Brian Bamesberger President & Owner
At 5 years of age, Brian would venture out to watch his dad work drywall around the local jobsites in the Kansas City area. At age 16, Brian worked some nights after school, weekends and summers to learn the trade of drywall installation.Brian began working for Star Drywall in 1984. In 1990, the owner of the business at the time, wanted to change career paths and asked if Brian had any interest in purchasing the business. He happily accepted and became the sole owner. In 2003 he expanded the business to include insulation installation and later renamed the business – Star Companies, Inc. In his free time, Brian loves spending time on the golf course or racing cars. He is happily married to wife Kenda and is the proud father of their children, Jake and McKenna. As a family, their favorite vacation spot is Arizona where his son graduated Arizona State University and daughter attends the University of Arizona. Brian strives for excellence in his company’s work, providing quality workmanship combined with a staff that guarantees unmatched customer service.
Jon Erwin Vice President
Jon has been employed by Star Companies for 29 years. Over the years he has grown from field superintendent to vice president. As VP he places emphasis on the importance of open communication with builders in order to effectively and efficiently offset rising material and labor costs as well as providing exceptional workmanship. He likes to spend his free time outdoors either hunting, fishing or golfing. He is married to wife, Sheila, and they have one son Tommy who attends the University of Missouri.
Greg Feltus Insulation General Manager
Greg started his career in Memphis, TN in 1987 as a regional Construction Inspector for a commercial modular building company. Greg traveled nationwide doing ancillary inspections for a wide range of clients such as Federal Express, Coastal Oil, Nations bank, Checkers and more. Greg’s nickname was “The Kid,” because he was young and full of grit. Through the years, Greg was promoted to director of maintenance and soon moved to Houston, TX to oversee the Midwest Region from Texas to Wisconsin performing systematic inspections for over 40 company stores. As his education grew, Greg was offered a Superintendent position for one of the largest building companies in North America where he travelled nationwide assisting for a certificate of occupancy for projects involving Amoco gas stations, Walgreens drug stores, McDonald’s restaurants, retail strip malls and more. Greg eventually found himself working with an energy management company as project manager and he travelled coast to coast performing energy audits.
Greg enjoys his time off working on hot rods, hunting, fishing, boating, and spending time with his family.
Jamie Musick Quality Control Manager
Jamie Musick, Quality Control Manager of Star Companies, has over 25 years of experience in the construction industry. Jamie has been part of every task imaginable in the building process. He started out as a rough-in carpenter for a Home Builder in college and then gained additional experience in management and moved into a Project Coordinator role for a National General Contractor. He uses his years of hands-on experience and business strategies to now manage the many details of Residential projects. He holds a BS in Business Administration from Emporia State University. Jamie enjoys spending time with his wife, Julie and son Joe. He is also involved with and plays with the Kansas City Old Boys Rugby Club.
Christian Simpson Chief Energy Expert
Christian has many years of experience working in the insulation industry. Previously, as crew leader of an insulation crew, he has completed jobs in every type of air sealing and insulation application you can think of – from a crawl space to an attic and everywhere in between. If you need insulation or air sealing in your home, He’s your guy! In his free time, he plays ultimate frisbee, has played on a club team based in Kansas City for 10 years and has even played professionally on a team based out of Chicago.
David Cattin Account Manager
David is in charge of making sure all of our customers are satisfied with the Insulation service we provide. He ensures all homes meet the Star excellence of quality. He also helps with the training of our current staff. His goal is to make sure that Star meets and exceeds what customers wants and needs. David is the epitome of customer service with the Star quality experience.
David has worked for Star since September 13, 2011. He started for the drywall side helping texture and knockdown. He eventually moved to the insulation side to do foam firestops and assist management. After several years of assisting, he has moved into a full-time Account Manager position.
In his free time, He enjoys spending time with his two children, Adison and Zayden. he also runs a professional wrestling school and promotion. They have been in the Kansas City area for 9 years. David also enjoys reading, hunting, fishing, video games, and pottery.
Patty Decker Accounting Manager
Patty celebrates 4 years as accounting manager at Star Companies as of April 2019. She has a BS in Business management, BS in accounting and an MBA.
While in the office she supervises and/or handles all accounting duties in the company including; collecting payments, paying bills and managing financials.
When she’s not working at Star Companies, she is traveling to visit her children and grandchildren. She is a big Kansas City Royals and Chiefs fan.
Kendra Trundle Office Administrator
Emaley Peevey Front Office Assistant
Emaley has been working with Star Companies since the end of May. She has a background in customer service and is currently serving as our Front Office Assistant. Emaley manages the scheduling of our warranty work, handles most of the customer billing, orders office supplies and performs various other duties.
In 2021, Emaley graduated from Fort Osage High School amidst a worldwide pandemic. She was also a
member of the National Art Honors Society and participated in art competitions.
When Emaley is not working at Star Companies, she enjoys spending quality time with her family. She is
engaged to her boyfriend of nearly four years and they have a cute dachshund named Daphne. Emaley
loves hiking and traveling the world. “My favorite destination so far has to be Switzerland.”