Wellspring believes in building relationships based on trust, confidence and mutual respect. So before a plan is drawn or ground is broken, it’s critical that you get to know us better. Learn more about our leadership team and you’ll quickly see that we have the people in place to bring your project to life.

Tim Knepprath


Raised by a master plumber, Tim learned at an early age the art of problem solving and the satisfaction of a job well done. Guided by his work ethic and motivated by his passion for tools and the trades, Tim attended school at UW Madison and earned a degree in Construction Administration. He secured his first job in the construction industry prior to graduation. Today, Tim is building on over a quarter century of construction experience by combining his vision and wealth of knowledge to help owners find the best solutions while delivering a superior building project on time and on budget. Through honest communication and high quality construction, Tim strives to create an informative, effortless and enjoyable process for each and every Wellspring client.

Steve Royer

Director of Construction

Steve’s resume is teeming with reputable statistics. Through over 30 years in the design build industry, Steve has been involved in over $500 Million worth of investments on projects ranging from 5,000 to 250,000 square feet. Looking beyond the numbers, Steve’s true value lies in his inherent understanding and tireless accommodation of every client’s individual needs. With a sound appreciation of design intent, a comprehensive knowledge of construction and a sound understanding of the client’s business model, Steve employs his experience and intuition to create a building that delivers maximum impact and maximum value. Because he firmly believes that a successful project is “a project that enhances the experience for our client’s clients.”

Tommy Cummings


Tommy has been in the trades for over 25 years. He started his career as a carpenter and owning his own union carpentry company. His trades involvement includes all types of Design Build project construction. This includes: Retail, Grocery industrial, Commercial and Hospitality. It’s extremely valuable to have him as a part of Wellspring Construction Group because of his deep understanding of all aspects of construction – from pre-construction planning through turnover. He’s passionate about customer satisfaction and gaining the trust of our clients. His goal is to build trust and to communicate to each client that every project we produce is given the same amount of care.