Key People

Introduction of Key People

TOMCO key people and founders Tom Motschull, Jennifer Erickson and Anne Sauber have built strong working relationships with retail clients throughout their careers in the retail construction industry. 

Furthermore, they have extensive and diverse work histories ranging from finance operations, industry executive positions, project management to superintendent.  In fact, these diverse backgrounds helped them build a future client base that was key to launching the company in 2015.  

Tom Motschull, President:

Tom's background includes 30 years in the retail construction industry, 17 in executive positions.  

He has worked with 3 construction companies, each operating under different cultures and business models over that time.  Subsequently, Tom combined the best of each and applied them to his vision of the perfect retail construction company structure. 

In addition to executive positions, he has managed new construction, remodels and roll-outs. In fact, he has also worked as a builder and as a carpenter for many years. 

Furthermore, Tom has experience with high visibility retailers such as Ann Taylor, Sunglass Hut, Anthropology, Sephora, Intermix, Urban Outfitters, Banana Republic, Chico’s, Best Buy, Eddie Bauer, Fossil, Gap, Old Navy, LOFT, Verizon, Men’s Wearhouse, Target , ULTA and many more. 

Last, Tom Motschull is dedicated to the relationships he has with his clients and team members.  This is evidenced by his 25 year working relationship with Gap, Inc. as well as the over 20 year relationships he has with superintendents and sub-contractors all over the country.  Consequently, these relationships have helped him achieve his goal to deliver well executed, timely and cost effective projects.

Anne Sauber, Controller:

Anne Sauber is manager of business accounting.  Keeping us fiscally sound is as vital to TOMCO's success and growth as the work itself.

Before TOMCO, Anne spent the previous 25 years with a major automaker in Finance Operations. Her various capacities working for a captive automotive finance lender included Credit Supervisor, Wholesale Supervisor and District Finance Manager.

As Credit Supervisor, her primary responsibilities included credit risk review. She managed a team of credit analysts and worked closely with assigned dealerships on managing relationship and credit risk. Then, as Wholesale Supervisor, she was responsible for the wholesale floor plan and commercial loan products for auto dealers in her territory. Similarly, analyzing company risk was a key element to this position. Last, as District Manager, she supported dealership finance operations, to monitor strength and compliance with company standards and agreements.

Jennifer Erickson, Director of Operations:

Jennifer is highly experienced in the planning and execution of high end commercial and retail projects.  In fact, she has worked with Tom since 2008 and they have become a dynamic team. 

Over the course of her career, Jennifer has performed all positions within the retail construction industry, working as a Project Coordinator, Senior Project Coordinator, Project Accounting, Estimator, Assistant Project Manager, Project Manager, Senior Project Manager, Superintendent and now as Director of Construction.   

Consequently, her combined experience in these positions makes her a strong leader overseeing in house construction and field teams.  In addition, she has outstanding communication skills and is also a successful negotiator of contracts with vendors and subcontractors and proficient at serving as liaison to clients, engineers and architects. 

Furthermore, Jennifer holds general contractor licenses in 15 of the 21 states that require them as well as county licenses in Colorado, Kansas, Missouri and New Jersey.   In addition, TOMCO and Jennifer are ICC and OSHA certified.  Additionally, Jennifer has taken and passed the NASCLA exam.  It is very likely that she has more professional construction licenses than any other woman in the country.

 

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