Introducing the Tice Construction Team. We feel very fortunate to have attracted such a great group of individuals to our company. Our field crews and staff are experienced, well educated, courteous and understand the company’s commitment to developing, not just satisfied customers but raving fans.
We provide many benefits other construction companies don’t which, allows us to attract excellent people. We benefit from the consistency of an almost non-existent employee turnover and we select our people as much for their “can do” attitude, sense of humor, and congeniality, as we do for their personal skill and experience.
Our company culture promotes professionalism, ongoing education and self-development. We enjoy a substantial market share because of a reputation for quality work, competitive pricing and fair business practices.
If you’d like to learn more about the people who make up our management staff, read on.
Craig J. Tice is President, founder and sole owner of Tice Construction, Inc. Craig grew up with his four brothers in White Bear Lake and graduated from the College of St. Thomas with a bachelor's degree in Business/Operations Management. After college Craig studied architectural drafting & design, blue print reading and estimating at Dunwoody Institute in Minneapolis. While attending Dunwoody, Craig was both sales manager and production manager for a custom builder in Stillwater, Minnesota. Craig left that company after three years in 1988 to start Tice Construction, Inc.
In addition to his responsibilities as President, Craig is the company’s head designer and monitors the production management team.
An active leader in the residential construction industry, Craig regularly attends and has been asked to speak at national construction senior management seminars, round tables and the National Remodeling Leadership Council with other members of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). Craig is also an active member of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI), the Northland Area Builders Association (NABA) and the Wisconsin Builders Association (WBA).
Craig’s level of involvement in the industry, on both local and national levels, gives Tice Construction a strong foundation as well as an informed vision for the future. His continuous pursuit for the improvement of his own company and the industry as a whole, exemplifies his commitment to the success of Tice Construction, it’s people and clients.
Craig, his wife Julia and son Jacob have homes in both Stillwater Minnesota and Webster, Wisconsin. They are active participants in their communites. Craig enjoys mountain biking, diving, snowmobiling, skiing and frequenting the Bayfield Wisconsin/Apostle Islands area for his favorite pass time, where he enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Scott came to Tice Construction in 1997 as a production manager during the company’s early stages of growth in the area. Scott is the General Manager of Tice Construction. He has an excellent eye for aesthetics and enjoys working with clients as a the head of our production staff. Scott, having been production manager set up many of the company’s production systems and has a well-rounded knowledge of what makes projects run smoothly. His friendly disposition, great sense of humor and love of the business make him especially suited for his position as General Manager.
Scott received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Business from the University of Saint Thomas in Saint Paul. He has worked in a variety of related construction professions ranging from restoration finish carpentry to design and installation of commercial, sound reinforcement systems. Scott also has a Nursing degree from the College of Saint Catherine and earned a Luthier degree building string instruments from Red Wing Vocational Technical College, a talent, which he still enjoys as a hobby.
Scott and his wife JoAnne and their two sons live in Burnett County and enjoy many of the areas outdoor pass times including competition sailing and snowmobiling. Scott is also lifelong musician very talented bass player for the local band “Triple Play” who play at many of the local Taverns.
Scott Smith, “Smitty” gained a large amount of building product knowledge in his younger years, managing a large retail hardware store for 8 years. He was also a manager and landscape designer for Lakeland Nursery in Willmar Minnesota and has worked with Charles Cudd Companies in Woodbury Minnesota building custom homes. He began as a carpenter and was later promoted to Production Assistant.
Scott is also an excellent designer and is one of the most knowledgeable people in the area with regards to local zoning. He has a very friendly disposition and genuinely enjoys working with clients designing new homes and remodeling projects.
Scott has an Associate degree in Sales and Marketing from Eau Claire Technical College and an Accounting degree from New Richmond Technical College.
For many years Scott has been very active in the local snowmobile clubs. He donates much of his personal time to the community coaching little league baseball and junior high football. He enjoys hunting, fishing and many other outdoor activities that Burnett County offers. Scott is getting married in the spring of 2016!