JCMCS Core Values
Key Management Personnel
KEY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL
Garry Jacques, Esq. – President
Mr. Jacques possesses over 20 years of domestic and international construction and legal experience in the areas of infrastructure, vertical construction, engineering and energy. He has been intimately involved in mega-construction projects totaling over $5 billion. He has served as Assistant General Counsel to Chicago Bridge and Iron Company (CB&I), and as senior counsel to Bechtel Group, Inc, both multi-billion dollar global construction and engineering companies.
Conan N. Louis, Esq. – Counsel & Director of Business Relations
Mr. Louis has more than 30 years of legal, business development and staff management experience. He has served as a senior international trade and transactional attorney with a major law firm, as well as chief development officer for a major university. He has also advised non-profit clients in the planning and execution of fundraising campaigns of up to $1 billion.
Kyle Nevins – Director of Operations
Mr. Nevins has 20 years of exceptional architectural and construction management experience in the engineering and construction industry. He brings knowledge and experience as an architect, project manager, and construction manager for a number of diverse projects, including waste water, airport, harbor renovation, public housing and school projects. He has directly managed or been responsible for over $500 million worth of construction projects.
Glenn E. Garnowski – Director of Construction Management Services
Mr. Garnowski has more than 25 years of construction experience, particularly in the areas of Construction Management, Operation, and Estimating. He has served as Operations Manager for American Bridge Company, Baker-Heavy/Highway Company, Mellon Stuart Construction, and Professional Service Industry. His construction experience ranges from Project Engineer for a 50-story unit high-rise to Operations Manager of the Mid-Atlantic Region. He maintains oversight over estimating and project controls and he is also a Senior Safety Coordinator with Fails Management Program Training.
Charles P. Austin – Director of Environmental Services and Health & Safety
Mr. Austin has more than 22 years of experience and education in Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences. His areas of expertise include industrial hygiene, health and safety, environmental consulting, and occupational health and safety training. He has conducted numerous health and safety surveys, feasibility studies, environmental impact studies, environmental waste management, brownfield investigations, environmental audits, and indoor air quality assessments, among others. Mr. Austin is also a published writer in the field of Health and Safety, and an OSHA Master Instructor for General and Construction Industry.
Romerle D. Johnson – Regional Vice President, California
Mr. Johnson has over 20 years of experience in the technology industry, primarily in providing Information Technology (IT) services on behalf of several leading technology solutions providers. Mr. Johnson also has a diverse background in Real Estate and Construction services. He possesses technical certifications (i.e. Microsoft Certified, Systems Engineer, Solutions Developer, and Database Administrator) in the areas of network installation and maintenance, database design and development, LAN/WAN telecommunications design and systems analysis.
Curt Merritt – Director of Construction Services & Estimating
Mr. Merritt brings 31 years of diverse preconstruction and construction management experience. He started his career as an apprentice in a family owned construction company, working and learning his way up the ladder to eventual ownership of the firm. During his extensive career in the construction industry, he won over $900 million in lump sum bid and negotiated construction contracts. Mr. Merritt prepares and produces the conceptual, schematic, design development, construction documents, and GMP estimates. He also assembles the preconstruction teams to match the client needs and is responsible for the generation of all of the best value technical proposals.
George Starke – Director of Energy Management Services
Mr. Starke has over 32 years of diverse energy management, operation, sales and services experience. His background includes experience with privatization, government and commercial contracting, contract management, energy audits, energy conservation, performance contracting and alternative fuels. He is a very experienced program manager and energy consultant with substantial relationships with a number of large companies, government agencies, institutions, and small businesses. Mr. Starke has also been a senior project manager for PEPCO (Potomac Electric Power Company) Energy Services (PES), where he engaged in the privatization of electric, natural gas, water, and waste water infrastructure systems, at military installations. In this capacity, he often coordinated energy/construction services among staff engineers, consulting engineers, and construction contractors.
Shaun M. Meyers – Director of Business Development
Mr. Meyers brings over 20 years of construction experience in the areas of mechanical and general contracting. Mr. Meyers is a former President and co-owner of Proteus, Inc., a full service construction firm which generated over $65 million in revenue. The firm’s clients included the Government of the District of Columbia, Howard University, the Army Corp. of Engineers, the Department of the Navy, National Park Service, and the General Services Administration (GSA), among others.
Dean Mitchell, J.D. – Business Development Manager
Mr. Mitchell has over 15 years of real estate, sales, legal and business development experience. His diverse experience ranges from construction project management to the production of television programming for international and domestic broadcast. Overall, he brings very strong and savvy business development and business relations skills to JCMCS.
Richard Campbell – Director of Consulting Services
Mr. Campbell brings over 25 years of construction industry experience and extensive experience in program management and project management. As a Civil Engineer with an MBA in Technology Management, he has held several engineering positions at Chevron, around the United States. As a Special Projects Engineer, he was responsible for coordinating the upgrades of $10 million underground storage tanks in the southwestern part of the country and served as a $7 million brand conversion engineer (Gulf Products Company to Chevron, USA) in the Mid-Atlantic region.
Hans Ofulue - Director of Facilities Management
brings over 20 years of industry experience in the areas of Construction, Real-Estate, and Finance to JCMCS. He is well skilled in commercial and residential construction, with diverse expertise in renovations, mechanical-HVAC, design and architecture, an d facility asset management, and maintenance. He has served as Senior project manager for numerous construction projects . He Holds a B.A., from Howard University, in Interior Design and minors in Architecture and Engineering.