Kate Jakusz

Kate Jakusz

Office Manager

Katelyn Jakusz has been with Point of Beginning since 2017. Katelyn has college schooling in Early Childhood Education and Business Administration from Mid-State Technical College, Stevens Point Campus. Her background is full of extensive knowledge in sales support, purchasing, and customer service from a local office furniture and interior design company. Katelyn is part of the POB Leadership Team, ensuring expense control and productivity, both easily attained with her strong communication skills, meticulous attention to detail, and autonomous work ethic.

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  +1 (715) 252-1575
  katelynj@pobinc.com

Behind-The-Scenes

Katelyn enjoys spending time with her friends & family, attending country concerts with her boyfriend Ryan, and hunting/fishing with her dad!

Rich Riggs

Rich Riggs

Site Consultant

Rich Riggs has been with Point of Beginning since 2008 as the Athletic Field Project Site Consultant. Rich earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Resource Management from University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point. Rich has over 40+ years of experience in the green industry, specializing in Athletic Fields. His key areas are Design, Construction, and Maintenance Programs of all levels of fields including professional, college, and high schools.

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+1 (715) 340-4472
richr@pobinc.com

Behind-The-Scenes

 In Rich’s spare time he coaches varsity football at SPASH, hunts, and spends time with his grandchildren.

Dan St. Pierre

Dan St. Pierre

Construction & Testing Manager

Dan St. Pierre has been with Point of Beginning since 2012. Dan earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from Bradley University and is a licensed engineer in Wisconsin and Illinois. His day to day roles with POB involve overseeing the Materials Lab and Construction Administration Team, testing materials onsite and in the lab, and monitoring construction projects that can range from private, municipal, and DOT. His certifications in WisDOT Testing are as follows: Nucdensity, PCCTEC-I, AGGTEC-I, CST, TMS and ACI Tesing: Concrete Field Testing. Dan has 10 years’ experience of construction administration and 12 years’ experience of material testing making him one of POB’s decision makers.

+1 (715) 344-9999
+1 (715) 498-0764
dans@pobinc.com

Behind-The-Scenes

When Dan isn’t managing and testing he likes to bike ride with his wife and daughter, swim, trap shoot, and woodwork.

Jim Lundberg

Jim Lundberg

Director of Engineering

Jim Lundberg has been with Point of Beginning since 2009 as the Director of Engineering. Within the past fifteen years, Jim has performed several tasks in completing various residential subdivision projects, including site planning, municipal, county, and state agency coordination, grading, public utility, stormwater management, and urban roadway design. Additionally, as project manager of multiple projects, he has coordinated the bidding process, solicited bids from contractors, overseen the construction, and reviewed contractor’s pay requests. Since he has been with the company, Jim has designed and managed various commercial, industrial, and institutional types of projects. These include medical, educational, retail, and industrial plants. His ability to design, manage, and coordinate is a clear asset to making a project successful. His expertise includes: Project Management, Storm Water Management/Design/Computation/Analysis, AutoCad Drafting, Site Planning, and Agency Coordination.

+1 (715) 344-9999
+1 (715) 310-3271
jiml@pobinc.com

Behind-The-Scenes

When Jim isn’t helping lead the design team at POB he enjoys hunting and running.

Troy Collins

Troy Collins

Leader of Survey Operations (Green Bay Office)

Troy Collins has been with Point of Beginning since 2012. Troy earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Surveying Engineering at Michigan Technical University in Houghton, Michigan. Prior to working with POB, Troy gained experience as a Survey Crew Chief with a well-established firm in Green Bay and has 12 years of experience in the land surveying field with particular expertise in construction staking, foundation and anchor bolt layout, topographic surveys, property/boundary surveys, and survey project management. Troy manages our Green Bay Office location and is responsible for client contract oversite, project timelines, staff management, and bidding/invoicing.

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  +1 (920) 619-6689
  troyc@pobinc.com

Behind-The-Scenes

Troy spends his time out of work with his wife & kids, enjoys hunting the western states and plays hockey in a men’s league out of Green Bay.

Jordan Brost

Jordan Brost

Professional Land Surveyor

Jordan Brost has been with Point of Beginning since 2013. Jordan graduated from Nicolet Area Technical College with a Associates Degree in Land Surveying and is now a PLS, Professional Land Surveyor. Prior to POB, a Land Surveying Firm out of Portage, Wisconsin employed Jordan and helped make him as knowledgeable as he is today.

+1 (715) 344-9999
+1 (715) 340-1269
jordanb@pobinc.com

Behind-The-Scenes

Jordan enjoys all outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing, skiing, snowmobiling, and ATVing.

Chris Knuteson

Chris Knuteson

Director of Surveying

Chris Knuteson has been with Point of Beginning since 2002. Chris earned his Associate's Degree for Civil Engineering through Mid-State Technical College and has certifications in CN Railroad Safety and CPR/First Aid. Prior to POB, Chris worked out of Wisconsin Rapids as Highway Inspection.

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  +1 (715) 340-8911
  chrisk@pobinc.com

Behind-The-Scenes

In his spare time, Chris likes to hunt and musky fish.

Lindsey Beaman

Lindsey Beaman

Project & Marketing Coordinator

Lindsey Beaman has been with Point of Beginning since 2016. Lindsey graduated from University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing and a minor in Psychology. She comes from a background of marketing for a local Stevens Point business as well as smaller design projects that included billboard, magazine, and newspaper design. In Lindsey’s role, she focuses on design and production of print and on-line marketing materials, brand oversight, website updates, event management, proposal writing and assistance to Project Managers.

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  +1 (715) 347-2928
  lindseyb@pobinc.com

Behind-The-Scenes

Outside of work Lindsey enjoys spending time with her boyfriend & friends, traveling north to her parents’ house, playing volleyball, beachin’ it in the summer, and riding her bike around the Stevens Point Green Circle Trail.

Scott Groholski

Scott Groholski

President, Owner

Scott Groholski is the Co-Founder and President of Point of Beginning, Inc.

Scott established Point of Beginning in 2001, focusing the firm on civil engineering, land surveying, landscape architecture and materials testing. Scott’s day to day tasks include developing the firm’s growth and productivity initiatives within our markets, forming new and nurturing current business partnerships, overseeing office locations, enhancing POB’s presence within WI (and surrounding states) and providing support to the Team.

In 2002, Scott was awarded the Entrepreneur of the Year award from the Portage County Business Council and in 2015 the Distinguished Alumnus of the Year award from Wisconsin Technical College District Boards Association – Both awards complimenting his drive and passion towards POB.

Scott earned his Associates Degree in Civil Engineering Technology at Mid-State Technical College in Wisconsin Rapids and obtained his licensure as a Professional Land Surveyor in the state of Wisconsin. His expertise include State Agency Coordination, Local Agency Coordination, Construction Permit Preparation, Project Management, Construction Layout, Boundary Surveying, Topographic Mapping, and ALTA/ACSM Land Title Surveys.

Scott is a native of the Stevens Point area with his wife Patti, and six kids – Hunter, Brooke, Colton, Hailey, Courtney & Jacob.

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  +1 (715) 340-7800
  scott@pobinc.com

Behind-The-Scenes

When Scott isn’t with a Client or assisting the POB team, he enjoys spending time with family, hunting Wisconsin, Iowa & Missouri, and watching or coaching basketball.