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Travis Kramer

High-quality Craftsmanship and Service

As the founder and managing member of Kramer Commercial, Travis Kramer’s primary focus is to oversee construction projects and operations. His responsibilities include physical needs assessment, cost estimating and budget development, scope development, project scheduling, procurement, contract administration, and construction management.

He has over 25 years of experience in construction including multi family and commercial renovation projects, as well as new construction. Many of these projects also required extensive experience with site management. 

Mr. Kramer’s top priority is to deliver high-quality craftsmanship and service to the customers of his business. He accomplishes this through strategic planning, execution, and innovation under the premise that integrity must be maintained at all levels of a successful organization. 

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Bryan Dowd

Good Planning = Quality

As the operations manager with Kramer commercial Inc. Bryan believes good planning and coordination can achieve quality and value in all projects, large or small.

Bryan has been involved in construction projects in many industries, including healthcare, hospitality, multi family and commercial real estate.  Bryan is a licensed general contractor with 15 years of commercial construction experience.

Born and raised in Kansas City, he is an avid outdoorsman and fisherman who spends most weekends surrounded by family and friends at the lake. When not on the water, he can be found enjoying snacks and watching a Royals game.

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Roderick Thomas

Dedication to Detail and Ethics

As the Dallas Regional Manager Roderick brings to the Kramer team a background in residential, commercial and federal construction markets. After serving in the residential/commercial sector as owner of an architectural coatings business, Rod transitioned into project management in the federal market.  Rod’s dedication to detail and ethics in delivery provided invitations to serve as a construction project manager for high security clearance projects on federal properties and air force bases throughout the country.

Rod’s passion for jobsite safety and leadership sculpted his educational goals to include a heavy emphasis on OSHA safety for the construction industry, USACE Quality Construction Methods, and a degree in Construction Management.

During time off from Kramer, Rod enjoys taking the family and dogs to local hiking trails for a picnic, followed by an evening at home with his guitar, and listening to his collection of jazz.

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Jerry Dudziak

23 Years Experience

As a superintendent, Jerry is responsible for overseeing multiple ongoing projects at once. He has been working in the construction industry for more than 23 years and is experienced in all phases of construction. 

Jerry was awarded the assistant superintendent of the year distinction in 2014 by United Excel Corporation. He also had a role in the completion of 6 large-scale projects that later won the National ASHE award as well as a National Award from The ABC for a worship center. 

Over his career, Jerry has completed a multitude of projects including churches, public schools, colleges, medical offices, retail establishments and federal, state and county municipal facilities.

Outside of time spent working for Kramer Commercial, he is an avid golfer and enjoys participating in his three sons’ sporting events and activities. Jerry even won a JCJGA match at Shadow Glen in 1994.  

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Melissa Neuer

A Passion for People

As the operations manager for Kramer Commercial, Melissa Neuer’s role encompasses several areas.  She oversees and handles employee benefits and payroll, and is the executive administrator for the president and general manager. She may even be found answering the phone or getting things done like running errands and paying operational expenses. 

Melissa’s background is in customer service, and her passion is in working with people. She strives to make those around her comfortable, and is committed to being a helpful resource for employees and customers alike. 

At a previous employer, she implemented a recycling initiative that significantly reduced the need for printed documents by transferring them to an electronic document system. The initiative is saving hundreds of trees every year. 

She currently serves on the board of directors for the Kansas City NAWIC organization (National Association of Women in Construction).

While not working for Kramer Commercial she likes to spend time with her very patient husband, 3 adult children and her 4-year-old grandson. You can also find her chatting up a storm with her outgoing and kind spirit.