About Us

  • Gary W Rudick

    Executive Chairman

  • Clay Rudick

    CEO

  • Jamie Simon

    CFO

  • Mike Roberts

    EVP

  • Belinda Boyle

    Vice President

  • Chris Wilson

    CTO

  • Brandon Bolton

    Senior Project Manager

  • Cresward Broussard

    Superintendent

  • Monique Braquet

    Administrative Assistant

  • Kaleb Brown

    Preconstruction Manager

  • Roman Brown

    Project Manager

  • Angela Cianciolo

    Preconstruction Manager

  • Gary Cooper

    Superintendent

  • Andrew Douphrate

    Project Executive

  • Josh Dilmore

    Project Manager

  • Susan Doty, CPA

    Controller

  • Brian Faulkner

    Superintendent

  • Nicholas Grinnan

    Project Executive, Division Manager

  • Richard Hernandez

    Senior Superintendent

  • Rogan Eisele

    Project Executive

  • Cristina Marrero, AIA

    Project Manager

  • Hunter McKay

    Project Executive, Division Manager

  • Josh Meaux

    Superintendent

  • Torrey Mitchell

    Superintendent

  • Paige Moulton

    Project Accountant

  • Andrew Outland

    Superintendent

  • Joe Pryor

    Senior Superintendent

  • Leigh Ann Ripka

    Senior Director | Culture + Marketing

  • Ryan Roussel

    Preconstruction Manager

  • Lee Sawyer

    Vice President, Central Texas

  • Tommy Stelly

    Senior Superintendent

  • Ryan Short

    Senior Preconstruction Manager

  • Sean VanCourt

    Preconstruction Manager

  • Steve Thornton

    Superintendent

Gary W Rudick

Executive Chairman

Gary W. Rudick, currently serves as Executive Chairman of Rudick Construction Group, providing the multi-state blossoming operation with leadership, a wealth of experience and subject matter expertise across the business’ disciplines. In the early 1980s, Gary founded the Rudick Construction brand quickly establishing a reputation for his ability to deliver high-quality, complex projects on time and within budget. Gary has successfully produced under all delivery methods across multiple markets including Aviation, Education, Industrial, Manufacturing, Medical, Multi-Family, Non-Profit, Public Works and Special Purpose projects.

Gary is a graduate of Tulane University where he was a student athlete in football. In addition to his professional accolades, Gary has been married to his wife, Kathy since 1980, with whom he shares three children and six grandchildren.

Clay Rudick

CEO

Clay Rudick, CEO of Rudick Construction Group, grew up in the construction business developing a passion for the industry early in life, gaining his earliest professional experiences within the family operation. Clay graduated from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, where he was a student athlete. After college, Clay moved to Dallas and joined one of DFW’s most highly regarded General Contracting Firms where he established himself as an industry leader, building across the United States, delivering quality, timely and cost-effective projects for his customers. In 2017, he launched the Texas arm of the Rudick family of brands, shepherding the new business branch from start-up through to a thriving multi-location operation.

Clay is a family man, finding great joy in coaching, developing and encouraging those around him to reach their fullest potential in life.

Jamie Simon

CFO

Jamie Simon, CFO of Rudick Construction Group, joined the organization in 1987 and is presently our most tenured employee behind our founder, Gary Rudick. Jamie graduated from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette with a BSBA in Finance. Her oversight touches all aspects of on-going accounting functions which include receivables, payables, payroll, job costs, bank reconciliations, financial statements, insurance and employee benefits. Additionally, she is responsible for controlling company cash flow and forecasting company finances, budgeting, expense control and record control.

Jamie’s seniority within the company also means she frequently acts as an advisor to the executive team, steering the company through its corporate growth strategy initiatives with wisdom garnered from decades of experience within the Construction Industry.  Jamie and her husband Kerry share two children and one grandbaby. 

Mike Roberts

EVP

Mike Roberts, Executive Vice-President of Rudick Construction Group, joined the operation in the spring of 2017 and currently oversees the company’s Pre-Construction and Finance departments. Mike is a Dallas native who grew up in the construction industry, earning his degree in Construction Management from Northlake College. After graduation, Mike quickly established himself as an exceptionally detail oriented, highly accurate Pre-Construction estimator within the DFW Metroplex. Mike plays an integral role in the company’s overarching growth strategy with responsibilities across all offices and divisions as the company’s primary architect and driver behind its rapidly scaling Pre-Construction services department.

