People of State: Brian Kooistra

Brian Kooistra, ’99, has been in the construction industry for 20 years.

The married father of three and Chief Operations Officer for Garmong Construction Services decided to take on just one more thing – to begin on his second degree – a Master of Business Administration.

He serves as this year’s board chair for the Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce, is a YMCA board member and serves on the Wabash Valley Community Foundation finance committee.

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