K2 Construction currently employs more than 90 individuals and continues to grow each year. We believe in a family environment for our employees and take pride in cultivating personal relationships with everyone on our team. This comes through in our customer interactions and many of our returning customers will ask for our foreman by name. We believe in this personable approach from the construction site employee to the owner of the company and our clients interact at all levels of K2 Construction’s management.
K2 Management Team:
Tom Rogge, Manager
Tom has been in the underground utility industry since graduating high school in 1988 when he was hired by Rogge Engineering. From 1988 through 1992 Tom attended the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and worked full time, moving up through the ranks from laborer to construction supervisor. In 1998 Tom changed companies to become a construction supervisor for a large underground utility company in Lincoln. While there, Tom was in charge of projects ranging in size from $100,000 to $4 million. Tom joined K2 Construction in 2002 and has been a managing partner ever since.
Travis Sondgeroth, Manager
Travis graduated from Pennsylvania State University in 1994 with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. In 1995 Travis was commissioned into the Regular Army and Branched Engineer. While in the Army, he served at Fort Lewis, WA with the 14th Combat Engineer Battalion and served as; line platoon leader, support platoon leader, executive officer and battalion intelligence officer. In 1999 Travis moved to Lincoln, NE and took a position as a business development manager for a local underground utility company. In 2000 Travis began working as a contractor for a wireless telecommunication carrier. While there, he was involved in the design and construction of wireless sites. In 2002 K2 Construction was formed and Travis came on board as a managing partner.
Mike Wolf, Superintendent
Mike Wolf relocated from Houston, Texas to Lincoln, Nebraska because of his passion to stay committed to the geothermal heat pump industry. Mike has been constructing the vertical closed loop earth heat exchangers for the last 10 years. He has completed over 30 separate multimillion dollar commercial projects which included drilling, looping, and grouting a total of over 1.5 million vertical feet of HDPE pipe. He has also supervised the horizontal completion of the miles and miles of complex horizontal piping and valving of these systems from the borefield to the building.
Charlie Heng, Project Manager
Charlie graduated in 1998 with a Mechanized systems management degree. He has 13 years experience in underground utilities supervising, estimating and managing projects up to 20,000,000.00. He joined the K2 Construction team in July of 2011 and manages the construction projects throughout the Midwest. Charlie and his wife Jill have four daughters.
Carol Larkins, Controller
Carol joined K2 Construction in April 2009. She has over 30 years of accounting experience with the past 16 years in the construction industry. Carol facilitates general ledger billing and receivables, she oversees all company and accounting functions. She is married to Michael and they have 2 daughters and 2 grand children.