Meet the Team

Lonny Milks


Lonny is in charge of the day-to-day operations of Silver Rule, which include Estimating, Budgeting, Contract Negotiations, Project Management and developing long and short-term goals for the company. Lonny believes that every project is unique in its own way. They have a standard at Silver Rule, “there is always a solution, never an excuse”.

Lonny has had many achievements in his 35-year career which started with working for his father after he spent four in the United States Army. Lonny has worked with several large commercial masonry companies over the years which include, Milks and Welch, Miles-McClellan and Corna Kokosing before beginning his career with Silver Rule Masonry in 2008. 

In addition, Lonny has served the masonry community as an apprenticeship instructor and judge for VICA masonry competitions. Lonny has received many accolades over the years, which include being a BX Craftsmanship Award winner. He is also trained in all aspects of construction safety including the 30 hour and ongoing OSHA Training. He is a NCCER certified Masonry Instructor and certified trainer on all company equipment.

Zach Slupski

Owner/Operations Manager

Zach Slupski, son of John Paul, is a third-generation mason and has a deep-rooted passion for the trade.  Zach has been around masonry his entire life and his knowledge of the trade can be seen in his role as Operations Manager.  Zach prides himself on fostering a culture of safety and strives to protect the well-being of his team/clients, reinforcing Silver Rule’s reputation as a trusted and responsible masonry company.  Zach continually seeks to expand his knowledge and skills to propel the company into the future. His genuine enthusiasm for working with people ensures seamless collaboration, while his unwavering commitment to the success of Silver Rule drives him to build upon its rich legacy.

John Paul Slupski


Established Silver Rule Masonry, with his father, in 1983.  Using a strong work ethic and valuing employees and clients, he has been able to grow Silver Rule into a reputable company.  From working on modest stone and brick facades to monumental 250,000 square-foot conventional masonry block structures, Silver Rule has always delivered.  JP is now an advisor for the company, using his vast experience and knowledge to assist Lonny and Zach.   He is also excited and confident in Lonny and Zach pushing the company forward to continual success in the future.  

JP is also a retired firefighter with over 33 years of service. 

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