The Team | Bridger Built, LLC

The Bridger Built Team 

Our team consists of skilled and knowledgeable professionals who have helped make Bridger Built, LLC the go-to trusted general contractor in Montana.

Justin Hallman, Regional Director | Bridger Built, LLC
Justin Hallman
Regional Director

Originally from South Carolina, Justin now calls Ennis, Montana, home. Justin and his beautiful wife, Ashly, have 2 sons Grayson and Stetson. Outside of construction life, he loves spending as much time as he can hunting, fishing and teaching his boys to love the outdoors as much as he does. Justin has enjoyed building businesses and spaces for the last 14 years. His work ethic is built on doing it right the first time, mistakes can happen but learn from them and move on better.

At Justin’s jobsite the song you would hear is: Longtime by Boston.

Jessi McCloud, Project Manager | Bridger Built, LLC

Jessi McCloud
Sr. Project Manager

As a 3rd generation cattle rancher in Central Montana, Jessi originally came to the Gallatin Valley to attend Montana State University and has never left. She has been successful for over two decades in construction project management, which brings rich experience to our Bridger Built, LLC Team. Jessi has two sons with her husband in Belgrade and is a school board member of the Belgrade School District.

At Jessi’s jobsite the song you would hear is: Barracuda by Heart.

Grant Tarbell, Finance and Contract Admin | Bridger Built, LLC

Grant tRAbell
Finance & Contracts Administrator

Grant was born and raised in Oregon and made his great escape to Montana in early 2019. Initially drawn to Bozeman by his passion for skiing and the quest for an alma mater he could be proud of, he holds a degree from Montana State University in Finance. Grant has developed a strong love for the Montana region due to the unmatched scenery and outdoor activities. Grant supports Bridger Built, LLC, our clients and vendors with a “can do” attitude and an open mind in order to build the business and our relationships better for years to come.

At Grant’s jobsite the song you would hear is: While My Guitar Weeps, The Beatles version.

Bud Pederson, General Manager Northwest | Bridger Built, LLC
Bud Pederson

Born and raised in the Madison Valley of Montana, Bud has always had a love for construction, starting when he was 13 years old working for his father’s construction company. Bud retired from the Montana Department of Transportation in 2022 and joined Bridger Built, LLC, in January 2023 as General Manager. With over 50 years in construction, his experience lends itself to all aspects of construction and concrete trades. Bud has built countless homes including 3 of his own, with his wife Cindy. Bud can manage any project with a high level of detail that you just don’t find anymore.

At Bud’s jobsite the song you would hear is: I Cross My Heart, by The King himself-George Strait.

Justin Smiley Steele, Project Manager | Bridger Built, LLC
Justin “Smiley” Steele

Justin may be his name, but no one uses it; we all call him Smiley, and for good reason. You will be met with a smile and a pleasant greeting every day he sets foot on your project. Smiley was born and raised in South Carolina, but about 7 years ago, the great people in Ennis made Montana feel more like home than anywhere else for his family. Justin and his wife recently welcomed their son and are enjoying living the Montana life. As an Estimator for Bridger Built, LLC he strives to get to know more about each client so he can make the construction process clear and easy to understand. If you ever want to strike up an interesting conversation, ask him about his bird dogs. He would be happy to tell you everything about his hunting companions he spends his free time training.

At Smiley’s jobsite the song you would hear is: NIB by Black Sabbath.

Michael Reeve, Project Manager | Bridger Built, LLC

Michael Reeve
Jr. Project Manager

A Central Oregon native who relocated to Montana in 2011, Michael brings with him a passion for the outdoors and community engagement. Balancing his love for fishing, hunting, golfing, and family time, he also serves as the Superintendent at Madison Meadows Golf Course in Ennis, Montana, during the summers. Michael’s diverse skill set and local insights led him to join the Bridger Built, LLC team, where he now expertly manages key construction projects during the winter months.

At Michael’s jobsite the song you would hear is: Sirius XM Radio, Channel 10.

Linda Melugin, Business Development Rep | Bridger Built, LLC

Linda Melugin
Business Development Representative

A mountain girl at heart, Linda left behind Lake Tahoe for stunning peaks of Montana. Linda is family first with her husband and 4 kids being her greatest accomplishment. She joins the Bridger Built, LLC team with the focus and determination to be the contractor of choice and trust. She has a professional landscape in communications and marketing from government work to the private sector. Linda loves community and volunteer work, and currently serves on the Ennis Schools Booster Club.

At Linda’s jobsite the song you would hear is: Working 9 to 5 by the iconic- Dolly Parton.


Cassie Mann
Business Development Representative

Cassie is a Montana native, having lived in Belgrade, MT most of her life until she moved to Madison County. She attended MSU, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Sociology. Her drive to help people has always been a motivation in her previous work, which includes being a victim advocate and legal secretary. Her family is her world, and she is happiest when she is spending time with her two children and husband. She strives to share her love of the outdoors with her children, going camping, hiking and fishing as often as possible.

At Cassie’s jobsite the song you would hear is: 7 & 7 by Turnpike Troubadours .

Contact Our Team Today

Our team is here to make your Commercial and residential construction project experience one that meets and exceeds your expectations. Feel free to contact the Bridger Built, LLC team today to find out why we have been Montana’s go-to general contractor for many years and counting.

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