Business Development

Sam Blahnik

Sam Blahnik

Director of Business Development

Following a record setting year in 2018, 1848 Construction, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of a new business development resource, to further enhance the company’s involvement in the marketplace.  Earlier this month, 1848 Construction hired Sam Blahnik as the Director of Business Development. 

In his professional career, Blahnik most recently spent over four years guiding the development efforts at the Village of DeForest – Dane County’s fastest growing community (according to WI DOR statistics).  Prior to that, Blahnik managed sales pipelines in both the software and consulting industries.  Personally, Sam has been married to his wife, Ivonne, for 15 years and they have five children.

Highlights of Sam’s time in DeForest include the additions of businesses like Norske Nook restaurant, Miller-Bradford & Risberg, American Packaging Corporation, Little Potato Company, Fleet Farm and GRB Academy, as well as the expansions of businesses such as EVCO Plastics, Clack Corporation and Bell Laboratories.

According to Jim Anderson, CEO, “Sam’s sincere and genuine style meshes well with the values of 1848 Construction”.  He added, “The contacts and relationships Sam brings to the table will help continue the positive momentum we have been experiencing in recent years”.