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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-logoFounded in 1966, Chief Buildings is a nationwide metal building manufacturer. With offices and manufacturing facilities in Nebraska, Iowa, Alabama, Indiana and South Carolina, the production capacity and customer service allow Chief Buildings to be a leader in low-rise, non-residential metal building systems. Metal building systems are custom-engineered steel solutions that optimize and integrate steel framing, roofing, and walls. Chief’s metal buildings are shipped to all 50 states and are sold through a network of authorized builders across the country. Chief is able to design and manufacture anything from large complex facilities to small warehouses across the nation.

Engineered to meet or exceed building code specifications throughout the U.S., as well as the stringent MBMA and AISC requirements, Chief is committed to providing products built to last. Custom building systems can suit limitless styles and endless operational needs.

Chief Buildings also provides all the tools to help navigate the construction process. From justifying the cost of a building to choosing a contractor, from selecting a building type to finalizing details, Chief offers assistance every step of the way. For more information, visit

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