(605) 996-8999
2541 W. Havens St.
Mitchell, SD 57301

Meet The Team

“Individuals can and do make a difference, but it takes a team
to really mess things up.”

Steve Otterby, President/co-owner

Steve Otterby

President/co-owner

Steve graduated from South Dakota State University in 1972 with a BS degree in Agricultural Engineering. Gaining a background for the construction industry both commercial buildings and farm buildings, Steve’s responsibilities included Ag engineering and sales. In 1979 he moved to Mitchell, SD and founded Palace Builders, Inc. with partner Larry Titze. When not at the office Steve and his wife Kathy like to go support SDSU athletics and spending time on the lake.

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Larry, Co-Owner/Semi-retired

Larry

Co-Owner/Semi-retired

Larry graduated from Mitchell High School and attended Dunwoody Institute in Minneapolis. After graduating from college he farmed in the Mitchell area and worked for Hormel Meat Packers. In 1979 Steve and Larry founded Palace Builders Inc.

Larry enjoys spending time outdoors especially down at the Mitchell area TRAP club. When he’s not shooting, he is spending time with wife Cheryl and three grand children that keep him busy.

Jill Hohn, Sales Manager

Jill Hohn

Sales Manager

Jill has been actively involved in overseeing the daily accounting process of Palace Builders since joining the company in 1995. Her responsibilities include office administration, reception, and customer support. Jill and her husband Doug farm near Dimock, they enjoy spending time with their 5 children & grandbabies.

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Shawn Lachnit, Specialist

Shawn Lachnit

Specialist

Shawn has been an asset to Palace Builders since joining the team in May of 2013. He has taken on the responsibility of serving over 250 Palace Builders drying customers. Shawn is a 2008 graduate of Mitchell Technical Institute with an Associate Degree in Electrical Construction and Maintenance. When not chasing down dryers Shawn enjoys spending time with his wife Caitlyn and children Jaycee and Tayton.

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Hillary Hauser, HR/ Accounting

Hillary Hauser

HR/ Accounting

With her diverse knowledge of the HR/Payroll department, Hillary has been an asset to Palace Builders and its fellow employees. Hillary believes in the hands on approach and works closely with the office staff and construction crews. Hillary and her husband Steve farm near Dimock, spending free time with family and friends.

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Kerri Fahey

Accountant

Palace Builders Accountant.  Team Member profile coming soon.

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