About Us

MISSION

Deliver quality, complex projects on schedule, on budget with complete customer satisfaction through caring, committed employees.

A wholly owned subsidiary of Prairie Band, LLC; Mill Creek’s mission is to maximize the unique sovereign status of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation to expand and diversify the economic portfolio of the Nation. With the ultimate goal of Tribal economic self-sufficiency, Mill Creek adheres to the following core principles: respect the past, capitalize on current opportunities and contribute to a stable economic future for the Nation.  www.prairiebandllc.com

After the Prairie Band acquired Mill Creek in 2017, the Small Business Administration granted Mill Creek its small business certification.

What We Do


Mill Creek specializes in the outfitting of furniture, fixtures, equipment, and technology (FFE&T), medical equipment planning, space planning, transition planning, move management, interior design, and procurement, for healthcare, government, and private sector clients across the nation.

Our experienced team partners with architects, engineers, contractors, and vendors and coordinates with them throughout a project’s lifecycle. The team offers project management solutions for budgeting, scheduling, procurement, and installation to help execute even the most complex and multi-phased transitions with minimal downtime.


 

Leadership

Janet Metzler
PE, LEED Green Associate

VICE PRESIDENT | janet.metzler@i-dbo.com

Janet has developed an in-depth knowledge and understanding of all construction industry aspects related to initial outfitting and transitioning throughout her nearly 30 year career―both for the government DOD and private sector projects.   She has been an integral team member on projects ranging in size and scope, particularly in the government and healthcare industries.

Her roles on projects have included project executive, project manager, project engineer, equipment planner, procurement manager and transition planner.  Janet began working in the industry as an electrical engineer and has since advanced into her current role as a vice president, leading multiple new construction and renovation projects.

Janet currently leads the Mill Creek’s initial outfitting program process, including project management directives, transition services and all IO SOW activities for several current governmental medical projects. She is well-qualified to provide business, technical and personnel management involving a variety of project disciplines, subcontractors and activities.

Janet graduated from California State University with a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering.

Jennifer Hansford
LEED Green Associate

VICE PRESIDENT | jennifer.hansford@i-dbo.com

Jennifer has developed an in-depth knowledge and understanding of all construction industry aspects throughout her 20-year career, along with 13 years of IO experience, including previous roles as project engineer and project manager during which she led multiple new construction and renovation projects.  As vice president, Jennifer provides executive oversight on all Mill Creek projects to ensure they are delivered on time and within budget.  She also manages IO staff to ensure quality control procedures are followed.  Jennifer’s ability to motivate and lead project teams has made her well-respected professional among her peers and clients.

Jennifer’s extensive experience within the medical industry, specifically military facilities, has garnered her in-depth knowledge and understanding of these complex project requirements.  She is able to accurately develop and maintain FFE-LVS budgets and schedules, write contracts and scopes of work, create and maintain schedules, and identify and mitigate risk, all in careful coordination with the design and construction teams.  Jennifer has successfully processed all levels of documentation to include submittals, quality control and safety information, change orders, pay applications, risk management and closeouts.

Jennifer graduated from the University of Central Missouri with a bachelor’s degree in Construction Science and Management.