Belinda Boyle

Vice President

Belinda Boyle, Vice President of Rudick Construction Group, is a graduate of the Nebraska College of Business where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a core focus in accounting. She began her career in construction in 1983 when her family relocated to the Dallas area and she started working for a large contracting company. Several years later, Belinda and her husband opened a general construction and electrical company where she operated as the day-to-day Office Manager and Accountant. In 2018, she joined Rudick’s Texas based operation leading and establishing the firm’s Accounting and HR functions. Outside of the office, Belinda has two children and two grandbabies that fill her days with immense joy.

Chris Wilson

CTO

Chris Wilson, Executive Vice President of Rudick Innovation & Technology (RIT), overseeing the day-to-day business operations of RIT while acting as Chief Technology Officer of Rudick Construction Group. He attended Spokane Community College Network Design & Administration program in Washington State where he was recruited by the United States Army Signal Corps. Chris served his country as a Non-commissioned Officer in the United States Army from 2009-2012 at Ft. Gordon, Georgia, successfully completing assignments with exemplary performance for Homeland Defense and Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.

After the Army, Chris moved to Dallas, Texas and joined an ENR Top 50 General Contracting Firm where he quickly became an integral member of the technology team, providing innovative, highly available, and cost-effective business solutions. In 2017, he partnered with Clay Rudick and Mike Roberts to form Rudick Innovation & Technology to provide best-in-class customer service with industry-proven software and hardware to AEC professionals all over the world.

Brandon Bolton

Senior Project Manager

Brandon serves as Project Manager with Rudick overseeing multiple greenfield builds successfully since joining the company in 2017. He attended Louisiana State University and earned his degree in Construction Management, graduating in December 2016.  Since that time, he has demonstrated himself to be a diligent, reliable professional gaining experience in manufacturing, institutional, office and interior finish out in varying construction types such as title wall, conventional steel and PEMB.

Brandon’s positive attitude and pride in his work make him a worthwhile addition to any project.  He is detail oriented and strives to uphold standards of quality and safety consistent with expectations set by the company as a whole.

Cresward Broussard

Superintendent

Monique Braquet

Administrative Assistant

Monique is from South Louisiana and provides administrative support to Rudick’s operation across Louisiana and Texas.  She holds an associate degree in Business Administration from Brazosport College. Throughout her career she has garnered extensive experience in Accounting Administration in areas such as Receivables, Payables and Payroll.  In addition, she frequently acts as support for Human Resources while balancing accounting support functions and Office manager responsibilities.  Monique enjoys a fast paced environment where she is able to adjust and navigate the day-to-day schedule of an active office as she loves helping teammates come together to complete individual projects. Monique has two kids who are her pride and joy as she lives for her family. 

Kaleb Brown

Preconstruction Manager

Kaleb began his career working for a residential construction general contractor where he designed and estimated over 20 homes and managed the layout and completion of 2 housing subdivisions. He has extensive experience with AutoCAD house plan design, estimating, and project management.

Kaleb joined the Rudick Construction Group team as an estimator in April 2018 where his excellent communication skills and attention to detail help maintain clear and effective work flows between field and office staff.

Roman Brown

Project Manager

Roman was born and raised in North-East Texas, joining Rudick’s operation in 2019.  He is a graduate of Texas A&M where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Ecosystem Science and Management. After graduation, he moved to Dallas and entered into the construction industry, beginning his career in the heavy equipment rental market before joining Rudick Construction as an Assistant Project Manager. Since joining the company, Roman has played an instrumental role in the field developing relationships with customers and subcontractors on several key projects. Roman is a true team player who ensures every project he touches is a success. 

Angela Cianciolo

Preconstruction Manager

Angela grew up in Wisconsin where she discovered a passion for building in her father’s shop. After college, she worked in Dallas’s Design District where she gained over $15m of experience in interior finishes. In 2020 she eagerly joined Rudick Construction Group for the opportunity to work with Dallas’s commercial sector. As an Estimator, Angela builds strong relationships with clients through her dedication to their projects, attention to detail and commitment to high-quality service. Her experience and skills are a natural complement to Rudick’s mission to prioritize owner and architect relationships while consistently delivering results.

