Values | Wolverine Building Group, Grand RapidsOur Mission is to be a leader of the construction process, providing value and building trust.
We are a high performance customer service company, excelling in planning and pre-construction.
We simplify the complexities of construction.

Our Vision is to be the most respected construction services provider in the markets we serve.

Our Pledge is to provide the highest level of quality construction service, using integrity, enthusiasm, professional knowledge, and safety as road maps leading to the success of Wolverine Building Group, and ultimately facilitating the economic growth of the community.


CarpentryINTEGRITY Commitment to doing the right thing with respect to fairness, respect, and ethics in dealing with our customers, employees, vendors, and community.

ENJOYMENT Commitment to providing a workplace that promotes our construction business as satisfying and fulfilling. We have passionate and caring team members.

EXCELLENCE Commitment to quality in our people, processes, relationships, services, and finished products. Our high performance teams push the limits of every aspect of the construction process, making it safer, faster, and better.

CREATIVITY Commitment to finding the best solutions, using new thinking, new technology, and building innovative teams. We are committed to continuous improvement, using intelligence and imagination.

COMMUNITY Commitment to collaborating with our teammates, our customers, our families, and sharing generously with the people and places we touch.


Wolverine has a dedicated team that is here for the long haul because we enjoy what we do and take pride in our work. Having ENJOYMENT as one of our core values shows in how our employees treat our customers. Wolverine has strong employee retention, with many retirees having worked at Wolverine for over 40 years.

We greatly appreciate the many years of hard work and dedication our retirees have put into making Wolverine Building Group what it is today.

Special thanks to all of our respected retirees:


Joseph Ypma

Fred DeGraaf

Rich Wohlford

Jay Driesenga


Stan Cheff

  • TIM GRAY, 24 years of service
  • JOSEPH YPMA, 56 years of service
  • ROBERT JONES, 51 years of service
  • RAY DEEMTER, 47 years of service
  • GERALD FRYLING, 46 years of service
  • BILL CHERRY, 43 years of service
  • FRED DEGRAAF, 42 years of service
  • MIKE DEGRAAF, 41 years of service
  • RALPH BETKE, 40 years of service
  • RICH WOHLFORD, 39 years of service
  • JACK O’BRIEN, 39 years of service
  • JAY DRIESENGA, 37 years of service
  • GARRY HART, 37 years of service
  • WARREN WIERENGA, 36 years of service
  • GERARD DELOOF, 34 years of service
  • PAUL KRENN, 34 years of service
  • PAULO VILLERREAL, 32 years of service
  • STAN CHEFF, 31 years of service
  • JAMES VANDENBOS, 28 years of service
  • STAN GROCHOWALSKI, 27 years of service
  • ANDREW WALMA, 26 years of service
  • JEFF RIDINGS, 26 years of service
  • KIM RIDINGS, 26 years of service
  • CRAIG EINBERGER, 23 years of service
  • PHIL GEERTS, 22 years of service
  • ILENE SCHUMACHER, 21 years of service
  • PATRICIA LIVINGSTON, 18 years of service
  • DENNIS SAWINSKI, 14 years of service
  • HOWARD HOUGHTON, 11 years of service
  • GARY CULVER, 9 years of service