Foresight Services

OUR TEAM

Executives

Wayne Korte

Chief Executive Officer

Wayne founded Foresight Services in 1999 as a full-service evaluation, problem solving, design, property assessment, and project management firm that specializes in roof systems, parking facilities, and building facades. He has worked in the construction industry since 1975, starting as a union carpenter, moving to journeyman carpenter, foreman, and superintendent for multi-million dollar projects before becoming vice president of quality assurance for a large design-build construction company. Wayne is an advisory council member for multiple roofing manufacturers. He is experienced as an expert witness and umpire for arbitration and litigation cases involving multiple aspects of building construction. Additionally, he is a professional member of multiple industry organizations and a recognized expert in the field.

Kent Korte

Chief Operating Officer

Kent joined Foresight in 2016 as COO and has over 20 years of experience in the construction industry, managing multi-million dollar projects. Kent is responsible for the day-to-day operations and ensures that the commitment to effective management of cost, schedule, and quality is maintained. Kent is a graduate of the Construction Leadership Institute at Southern Illinois University, which focused on developing leadership, communication, and critical professional skills. Kent’s previous experience with a large design-build general contractor has provided him with valuable construction knowledge. He has held positions as client services manager, project manager, project superintendent, carpenter, and was a member of the Special Services Team during the course of his career. As Project Superintendent for his previous employer, Kent effectively managed multiple Department of Defense and United States Postal Services projects throughout the United States.

Managers

Kyle Korte

Manager

Facade & Testing

Kyle joined Foresight in 2012, bringing more than 14 years of experience in the construction industry at a large design build general contracting company. His experience includes large retail, distribution, office building, housing, financial, recreation, and military projects. Kyle is responsible for site inspections, surveys, evaluations, problem solving, design, contractor coordination, and management of roof and façade renovation projects for our clients throughout the US. He holds certifications as a Registered Roof Observer (RRO), ABBA Field Auditor, LEED-AP, and is responsible for management of safety programs and training.

Brad Kronk

Manager

Parking Facilities

Brad joined Foresight in 2017 as a project management and sales professional. He provides clients with the scope of work, design details, and specifications of RFP packages. Brad is responsible for managing a team of field technicians providing the evaluation of parking facilities. In addition, Brad identifies qualified contractors in the market, understanding benefits of Value Engineering where appropriate, and fielding questions regarding the scope and specifications of projects. He has prior experience working in the parking lot maintenance repair industry and working with several large national accounts.

Chad Waters

Manager

Roof Systems

Chad joined Foresight in 2017 as Project Manager bringing over 15 years management experience to our team. Recently, his focus has been our roof sector utilizing his previous experience in quality assurance and control. Chad oversees our roof projects and provides all facets of service including surveys and evaluations, design package, bid documents, project management, construction monitoring, and closeout. As an experienced AutoCAD designer Chad’s knowledge provides a full understanding of how a building system is designed, then installed to ensure that all components work together effectively.

Carl Plage

Manager

Information Technology

Carl joined Foresight in 2018 as Manager over our Information Technology Development team.  A 2000 graduate from the SIUE School of Business with a degree in CMIS, he brings 18 years of IT Management experience.  Carl is responsible for our IT Systems and heading a team of talented developers.

Our Qualifiled Team

Project Managers, AutoCAD Designers, Field Technicians

  • David Henrichsmeyer
  • Samuel Wilhelm
  • Ron Peters
  • John Weber
  • Dennis Korte
  • Melissa Wolters

Office Staff

  • Linda Korte
  • Traci Korte
  • Sharon Potthast
  • Christy Jacober
  • Karen Knackstedt

IT Staff

  • Will Patton
  • Will Hines
  • Laban Colyott