As a result of an innovative thinking class assignment to improve at least one way the company has been doing business, the CEO of Elzinga & Volkers developed a way to visually communicate company goals. Continue »
Mike Novakoski is Chairman, President and CEO of Elzinga & Volkers Construction Professionals (E&V), one of the Lakeshores’s largest, most innovative and award winning construction management companies. Novakoski joined E&V in 1988 as a project coordinator and has served in nearly every aspect of the business. Novakoski holds membership in a number of regional and construction trade organizations including Construction Management Association of America, American Institute of Constructors, Associated Builders and Contractors, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) – West Michigan Chapter and the Contractors Forum in the prestigious Young Presidents Organization (YPO). He has trained extensively in Innovation Management and has work diligently to instill his learned concepts into the culture of E&V. Novakoski is a highly sought after speaker on the topics of building corporate culture, employee recruitment and retention and building a best and brightest company. Novakoski holds an MBA in finance from Grand Valley State University and a BS in construction management from Ferris State University.