Industry Leader to join Wolverine Building Group Executive Team

Press Release

By Kate Klemp July 7, 2023

GRAND RAPIDS, MI –Wolverine Building Group has announced that Derek Hunderman will be the new Chief Operations Officer of the 84-year-old company.


Hunderman has nearly 20 years of experience in commercial construction and real estate. He has generated strategy, developed systems, and improved metrics for several of Michigan’s industry leaders. He is a graduate of Calvin University.


“I am thrilled to add Derek’s enthusiasm and expertise to our executive team,” said Curt Mulder, President and Owner of Wolverine Building Group. “We sought his skills and personal attributes to guide Wolverine through our accelerating growth. Our team of over 180 team members in three offices across Michigan will benefit from the application of his strategic insight.”


Wolverine has experienced continued growth under the leadership and ownership of Curt Mulder. Adding a COO to the executive team is the planned next step to support the expansion of services.


“Wolverine is the right fit for my talent and passion. I am eager to apply my experience with the wealth of talent they currently employ,” said Hunderman.  “This company historically has engaged the highest levels of ingenuity to accomplish incredible projects. It’s exciting to lead the next generation’s timeline.”


Derek Hunderman has devoted his career to propelling organizations to advanced stages of growth. “This company is known for its superior capabilities, strong relationships, and commitment to craft. I anticipate leveraging Wolverine’s status as master builders to advance our next phase of construction leadership,” he said.