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Brian Kowalke

Joins Wallner Builders as Project Manager


Brian Kowalke, CR, CKBR, a skilled remodeling professional with more than three decades’ experience in carpentry and project management, has joined Butler-based Wallner Builders as its project manager.

Kowalke brings a wealth of knowledge, talent and experience to Wallner Builders. His primary responsibility is managing and expediting the firm’s trade partners to keep remodeling projects on schedule, and ensure on-time completion. His extensive background, in both overseeing and working on projects, equips him well for day-to-day responsibilities of reviewing plans, managing materials, scheduling work and resolving any issues that arise.

Kowalke has worked in lead carpenter and project manager roles for several well-established Milwaukee-area building and remodeling companies. He has managed up to a dozen projects simultaneously, and provided hands-on carpentry skills to artfully remodel kitchens, bathrooms, recreation rooms, and many other areas in local homes.

“We are thrilled to welcome Brian to the Wallner Builders team,” said Ron Klassen, CCP, CAPS, owner and Lead Designer of Wallner Builders. “His knowledge and focus on getting the job done well and, as importantly, on schedule, will deliver tremendous value to our clients. He possesses incredible attention to detail, and an open, friendly personality that makes him approachable and easy to work with. Again, our clients benefit.”

Kowalke has earned designations as a Certified Remodeler, and Certified Kitchen and Bath Remodeler, from the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI).

Wallner Builders received a prestigious “Best of Houzz 2016” award from Houzz, the leading online platform for home remodeling and design. Wallner Builders prides itself on maintaining a close, collaborative relationship with homeowners to meet their unique needs. The Butler-based firm uses the broad talents and experience of its Milwaukee remodeling professionals to devise innovative solutions for clients’ homes, desires and budgets.


Wallner Builders
12424 W. Lancaster Ave.

Butler, WI 53007

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