Joe Bunkers was named Vice President of Operations on July 1, 2019. Bunkers has achieved ongoing success for Gage Brothers in his past leadership positions within both the quality control and preconstruction departments. He served as Gage Brothers Vice President of Preconstruction from 2013-19.
Bunkers joined Gage Brothers as a drafter in 1999. His quickly advanced at the company, where he transitioned to quality control in 2001, where he expanded his understanding of the on-site aspects of the precast industry and gained experience and a thorough working knowledge of Gage Brothers processes and products. Bunkers was promoted to Vice President of Preconstruction in 2013, where he was responsible for all construction bids along with projects in the preconstruction phase. As Vice President of Operations, Bunkers will oversee Gage Brothers’ drafting, engineering, project management, sales and production departments.
To ensure quality for Gage Brothers customers, Bunkers has achieved Quality Control Personnel Certification Level III from the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI). He is an active member of the Leadership PCI Committee and immediate past chair of PCI's Architectural Precast Concrete Services Committee. He holds a degree in Business Management from the University of South Dakota.