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Marc Burkholder Assumes President Position

BURKHOLDER CONSTRUCTION LEADERSHIP TRANSITION COMPLETE

TRAVERSE CITY, MICH., JANUARY 14, 2009 – A third generation of the Burkholder family has assumed leadership of Burkholder Construction. The company announced today that Marc Burkholder assumed the position of President on January 1, 2009.

Jim Burkholder had held that position since 1973 when he took over from his father, Everett. Jim will now act as Vice President and Consultant to the company.

Marc joined the company in 1995, and has held virtually every position in the company, including positions in the field, marketing, and sales.

Marc currently serves as Second Vice President of the Home Builders Association of Grand Traverse Area, Vice President of the University of Michigan Alumni Club of Grand Traverse, a board member of 4th And Goal, a member of the Traverse City Chamber CEO Roundtable, and a two-time winner of of the 40Under40 designation from the Traverse City Business News.

The company is currently building and remodeling several homes and commercial buildings in Traverse City, Leland, and on Old Mission Peninsula.

In business since 1955, Burkholder has remodeled or renovated a wide array of residential and commercial structures throughout the area. Green Built, Energy Star rated custom homes are a specialty. Commercial projects have included numerous professional office buildings, retail store projects, major grocery stores, restaurants, churches and notable renovations in downtown Traverse City. The Company’s focus is captured by its “Building Customer Satisfaction” credo. For more information, visit burkholderconstruction.com or call 231-941-7180.