816 E Jefferson Street PO Box 1416
Pittsburg, Kansas, 66762

Key People

John A. Jemison

Owner / CEO

  • Residential Designer, Tassett Architects, Wichita, KS, 1963 – 1964
  • Bachelor of Arts, Pittsburg State University, 1967
  • Masters Degree, Education, Pittsburg State University, 1969
  • Building Design & Sales, Tri-State Building, 1967- 1977
  • Erection Superintendent, Tri-State Steel, 1970 – 1977
  • Purchasing & Superintendent, Tri-State Building, 1978 – 1979
  • Purchased Tri-State Building, 1980
  • Owner/President, Tri-State Building & Supply Co., Inc., 1980 – Present
  • President, Tri-State Construction, 1980 – Present
  • Founder and President, New Commercial Properties, 1984 – Present
  • Owner, Sears Hometown Retail Store, 1994 – 1997
  • President, J & D Design, 2000 – Present
  • President, Associated Design, 2010 – 2012

 

Danny J. Arck

Vice-President / Owner

  • Vice-President/Owner of Tri-State Building & Supply Co., Inc. 1978 to present
  • Vice-President/Owner of J&D Design Group 2000 to present
  • Vice-President/Owner of Associated Design 2010 to 2012
  • President/Owner of Pittsburg Athletic Club 1980 to 1984
  • Vice-President of Arma Recreation 1988 to 1994
  • Sales Executive for Bowlus School Supply from 1972 to 1978
  • Collection Manager for the Kansas City Credit Union 1970 to 1972
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Marketing Major from Pittsburg State University

 

Aaron Murphy

President

  • Pittsburg State University – 1999 – Bachelor of Science in Technology – Construction Management
  • Tri-State Building & Supply Co., Inc. – 2000 – 2002 – Project Manager
  • Crossland Construction – 2002 – 2011 – Project Manager
  • Pittsburg Interiors – 2011 – 2012 – Estimator/Project Manager
  • MSW, Inc. – 2012 – 2013 – Estimator/Project Manager
  • Tri-State Building & Supply Co., Inc. – 2013 – 2015 – Estimator/Project Manager
  • Tri-State Building & Supply Co., Inc. – 2015 – 2016 – Director of Operations
  • Tri-State Building & Supply Co., Inc. – 2016 – present – President

 

Ryan Bloom

Director of Operations

  • Pittsburg State University – 2005 – Bachelor of Science in Technology – Construction Management
  • JE Dunn Construction Company – 2005 – 2007 – Carpenter Foreman
  • JE Dunn Construction Company – 2007 – June 2017 – Superintendent
  • Tri-State Building & Supply Co., Inc. – June 2017 – present – Director of Operations

 

Ernest E. Casey, CPA

Treasurer/ Controller

  • Pittsburg State University – 1973 – Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  • Past Member Board of Directors – Pittsburg State University
  • Tri-State Building & Supply Co., Inc. – 1995 – Present – Treasurer/Controller
  • Baird, Kurtz & Dobson (Joplin, MO) – 1992 – 1995 – Manager
  • Oler, Casey & Dennett- CPA’s (Pittsburg, KS) – 1983 – 1992 – Partner
  • Evans, Oler & Cox- CPA’s (Pittsburg, KS) – 1975 – 1983 – Certified Public Accountant
  • Lex Evans & Co. (Pittsburg, KS) – 1973 – 1975 – Staff Member
  • Past President –Southeast KS CPA’s
  • Past President – Frontenac Rotary (Paul Harris Fellow)
  • Past Member – Board of Directors –Pittsburg United Way

 

Dane J. Arck

Purchasing/Estimator

  • Attended Pittsburg State University
  • Tri-State Building & Supply Co., Inc. – 1999-2000 – Worked in the field under job superintendent
  • Tri-State Building & Supply Co., Inc. – 2000 to Present – Purchasing Agent/Estimator/Project Management
  • Pittsburg Jr. Dragons Athletics Program 2009-2012 – Board of Directors
  • YMCA Board of Directors

 

Kent Grisham

Steel Erection Superintendent

  • Tri-State Building & Supply Co., Inc. – 1990 to Present – Estimator/Steel Erection Superintendent
  • Pabco Steel Erectors – 1988 – 1990 – Steel Erection Foreman
  • Helio Aircraft – 1987 – 1988 – Sheet Metal Fabrication
  • Atkinson Industries – 1986 – 1987 – Sheet Metal Fabrication
  • Eagle-Picher Precision Products – 1984 – 1986 – Sheet Metal Fabrication
  • VanTassel Truck Lines – 1981 – 1984 – OTR Truck Driver
  • McNally’s Inc. – 1979 – 1981 – Coal Plant-Pipefitter

 

Jamey Sukraw

General Superintendent

  • Tri-State Building & Supply Co., Inc. – October 2014 – present – General Superintendent

 

Zach McDaniel

General Superintendent

  • Tri-State Building & Supply Co., Inc. – February 2015 – present – General Superintendent

 

Brian Hunt

General Superintendent

  • Pittsburg State University – 2011 – Bachelor of Science in Technology – Construction Management
  • Tri-State Building & Supply Co., Inc. – June 2015 – present – General Superintendent
  • Kansas City Southern Railroad – September 2013 – 2015 – Conductor
  • Brian Hunt Construction – 2010 – 2015 – Owner/Operator
  • Carson McDaniel’s Construction – 2011 – 2012 – Superintendent
  • Crossland Construction Company, Inc. – 2007 – 2011 – Assistant Superintendent
  • Hunt Construction – 2002 – 2007 – Lead Carpenter