwest’s strengthening economy and the greater Omaha area’s commitment to expansion.

Lueder’s leadership team has evolved to meet these growth opportunities for the company. As Omaha’s premier multi-faceted, full-service general contractors, we serve our customers through a staff of full-time project managers, administrative professionals, field superintendents and 30-60 field employees.

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Brad von Gillern


Brad joined Lueder in 1991 and uses his tenured leadership to develop and grow employees, create and maintain long lasting client relationships and to serve the community.  Brad is Chairman of the Board.


Greg Key


Greg joined Lueder in 2012 and is responsible for leading the complete operation of the company in accordance with established strategic plans.  Greg is on the Board of Directors.


Julie Engel

Chief Financial Officer

Julie joined Lueder in 2019 and handles key financial strategies and performance management to guide the company into the future. She also assesses financial risks and opportunities to deliver on goals.


Alan Kennedy

Chief Operating Officer

Alan joined Lueder in 2019 and is responsible for implementing daily operations that align with the goals and values of the company, generating efficiency and effectiveness while managing resources and service to customers.


Ron Weis

Vice President of Pre-Construction

Ron joined Lueder in 2014 and is responsible for leading the estimate and bid processes and providing preconstruction services to customers while coordinating personnel assignments and preconstruction activities.


Derek Schmitz

Vice President of Operations

Derek joined Lueder in 2008 and oversees the daily workflow of project sites, supplies expertise and guidance on operations projects and systems and partners with leadership to develop company goals.

Jim Peters

Jim Peters

General Superintendent

Jim joined Lueder in 1996 and monitors projects from planning to completion to ensure safety, health and quality standards while tracking project progress to meet time and budget expectations.

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