Brad Dannegger President
As President and a shareholder of ARCO/Murray, Brad is responsible for overseeing the overall strategy and growth of the company. Under Brad’s senior leadership, ARCO/Murray has continued to increase market share and expand their customer base by providing a technically superior team of project managers and superintendents and a top down emphasis on customer service.
Joe Pomerenke Principal
Joe has led ARCO/Murray’s business development team since 2007. He received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Notre Dame and Masters of Architectural Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology. As a trained engineer, Joe provides clients with comprehensive project creative planning and oversight. He believes strong relationships are the key to success. Joe enjoys spending time outside work with his wife Elizabeth and their three children. Joe believes that we have a responsibility to give back in service to others. He leads the efforts of the ARCO/Murray Charitable Corporation, with a specific goal to advance STEM education and International Microfinance and Development.
Chris Niedhammer Principal
Chris has led ARCO/Murray’s Interiors Division operationally since 2011 and became a Principal in 2013. He received his Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from Purdue University. He has developed the design/build delivery method for tenant improvements projects within Chicagoland and for national customers. As Regional Manager, his primary focus has been developing systems and procedures, training, proposal and marketing management, and establishing a majority of the client relationships for the Interiors Division. Chris enjoys raising his three children and being outdoors in his free time.
Elliot Mata Principal
Elliot started with ARCO/MURRAY as a project manager in 2005 with a focus on our commercial and industrial laundry customers. In short time, Elliot moved to the Director of Operations role overseeing all operations with our project managers and superintendents in our laundry division. Today, as a Principal of the company, Elliot oversees all aspects of our process related projects which includes projects in the laundry, food & beverage, pharmaceutical, and plastics industries. Elliot’s team of project managers, process engineers, and superintendents brings a unique niche knowledge to the businesses that they serve. Elliot graduated from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana with a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies, as well as a Masters of Architecture and a Masters of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Elliot enjoys staying active, spending time with family, and living life with a passion.
Leonidas Stellakis Principal
Leonidas (Lee) started with ARCO/Murray as a project manager in 2007. In the 3 years Lee worked as a project manager, he gained experience in a large variety of product types and completed projects in over 15 cities. In 2011, Lee was promoted to Director of Operations, responsible for overseeing all project managers and superintendents in our build-to-suit division, primarily industrial, retail/entertainment, and multi-family product types. Today, as a Principal of the organization, Lee prides himself in his ability to utilize his strong technical background to create value for his customers by facilitating unique and novel solutions to particularly challenging sites and projects. Lee graduated from Stanford university with a Masters in Structural Engineering and the University of Notre Dame with a Bachelor in Civil Engineering. When not working, Lee enjoys running and spending time with his wife and two young children.