Serving Wichita and the
surrounding areas since 1994.

Meet the Staff of S&A Construction

We do not employ salesmen. We employ businessmen. S&A Construction offers a different approach for your project needs. Our businessmen have a competent, complex understanding of construction with many years of varied experience. Every businessman has a minimum of eight years in construction and project management experience.

Stuart Nelson – President/Owner

  • Associate of Arts, business administration (Normandale Community College, MN)
  • 25 years general contracting experience
  • KDHE – Certified Lead Abatement Supervisor (KS05-6203)
  • Haag Certified Roof Inspector (HCRI No. 201111169)
  • IBC – Class B Certification since 1994
  • IICRC certified

John VanSickle – Vice President

  • Bachelor of Business Arts, emphasis in management (Wichita State University)
  • Associate of Arts, business administration (Cowley College)
  • 6 years experience in real estate investment, property acquisition, property management
  • 15 years construction project management experience (managing over 2,000 projects)
  • 10+ years notary public for the State of Kansas
  • KDHE – Certified Renovator (KS10-8524)
  • Haag Certified Roof Inspector (HCRI No. 201111185)
  • Clean Trust Certified – Water Damage Restoration

Rick Roberts – Senior Superintendent

  • Associate of Arts, general studies (Butler County Community College)
  • 12 years experience – City of Wichita Government Neighborhood Improvement
  • 20 years construction management experience
  • KDHE – Certified Lead Abatement worker
  • KDHE – Certified Renovator (KS10-7048)
  • ICBO – Class B Certification since 1995
  • ICBO Minimum Housing Code Certificate

Andrea Nelson – Insurance Program Specialist

  • Bachelor of Arts, financing and accounting (Wichita State University)
  • 25 years general contracting experience
  • IICRC Certified

Kirk O’Hair – Estimator

  • 14 years assistant general manager – Truss plant
  • 14 years self-employed in framing, concrete, siding, and deck construction
  • KDHE – Certified Lead Abatement worker (KS11-7894)
  • KDHE – Certified Renovator

Sean Porter – Estimator/Project Manager

  • 20 years self-employed/business owner in custom cabinetry manufacturing
  • 6 years foreman in custom wood working department (local production shop)
  • 35 years custom woodworking, design, and layout; customer service; business management experience

Nathan Johnson – Estimator/Project Manager

  • Bachelor of Science, emphasis in youth ministries and sports coaching (Pillsbury Baptist College)
  • Masters of Divinity, emphasis in theology (Central Baptist Theological Seminary)
  • 8 years construction project management / field services experience
  • Clean Trust Certified – Water Damage Restoration
  • KDHE – Certified Renovator (KS13-10309)

Lauren Nelson – Insurance Program Manager

  • 5 years field services, customer service, and insurance project management experience

Dennis Pray – Office Manager

  • Associates of Liberal Arts & Sciences, emphasis in science (Wichita State University)
  • 10 years full charge bookkeeping experience