People make the difference. That is the leadership philosophy behind Progressive Design Build’s success – and it all started with Progressive Design Build’s very own, Mike Spreckelmeier. Today his philosophy permeates throughout the company. You can feel the energy from the values-based work ethic of every office and field staff, which is expertly lead by the president, Dave Wherry.

Since 1989, the expert team at Progressive Design Build has been handpicked from the area’s best artisans. They personally lead each project with care, professionalism, commitment to excellence, and a heart for the community. But don’t just take our word for it. Check out what our clients have to say.

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David Wherry
David WherryPresident
After several years of contracting, David formally joined the Progressive Design Build team as a Production Manager in 2012. Now both Project Consultant and Director of Marketing, David oversees homeowner… Read more
Mike Spreckelmeier
Mike SpreckelmeierProject Specialist
Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, Mike admits to having a carpenter’s pencil in his hands even before his first crayon. Before the age of seven, he was already shadowing his grandfather, an accomplished masonry contractor. Read more
Rachel Crow
Rachel CrowOperations Manager
An industry dynamo, working as a superintendent since her early 20’s and project manager for nearly ten years, Rachel has made an immediate impact on the Progressive Design Build construction team as a project developer. Read more
Joseph Mecklenburg
Joseph MecklenburgProduction Manager
New to Southwest Florida, having moved from Chicago, Joe comes to Progressive Design Build with a strong work ethic, superior leadership skills and a talent for problem solving. His 20-year background in construction, from labor to project management, has proven to be a vital asset to the company, Read more
Benjamin (Ben) Buxton
Benjamin (Ben) BuxtonProject Manager
With a gift for turning pieces of wood into artisan treasures, Ben is a breath of fresh air at Progressive Design Build, “breathing new life” into his job as a superintendent. Ben is passionate about safeguarding projects and completing them to absolute perfection. Read more
Nikki Bruty
Nikki BrutyDesigner
Nikki comes to Progressive Design Build with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Interior Design from the International Academy of Design and Technology (IADT) in Schaumburg, IL and over 19 years of experience in home design.
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Joyce Niblick
Joyce NiblickOffice/Accounts Manager
An integral part of the Progressive Design Build team and hired in 2018, Joyce brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to her position as an office/accounts manager.
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