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VJS Construction Services Celebrates 75 Years

Updated: Jun 9, 2023

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The Accelerate Magazine features VJS Construction Services' 75 years in the construction industry in its April 2023 edition.

VJS Construction Services (VJS), a Pewaukee-based and family-owned construction manager, general contractor, and design builder is celebrating 75 years of building with purpose.

VJS, formerly Voss Jorgensen Schueler Company, was founded in 1947, by two former Allis-Chalmers engineers, Harold Voss and John Hrdlicka. In the late 70s, Gary Jorgensen and Tom Schueler joined the firm as Voss and Hrdlicka headed for retirement. The company rebranded in 2005 becoming VJS Construction Services and since has become one of Wisconsin’s largest construction firms ranked as a Top 400 Contractor in the Midwest by the Engineering News-Record as well as Best Places to Work by the Milwaukee Business Journal.

During the late 1990s and early 2000s, VJS began to transition to the next generation of leadership with two of Jorgensen’s sons taking leadership roles with the firm. Craig Jorgensen became president and David Jorgensen vice president. The firm also brought on multiple non-family members as partners to diversify leadership and develop new innovative ways to meet the needs of their clients. Read more



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