Our Team


Jeffry Volk, PE

Chief Executive Officer

Jeff is leading Moore Holding Company's effort to expand its family of companies and bring the benefits of employee ownership to a larger group of people. After graduating from NDSU with a degree in civil engineering, Jeff has worked for the Moore family of companies his entire career. His values-based leadership led Moore Engineering, Inc. through a period of historic growth.

A leading water resources expert in the Red River Valley, Jeff was the lead engineer for the Sheyenne River Diversion and Maple River Dam, among many others.

Jeff is a devoted NDSU Bison supporter and community leader, with experience on several statewide and regional boards, including the Fargo-Moorhead-West Fargo Chamber of Commerce, the Greater Fargo-Moorhead Economic Development Corporation, Jeremiah Program, the NDSU Foundation, Governor Doug Burgum's Higher Education Task Force and a subcommittee of the FargoDome Authority. He was recently appointed by the governor and confirmed by the North Dakota Senate as a member of the State Board of Higher Education.


Gregory Wald, MBA

Acquisitions | Communications

Gregory coordinates all aspects of Moore Holding Company's acquisition, communication and integration efforts, connecting resources and ensuring the Moore family of companies is optimizing their relationships.

He brings experience in a wide variety of service industries, including health insurance, banking, health care, education and government.

When he's not hanging out with his wife and two elementary age children, Gregory is an editorial board member for Fargo INC! magazine, a Bison Arts​ and Fargo Kiwanis board member, youth coach and church choir member.


Joni Smith, PHR, SHRM-CP

Human Resources

Joni's knowledge of Moore's ESOP runs deep. She has 15 years of experience administering our ESOP and previously served as a trustee.

She prioritizes cultural fit as a human resources strategy, and works to ensure all employees are represented and respected.

Joni understands that in a heavily regulated business structure, it's vital to have a sure hand guiding the enterprise through eligibility, vesting, contributions, distributions and more.

She and her husband spend as much time as possible enjoying their grandchildren.


Mike Gratz

Information Technology

With over 30 years in the IT industry, Mike’s goal is that IT infrastructure “just works” so employees can perform their job tasks seamlessly.


His breadth of knowledge includes IT strategy, infrastructure, security and operations, as well as audio-visual, mobility and output devices.


Mike and his wife have lived in West Fargo for over 30 years, where they enjoy spending time with their two grown daughters and helping care for their adorable dogs.


Joan Steiner


Joan knows that culture, growth and revenue generation are the keys to a healthy employee ownership group. So, she and her team focus on applying their skills to serve the organization’s business development needs, as well as helping drive enterprise culture and public identity.


Her 30 years of experience in marketing and technical writing combine with her photography hobby to create content that breaks through and makes an impact for the unique needs of each Moore company.


Away from work, Joan loves the outdoors, especially hiking and hunting, and spending time with family, including delightful grandchildren.

Janel Beauchamp

Executive Assistant

Janel joined Moore Holding Company in 2020 after spending several years in the healthcare industry.


With experience as a legal secretary and an executive assistant in several industries, she’s just what Moore Holding Company needs to keep the organization running smoothly.


Janel and her husband have two teenage children keeping them busy with sports and other activities.

Board of Directors


Board Chair

Moore Engineering, Inc.

Past President


Moore Holding Company



Atchison Companies




GM and Vice President


University of North Dakota

Dean Emeritus