Steve Kotzer – Co-Owner/Sales

Steve is co-owner of Litchfield Building Center.  He was born and raised in Litchfield and resides in Litchfield with his wife, Amy and three sons, Dylan, Drew, and Drake.  Steve is a sports fanatic.  If he is not out coaching and supporting one of his sons’ events, you will find him at a college or professional event.  Steve, along with being involved with this son’s sporting activities, is very involved with youth sports for his home town Dragons.  Steve has been in the lumber industry for many years and loves dealing with customers on a daily basis, along with surrounding himself with a fun and energetic staff.  Steve specializes in sales of all sizes for Litchfield Building. To contact Steve you can email him at

Dennis Gartner – Co-Owner/Operations Mgr

Dennis is co-owner 0f Litchfield Building Center with Steve Kotzer. He grew up near Park Rapids, Minnesota on a family dairy farm. Dennis has a long history in the sawmill and building industry starting at a sawmill near his home town. Dennis and his wife Renee have two children Kurt and Erika. Dennis stays involved in the community through the Chamber of Commerce and is actively involved in his local Rotary group. Dennis enjoys getting back to his roots by visiting his brothers dairy farm near Park Rapids and helping out whenever he can. He also enjoys getting together with his extended family during the hunting season, for holidays and for other occasions when time allows. Dennis does day to day operations as well as purchasing and sales at Litchfield Building Center. Dennis believes that Litchfield Building Center has excelled in business because of the quality people they employ and the exceptional customer service we strive to achieve. Dennis truly does believe in Litchfield Building Centers motto of “Building on Small Town Pride”. To contact Dennis you can email him at

Randy Werner – Sales

IMG_0512Randy has worked in the building industry for over 35 years. The majority of the time has been spent within the carpentry trade. He worked as a carpentry journeyman and job foreman in the Twin Cities area as well as being an independent contractor in the Litchfield area. He joined LBC in 2005 as an estimator and salesman. He lives north of Litchfield with his wife, Carol. They have two sons and two grandchildren. To contact Randy you can email him at

Chad Shoultz – Sales

IMG_0508Chad has worked at Litchfield Building Center since May, 2004. Chad started out working in the yard delivering and running the boom truck. After two years of hard work and dedication to customer service, Chad began running the front counter as well as hardware and paint sales. In the summer of 2011, Chad began concentrating his efforts towards outside sales and customer service. Chad enjoys spending time with his wife Stacy and daughter Madison and is an avid outdoorsman. Anything that Chad can do to make your experience at Litchfield Building Center a positive one, please let him know. To contact Chad you can email him at

Dan Minton – Sales

IMG_0504Dan has worked at LBC since 2008. He is a Litchfield High School and Ridgewater College Carpentry program graduate with over twenty years of carpentry work experience. Dan first began working in the yard at LBC and after three years he moved inside, and currently works in sales. Dan enjoys golfing, hunting and spending time with his wife, Tammy, and family.  Striving to make your experience at LBC the best it can be is Dan’s top priority. Please let him know how he can help you today. To contact Dan you can email him at

Tim Johnson – Drafting/Sales

IMG_0514Tim joined the Litchfield Building Center team in the fall of 2007. Growing up in Tomah, Wisconsin and has enjoyed living in Litchfield since 2002. Tim has experience in log home construction, sales, estimating, drafting and design. He attended North Central Technical College in Wausau, Wisconsin where he earned an Associates Degree for architectural-residential design in 2002. Tim’s hobbies include hunting, fishing, playing softball and spending any free time with his wife, Anne, three boys, Ethan, Dylan and Colin, and daughter Brooklin. At LBC, he does drafting, estimating, sales and IT support. Tim strives to help customers achieve their project needs and wants from start to finish. To contact Tim you can email him at

Dave Gorham – Sales (Hutchinson Office)

dave_gDave has worked for Litchfield Building Center since Oct 2009 as a Designer/Estimator. He moved into the New LBC Hutchinson Office when it opened in Jan of 2010 located at 132 Main Street South in Hutchinson. The Office/Showroom is located in the rear entrance to the Kim Kotzer State Farm Insurance Building. Dave has been in the Construction Industry for 40 years with the last 22 spent in the Hutchinson Area Designing and selling Homes and Remodeling projects. He and his wife Sharon live in rural Darwin and enjoy traveling and spending time with the grandkids. His hobbies are fishing, hunting, and working around the yard. To contact Dave you can email him at

Michael Hauan – Drafting/Design/Sales

Michael has been working with Litchfield Building Center since 2016 as a Drafting/Design/Sales man.  Michael was born in Litchfield, raised in Dassel, and has lived in Hutchinson for the last twenty years. He attended Northwest Technical college to earn his associate of science degree in architectural drafting and design. He enjoys watching his kids play sports and spending time with his family. His hobbies include hunting and fishing. He works at both the Litchfield and Hutchinson offices and enjoys the variety of responsibilities in the lumber office. To contact Mike you can email him at

Kristin Larson – Bookkeeping

Kristin was raised in Windom, MN and has spent 6 years in the National Guard.  She enjoys working out and spending time with her husband, Mitchel, and their dog, Andre.

Kristi Ahlbrecht – Book Keeping


Ruby Rossow – Front Counter

Ruby was born in California and moved to Litchfield, MN when she was 12 years old. In her free time she enjoys hiking and spending time with her husband, Ben, and daughter, Aurora.

Brittany Kastner – Front Counter

Brittany was born in Hutchinson, MN and graduated from Litchfield High School. She furthered her education in Rochester, MN where she studied equine science. She has a horse on a farm and 2 dogs. In her free time she enjoys going to Darwin park and doing DIY woodworking projects.

 The Yard Crew

Mike Langmo – Receiving/Customer Service

Dakota Provencher

Andy Monson

Zach Myllykangas

Pete Korman

Matt Johnson – Carpenter

Steve Pieper – Carpenter

Wouldn’t you like to do business with a fun group of people like this?

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Litchfield Location

124 E Commercial
Litchfield, MN 55355
Phone: (320) 693-3616
Fax: (320) 693-6499
Toll Free: (877) 863-4281
Mon-Fri: 7:00am-5:00pm
Sat: 8:00am-1:00pm

Hutchinson Location

132 Main Street South
Hutchinson, MN 55350
Phone: (320) 234-9663
Fax: (320) 234-9664
Mon-Fri: 7:00am-5:30pm

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