Andy Manske, owner of A & E Construction Supply, announced today that Robert Klinkner has joined their management team as General Manager. Robert will be responsible for the seamless flow of new machines from Wolfe through A&E and out to our customers as well as used machines through the dealership back out to the customers.
Robert brings over 20 years of world class operational experience. He grew up on a hog farm west of Madelia, MN where he entered into service wtih the Minnesota Army National Guard. He retired in April 2020 after serving on active duty for the Army National Guard for over 27 years. He retired at the rand of Command Sergeant Major. Robert was responsible for the planning, financing, forecasting, and execution of training for the entire Minnesota Army National Guard.
Robert is a combat veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom where he oversaw base defense for a base of over 9,000 US and Coilition forces. He was awarded the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, and many other awards. He is a graduate of the US Army Sergeants Major Academy and Executive Level Operations course.
Robert is married to Deann, and they have two children, Michael and Andrew.
Thank you for your service to your country Robert and welcome to the A&E team.