Our Team

Mike Arnold
Owner

Mike@accentcontracting.com

mike arnold
Mike has a keen eye for detail, a passion for quality and a dedication to service. His unsurpassed industry experience has been perfected the past 25 years through working with homeowners, contractors, builders and designers. As co-owner of Accent, he takes each project personally and takes every step possible to make sure the customer is delighted by the results. Mike is blessed with two beautiful girls, Sydney and Maggie and his wonderful wife Cheri. They live in West Fargo. Mike enjoys most his precious time with family, golf, motorcycling, and a little fishing & hunting.

Tom Spaeth
Owner

Tom@accentcontracting.com
Tom Spaeth
Tom has been with Accent since 1999 with over 25 years of industry experience. Tom’s division was recognized in 2005 as "Builder of the Year" for the metro area and the state of ND. He is an active member on HBA board of directors and also on the HBA Remodels Council. Tom and his wife Lori have two children Zack & Tyler. They are active members of Our Saviors church, Moorhead. Tom enjoys all outdoor activities including yard work, nightly walks, golfing, fishing, hunting and an occasional trip back to the home farm to help with springs work or harvest.
Esther Paul
Project Manager
Esther@accentcontracting.com
Esther Paul Esther joined the Accent team in 2012. She works closely with Tom in the contracting services department. With over 30 years of construction experience, she brings a lot to the table. She and her husband Jim, and dog Shilo, live in rural Kindred. They are street rod enthusiasts. Both love to go hot rod drag racing and race their 1956 Ford.
Krista Hoeg
Designer
Krista@accentcontracting.com
Krista Hoeg Krista started out designing in the Twin Cities for 11 years and has had several homes on the luxury home tour before she started at Accent in 2012. Krista relocated back to North Dakota with her husband Luke so that they could be closer to family while raising their son Kullen. She attended the Art Institute International Minnesota in Minneapolis, and has a degree in Interior Design. She is a member of the NKBA and NDID. She loves working with clients to create unique spaces that fit their personality as well as lifestyle and budget.
Tim Liebl
Sales Associate
Tim@accentcontracting.com
Tim Liebl
Tim is the Bathroom Guy with humor and a lot of passion for work and for service. He joined Accent in 2011. Tim’s goal is to help out everyone with the same amount of attention no matter how big or small the project is. He has many years of experience in the construction field, the customer service field, and in the product sales field. Tim and his wife Jessica currently live in Hawley, MN.
Jason Malusky
Retail Production Manager joined 2015
Jason@accentcontracting.com
Jason Malusky
Jason is a resident of Moorhead, Minnestoa where he lives with his wife and two children. Growing up in West Fargo and attending college at Moorhead State University he has seen first hand the growth and changes in the this community. Jason has volunteered for many years as a coach for youth baseball, hockey and soccer for both of his children. He also enjoys watching them take part in additional sporting activities and active roles in academic and community orchestra programs.

Jason graduated with a degree in Mass Communications with an emphasis on Advertising and has held numerous positions in that field since 1994. Being very handy and creative by nature, Jason has tackled many of the home improvement projects himself including; tiled shower surrounds, custom tiled shower, heated flooring, hardwood floor installation, drywall framing, roofing and extensive landscaping.

After spending 18 years as a graphic and website designer the opportunity to change careers was presented to him and for the last year he has been working for Accent Contracting. Jason is in charge of ordering and scheduling counter tops and managing both carpenters and sub contractors for installations pertaining to flooring, tile and counters.
Jennifer Kruize
Purchasing
Jennifer@accentcontracting.com
Jennifer Kruize
I have been working part time at Accent since 2010. Most recently I have been in the purchasing department. My husband, James and I live in south Fargo with our four children, Nathan, Hannah, Kylie and Erin. We are very active at our church, school activities, 4-H, Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts.