Leadership Team

Leadership Team

Brenda Benjamin

President and CEO

Brenda Benjamin

President and CEO

Born in Broken Bow and raised in Kearney, Brenda Benjamin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration with an emphasis in finance from the University of Nebraska-Kearney. In 1996, she began her career at BD Construction as the company’s Controller.

 Over the next two decades, Brenda served as Treasurer for the organization and as advisor on business operations, finances and organizational development alongside her husband Mark, then president and CEO. Upon his death in 2015, Brenda stepped into the President’s role. In this position, Brenda is dedicated to preserving and furthering BD Construction’s position as an innovative construction management firm and a trusted business partner to build education, health, commercial, cultural and manufacturing projects.

She is co-owner of several local businesses, and advocate for the Kearney Public Schools Special Education Program and member of Buffalo County Republican Women. Brenda brings a commitment to excellence, an attention to detail and an imaginative vision to all that she does.

Linette Butler

General Manager

Linette Butler

General Manager

Linette Butler joined BD Construction in 1996 working in accounts payable, eventually earning the position of senior accountant and, in 2016, general manager. Linette holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from the University of Nebraska at Kearney. As a result of Linette’s focus and organizational skills, BD Construction employs an open-book policy and clear cost-plus-work guidelines that enable clients to easily monitor project costs, which are tracked and managed through collaboration with project managers and the estimating department.

Linette’s drive is not limited to the workplace. She has served as president of the Association of General Contractors of America Nebraska Building Chapter Board of Directors – the first woman to hold that position. She was chairperson of the Membership Development committee and participated in the Construction Leadership Academy. A graduate of the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce Leadership Nebraska Class XI, Linette is a member of UNK’s College of Business and Technology Dean’s Leadership Council, Kearney Works board member, Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce Envoys, and American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women. Linette loves life at the lake, riding her bikes (motorcycle and bicycle), attending Husker volleyball and football games, traveling and spending time with her family and friends.