Gary Cooper

Superintendent

Gary, a Superintendent for Rudick Construction Group’s Austin operation, graduated from Dallas County Community College and has been in the construction industry for more than 40 years. His experience includes various built environments, including mixed-use, office, medical office buildings, industrial, retail centers, special purpose facilities, and financial institutions.

Andrew Douphrate

Project Executive

Andrew Douphrate currently serves as Project Executive, overseeing multiple congruent renovation and expansion projects throughout the greater Dallas region. He grew up in the DFW-Fort Worth Metroplex earning his degree in Construction Science from Texas A&M University.

Andrew brings experiences across various construction project types including city roadways and infrastructure to ground up commercial and interior finish out. He believes in practicing fundamentals and is passionate about construction, the combination of these attributes shines through in the quality of his finished work product. His passion for construction extends past his professional pursuits and into the personal arena as he met his wife on a job site, they had their first date at 4:00am on roof top to watch the sunrise.  

Josh Dilmore

Project Manager

Josh, a graduate of Louisiana Tech University, is an agile and flexible professional who currently serves as Project Manager with Rudick Construction Group. Josh brings a wealth of experience to Project Management including former roles as Louisiana’s Safety Officer and Preconstruction Manager.  He brings several unique builds that speak to his skill sets as an innovative problem solver. Josh brings a wealth of experience both in office, as well as in the field, coupled to Quality Control attributes specific to the Healthcare Industry. 

Susan Doty, CPA

Controller

Susan Doty joined Rudick as Controller, based in our Dallas Office, bringing three decades of Construction accounting experience to the growing operation across Texas and Louisiana. Susan graduated from The University of Texas at Arlington and is a Certified Public Accountant issued by the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy. Susan’s accounting specific experience in the AEC industry, targeting corporate growth strategy, aligned ideally with Rudick’s overarching long-term goals, making her an ideal candidate to join Rudick’s accounting department. 

Brian Faulkner

Superintendent

Brian Faulkner, Superintendent at Rudick Construction Group, resides in the DFW Metroplex earning his degree in Business Management from Ashworth College in 2008. Brian’s project experience spans a wide range of industries such as, Manufacturing, Industrial, K-12, Higher Ed, Medical, Hospitality, Office, Interior Finish Out, parking structures, and multisite development in multiple construction methodologies such as high rise and conventional steel.  Adding to his professional accolades, Brian is certified OSHA 30, SWPPP and Wild Well Control Certified.

Nicholas Grinnan

Project Executive, Division Manager

Nicholas Grinnan serves as Project Executive, Division Manager for Rudick Construction Group’s expanding organization across Louisiana and Texas. He is a native Texan and is a graduate of Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Science. With over a decade of experience in the industry, Nicholas is responsible for more than $300 million in new construction across multiple states with a focus in the industrial, manufacturing, faith-based, and education sectors.  Nicholas is well known by his colleagues to be dependable, trustworthy, supportive, enthusiastic, and conscientious in all of his endeavors – attributes and accolades that shine through in his deliverables to clients and his leadership within Rudick. He loves to spend his off-hours in the great outdoors with his wife and young son. 

Richard Hernandez

Senior Superintendent

Richard, a Senior Superintendent in the Austin area and has been in the construction field for over 40 years; he started in San Antonio building custom residential homes. Richard had big dreams and wanted to build big things. His experience in commercial construction landed him in managing a variety of project types from industrial, manufacturing, high-rise office and big-box retailers. Richard has excellent interpersonal and communication skills and has worked closely with major developers and clients such as American Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Wal-Mart, and Texas Instruments.

Rogan Eisele

Project Executive

Rogan was born and raised in East Texas. He learned carpentry from his father, studied architecture in high school, and received is BS in Construction Management. Since entering the construction industry, Rogan has been part of many project types, including healthcare, hospitality, education, and class A office space. Rogan strives to provide the highest quality service to every client on every project. He is driven by building lasting relationships with clients and trade partners, knowing good people are the most valuable asset to delivering a successful project. Rudick has that.

