Company Bios

Jerry Kleven, President

Jerry has spent his entire 40 plus career in utility construction. He began his career in the early seventies as a laborer, working at the end of a shovel. He moved quickly to operator, foreman, superintendent and eventually, management. In 1982 Jerry founded Kleven Construction a successful family-run, underground construction business in the greater Phoenix Arizona area. Jerry’s ability to effectively manage the organization has led to the expansion of Kleven Construction throughout the western United States.

John Lusk, Vice President

John has spent his entire career in utility construction. In his 30 plus years of experience John has advanced from laborer to general management. John has experience in wet utility infrastructure, telecommunications, CATV, power and just about every aspect of utility construction. He has both practical knowledge of field operations and an ability to translate that knowledge into a workable estimate and operational plan. As an officer of Kleven, John oversees all construction activities.

Gary Tedesco, Chief Financial Officer

Gary has over 30 years of experience in corporate financial management with both public and private firms, including 10 years in the utility construction industry as Controller and CFO. As Kleven’s CFO, he is responsible for the company’s administrative, accounting, information technology and human resource activities.

Jerry Nowicki, Senior Project Director

Jerry has over 30 years of experience, in engineering and construction of telecommunication projects. He also has extensive background in managing all aspects of HFC projects including new build, rebuilds and upgrades. He is also knowledgeable in planning, budgeting, designing, engineering and implementing fiber and coax networks.

Colin Danna, Engineering Specialist

Colin Danna as worked with JK Communications for over seven years. Colin has been the lead OSP Engineer and lead trainer for most of that time. Colin oversees a team of highly trained and specialized OSP engineers working across the western United States. More recently Colin has taken a larger management roll at JK overseeing high profile projects and day to day operations within the project management and OSP engineering departments of the company.


License States

Arizona: 176801
California: 861155
Colorado: Operating In
Idaho: RCE-29647
Montana: 162541
Nevada: 0070704
New Mexico: 370237
North Dakota: 41971
Oregon: Operating In
Utah: 7691961-5551
Washington: CCKLEVEC*892QQ

Our Partners

24/7 Maintenance & Support

Kleven Construction's 24/7 Maintenance and Support is a quality we pride ourselves in and have become a leader by consistently providing our customers with reliable service, quality work and competitive pricing when you need it.

Our highly trained staff is ready to respond to your needs and perform a variety of services in a timely manner.

Office: 480-736-8400
Fax: 480-736-8410