Thanks for stopping by! We’re pleased to announce that Rentenbach Constructors Incorporated is now officially known as The Christman Company. Christman acquired Rentenbach in a merger of the two privately-held firms in December 2013 and the company’s Knoxville, TN and Greensboro, NC offices continued operating under the Rentenbach name for several years but are now moving forward under the Christman brand.

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Ronald D. Staley, FAPT

    Ronald D. Staley, FAPT
    Senior Vice President, Southeast Michigan Operations and
    Executive Director, Historic Preservation Group
    Michigan Technological University, A.A.S., Civil Engineering Technology; B.S., Business Administration

    Ron serves as principal in charge of both Christman's Southeast Michigan business unit located in Detroit and the company's historic preservation unit, having returned to Michigan after establishing Christman's Washington, D.C. operations in 2003. Joining Christman as a project manager in 1985, Ron was promoted to Christman vice president in 1990, and to Christman's board of directors in 1995. In 1992, he founded Christman's historic preservation group and has since led it to national prominence, directing multiple, highly visible preservation projects to national, state and local awards for teamwork, unique delivery methods and quality. He brings to all his projects a strong background in management systems, understanding of early project planning, pre-construction and design services, and successful construction delivery. In 2000, Ron was honored by AIA Michigan as an Honorary Affiliate Member and in 2005, was appointed as Fellow with the Association of Preservation Technology International (APT). Ron was promoted to the position of senior vice president in 2008, and is a member of Christman's board of directors.