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Poettker Construction Co., a second-generation family-owned and veteran-owned health-care construction management firm, has hired Curt Rommerskirchen as brand ambassador for Healthcare Facility Services.

rommerskirchen curtHe began his career in health-care construction in 1993 after serving in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War and working as a plant supervisor for a roof material company. He served as the facilities director of HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese for 25 years, where he managed the hospital’s construction projects and maintenance operations. As a healthcare expert, Rommerskirchen coordinated and participated in compliance inspections for the Illinois Department of Public Health, OSHA, EPA, and Joint Commission for health-care quality control and safety as well as continuous infection control initiatives to ensure all regulatory requirements were adhered to and the hospital could maintain excellent operating conditions for patient care. He has an Associates of Applied Science Degree from Southwestern Illinois College in Belleville.

As brand ambassador, Rommerskirchen will be working with the Poettker Healthcare Group to expand and manage future and ongoing health-care services and opportunities.

Additionally, Healthcare Project Director Corey Noder and Project Manager Chris Poettker recently achieved the Certified Healthcare Constructor designation from the American Hospital Association.

 About Poettker Construction Co.

Founded in 1980, Poettker Construction has completed more than 35 health-care projects, and is an active member of the American Hospital Association, American Society of Healthcare Engineers and Southern Illinois Chapter of Healthcare Engineers. The company specializes in construction management, design/build, and general contracting services, and prides itself on building long-lasting relationships with its clients, business partners and the communities in which they work.