Sundt Foundation Announces Board Additions

 |  Press Release, Sundt Foundation

TEMPE, Ariz. (May 8, 2020) – The Sundt Foundation has added two members to its board of directors. Ryan Nessen will represent the San Diego region replacing outgoing board member Elizabeth Tague, and Madison Jones has been re-elected to represent the Sacramento region.

“We look forward to working with Ryan and Madison as we strive to make an even bigger impact on our communities through the Foundation,” said Stefanie Teller, Sundt Foundation president and Sundt vice president and director of corporate communications.

Nessen serves as the San Diego regional director for the company’s Building Group. He has been an active member of the Foundation since joining Sundt in 2003.

Jones, a public relations coordinator, has been an active member of the Foundation since she started at Sundt in 2018 and joined the board of directors in 2019.

The Sundt Foundation Board of Directors is composed of 12 employee-owners, four appointed by the company and eight elected by the membership. The board convenes quarterly to approve grants based on recommendations made by employee-owner committees in each Sundt office.

Sundt recognizes the importance of community giving. Today, its employee-owners remain dedicated to ensuring the well-being of others, donating generously to charitable causes and volunteering thousands of hours each year to help various local organizations achieve their missions. For many employee-owners, the Sundt Foundation is the principal way by which they give back to the communities they call home.


About the Sundt Foundation

Sundt’s purpose is to build environments where its clients, employee-owners and communities prosper. The Sundt Foundation was established in 1999 as a way for employee-owners to give back to the communities in which they live and work. The organization is funded primarily by contributions from Sundt employees, which are matched by the company. To date, the Foundation has awarded more than $10 million in donations. Nonprofit organizations interested in applying for a grant may call (480) 293-3000 or visit for more information. Sundt has offices in Tempe and Tucson, Arizona; Salt Lake City, Utah; San Antonio, Fort Worth, Irving and El Paso, Texas and Sacramento, San Diego and Irvine, California.


About Sundt

Sundt Construction, Inc. ( is one of the country’s largest and most respected general contractors. The 130-year-old firm specializes in building, transportation, industrial and concrete work and is owned entirely by its 2,000-plus employees. Sundt is distinguished by its diverse capabilities and experience, unique employee-ownership culture and depth of self-perform expertise in nine major trades. Half of Sundt’s workforce is comprised of skilled craft professionals who, together with the company’s administrative employees, enable Sundt to fulfill its mission to be the most skilled builder in America. Sundt has 11 offices throughout California, Arizona, Texas and Utah and is currently ranked the country’s 54th largest construction company by ENR, the industry’s principal trade magazine.




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