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Mike Kappel

Senior Project Manager


Mike returned to the Northstar team in 2021, bringing over twenty-three years of construction industry experience as a General Contractor, Specialty Contractor, and Owner’s Representative.   As Senior Project Manager, Mike is responsible for guiding project teams from conceptual planning through construction and occupancy for all  project sizes.  His oversight includes master planning, tracking comprehensive project budgets and schedules, developing detailed project documentation, coordinating specialty consultants, and creating transitional occupancy strategies.  Mike has extensive experience leading teams and building complex construction projects, with an emphasis on site work and civil infrastructure.

 100+ lifetime projects, representing a cumulative value of more than $650 Million.

Bachelor of Science in Construction Management – Purdue University
American Society of Healthcare Engineering – Construction Certificate
SITE Improvement Association – Past President and Board Member

“The relationships that are built during the construction process are critical to its success. A project team is similar to a family. When we all work toward the same goal, with mutual respect, we are able to persevere through challenges and celebrate victories together. ”