MEET THE CSSI TEAM

BRANDON BLACK
Safety Consultant
(515) 577-5198
Brandon@IowaCSSI.com

Brandon began his career as a card-carrying member of the Carpenter’s Local Union #106 and worked his way through the ranks of several Iowa specialty interior contractors.  Brandon was previously employed with an ENR Top Specialty Contractor where he worked on the site of Microsoft’s large data center project in Des Moines.  This opportunity allowed him to look at construction project safety from a different perspective, all the while providing him knowledge growth of “whole-project” safety.  Brandon now helps to provide a well-rounded safety-mentality to job sites and provides the CSSI team with a “field perspective” while delivering a wide array of services related to inspections, site visits and employee education.

DALE ERICKSON
Safety Consultant
(515) 577-7622
Dale@IowaCSSI.com

Dale Erickson is the latest addition to the CSSI safety team. Dale brings over 18 years of construction experience to his role of safety consultant. In addition Dale spent 11 years in a general industry environment. Dale’s role will be to utilize his vast experience in safety to benefit not only members but also build towards the ultimate goal of CSSI being the leading organization for safety in Iowa. Dale will be heavily involved with WORKSAFE projects as well as bringing his safety knowledge and training experience to all members and clients. Safety is a top priority and his involvement with our safety team will enhance the ability of MBI and CSSI to give our expertise to make the Iowa construction industry a much safer environment for all.

MICHAEL MESSER
Safety Consultant
(319) 572-3595
Michael@IowaCSSI.com

Michael's task is to work closely with clients to provide a "coach's" approach to safety and risk management. Thus far in his career, Michael has earned his construction safety stripes as a private consultant; a safety coordinator with an eastern Iowa general contractor; and even as an installer with an HVAC contractor during his time in college. He is a University of Northern Iowa grad with a degree in Technology Management. He also has a degree in construction management from Kirkwood Community College. Michael, along with the rest of the safety team, make safety a top priority in working with construction firms to enhance their safety programs and instill philosophies that make each client a top safety performer.