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Bob Gardner

Bob Gardner is the founder of the commercial general contracting firm Gardner Builders which recently celebrated its 2-year anniversary. He is passionate about the built environment and the design aesthetic that goes into it. He is a champion of doing business in a way that is respectful to those who we interact with each day – employees, subcontractors, vendors, design professionals and clients.

Bob completed a 4-year apprenticeship as an Outside Machinist at The Apprentice School at Newport News Shipbuilding where he worked on building aircraft carriers and submarines. He attended the University of Wisconsin – Madison where he studied Civil Engineering with an emphasis on Construction Engineering and Management.

Bob has lived on both the East and West coasts and many points in between. He and his wife Mary Jo and their children Adam, Peter, Monica and Joseph live in Savage.