Management

Many of Canco’s building projects are managed personally by the officers on this page. In addition, the company empl0ys five project managers and seven full-time superintendents to ensure, cost, quality control as well as client satisfaction.

Canco’s managerial team brings more than 150 years of experience to your building project.

President and Owner: John D. Prahl

John Prahl, President Canco Construction

John D. Prahl

John D. Prahl, president and owner of Canco, is responsible for the overall management of the company. He devotes a good percentage of his time directed to contract procurement and client relations. He is also a Co-managing partner in Frontage Real Estate Investments, LLC, owner/developer of a 30-acre business park being developed on Interstate 4 in Plant City, Florida. He also owns JP Properties-PC, LLC, a build/lease developer.

With more than 35 years in the construction industry, Mr. Prahl’s resume is extensive. Completed projects for which he has been project manager include over 300,000 square feet at the Florida State Fair, Lexus of Clearwater, the Eagle Tile Plant in Sumter County, the Temple Terrace Public Works complex, Crosstown Community Church of Brandon, the 101,000 square foot First Baptist Church at the Mall in Lakeland, Florida and twelve Sunbelt Rental stores across the southeast United States.

For a full biography of John Prahl, please click here.

 Vice President: Kurt L. Denzel

Kurt Denzel

Kurt Denzel

Kurt L. Denzel, a Florida General Contractor and the license qualifier for Canco, is responsible for the analysis of overall operations at Canco, as well as strategic planning, and for estimating and project management of specialty projects.

Projects completed by Kurt as Project Manager include the $8 million, 60,000 square foot Toyota of Tampa Bay Dealership completed in 2005, a $3.6m Mercedes Benz of Tampa Dealership, a $5 million Lincoln Mercury Dealership in Clearwater, over $3 million in various projects at Ball Container Corporation in Tampa, a $2 million elementary school on the Seminole Indian Reservation in SE Florida, numerous churches in the Tampa Bay Area, along with many smaller but equally important projects.

For a full biography of Kurt Denzel, please click here.

Accounting Systems Manager: Janet Otteni

Jann has been with Canco since its formation in 1986. Jann is originally from Pennsylvania where she was employed with the Lord Corporation for 19 years before moving to Florida. Jann graduated from Erie Business Center and attended Edinboro State University. Jann is responsible for all accounts payable and is very capable of assisting in any capacity as needed throughout the company.