Our Team

Our Team

Meet Our Team

With in-house designers, production staff, and expert carpenters, Bartelt is with a remodeling project from start to finish, ensuring total customer satisfaction.  Our hardworking team is always available to answer questions, ease concerns, and make sure a project runs smoothly.  Striving to be a resource to homeowners, Bartelt offers functional design, craftsmanship, and quality products.

The Fam

Rick Bartelt
Rick Bartelt


Rick Bartelt is the owner, OGR, CAPS, CCP, MBC.  Rick began in the construction industry at 12 years old, assisting his father, Ronald Bartelt, on project sites during weekends, holidays, and summer vacations.  He continued to learn about carpentry, and in 1984, Rick and his wife Chris started Bartelt. The Remodeling Resource.

Chris Bartelt

Office Manager

Chris Bartelt is the office manager.  Before taking on this role, Chris was a legal secretary at a large law firm in Milwaukee.  This experience along with her schooling at Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) allows Chris to effectively communicate with Bartelt’s customers, employees, subcontractors, and vendors on a daily basis.

Amanda Coakley

Marketing Director

Amanda Coakley is the marketing director.  She is responsible for media and customer relations, social media, advertising, and event planning.  Amanda received her bachelor of arts in Professional Strategic Communications – Public Relations from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities and has been part of the Bartelt team since 2012 (or 1989, if you count growing up in the family business).

Design Team

Matt Retzak

Project Designer & Coordinator

Matt Retzak is the project designer and coordinator.  With over 18 years of architectural and industry experience, he has worked for Bartelt for 14 years, overseeing the design process and helping clients think outside of the design box.  He has also served as a resource for numerous publications, including Better Homes & Gardens.  Matt has a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Architecture and Urban Planning from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee.

Mary Sweet

Interior Designer & Project Coordinator

Mary Sweet is an interior designer and project coordinator.  With over 12 years of architectural and interior design experience, she oversees the entire design and selection process, helping clients make the best choices for their remodeled spaces.  Mary has a bachelor of arts in Interior Design from Mount Mary College.

Heather Scott

Interior Designer & Project Coordinator

Heather Scott is an interior designer and project coordinator.  She has over 22 years of experience in the remodeling and new construction industries and oversees the entire design and selection process, working closely with clients to create cohesive designs. Heather has a degree in Interior Design from Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) and has been a licensed interior designer through the State of Wisconsin since 1996.

Jessica Boll

Design and sales coordinator

Jessica Boll is the design and sales coordinator.  A member of the Bartelt team since 2007, Jessica assists the designers with the measurements of existing conditions, solicits and compiles bids, and creates 3D renderings.  She received her bachelor of sciences in Interior Design from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

Production Team

Matt Swanger

Vice President of Operations

Matt Swanger is the vice president of operations. With over 27 years of carpentry experience, Matt is a Certified Remodeling Project Manager (CRPM) through NARI (National Association of the Remodeling Industry).  Throughout his career, he has supervised projects and worked closely with subcontractors and homeowners.

Terri Inhof

Production Administrator 

Terri Inhof is a production administrator.  With 12 years of new construction experience and 10 years in the remodeling industry, she works closely with the project managers, designers, carpenters, subcontractors, and customers to ensure each project runs smoothly.  Terri also oversees scheduling, material ordering, invoicing, and change orders.

Dawn Manthey

Accounting Manager

Dawn Manthey is an accounting manager.  With over 20 years of experience in the remodeling industry, Dawn has worn many hats as an office manager and has worked closely with project managers.  She also attended Waukesha County Technical College (WCTC), focusing on accounting.


Duane Wolf

Lead Finish Carpenter

Duane Wolf is the lead finish carpenter.  He graduated from MATC and has over 20 years of finish carpentry experience.  Joining Bartelt over 8 years ago, Duane collaborates with other field staff, project designers, and production staff to complete the details.

Kane Peterson

Second Level Rough Carpenter

Kane Peterson is a second level rough carpenter.  He has been with Bartelt for over six years, working closely with project designers and production staff to complete rough and finish carpentry.

Alan Schroeckenthaler


Alan Schroeckenthaler is a lead carpenter.  With over 13 years of carpentry experience, Alan works closely with project designers and production staff to complete rough and finish carpentry.

Ryan Derus

Lead Rough Carpenter

Ryan Derus is a lead rough carpenter.  Joining Bartelt over 14 years ago, Ryan oversees a crew of carpenters and is lead-safe certified and a certified materials handler.  He also works closely with project designers and the production team.

Casey Van Scoy


Casey Van Scoy is a carpenter.  He attended Waukesha County Technical College (WCTC), focusing on building trades and carpentry, and has over 9 years of experience in the construction industry.

Dan Paulus

Finish Carpenter

Dan Paulus is a finish carpenter.  With over 20 years of carpentry experience, Dan works closely with project designers and production staff to complete finish carpentry.

Mason Swanger

Finish Carpenter

Mason Swanger is a carpenter and has worked for Bartelt for over a year.  He has many years of carpentry experience working with his father.

Darrin Wearing

Rough Carpenter

Darrin Wearing is a rough carpenter.  He previously served in the United States Marine Corps and in local law enforcement.

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