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Joshua Hendryx, President

As the President of Phoenix Builders, Josh brings a high level of experience, passion, and dedication to the company goals and direction, while managing overall strategy and operations. His more than 20 years of industry experience and military service have yielded some of the largest, fastest and most technically complex projects throughout the country.  Josh lives by and leads the Phoenix Builders Team by the mantra to always “rise above the ordinary” in every situation.  When asked what motivates him, Josh emphatically states that he is motivated by delivering his clients with exceptional, rather than expected results.

When Josh says that Phoenix Builders does project planning and execution better than the competition, he has the personal experience and expertise to confidently make that claim.

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Jay Garstecki, Vice President

During the week, I am the Senior Vice President of sales for a brand building marketing company that specializes in creative marketing strategies. ( I've been employed with Quantum Group for over 17 years and have been involved in product and consumer marketing for MANY Fortune 500 companies.

When I'm not promoting company brands, I'm an avid fisherman who spends over 150 days on the water each year! Between my Musky guide service, taking our US Military Veterans out fishing (President and Founder of Take a Vet Fishing – and teaching young children how to fish, I spend many days in my boat! I'm the President of a small fishing club (Blackhawk Fishing Club) who spends the majority of our time and money teaching children the importance of catch and release fishing.

Several years ago, I founded a company called 3D Picture Store, Inc. ( and Our company manufactures and distributes 3D pictures of fish and wildlife. In 2011 & 2012, our company won "Best of Show" at ICAST (The world's largest sport fishing tradeshow) in the giftware category.

I have a beautiful wife of 12 years & a son who I can only hope will enjoy the outdoors as much as I do!

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Brittany Freiberg, Treasurer

Brittany Freiberg currently serves as the Chief Development Officer and Executive Director of the Rock Valley College Foundation and has been with RVC for over eight years. Before joining Rock Valley College in Rockford, IL, she held various roles over eleven years within The Citadel Foundation, the military college of South Carolina, with her last role being the Director of Annual Giving.

With over 18 years of experience in higher education fund development, Brittany enjoys broadening her fundraising experience by serving on the following boards that hold great importance to her: Secretary of The Sparta Project Board of Directors, President of The Association of Fundraising Professional’s Rockford Chapter, and Rockford Lutheran Schools Resource Development Committee.