“Our business is 70% labor. Bouma understands that people are the most important part of our success. I have been fortunate to be surrounded with a great group of people that I enjoy working with and that enjoy working with each other.”
Since 1987, Matt has had many roles at Bouma including Estimator, Project Manager, and Chief Estimator, and he currently serves as Director of Estimating and Pre-construction. In addition to his Director position, he is also a member of Bouma Group. As the Director of Estimating and Pre-construction, Matt oversees personnel and resources for both the Grand Rapids and Traverse City offices. He also leads the pre-construction and pre-bid selection process, reviews contracts and quotes for vendors and subs, performs the risk review of major projects, assists efforts of all team members in acquiring work, and reviews final estimates.
Matt obtained his degrees from Ferris State University: a Bachelor of Arts in Building and Construction Technology and a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Sales.