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Greystone honors team members with 2016 STRIVE Awards

Kevin introduces the STRIVE Awards

SHAKOPEE, Minn., February 1, 2017 -- Greystone Construction recently recognized eight employees for outstanding performance and demonstration of the company's core values known as STRIVE (Safety, Teamwork, Relationships, Integrity, Versatility, and Excellence).

At the awards ceremony held January 27, Greystone President Kevin O'Brien said, "Selecting only eight award winners was difficult... our company is filled with excellent, hard-working individuals and we are proud of what the entire Greystone team has accomplished this year and over the past 30 years."

Superintendent Ben Britz of Belle Plaine was awarded the Safety Award for his commitment to zero incidents and safe construction sites.

Fabric Building Foreman/Superintendent Chris Hiles of Belle Plaine was awarded the Teamwork Award for his commitment to collaboration and personal accountability with the goal of achieving greater results.

Business Development Manager Jason St. George of Shakopee was awarded the Relationships Award for building trust and loyalty with both customers and colleagues through communication and collaboration.

Superintendent Kelly Petersen of Norwood Young America was awarded the Integrity Award for treating all people with respect and honesty while operating at the highest ethical standards.

Staff Accountant Tanya Graber of Belle Plaine was awarded the Versatility Award for maintaining a "can do" attitude and willingness to learn when faced with challenging situations.

Concrete Foreman Steve Radtke of East Bethel was awarded the Excellence Award for exceeding customer expectations with high quality craftsmanship and service.

Greystone also recognized the Henderson Senior Residence as the 2016 Project of the Year. Project Manager David Hartman of Jordan and Superintendent Brett Palesch of Minnetonka were recognized for their work on the Henderson Senior Residence which is a 51-unit apartment community for adults 55+ in Shakopee, Minnesota. The project team finished construction on budget and three weeks ahead of schedule.

About Greystone Construction: Greystone Construction is a general contractor based in Shakopee, Minnesota with a regional office in Bismarck, North Dakota. Established in 1987, Greystone was built on a tradition of craftsmanship and quality service with a strong commitment to employee safety and community giving. Greystone serves the commercial, industrial and agribusiness industries throughout the Midwest.

2016 STRIVE Awards with all winners and project of the year Henderson Senior Residence

Safety Award winner Ben Britz

Teamwork Award winner Chris Hiles

Relationships Award winner Jason St. George

Integrity Award winner Kelly Petersen

Versatility Award winner Tanya Graber

Excellence Award winner Steve Radtke

Project of the Year Award winners David Hartman and Brett Palesch

Project of the Year Award winners present crew members