Collins and Hermann Leadership Team
The leadership team at Collins & Hermann has extensive experience in the business of highway construction, signage, guardrail, civil construction and more. While the business continues to grow and change, their combined length of service ensures stability, proven performance and excellence for our customers. Adding us to your team will provide a solid link in the quality service chain your projects demand.
Mike Shepard joined Collins & Hermann in 1997 and used his entrepreneurial skills to start our Civil Construction team. He bought into the company in 2008 as a minority shareholder. He was nominated Chief Executive Officer & President in 2021 and is a major shareholder. Mike holds a BS in Construction from the School of Engineering at Southern Illinois University -Edwardsville and an MBA from Maryville University.
Utilizing his experience in construction and business he continues to lead the operations, overall management, growth, and planning at Collins & Hermann, Inc. Mike says the favorite part of his job is to assemble resources and a team to pursue new opportunities in the construction industry. His interests in the construction industry include his participation with SITE Improvement Association, Operating Engineer Local 513 Training, and the Greater St. Louis Laborer’s Welfare Fund. His local interests include the St. Louis City Police Athletic League. Mike’s interests outside of the company include his family, friends, golf, bird hunting, and antique firstname.lastname@example.org
Mike has been with Collins & Hermann, Inc. since 1988, beginning at the company in the finance team.
Mike's undergraduate degree is from the University of Missouri-Columbia. He completed the MBA Program at Washington University in St. Louis. In his time with Collins and Hermann, he has moved through the Commercial/Highway Sales group, and progressed to Vice President of Sales for Collins and Hermann, prior to taking on his current position.
As Senior Vice President, Mike continues to be instrumental in the development and growth of the core business areas of the company, and in how the organization can stay focused on the needs of our customers.
Mike is also active in the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of St. Louis.
Mike’s favorite leisure activities include snow skiing and golf.