Mission Statement

For 20 years, Hay Construction has been an industry leader in the construction business in central Iowa. As general contractors and builders, we provide superior service to all of our clients in the areas of commercial, institutional, and industrial construction. Our focus on employee development enables our qualified team to employ the latest technology and strive for continuous improvement in order to best serve our customers and contribute positively to our suppliers and our community. At Hay Construction, we approach every project with the highest standard of ethics, while providing quality service and products to each client.

Commitment to Safety

Hay Construction is committed to providing a safe, accident-free work environment for every member of our team. Our current experience mod rating is .83.


Founded in 1994, Hay Construction is a leading central Iowa construction company. Over the pasty 20 years, we have maintained strong relationships with multiple clients while still continuing to see growth in our client base and volume of construction projects in central Iowa. Almost all of our clients are repeat customers which speaks directly to our quality of service, timely responsiveness to client needs, and commitment to providing the highest value for the lowest costs on every project we complete.

Our strong commitment to excellence in the construction industry has allowed our company to grow from just three employees in 1994 to 24 employees today. We value each employee and provide a quality workplace environment with opportunities to grow both personally and professionally.

Management Team

President: Steve Hay, B.S. Engineering, M.B.A.
Vice President: Mark Tichy
Vice President: John Mahlstede, B.S. Engineering
General Superintendent: Darrel DeFrance
Superintendent: Duane Kopel
Superintendent: Jamie Phipps
Superintendent: Craig Hopes
Superintendent: Craig Hulin
Office Manager: Linda Klaas