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Peak Construction Corporation Expands Team with Two New Employees

Des Plaines, IL (September 3, 2020) — Peak Construction Corporation is thrilled to announce the hiring of two new employees, expanding their operations team on the East Coast and in the Midwest.

Michael F. Russo Jr. has joined Peak as Director – East Coast Region.  Michael will oversee all of Peak’s East Coast activities regarding sales and project operations including project management and field supervision.  He is also responsible for all new project opportunities and relationship management as well as a member of Peak’s executive development team implementing policies and procedures that align with Peak’s core culture values and mission.  Michael has over 30 years of engineering, construction project management and development experience, including years in the storage, energy, retail and commercial markets with projects and budgets of several hundred million dollars at such firms as Johnson Development Associates, VNG Co., Sunoco, Mobil Oil, Bovis Lend Lease and Wendy’s International.

Star Benson joined Peak as an Assistant Superintendent in early March.  Star is responsible for assisting with project-specific daily field operations.  With many years of survey experience in the telecom industry, coupled with her education experience, Star’s knowledge and technical acumen are vital in working with the Project Teams to ensure projects stay on schedule while adhering to policies and safety protocols.  Star received her Bachelors of Science, Engineering Technology in Construction Management from Western Illinois University and her Master’s in Organizational Leadership from Olivet Nazarene University.

Peak Construction Corporation’s service is providing more than a commodity.  For over 20 years, we’ve been answering the questions you didn’t know to ask, mitigating the risks you didn’t know were there and resolving issues before they become problems.  As a full-service Design-Build General Contractor, we help our clients navigate the big and small decisions that turn their businesses’ needs and goals into solutions that provide immediate results with long term value. Visit for more information.  Build Value.  Design Build.

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