Our Team

The Benefits of Teamwork

Creating environments that support employee engagement and wellbeing is one of the most important services NBS provides its clients. We’re proud of our team for their level of engagement and commitment to our clients’ success. As Bruce Jones, Programming Director for the Disney Institute observed, “Caring for your people creates an emotional connection that drives commitment to goals and overall engagement.” That’s our goal.

Rich Schwabauer

President / Owner


Heather Lanier

Chief Operating Officer / Principal

Lori Powe

Lori Powe

Chief Client Officer / Principal

Kristin Gula

Chief Financial Officer / Principal


Scott Telder

Vice President of GLBR-Lansing Markets / Principal

Mark Sawchuk

Vice President of Construction Solutions


Ed Kleiss

Vice President of Operations & Audiovisual Solutions

Charity Hogrefe

Vice President of Sales, Toledo & Healthcare & Education


Jim Thompson

Vice President of Sales, Southeast Michigan


Lance Rice

General Manager, Lansing

Zac Sepanik

Zac Sepanik

General Manager, Audiovisual Solutions

Brett Barkacs

Brett Barkacs

Director of Client Experience


Greg Quante

Director, Commercial Cleaning Solutions

Kelli Johnston

Kelli Johnston

Director of Design

Wayne Jacob

Wayne Jacob

Director of Distribution

Nick Mighion

Nick Mighion

Director of Architectural and Pre-con Services


Want to learn more about NBS, our team and our culture? Check out our Facebook page at Facebook.com/nbscommercial for posts on our team members, community involvement, company events and what inspires us.


Interested in joining our team? NBS is always looking for the best and brightest people in our industry. Check out our Employment Opportunities page for a list and more information on current job postings.