Cristina Marrero, AIA

Project Manager

Cristina, a licensed bilingual Architect, was born and educated in Puerto Rico, relocating to central Texas after graduation and beginning her career in the construction industry. She enjoys working hand in hand with Owners, designing, estimating and building spaces that bring their dreams to life.

As an architect and estimator, Cristina is passionate about capturing details ensuring a product of the highest degree of quality is produced to owner satisfaction on time and within-budget. She finds bringing a new project to life to be most fulfilling.

Hunter McKay

Project Executive, Division Manager

Hunter McKay serves as Project Executive-Division Manager of Rudick Construction Group’s Louisiana operations where he has held roles of increasing responsibly in various functions within the business, such as Estimation, Project Management, Field experience and General Manager, since joining the operation in January 2007. Hunter is a proud graduate of the University of Louisiana at Monroe where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction Management.

Hunter has managed multiple, concurrent new construction builds in the area from Industrial, Institutional, Commercial and Special Purpose ground up projects in excess of $160 million project volume. Hunter is well known for his ability to maneuver, resolve, and tackle problems with finesse leveraging his customer first mindset to produce timely, high quality end products for Rudick’s customers. Hunter has been married to his wife, Maggie, since 2009, they have two children. Together they have made Lafayette their home and are active members at First Baptist Church of Lafayette. Hunter is also an active member in Rotary with the Lafayette Rotary South Division.

Josh Meaux

Superintendent

Josh Meaux serves as Superintendent for Rudick Construction Group in Louisiana joining the organization in 2019. He is a graduate of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree prior to beginning his career in the Acadiana Region. Josh’s experience as a Superintendent has been varied across the marketplace with projects ranging in size and complexity in the Industrial, Assisted Living, Multifamily, Office, Interior Finish Out, Mixed Use Site Development, Roads Bridges and municipality sectors.

Josh has been married to his wife Christy for more than 15 years, together they share two children.

Torrey Mitchell

Superintendent

Torrey is an Alabama native with an experienced background managing complex Mechanical and Electrical projects across multiple states within the South-Central Region of the U.S. Throughout his career, Torrey has managed over $192M in electrical projects. He provides leadership and takes pride in managing his team to execute project types within industrial, hospitality, healthcare, multifamily, and senior living market sectors.

Paige Moulton

Project Accountant

Paige, a Texas resident and UNT Graduate, holds a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Accounting. She joined Rudick’s accounting team in early 2019 at a time of rapid change and expansion within the company. She is exceptionally knowledgable across a suite of construction software platforms and processes playing a critical role in the company’s streamline efforts as it scales across multiple locations. Throughout her tenure, Paige has worn many hats, however her primary role externally is Accounts Payables.   

Andrew Outland

Superintendent

Andrew Outland, a graduate of Texas A&M University and veteran of the U.S. Airforce, currently serves as Superintendent at Rudick Construction Group, bringing more than 10+ years industry experience from DFW builds with extensive hands-on experience as Superintendent and Project Manager. Andrew’s past builds include structures in Manufacturing, Industrial, K-12, Assisted Living, Office, interior Finish Out and Parking Structures in varied construct methodologies such as wood frame, tilt wall, PEMB and conventional steel.

Joe Pryor

Senior Superintendent

Joe Pryor, a Dallas native, is a graduate of Texas A&M Commerce, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management. Joe presently serves as Senior Superintendent for the Rudick Construction Group, joining the organization in 2019. Joe was introduced to the industry at 16 when he began working in his father’s masonry business. After college graduation, Joe transitioned to commercial general contracting with responsibilities on complex, high value projects in excess of $500m, notably, the Toyota North America facility in Plano, Texas. Joe’s experience spans several industries including manufacturing, industrial, food and beverage, K-12, Religious, Medical Office Building, Hospitality, Entertainment. Parking Structures and Multi-Site Development. Additionally, he has experience in various construction methodologies such as high rise, title wall, and conventional steel.

