Mike Novakoski

Mike Novakoski

Mike Novakoski joined Elzinga & Volkers, E&V, in 1988 as a project coordinator — and has learned the business through multiple positions he has held, including estimator, project manager, VP of project management, VP of operations and, now, the CEO. In his role at E&V, Mike is responsible for promoting its vision, establishment and execution of strategic objectives, new-market development and building and maintaining a team and culture that can achieve company objectives. Follow E&V on Facebook and Twitter

ARTICLES

How do you treat your employees?

April 24, 2014
Abuse is all around us. We’ve abused our environment in countless ways for decades. We abuse our bodies each day with poor food choices, lack of exercise and substances that harm, instead of help. However, I believe the worst abuse occurs between people. Read More

Where's the time to help?

January 9, 2014
As I peer into the rear-view mirror of years past, I see a lot of great personal and professional accomplishments within our company. Read More

Are you sharing your vision?

October 28, 2013
As a business owner who’s married with four children, I've learned the hard way that a lack of shared vision — and lack of clear communication about that vision — is a recipe for personal and professional disaster. Read More

Do you work at an employee-centric company?

June 19, 2013
Who wants to be treated like a commodity? In our industry, construction, we are often looked at as one. Read More

What's motivating the regional construction industry?

February 13, 2013
If you would have asked me when I first started my career why I chose the construction industry, the answer would have been simple. I joined this industry, because I wanted to build magnificent buildings and admire the work. Read More