McIntyre Builders, Inc., was founded in May of 1987 (incorporated in January 1990), by Duane and Deborah McIntyre. At the inception, Duane performed all hands-on construction labor, as the business expanded we began hiring trade professionals for all labor. Arn McIntyre purchased the company in 2001 and took over operations, Arn conducts design and costing activities and Ryan manages all field construction while Renee manages all office operations.
Arn has more than 20 years experience in construction. He began building during the summers at age 16. He continued working for two local builders in the summers while attending college. Arn obtained his builders license in 1995. He has a Bachelor of Science degree from Michigan State University in Engineering with minor emphasis in Structural Design and also has received a Masters Degree in Engineering from Western Michigan University. Arn worked for nine years as Project Engineer and Engineering Manager in the industrial food industry. He designed and project managed the construction of food processing facilities. The scope of these projects ranged from $750,000 to $88,000,000. Most recently Arn worked at Electrolux/Frigidaire Home Products as an Advanced Engineering Manager.
At Electrolux, Arn led a group of multi-disciplined engineers (electrical, industrial, mechanical, manufacturing) in the procurement and implementation of new manufacturing facilities and systems. This group was responsible for specifications, selection, procurement, contracts, schedule, capital investment, implementation and start up of multi-million dollar machinery and facilities.
Ryan was hired in 2003 to assist in project management. Ryan has extensive experience in the construction industry. He earned an associates degree in Computer Aided Drafting in 1998, then went on to attend surveying classes at Ferris State. Ryan worked for a civil engineering company and a builder before joining McIntyre Builders.
Renee was hired in the summer of 2008 to manage the office and new website. Renee returns to MBI after working with the company through the 90's. She comes to MBI with management skills and has experience over 15 years experience in building industry. She enjoys the people and relationships found in building custom homes.