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Vogel Bros. Building Co. Celebrates Milestone Anniversary

Posted on December 11, 2018

Vogel Bros. Building Co. has reached a milestone this December, celebrating 90 years of doing business as a Wisconsin corporation. The family owned business started on the eastside of Madison in 1875. Since its beginnings, Vogel Bros. has grown to a nationally recognized, fifth-generation construction services company with its home office in Madison, WI and [...]

Not What You Expected

Posted on December 5, 2018

By Mark Rounds, VP of Corporate Development A few years back, on a cool misty summer morning, a good friend and I were preparing to play golf. The starter gave us the course conditions and wished us well on our adventure. My friend teed off first and hit a towering drive that sliced into the [...]

National Apprenticeship Week

Posted on November 14, 2018

By Vogel Bros. Safety Department Apprenticeships play a fundamental role in supplying the construction industry with skilled workers. Apprentices build their skills through hands-on learning while earning good wages and getting free training through the union; all without incurring student loan debt. Over the years, Vogel Bros. Building Co. has proudly supported both Carpenter and [...]

Look, Listen and Learn

Posted on October 22, 2018

By Vogel Bros. Safety Department National Fire Prevention Week (NFPW) strives to bring heightened awareness to the importance of fire safety and prevention through resources, training and a national dialogue. Did you know that in the event of a fire, mere seconds can mean the difference between a safe escape and a tragedy? In a [...]

Revisiting Motivation and Movement

Posted on October 1, 2018

By Mark Rounds, VP of Corporate Development In a previous blog, I described how “here-and-now humility” (Schein, 2013) is a path for motivating others to do what you need done. Positive and negative KITA (Herzberg, 1987) do not create sustainable results. Through my experience, I learned that people have a need to understand why a [...]

Exciting News!

Posted on September 24, 2018

Vogel Bros. Building Co. is pleased to announce the promotions of Matthew Schultz and Jay Thomsen to Vice Presidents of Vogel Bros. Building Co. Matt and Jay both began their careers at Vogel Bros. as interns while attending UW-Madison. They both have a wide range of experience, having worked in the roles of Project Engineer, [...]