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Chief Buildings Names Dave Koubek As President And General Manager

Dave Koubek

Grand Island, NE - Dave Koubek has accepted the position of President and General Manager at Chief Buildings, following the recent retirement of John Price. Koubek's appointment was announced by DJ Eihusen, President and CEO of Chief Industries, parent company of Chief Buildings.

Originally from Omaha, NE, Koubek graduated from the University of Nebraska Lincoln in 1985 with a bachelors degree in construction management. He joined Chief Buildings in 1985 as an Estimator and in 1986 moved to Project Management. In 1988 he moved to Massachusetts to run the New England territory as a District Manager, and later moved to take over the New York State territory.

In 1995, Koubek moved to Chief's headquarters in Grand Island, NE to assume the General Sales Manager position which he held until 2007. While in the General Sales Manager position he attended Bellevue University and earned his Master’s in Business Administration. In 2007, Koubek became Manufacturing Manager and then in 2011 he was named Vice President of Operations.

"I’m so excited to announce Dave as the President and General Manager of Chief Buildings," Eihusen said. "The experiences he has gained since 1985 provide him with a strong foundation to lead our employees in the years ahead.  Just as important, Dave was the driving force behind our motto 'We Engineer Relationships'. In every position he has held at Chief Buildings this philosophy has been evident in his actions and decision making process."

About Chief Buildings

chief-buildings-logoSince 1966, Chief Buildings has designed and manufactured a wide variety of construction solutions for customers located throughout the United States. Specific applications include manufacturing, commercial, community and agricultural buildings. Each structure is designed to meet the specific needs of the customer. Parent company Chief Industries has remained independent, privately held and family-owned since its founding. Chief products and services are used in a wide range of industries around the world including agriculture, commercial construction, structural steel, factory-built housing, ethanol production, transportation, community development and more. For more information, visit

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