Prairie Band Constuction

Prairie Band Construction is a certified 8(a), HUBZone construction company offering construction management, design-build-delivery, and general contracting services. With over 70 years of experience, our team brings extensive knowledge to every project. We take pride in providing extremely responsive service without sacrificing competitive pricing or quality.  ​

As a wholly owned subsidiary of Prairie Band, LLC, Prairie Band Construction strives to maximize the unique sovereign status of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation to expand and diversify the economic portfolio of the Nation.


Prairie Band Construction


Jacob Wamego

President & CEO

As CEO and President, Jacob brings a wealth of business and legal expertise to Prairie Band Construction. A Prairie Band Potawatomi Tribal member, Jacob has more than 16 years of experience working with tribal governments, with a focus on Indian gaming, government contracting, business development, and strategic planning. Also a licensed attorney, Jacob has extensive knowledge of tribal, federal, and state laws and regulations. He has also served as Prairie Band LLC’s business development manager and legal counsel. Jacob earned a BS from Washburn University, MBA from Friends University, and JD from the University of Kansas School of Law.

Josh Shinneman

General Manager

With 12 years of construction experience, Josh has worked as a project engineer, construction code inspector, and project estimator. In his various roles, Josh has compiled, updated, and maintained project schedules and budgets; processed and distributed construction documents, such as contracts, payment applications, proposal requests, change orders, RFIs, and meeting materials; reviewed project specifications, drawings, scopes and RFPS; and directed the process for project scopes and deliverables. Josh has a bachelor’s degree in Construction Engineering Technology from Missouri Western State University.

Tim Rogers

Project Manager

Tim has over 20 years of experience as a Project Manager and Superintendent with government and commercial construction experience in private, state and federal healthcare markets. Tim has developed exceptional management skill and demonstrates a strong work ethic. This is demonstrated daily with his ability to manage, schedule, and coordinate activities with stakeholders on multiple job sites.