Lowell Pratt

Vice Chair

Lowell Pratt is co-founder of Pratt Homes, a trusted family-owned homebuilding company serving the Twin Cities area. Pratt Homes is a longstanding member of because TBG’s status as the best provider for the construction industry. Lowell is well known for his more than 40 years of experience and his ability to find solutions to issues related to the building profession. He has always had a passion for educating and training young people, having been involved in the career and tech programs at his local high school and serving on the board for the TBG Education Foundation.

Lowell has been active with many professional organizations over the years, including serving as President of the Builders Association of the Twin Cities in 1998. He and Pratt Homes are also active with the Builders Association of Minnesota and the National Association of Home Builders, among others.

As the Vice Chair of our Board of Directors, Lowell contributes his extensive experience in residential construction throughout Minnesota and he offers a unique perspective to the many challenges we face in the workers compensation insurance industry. The best piece of advice Lowell offers to people in his profession is, “Always be honest with your employees, subcontractors and clients. Always strive to do your best, yet be realistic when setting expectations. Do not be afraid to challenge yourself.”


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Tom Corrigan


Tom Corrigan is President of Midwest Fence and Manufacturing Company located in South St. Paul, MN. Tom is highly regarded as an experienced and innovative industry leader across the country. Under his direction, Midwest Fence has grown to become the largest fence company in Minnesota.

Tom has been an active member of the American Fence Association (AFA) for over 30 years and has received numerous awards for his contributions, which include serving as a Governor on the AFA’s National Board and four terms as President of the Minnesota chapter. Additionally, Tom chairs AFA’s FenceSense Editorial Committee, which publishes a monthly newsletter featuring economic updates and industry trends.

Tom has served on TBG’s Board since its inception in 1997, first as a Director and later as Vice Chair before being elected Chair in 2016.


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