SOURCE: James G. Davis Construction Corporation

James G. Davis Construction Corporation

January 26, 2015 09:09 ET

DAVIS Kicks Off 2015 With Big Promotions, New Hires

Leading General Contractor Shows Continued Investment in Employees With 36 Promotions

ROCKVILLE, MD--(Marketwired - January 26, 2015) - Nationally and locally ranked construction leader James G. Davis Construction Corporation (DAVIS) keeps the momentum going in 2015 with 36 company-wide promotions and 26 new employees.

Some of DAVIS' key leadership promotions include Jon Hancher, who was named Vice President - Healthcare. Jon joined DAVIS in 2012 as Director of Healthcare. With 30 years of experience in the construction industry, Jon has played an integral role in making DAVIS an even stronger competitor in the healthcare market. In fact, Jon's leadership and expertise helped DAVIS land a key expansion project this January with Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center, an important repeat client.

Other notable promotions include longtime employees, Tim Swanson and Tom Meile, who were both named Senior Superintendents.

In addition to investing in its current employees, DAVIS' efforts to recruit the best proved strong in late 2014. The company hired 26 new employees, including three former DAVIS interns. Jeremy George, a graduate of Auburn University and AJ Pollock, a Virginia Tech graduate, were both brought on as Project Engineers. Robbie Shekletski, who hails from North Carolina State University, returned to the company as an Assistant Project Manager.

"Our Internship program leads to many new full time DAVIS employees. We seek out intern candidates who will thrive in the DAVIS environment and challenge them to learn about our industry and the people who make things happen from day one. They are integrated into our teams and have the opportunity to gain that knowledge by working with our talented employee teams using DAVIS' cutting edge tools and technology. When the internship is over, we want them to look back at not only what they learned, but what they contributed to their team's success," says Bill Moyer, DAVIS Executive Vice President.


Jon Hancher, CHC, LEED Green Associate Vice President, Healthcare

Jon oversees the planning and execution of DAVIS' Healthcare market sector. With 30 years in the construction industry, he is called upon repeatedly for program planning services, sought out by the region's largest medical organizations, and has provided constructability input, value engineering and feasibility studies to MedStar Health, INOVA Healthcare, Valley Health Systems and United Medical Center.

Tim Swanson - Senior Superintendent

Tim oversees the DAVIS superintendent team on large-scale projects, and is involved from preconstruction and mobilization all the way through closeout. Tim, who joined DAVIS in 1990, has delivered several high profile projects for the company, including Constitution Center, the Smithsonian Institution's Capital Gallery and the current office/retail transformation of the former Uline Arena.

Tom Meile, STS - Senior Superintendent

Tom serves as a field leader and provides overall project strategy for field operations. He is responsible for the management and oversight of DAVIS' rigorous safety program and conducts daily compliance inspections. Tom, who joined DAVIS in 1999, is currently leading the earthquake repair and restoration work at the historic Washington National Cathedral. Past notable projects include City Vista and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Vice President, Healthcare Senior Superintendents
Jon Hancher Tim Swanson
  Tom Meile
Superintendents Senior Project Managers
Timothy Aust Joseph Baker
Brad Dugan Maria Cornelius, LEED Green Associate
Mike Gavalla Will Cox, STS, LEED AP BD + C
Nick Oswald, LEED AP BD + C Greg Harris
Timothy Pearce Frank Lefler Jr., LEED AP BD + C
Matt Sturgeon Leah Martynuska, LEED AP BC + C
Justin Woishnis Vinit Patki, LEED AP BD + C
  Todd Sehorn
Project Superintendent Chris Voros, LEED AP BD + C
Travis Thompson  
Project Managers Assistant Project Managers
Andrew Chaveas Sara Asgari, LEED Green Associate
John Colosimo Lesli Murden-Harbaugh
Kara Mele  
Chris Jasiota  
Emily Kanner, EIT, LEED Green Associate  
Kendall Mahan  
Erin McQueen, LEED Green Associate  


Alexander Hershey, Assistant Controller
Megan Brown, Marketing Communications Coordinator Nick Femal, CHST, Senior Safety Manager
Madison Green, LEED AP BD + C, Preconstruction Manager - Healthcare Christine Heffernan, Pursuit Specialist
Andrew Shaw, GSP, CHST, Safety Manager


Founded in 1966, DAVIS Construction serves as a general contractor, construction manager, and design-build partner for base buildings, renovations, residential, sustainable and interior construction in the Washington, DC area. Consistently ranked as an industry leader both nationally and locally, DAVIS Construction was most recently recognized by the Washington Business Journal as one of the area's "Best Places to Work" for the eighth consecutive year.

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