A Team Composed of Great Humans

Competent. Professional. Reliable. A Little Bit of Humor & Fun. That’s Us.

Intending to help potential clients build their beautiful custom homes or unique commercial project, Kräm Construction & Design aspires to deliver an unforgettable client experience. Hoping to provide a stress-free process and ensure their clients have fun while doing it, Kräm Construction & Design aims to be the ultimate construction and design company in Central and Northern Michigan for custom homes & unique commercial projects.

Kräm Construction & Design provides you with industry-leading beautiful home & unique commercial property design services in Central & Northern Michigan. We prepare you for your build through our collaborative pre-construction services to get every stud level before moving into your stress-free build experience. Let’s plan, let’s have fun, and let’s enjoy your build.

We are KRÄM (pronounced KRAWM) Construction & Design.

Who We Are


Owner | CEO

I am a slow walker, but I never turn back" -Abraham Lincoln
This is the basis of all that I do, I am not so concerned about how fast or much better others are, I love the process and journey and love building an amazing foundation that is sustainable and strong.
I have a love of beautiful things especially homes! I love that I get to make friends with so many of the wonderful people we get to work with!

I love working along side my amazing team and friends!
I also have ventured into a few other businesses, One being, opening the best car wash in Traverse City, MI. (Mostly My opinion, but it is the best rated on google!) Green Mitt Luxury Auto Spa!
Along with my amazing wife, Ruby, we have 6 wonderful children, (5 boys & 1 Girl.)
Even though I don't enjoy farming really, I ended up with and 80acre farm and a lot of cows (mostly Texas Longhorns)

I enjoy riding my motorcycle when I can.
And I look forward to meeting you!



Hello! I’ve been in the architectural, engineering and construction field for almost 30 years, working on a wide range of projects from single and multi-family residential, commercial, institutional, and industrial as an architect or project manager or even a Seabee in the U.S. Navy. I currently live in Cadillac, Michigan with my lovely wife, Jen, and two amazing sons.

My favorite pastimes include hiking, sailing, gardening, carpentry, tinkering, travel, history, architecture and more! I value honesty and truthfulness. I look forward to helping you to design and build the house of your dreams!


D.R.E.A.M. Developer / Sales Manager

I started with KRÄM when I was 16 and was given an awesome opportunity to learn to do what is now my full-time job.  I love the new challenges and all the opportunities to become better! 

My personal values consist of my love for the Lord as a Christian, my love for my parents, 7 younger siblings, and my awesome friends!  I love seeing friends and family grow and experience new things.

Some of my hobbies are powerlifting, snowboarding, making coffees, organizing, cooking when I have time, and going out and enjoying life!


Project Manager

I have been working in the building and construction industry since 1991 with abundant experience in rough and finish carpentry. I have overseen a multitude of construction sites while working with vendors and contractors to meet deadlines with a special quality to detail and direction. Efficient in making reliable, prompt decisions during moments of high stress.

I serve as Battalion Chief on our local volunteer fire department and have been a firefighter since 2003.

I have been married for 27 years and we have 3 boys. Together, with my wife we homeschooled our boys through high school. They have all flown the nest and are living in different states working in different trades.

Seth K


Hi! I have worked with KRÄM for almost 6 years, and have just recently become a foremen. I believe that hard work is undervalued and that it’s extremely important. I value honesty, integrity, and loyalty both inside and outside of work. I enjoy hunting, snowboarding, ATV, and more!



Hobbies include playing music and singing, gardening, plants, anything outdoors.

Values that are important to me are loyalty, integrity, humility, and love
Some of my achievements include MMA Boxing, working in security, helping to grow KRÄM as its second employee!

I have a husband and 4 wild children whom I love so much!

“Whatever you do, always give 100%. Unless you’re donating blood.” Bill Murray



HI! As an estimator for KRÄM C & D I love helping our clients enjoy our company experience, and to make that happen I find great subcontractors and suppliers to work with in all area we build in.

When I'm not at work I enjoy reading, gardening, cleaning, and spending time with my family! Some of my values in and out of work are: honesty, loyalty and loving people!

As a mother of two beautiful girls, another one of my achievements is the ability to work my way up at my previous job and now working with KRÄM where I get to do with I love daily!



Hello! I am a foreman for one of the crews at KRÄM!
I am a father of 8 great children, I am involved in a few different youth ministries, I invented a neat things called dad jokes......

A favorite quote of mine is:
"Today I will do what others won't, so tomorrow I can do what others can't "
I value relationships with people, I aim to love with the same love that God has towards me.

Accomplishments include many buildings such as pole barns, houses, additions, roofs, remodels of many kinds, decks, various types of sheds, gazebos, chicken coops, horse shelters and barns, dog houses and kennels, I also have fabricated wagons and trailers and many more things."

Are you ready for the ultimate D.R.E.A.M build experience?

A wholly customizable & stress-free experience to take your project from start to finish. Imagine a world where we meet your construction needs, you have a personal in-house architect to assist with design, we offer assistance with staying on budget, and you (most importantly) enjoy the process. 

The D.R.E.A.M. Experience


polebarns and polebarn homes





"Give them a call you will not be disappointed!" 

"Quality, details, and communication are a few great terms to start describing this company. I could go on for days describing how this is the one company to hire but I will put it into 2 words; “Perfect Fit”. Custom houses, pole barns, & garage doors are what I have been around with this company!"

"I can't say enough great things about this company." 

"Mark and his crew have done several projects for my family. The work and ethic they possess is outstanding. The quality was top notch and we were kept informed throughout the entire process. You won't be disappointed with this company and don't hesitate to hire them!"

"They showed up when they said they would, completed the project on schedule and left the work site clean!"

"Kram built our pole barn for us and we could not be happier with the project! Everyone in the organization we communicated with were amazing! Abby and Nicole in the office, and Nathaniel and Will in the field were incredibly professional and responsive to our every communication! The crew on site were all polite and kind.  Our barn is beautiful and very well built! We love it!"

"The entire team put us at ease and provided absolutely a top notch product.
Highly recommended!!"

"Mark and his team was recommended to us to design our new addition. Every single part of our experience was the utmost in professionalism. From call ins, to emails, to in person visits, our interactions were wonderful."