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Meet the Team in Dallas-Fort Worth

Building more than buildings.

Constructing dreams daily.

When you love what you do, you find inspiration in everything. You have built-in passion for your work, so giving anything less than “everything” doesn’t cut it. Our team goes above and beyond to uncover potential cost savings, identify problems before they arise and improve the overall efficiency of the building process. Meet our Dallas-Fort Worth team of construction experts.

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While we may pour concrete and erect steel, our real asset isn’t material at all. It’s our people. We’re all about working hard, having fun and delivering right from the start. Serving our clients’ needs is paramount—it’s ingrained in our daily operations. This commitment is not just a practice; it’s a fundamental aspect of our company culture.


At McCownGordon, we have created a culture based on trust, inclusivity, work ethic and a genuine passion for what we do.


Our values are woven into the fabric of our carefully crafted team and create a vital foundation in offering the industry an unmatched experience.

Customer Engagement

Our team embraces a people-first way of doing business where we emphasize a high level of involvement, engaged communication and a problem-solving approach.

Meet The Team

Coming from a background of facilities management and program management for construction activities in multi-site organizations, Andrew has spent time across the table as the owner.

Andrew Shaver

Sr. Commissioning Specialist
Audra Stevenson, Recruiter at McCownGordon Construction.

Audra Stevenson

Talent Acquisition Partner

Brandi is not your typical HR Director. She’s fun, easy to talk to, and goes above and beyond to make McCownGordon a best place to work. Leading our Wellbeing, Inclusion, and Women in Leadership committees, Brandi empowers our associates to live healthy lifestyles.

Brandi Riggs human resources at McCownGordon construction

Brandi Riggs

VP, Human Resources

Charles is the Regional Leader of the Dallas office and a part of the McCownGordon executive leadership team. Charles is well respected by his peers for his approach to building strong chemistry with all stakeholders.

Charles DeVoe, SVP at McCownGordon Construction in Dallas, Texas

Charles DeVoe

SVP Regional Leader

Guided by a sincere passion for excellence, Chris lends experience and wisdom to project teams across the company. Working with Chris, you’ll never talk about challenges. To him, a challenge is just another great opportunity to exceed expectations.

Chris Hess

Project Executive

Whether she’s working out the details of a mechanical system or working out on our Peloton bike, Emily is a dedicated hard worker. She leads our Building Performance Solutions department, which specializes in MEP, VDC, and Commissioning services.

Emily Tilgner, McCownGordon

Emily Tilgner

VP, Building Performance Solutions

Leveraging her 35+ years of experience and knowledge of the market, Gale leads the preconstruction team in DFW, working closely with trade partners, design teams and owners to deliver comprehensive preconstruction services.

Gale Roberge, Preconstruction Director at McCownGordon Construction in Dallas, Texas

Gale Roberge

Sr. Director of Preconstruction

As the MEP Director for our Building Performance Solutions Group, Jason has an extensive plumbing background and over 20 years of experience in the industry.

Jason McRorey, MEP Director at McCownGordon Construction in Texas

Jason McRorey

MEP Director

With extensive experience in financial planning, Jeff assists in evaluating strategic direction for the entire company. Most mornings, this workout buff can be found in our gym, but sometimes his routine appears to involve drinking coffee and watching the news.

Jeff Placek

Chief Financial Officer
Jereme Nollett, Sr Commissioning Manager at McCownGordon

Jereme Nollett

Senior Commissioning Manager

With more than 30 years of industry experience throughout the State of Texas and specifically the greater DFW metro, Juan Rodriguez brings a wealth of expertise to the McCownGordon team.

Juan Rodriguez, SVP Market Leader at McCownGordon Construction in Texas

Juan Rodriguez

SVP Market Leader

Nancy is a true innovator when it comes to talent management, leadership development, associate relations, and organizational development. When she’s not working, you can find Nancy boating on the lake with her family.

Nancy Whitworth

Chief People Officer

Peter is a certified Project Management Professional experienced in executive oversight of international and domestic construction projects.

Peter Ramstedt, VP of Operations at McCownGordon Construction in Texas

Peter Ramstedt

VP Operations

Ramin plays an integral role in establishing McCownGordon as a leader in delivering client-focused construction management services. When he’s not busy with CEO duties, this avid photographer might be framing a perfect shot or kicking back with his wife and kids.

Ramin Cherafat

Chief Executive Officer

Ryan brings a valuable and unique perspective to the team as both a licensed architect and attorney. While Ryan says he is all business and doesn’t need a fun fact, in his spare time you’ll find him planning for his next vacation adventure with his wife and kids.

Ryan Manies

SVP and General Counsel

Sheri leads the overall marketing strategy and implementation, building our brand and setting us up well for strategic growth. Outside of work, Sheri spends her time watching college football or on the hunt for the best burger in KC with her husband and two sons.

Sheri Johnson

Chief Marketing Officer

Steve provides support to ensure your project runs smoothly. He also leads our field operations, self-perform, warehouse/logistics, QA/QC and scheduling teams. What keeps this Jamaica-native relaxed through the week? Working out and being with his family and dogs.

Steve Levy

Chief Operating Officer

In his 19 years in the industry, Travis has had the opportunity to be part of a wide array of projects and roles, including time spent as a QA/QC manager and site superintendent.

Travis Huffman, Market Leader at McCownGordon Construction in Texas

Travis Huffman

Public Market Leader

Travis Walker has over 10 years of experience in the DFW public sector. As the Business Development Manager, he works closely with the Dallas business unit leaders to strengthen and build relationships in the DFW region.

Travis Walker, Business Development Manager at McCownGordon Construction in Texas

Travis Walker

Business Development Manager
Two McCownGordon Construction associates collaborating on an active job site

Outside of our Dallas-Fort Worth office, McCownGordon has more than 500 associates that call multiple regional offices home. Visit our corporate site to meet more employee owners.

Meet More Employee Owners

Three McCownGordon Construction associates enhancing their culture by playing shuffle board together

Interested in joining the mccowngordon team in dfw?

McCownGordon offers associates the chance to be part of building some of the most challenging and exciting projects in the region. Join our team and become part of a one-of-a-kind construction company.