Management Team

Rose Paving’s dedicated management team is devoted not only to the future growth of the company, but also to the continuing development of the parking lot management industry in general. All managers are acutely aware of the company’s industry leadership role, and they are continually seeking ways to expand and create new opportunities for the company and for the industry.

Alan Rose

Alan Rose, Founder, has been paving, sealcoating, studying, and teaching for more than 40 years. He is a regular speaker at the annual National Pavement Expo, serves on the advisory board of Pavement magazine, and produces the Facilities Maintenance Conference to educate property/facility professionals on the latest industry trends and developments. Alan takes pride in refining the training/educational department at Rose Paving, and expanding the business through additional offices.

He is also devoted to many philanthropic efforts, some of which include cancer and asthmatic research. When he is not busy educating or growing the business, Alan enjoys networking, attending social events, and spending time with friends and family.

Alan was recently honored by The Daily Herald Business Ledger newspaper with a “Lifetime Achievement Award” in the 2013 Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards program.

Edward Campbell

Edward Campbell, President & CEO, has over 18 years of experience in sales, business development, and management. Prior to joining Rose Paving, he held various positions for The Edward Hines Lumber Co. including, ultimately, the role of regional manager. Currently, Ed is responsible for setting the overall direction for Rose Paving as well as assisting in sales, marketing, and operational initiatives. In 2009, he was offered and accepted partnership in the company.

Among his accomplishments, Ed served on the SPECS (Store Planning, Equipment, & Construction Services) advisory board. He is very involved in philanthropy and actively fundraises for Multiple Sclerosis at Rush University Medical Center. Ed also sits on the Rush University leadership advisory board. Ed holds a B.S. from the University of Kansas. In his spare time, he enjoys playing golf, fishing, and spending time with his wife and children.

Chris Tanner

Chris Tanner, Chief Operating Officer, graduated with honors from Culver-Stockton College in 1995 with a B.S. in Business. Prior to joining Rose Paving, he served as a branch manager for Capitol Group Incorporated located in Decatur, Illinois. In 1997, Chris accepted a position with Rose Paving as a site engineer serving clients in the local market. Since then he has worked in both the National & Regional Divisions, overseeing sales and operations. In 2009, Chris was promoted to his current position as VP of the Regional Strategic Business Unit (SBU), managing sales, operations, and marketing. Also in 2009, he was offered and accepted partnership in the company.  In his spare time, Chris enjoys spending time with his wife and their 3 children. His hobbies include investing, sports, traveling, playing golf,and attending his kids’ activities.

Jim Muckerheide

Jim Muckerheide, Chief Financial Officer, has over 20 years of experience in finance. Prior to joining Rose Paving, Jim served as the CFO for Focus Logistics, Inc. (a transportation and supply chain solutions company) and, in the same capacity, for DePaulo Incorporated. He also served as the Associate Dean of Administration for the University of Chicago, School of Dentistry. Currently, he is responsible for managing business development, expansion, mergers and acquisitions, and the IT department.Among his accomplishments, Jim earned a B.S. in Finance from Illinois State University and an MBA in Accounting from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He was awarded his State of Illinois CPA Certificate in 1990. In his spare time, Jim enjoys spending time with his wife and children. His hobbies include hunting, fishing, camping, basketball, mountain biking, motorcycling, golfing, and coaching basketball.

Tim Chimack

Vice President and Co-Owner – Has been an effective leader in management and sales for over 25 years, primarily in the hospitality and construction industries. Among his accomplishments, Tim has served on the Board of Directors for BOMA Suburban Chicago and is on the Education Committee for the Chicagoland Apartment Association. He has taught parking lot management and budgeting seminars to business owners, property management firms, and associations throughout the United States.

Tim now oversees the sales and operations for our newest facility located in Streamwood, IL.Tim is married to Patti and has 3 children, Tigue, Tristan, and Peyton, along with two dogs Java and Kona. In his spare time, Tim enjoys cooking for family and friends, taking annual family trips, and watching his kids excel in school and sports. Tim is active in many philanthropic organizations. He loves Starbuck’s, enjoys golfing, listening to music of all genres, movies, sports, and reading motivational books.

