Chuck manages the direct operation of the company as well as various projects. Having been in the mechanical industry for 25 plus years, after graduating from Colorado State University, his experience and dedication has developed Hander, Inc. into one of the most respected mechanical contractors in the region.


  • ASHRAE - Association of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning
  • National Association of Plumbing & Heating Cooling Contractors
  • Association of General Contractors

Ryan Hander - Vice President

Austin Erickson - Engineer In Training

Greg Lorenzen - Service Division Manager


Greg has been in the plumbing service industry for over 20 years.  Greg is an active member of Izaak Walton League.  Greg spends his weekends at Lake Thompson.  Contact Greg for any service questions or quotes.

Travis Baloun - Service Coordinator


Travis has been the Service Coordinator since 2017. Travis strives to provide same day or next day service. Hander's Service Dept. has been voted the "Local Best" for the last 17 years running.

Brent Mannes - PE - Design-build/Mechanical Engineer - Estimator/Project Manager


Brent has been with Hander, Inc. since 2015, heading up Design-Build projects while also acting as Estimator/Project Manager. A South Dakota State University grad, he spent nearly 15 years in the consulting engineering business and has extensive experience in project management, mechanical systems design, and construction administration for a broad array of projects – new buildings, additions/remodels, and systems upgrades.

Jeremy Papke - Project Manager / Superintendent


Jeremy has been with Hander since 1996 where he started out as an Apprentice Plumber and has become a Project Manager /Superintendent.

Robert Quarve - Senior Estimator/Project Manager


Bob has been with Hander, Inc. since 1978 as a Senior Estimator/Project Manager. He holds his Masters Plumbing license in several states. Additionally, he manages Plains Utilities & Excavating.

Tondi Sorenson - Service Billing Specialist


Tondi has been with Hander since 2011 and she handles all aspects of our service billing.