Madison Association of Plumbing Contractors (MAPC) Executive Director Julie Walsh announced this week that Paul Christensen will serve as MAPC President with Brian Schultz as Vice President, Chris Behrendt, P.E., as Secretary, and Jesse Pertzborn as Treasurer.
Meet the team that oversees the MAPC’s efforts to provide its members with the best education, resources, safety practices, industry relations, and networking events possible.
Paul Christensen | MAPC President
Owner/CEO/Project Executive of 1901, Inc.
Christensen began working for 1901, Inc. when he was in high school before completing a five-year apprenticeship as a member of Steamfitters Local 601 before he became a Foreman. He was promoted to Project Manager in 2010 and purchased the company in 2011.
Brian Schultz | MAPC Vice President
Vice President & Plumbing Department Head of Hooper Corporation
Schultz, a graduate of University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering, has nearly 25 years of experience in the plumbing field. He became the Plumbing Department Head of Hooper Corporation in April of 2013. Schultz was then promoted to Vice President of the company in January of 2017.
Chris Behrendt, P.E. | MAPC Secretary
Construction Manager at J. F. Ahern Co.
Behrendt, also a graduate of University of Wisconsin-Madison, holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. He has nearly 19 years of experience in the construction industry, and has been serving as a Construction Manager with J. F. Ahern Co. for over seven years.
Jesse Pertzborn | MAPC Treasurer
Vice President of H.J. Pertzborn Plumbing & Fire Protection
Pertzborn continues to carry on the family business started by his great grandfather, Henry Joseph Pertzborn, in 1928. He joined the family business as a master plumber and designer for H.J. Pertzborn Plumbing & Fire Protection in the mid 1990s. Pertzborn became Vice President of the company in April of 2014 following his father’s retirement.