About the Exchange

The Builders Exchange of Lansing & Central Michigan is a construction association that has been serving the commercial construction industry since 1945. Our membership has expanded to include general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and professional organizations involved in the construction industry. Today, the Exchange assists over 800 member companies with their construction related needs.

Purpose of the Builders Exchange

  1. To promote the welfare of the construction industry.
  2. To assure the community we serve that skill, integrity and responsibility are prerequisites for being a member.
  3. To promote better relations between members of the Exchange and the public they serve.
  4. To foster good will and encourage ethical conduct among members and promote cooperation between members for the betterment of the industry.
  5. To maintain a communication network with other groups, associations and professional societies that exist or are formed for the same purpose.
  6. To provide the facilities for concerted action on questions of general concern to the construction industry.
  7. To afford interchange of ideas between members of the organization.

Board of Directors - 2023

Norman Farhat
Wieland Corporation
4162 English Oak Drive, Lansing, MI 48911
Ph: 517.372.8650 Fx: 517.372.8961


Vice President
John Carlson
Walker Commercial Interiors
2121 University Park Dr. #140, Okemos, MI 48864
Ph: 517.347.8445 Fx: 517.347.8365

Ken Granger
DSI Acoustical Company
1301 East Miller Road, Lansing, MI 48911
Ph: 517.318.3998 Fx: 517.318.4559


Past President
Frank Pytlowany
AIS Construction Equipment Corp.
3800 N. Grand River Ave., Lansing, MI 48906
Ph: 517.622.2780 Fx: 517.627.7803


Ralph Reagan
Aaron Glass Co., Inc.
2421 North Larch Street, Lansing, MI 48906
Ph: 517.487.3739 Fx: 517.487.1464

Tim Sherman
Standard Electric Company
733 North Larch Street, Lansing, MI 48906
Ph: 517.487.3232 Fx: 517.487.0064

Nathan Chapman
David Chapman Agency
5700 W. Mt. Hope, Lansing, MI 48909
Ph: 517.321.4600 Fx: 517.321.9443

Rowland Cornish
F.D. Hayes Electric Co.
2301 Beal Ave., Lansing, MI 48910
Ph: 517.482.0608

Bill Cox
Clark Construction
3535 Moores River Dr., Lansing, MI 48911
Ph: 517.372.0940 Fx: 517.372.6286

Jeff Tuley
Granger Construction Company
6267 Aurelius Road, Lansing, MI 48911
Ph: 517.393.1670 Fx: 517.393.1382

Jack Lennemann
John E. Green Company
345 West Lake Lansing Road, E. Lansing, MI 48823
Ph: 517.224.4000 Fx: 517.244.4004