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craig kalie


Craig Kalie is the Chief Executive Officer of CUSI Companies, the parent company of CUSI Construction, CUSI Electric, and CUSITech. Craig has spent his career obsessively listening to the customer to understand their expectations. His ability to disrupt standard practices with innovative solutions has enabled CUSI to become an inseparable partner to businesses. These relationships have fueled CUSI’s growth and expansion to three divisions and multiple locations from coast to coast.

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tres frank


As President, Tres Frank oversees operations for all CUSI divisions. Tres’s extensive background in leadership, marketing, and sales gives him a unique perspective on streamlining operations and inject efficiency . Before joining CUSITech in 2016, Tres led international sales for Quintus Technologies and held leadership positions with Toyota Material Handling, Hyster/Yale Group, and MH Equipment company.


Melissa nicholson

Chief Operations Officer

Melissa Nicholson Kickstarted her career back in 1993 as a Help Desk Analyst for an Ohio-Based company. With over 30 years of experience under her belt, she’s tackled roles like Store Systems Manager, IT Solutions Trainer, Project Manager, PMO Director, and is not the Chief Operations Officer at CUSITech. Throughout her time in the field, she’s mastered the art of project and program execution, scope management, cost analysis, and risk mitigation. But what really sets her apart is her ability to develop processes and implement best practices to make sure the company, clients and projects all succeed together.



Chief Financial Officer

Brent is a finance professional with over 13 years of experience. Brent’s role focuses on implementing and honing core financial processes, meeting reporting requirements, and participating in strategy and financial planning to help guide the company’s growth.


ken o'connell

Chief Growth Officer

Ken is the Chief Growth Officer for CUSI. With a background in electrical engineering from Ohio State University and over six years of experience working with OEMs in the ATM, clinical diagnostic, and 3D printing markets, Ken is skilled at simplifying complex AI and electrical engineering problems to drive the implementation of solutions that can lead to specific and measurable service cost reduction from day one.



Director of Construction

Malisa is a Colorado native who grew up in Manitou Springs and went to school in Fort Collins, CO. She started in the construction industry in the late 90’s on the residential side, moving into commercial in the early 2000’s. She started as a Project Coordinator, moved into a Project Engineering position, then estimating and project management. She understands and is well versed in all components from marketing to accounting, management, and estimating.



Senior Project Manager

Dave joined our team in late 2013 with experience in the construction industry in the Colorado Springs area. Dave has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. Drawing on this business and property management perspective, Dave gives a unique methodology and attitude to our estimating and project management team.

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whitney williamson

Account Executive

A recent addition to the CUSI Construction team, Whitney graduated from Texas Tech University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Architecture. At CUSI Construction, Whitney oversees new business relationships with an emphasis on commercial construction in the defense and aerospace sectors.



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