About Shelenhamer Construction

Key Personnel




Contact Shelenhamer Construction
Shelenhamer Construction
P.O. Box 411
Bolivar, MO 65613
Phone: 417.777.6245
Fax: 417.326.6245
337 S. Springfield Ave.
Bolivar, MO 65613
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Shelenhamer Construction Operating Principles:

  • Shelenhamer Construction is a Christian owned and operated business which strives to conduct its business in a manner which honors and glorifies God.
  • We strive to provide our customers with quality products and projects within budget and on schedule.
  • We seek to provide the most cost effective solutions to meet our customer's needs.
  • We are convinced that repeat business from our customers is the highest measure of the quality of our work and thus we place the highest priority on achieving results which merit repeat business.
  • Believing that the best results are achieved when there is mutually supportive team attitude between all persons engaged in a project, we work to establish cooperative, respectful team relationships with all persons/companies associated with the project: architects, engineers, subcontractors, suppliers, and our construction company.
  • We encourage our employees to be active valuable assets in their communities, churches, and families.
  • We expect each of our employees to exemplify integrity and honesty in all their dealings as cornerstones upon which to build trust in our company.

Professional Services

Mr. Thornbrugh gives direct support to the entire Shelenhamer Project Team by providing direction and corporate support.  His sole responsibility is to shepherd all projects to its successful completion.

Vice President (Oklahoma Region), Charles Harrison, has more than 36 years of extensive and diverse background in electrical engineering and project management experience that includes commercial, telecommunication and aeronautical construction projects.  For over four years, he acted as a consultant to Shelenhamer Construction and was recently named the Vice President of the Oklahoma Office.  

Mr. Harrison supports Mr. Shelenhamer in managing and operating the Oklahoma Regional Office.   The services provided by the regional office encompass new construction, renovations and alterations/modifications.  Project focus include: hospitals, police and justice facilities, school and university facilities, office buildings, banks, hotels, as well as, governmental construction.

Senior Project Manager,Matt Hovey, has more than thirteen years of construction experience that includes commercial building construction. Mr. Hovey has managed over $30 Million in both government and commercial projects throughout the states of Illinois, Indiana, New York, Pennsylvania, North & South Carolina, Louisiana, Mississippi, Florida, North & South Dakota, Iowa, New Jersey, Texas, Arkansas, Arizona, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Nebraska, and Missouri.

Mr. Hovey assists upper management with managing construction projects from the design development stages through construction completion.