David Rivers

David Rivers, Director of Operations, has over 13 years of experience in the construction industry. Prior to joining Rose Paving in 2004, Dave worked for a tennis court construction company in Colorado and managed a branch office for a construction recruiting company in California. Currently, he is responsible for managing operations from coast-to-coast, executing strategic objectives, and developing multiple satellite offices.

Dave holds a B.A. from Colorado State University. In his spare time, he enjoys playing golf, watching hockey, traveling, and spending time with his wife and two daughters.

Alisa Marks

Alisa Marks, Director of Human Resources, has over 20 years experience in business and human resource management in the hospitality, retail, and construction industries. She has worked for numerous large hospitality companies and was responsible for opening over 35 properties throughout the United States. She has also worked for large retail companies, including Target Corporation and Luna Carpet.

A graduate of Northwestern University with a B.A. in Political Science and Computer Studies, Alisa grew up in the eastern suburbs of Cleveland, moved to Chicago for college and never left. At Rose Paving, Alisa is responsible for all human resource activity, including recruiting, benefits administration, employee relations, labor relations, and legal compliance. She is a member of The Society of Human Resource Management and the local chapter of The Society of Human Resource Professionals.

Most recently Alisa received the Leadership Award for Corporate Health and Wellness at the National Corporate Wellness Conference. In addition, recent certifications include those in Health Care Reform, Corporate Wellness, and Voluntary Benefits. In her spare time Alisa likes to swim, travel, and cook for friends.

Bart Schlageter

Director of National Accounts – has over 11 years of sales experience in the construction industry.  Prior to joining Rose Paving, he worked for a family business specializing in the design and construction of customized marketing environments.  In his experience at ExhibitLink, he helped manage all facets of the business including sales, marketing and operations.

During his time at Rose Paving, Bart has had several roles at the Company including National Account Manager, National Account Executive, Denver Regional Sales Manager and now Director of National Accounts.  In addition to helping strategize and grow the national account business, he has earned his certification as a LEED Green Associate and is an active member of PRSM.

A graduate of Miami University (Oxford, OH) with a B.S. in Finance, Bart remains loyal to his home state and extended family in Toledo, OH.  In his spare time, Bart enjoys spending time with his wife, Jenna, playing golf, mountain biking, skiing and woodworking.

Jose Valdez

Jose Valdez, Branch Operations Manager, has over 15 years of experience at Rose Paving Company. Prior to joining Rose, Jose proudly served in the United States Marine Corps, where he achieved Sergeant status in less than four years. Jose took responsibility over those assigned to him, gained excellent leadership skills, and was honorably discharged in 1998. Shortly thereafter, Jose accepted a ground-level position at Rose Paving, and worked his way up, learning every aspect of the company. Currently as Branch Operations Manager, Jose serves as a liason between our Chicago, Atlanta, Denver, and Los Angeles branches and Corporate support by increasing communication and providing overall guidance to adhere to company policy, procedures, and standards.

In his free time, Jose enjoys reading history and military books, fishing, bike riding, and watching movies with his wife and two boys. Jose also enjoys attending his boys’ sporting events in basketball and baseball.

Tim Stephens

Tim Stephens, Director of Satellite Offices, has a diverse professional background prior to joining Rose Paving. He was most recently the Franchise Director of InFrasys, Inc., the company which manages the SealMaster® brand worldwide. He directed SealMaster® during record-setting growth and managed a team which more than doubled SealMaster® outlets in the United States, while expanding into Canada and Mexico.

Stephens also has extensive experience in event and facility management as well as the sports industry. He holds a B.S. from the University of Evansville (Ind.). He and his wife, Susan, are the parents of two daughters.

Rick Bush

Rick Bush, Procurement Manager, has been in the Construction Industry for over 31 years. Prior to joining Rose Paving, he was in the Home Building Industry serving executive positions in Procurement, Operations, and Leadership of large multi-state organizations. Rick takes pride in designing, implementing and managing process improvements that lead to greater collaboration and efficiencies within the company’s supply chain. Currently, Rick oversees the company’s Alliance Partner group in all 50 states, Canada, and Puerto Rico. Rick holds a BS in Industrial Technology from University of Wisconsin-Stout. He enjoys cooking for his family, travelling, golf, and Platform Tennis in his leisure time.