The Team

Partners you can rely on.

You don’t hire machines or process. You hire people. And our people are what sets us apart from the competition.

When you work with Fendler Patterson, you’re getting a team of people committed to the success of your project. Each team member is highly skilled in their respective discipline, and focused on delivering the kind of quality we’re proud to put our name behind. From project assistants to the president, our attention to detail ensures your build exceeds expectations.

With commitment to quality comes great service. You can expect honesty and consistent communication from all of us at Fendler Patterson Construction. We take great pride in making each project enjoyable, and building lasting relationships.

  • Rob Fendler


    Mr. Fendler is second generation owner who learned the construction industry starting as a laborer and working his way up to President. He has served the Savage community through roles in Junior Chamber, Chamber of Commerce, and City Council, including three terms as Mayor.

  • John Patterson

    Vice President

    Mr. Patterson brings over 20 years of project management leadership to Fendler Patterson clients. With background in both design and construction, John can guide your project from preliminary site planning through city approvals, construction, and issuance of your Certificate of Occupancy.

  • Bryan Barlage

    Project Manager

    Mr. Barlage provides Fendler Patterson project teams with extensive construction experience as a project engineer and project manager. He holds a degree in Bachelor of Science, Construction Management. He prides himself on his professional and personal approach to all aspects of the construction process.

  • Adam Beesch

    Project Manager

    Bringing background in both design and construction, Mr. Beesch guides projects through all aspects of the construction process. His extensive background and professional approach to every project ensures that the final product is successful.

  • Lee Monson

    Project Manager

    With extensive experience in all phases of the construction process, Mr. Monson can manage projects through design, permitting, construction, and Certificate of Occupancy. He takes pride in delivering projects within budget, on schedule, and to the owner’s complete satisfaction.

  • Jacob Haskins

    Project Manager

    Mr. Haskins is a former veteran who served dealing with many aspects of heavy equipment. Additionally, he holds a degree in Bachelor of Science, Construction Management and has been involved with construction related careers since 2002.

  • Mike Garding

    Project Manager

    Mr. Garding joined Fendler Patterson in 2017.  He takes pride in delivering projects within timelines, budgets and ensures that the final product is completed with satisfaction with all parties involved.  He holds a degree in Bachelor of Science, Operations Management.  His personal approach to projects ensures customer satisfaction each and every time.

  • Ellis Poling

    Project Manager

    Mr. Poling joined Fendler Patterson in 2017, bringing a diverse construction background spanning several market segments. He takes pride in providing the best possible product for the client while developing strong subcontractor relationships along the way. Ellis holds a degree in Construction Management from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities as well as his LEED Green Associate Certification. His experience and professional approach makes him a valuable member of any project team.

  • David Cook

    Project Engineer

    Mr. Cook joined the Fendler Patterson team in 2016 and is currently enrolled at the University of Minnesota pursuing a degree in Construction Management with an emphasis in Commercial Construction Management. David is dedicated to providing clients with a professional, detailed approach in all aspects of the project from start to completion.

  • Emily Fors

    Office Manager

    Ms. Fors has been with Fendler Patterson for 13 years, working her way up from receptionist to now bookkeeper and office manager. Ask anyone at Fendler Patterson who the most valuable person in the office is and they’ll point to Emily.

  • Leah Voelker

    Administrative Assistant

    Ms. Voelker joined Fendler Patterson in 2016 providing administrative supportive to all team members. Her organizational skills and hard work help each member of the office and field staff to ensure a job well done.

  • Duane Deppa

    Lead Superintendent

    After beginning his career as a carpenter, Mr. Deppa has worked as a project superintendent for nearly 30 years, including 10 years with Fendler Patterson. His extensive construction experience spans a vast range of projects types, enabling him to lead with confidence and foresight.