About Us

Jon Jorud, President

JYJ Construction

As company president Jon Jorud, life-long Minnesota resident, brings over 25 years of construction, estimating and supervision knowledge and expertise to your next home improvement project. A graduate of Alexandria Technical College, Jon received his degree in carpentry. From there, his career path began in Phoenix, Arizona, as a House Framer. Later, in order to accept more challenging responsibilities and projects, Jon moved back home to Minnesota. In Detroit Lakes, Jon was the Foreman for the construction of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- Day Saints.

Jon’s next opportunity was located in Fergus Falls working at ABC Seamless Siding and Gutter Company. This is where Jon met Dave Youngdale, JYJ Construction Co-Founder. Together, they installed rain gutters in northern and central Minnesota. With ABC Seamless Siding and Gutter Company having a wide service area, Jon and Dave were given opportunities to work on a vast array of different architectural structures, including commercial buildings, lake home estates and 100 year-old farm houses. Next, Jon accepted an opportunity at Twin City Exteriors, Inc., located in Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN. As Production Manager, Jon was directly responsible for gutter and siding teams of up to and including 40 people. Jon also represented the company with customer-service related issues. Over the course of 10 years at Twin City Exteriors, Inc., Jon attained and refined skills in employee management, customer service, managing and estimating, and professional ethics. In 2005, Jon and Dave established JYJ Construction and began building their shared dream of owning their own business.

Throughout his career, Jon has continued his education and training by obtaining his Associates degree from Fergus Falls Community College; in addition to completing coursework on business administration from St. Cloud State University. Also, Jon received training from CertainTeed for certification in Cement Board Application; based on manufacturer guidelines, he was taught the proper installation technique. More recently, Jon became a certified installer by Tyvek, an industry leader in the production of house wrap and is now able to offer you Tyvek house wrap as part of JYJ Construction’s services.

Jon brings an exceptional level of expertise, insight and wisdom to his role at JYJ Construction. He values the relationship he builds with every customer, through listening to their needs while respecting their budget and completion timeframe. Jon looks forward to learning about your home improvement project, and working together with you to find a way to turn your dream into reality.