Armour Xteriors began when a group of three guys (Todd, Ben and Greg) decided to partner together. With over 52 years of combined construction experience, it didn't take long for their reputation of hard work and reliability to help build a loyal customer base. They have quickly become one of the most reputable exterior companies in the region.
We are a customer service oriented company and pride ourselves in our craftsmanship & efficiency. We thank you for taking the time to read about our company and look through our website. We encourage you to browse through as much of the site as possible. Take a look at our services and pictures of our work. If you have any questions about us or what we can offer, please contact us!
Meet the core team:
Greg Ruiter - Vice President of Operations
Mr. Ruiter is the Vice President - Operations of Armour Xteriors and oversees all aspects of the residential and commercial sides of the business. Greg is directly involved with day to day operations of the business, including business development, project development, project execution, process improvement, risk management, customer service, DOT Compliance, and overall financial health of the company. Mr. Ruiter helped form Armour Xteriors using his extensive background in Construction after being involved in the labor, sales, marketing, operations, estimating and financials for over 14 years in the construction industry.
Ben Braaten - Sales Manager
Mr. Braaten is the Sales Manager with Armour Xteriors and handles direct relations with General Contractors. He negotiates contracts with General Contractor's to come to an agreeable price for their project. He also is in charge of bringing in new business as well as maintaining a good working relationship with existing contractors. Mr. Braaten has 22 years of experience in the construction industry, 15 of which was in the field. He has worked his way up through the ranks starting out as a residential framing carpenter. He held his own General Contractor's license for a period of time doing remodeling in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. Mr. Braaten has worked in sales ranging from customer service representative to storm damage sales and repairs in both Minnesota and Arizona. Ben attended Bemidji State University before studying electrical construction at Northwest Technical College.
Todd North - Operations Manager
Mr. North is the Operations Manager with Armour Xteriors. He is responsible for procuring crews,
negotiating sub-contracts, working with scheduling, performing material lists from blueprints, and also coordinating with onsite supervisors on day to day construction activities. Mr. North has over 22 years of experience in the residential, multi-family, and light commercial construction field. Todd brings with him valuable knowledge of working in the management side of the construction industry. Todd held a Minnesota Contractor’s License for 15 years and worked on many upscale and challenging projects during that time. Todd attended Montana State College and North Dakota State University and studied Architecture and business.
Mike Jacoby - Senior Field Superintendent
Mr. Jacoby has over 12 years of experience in the construction industry. He has experience in residential, multi-family, and commercial construction. He attended University of North Dakota and Inver Hills Community College, studying Civil Engineering and Construction Management. Mike coordinates day to day operations, fulfilling orders, scheduling crews, safety compliance, change orders, punch lists, and weekly progress reports. He also supervises all other job superintendent's in the field. Mike has also completed his OSHA 30 hour training course.
Maggie Hayes - Controller
Mrs. Hayes is the controller of Armour Xteriors, Inc. She handles all aspects of accounting including; day to day accounts payables and receivables, payroll, financial reporting, quarterly and annual filings, and financial planning. She also performs a variety of human resource responsibilities as well as insurance compliance requirements. Maggie comes from a wide background in the public accounting world, where she worked doing tax compliance and accounting advisory services for 10 years before joining the Armour Xteriors team. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Minnesota, Duluth.