Member Highlight


Dawn Ruhland of Old National Bank

Dawn is a Mortgage Loan Originator at Old National Bank and has been in the industry for over 25 years. Old National Bank has served the Mankato community for over 30 years and Dawn would love to talk to you about all of the financial solutions they offer – including their One-Step Construction Loan. With this product, your clients can manage the entire home financing process with one application and they can apply online! in her free time, Dawn enjoys riding motorcycle, fishing, spending time outside and with her two granddaughters.

Steve Rentz of Superior Concrete Block Company

Superior Concrete Block Company started in 1939 and has provided concrete products to the construction industry for the past 80 years. Steve Rentz came to Mankato in 1983 as manager of Central Concrete and purchased Superior Concrete in 1998. Superior Concrete manufactures and installs precast concrete foundation walls. Their plant in Mankato serves the Minnesota, Iowa, South Dakota and eastern Wisconsin markets. Steve works with his son, Brian and is also partner in another concrete company with his daughter.  Steve was one of the first members of the MRBA and served on the board in the early 2000’s. We are glad to have Steve back as a member!


Cory Genelin of Gislason & Hunter, LLP

Cory is a partner at Gislason & Hunter and helps clients in the construction industry negotiate and draft effective contracts, collect unpaid bills, resolve allegations of construction defects and navigate employment law. Gislason and Hunter is a full service law firm serving southern MN for 85 years. Cory says the MRBA has helped him connect with leaders on the construction industry. In his spare time, he enjoys hunting, fishing and gardening. He said he was daring and took all four children, under the age of 12, fishing for a day! Cory is also an avid volunteer for his local parish and school.

Jeremy Brown (JB) of Alliance Contracting

JB is the Owner/President of Alliance Contracting and has over 20 years of experience in the construction industry. Alliance Contracting is a full service commercial contractor and their project managers are committed to create a successful partnership with subcontractors and professionals to provide value-added construction services. JB is an active supporter of MSU Maverick athletics and enjoys hunting, fishing and golfing.Thank you Cory and JB for your ongoing support of the MRBA!