Outside of his professional accomplishments, Joe is called Dad by two girls. Together with his wife, they are active and proud supporters of the Great Strides Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Leigh Ann Ripka

Senior Director | Culture + Marketing

Leigh Ann Ripka serves as Senior Director of Culture and Marketing for the Rudick Construction Group’s growing operation across Texas and Louisiana, earning her bachelor’s degree in Public Relations from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Her professional experience spans several industries from oil & gas, healthcare, maritime, nonprofit, and commercial construction with a core focus in Business Development and Marketing. In 2022, she spearheaded Rudick’s rebranding efforts, driving internal and external marketing collateral redesign in both digital and print format across multi-media platforms, as well as, crafting the overall corporate strategy from concept through to launch. Her current initiatives include actively growing Rudick’s culture department and transitioning into a growing role within the organization as lead for the company’s Organizational and Talent Development efforts. She is charged with internal and external relations aimed at elevating Rudick’s mission, values and corporate culture in every market in which we operate.  However, if you ask her what her what most important role is in life, she’ll tell you it’s the part of Mom, she is most proud to play.

Ryan Roussel

Preconstruction Manager

Ryan is a graduate of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette where he earned his bachelor’s degree in Architecture and Louisiana State University where he received his master’s degree in Construction Management. Ryan began his career as a carpentry tradesman, later moving into Estimation, Project Management and infield work as a Superintendent. Ryan joined Rudick Construction Group as a Preconstruction Manager and is based in our Lafayette, Louisiana office. Ryan’s expertise spans commercial and residential construction in green field, renovation and expansion projects. 

Outside of the office, Ryan enjoys attending local festivals with his wife, Rachel, and participating in a local frisbee golf league. 

 

Lee Sawyer

Vice President, Central Texas

Lee Sawyer, a Dallas native and graduate of the University of North Texas, joined Rudick as Vice President of Business Development under the Rudick Innovation & Technology sector of the business in 2018. Since that time, he has grown into his role and is now leading our expanding Austin, Texas office where he touches all points of the branch’s business operations.

Lee leverages his background in business development to identify new opportunities and nurture meaningful relationships, expanding Rudick’s footprint in the Central Texas Region. Additionally, he is an active member, and Chair, for Emerging Leaders Group for the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), an active member of Real Estate Council of Austin (RECA), NAIOP and ULI.  Lee has been in Austin since 2011 and married his high-school sweetheart, Brittany, together they share two daughters.

Tommy Stelly

Senior Superintendent

Tommy “Toe” Stelly serves as Senior Superintendent for Rudick’s Louisiana operations having been with the organization and working with Gary Rudick since 1983. Tommy’s nearly four decades of experience cross various sectors of the industry including food and beverage, data center, day cares, K-12, higher education, student housing, correctional facilities, institutional, assisted living, multifamily, entertainment, hospitality, offices, interior finish, mixed use site development, parking structures and multi-site development.

His experience in various market structures makes him a seasoned construction professional in various construction types such as high rise, wood frame, steel and concrete construction. Tommy is also OSHA certified and has overseen more than $500M+ worth of project volume with zero-time loss incidents. Tommy is a tremendous asset to the Rudick team.

Ryan Short

Senior Preconstruction Manager

Ryan Short, a graduate of Texas A&M University holding a B.S. in Construction Science, currently serves as Senior Preconstruction Manager for Rudick Construction Group, joining the company in 2018, he’s also held various positions in the field such as Assistant Superintendent and Superintendent. Ryan’s project experience ranges from small remodels through to billion-dollar superstructures, approaching all of his projects with a quality always mindset as evident in the high caliber relationships he’s cultivated throughout the industry. Ryan is experienced in the latest technological construction methodologies and recognized by his peers as a highly organized, detail-oriented time manager, with an excellent communication skillset.  His passion, attention to detail, deadline-oriented nature and understanding of job logistics make him a valuable member of the team at Rudick Construction Group.

Sean VanCourt

Preconstruction Manager

Sean graduated from Louisiana State University & the University of Louisiana at Monroe beginning his career in the construction field in 2010 as a laborer. His first job was building a relief camp in south Louisiana during the BP oil spill.

Since that time, he’s garnered experience in the construction in public works, multifamily, healthcare, high rise and K-12 facilities. Prior to beginning his career in construction, he served as law enforcement for the Port of New Orleans Harbor Police Department.

Steve Thornton

Superintendent

Steve serves as Superintendent within Rudick’s growing Central Texas division, bringing more than 35 years construction industry experience to the organization. His experience spans all facets of construction to complete timely projects of financially viability at a high level of quality.

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