• Our Team

Robert Bruno

Senior Vice President

Bob leads our interiors group as well as our teams working in retail and mission critical/data center markets. He brings more than 27 years of construction expertise to every project, leveraging insights from his years spent in healthcare, commercial office and interiors to improve the both the end product and the customer's experience during construction. Bob has played a crucial role in developing Pepper's interiors market through strong client and team relationships. He holds a bachelor of science in economics from Indiana University and serves as a member of the board of directors for the Science and Math Excellence Network and is on the board of trustees for the Contractors Rallied about Servicing and Helping (CRASH).

Tim Cooper

Senior Vice President

Tim began his construction career in 1990 after completing his bachelor's of science in construction management from Purdue University. Now, as senior vice president, Tim oversees operations with an emphasis on healthcare, community colleges, libraries, parking facilities, senior living and corporate headquarters markets. Tim holds an MBA from Indiana University, is a LEED AP BD+C and is ASHE Healthcare Construction Certified.

Rich Schuster

Senior Vice President, Pepper Illinois

As senior vice president, Rich specializes in the healthcare market in Chicago and the surrounding areas. He leverages more than 30 years of experience to partner with clients and help the entire team collaboratively navigate proejcts from preconstruction through turnover. In addition to the healthcare market, Rich lends executive guidance to Pepper's Quality program and our integration of prefabrication into the construction process. He holds a bachelor of science in civil engineering from the University of Illinois, is a LEED AP and holds a certificate in both ASHE Healthcare Construction and ASHE The Next Generation of Infection Control.